Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association

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CCVFA/CCAEMS Executive Meeting

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CCVFA Monthly Meeting

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Board of Fire Rescue Commission

03/20/2017
County Chief's Meeting

04/10/2017
CCAEMS Monthly Meeting


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2016 Stats
Fire EMS
Jan 679 1169
Feb 516 1178
Mar 692 1357
Apr 696 1227
May 592 1254
Jun 693 1175
Jul 705 1303
Aug 669 1319
Sep 713 1278
Oct 660 1265
Nov 692 1140
Dec 714 1354
Total 8021 15019

2017 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 628 1311
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 628 1311  

2015 Stats
Fire EMS
Jan 612 1218
Feb 703 1078
Mar 678 1238
Apr 712 1181
May 744 1311
Jun 785 1227
Jul 609 1292
Aug 752 1263
Sep 634 1221
Oct 736 1151
Nov 711 1144
Dec 626 1190
Total 8302 14514





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Bill Olsen, Past President Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Passes Away

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 17

Please see attachment letter from Chief Jenkins, WVFD... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Lawman Awarded Dr. Henry L. Burke Memorial Award

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 13

Congratulations to Chief Will Lawman! Chief Lawman was awarded the Dr. Henry L. Burke Memorial Award for Squad Person of the Year at the Charles County Volunteer Fire & Emergency Medical Services Association Banquet on Friday, January 6, 2017. This is a very prestigious award presented annually. Recipients are nominated by fellow members and voted on by the Charles County Emergency Medical Association. ... (Full Story & Photos)

2017 Miltenberger Emergency Services Seminar

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 13

Attached is the 2017 Miltenberger Emergency Services Seminar brochure!
March 10-11, 2017 Rocky Gap, Flintstone, Maryland... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire/EMS Coordinator Attends MD Fire Chief's Legislative Reception in Annapolis

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 10

Last night was a very interesting evening attending the annual MD Fire Chief's Reception. During the event our own District #28 Delegate Edith Patterson (right side of photo) stopped for a "photo opportunity" along with Delegate Diane Fennell from District 47A. Our discussion was mainly involving drafting legislation to remove "real estate property tax" for current and future volunteer fire and EMS ... (Full Story & Photos)

Leesburg VA Case Study: Lessons Learned

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 09

On March 2, 2017 at 7 pm, the Dunkirk VFD will be hosting a case study regarding an incident that occurred in Leesburg VA in 2008. 4 firefighters received burn injuries in a house fire after conditions on the second floor they were operating on rapidly deteriorated. Loudoun County Battalion Fire Chief Micah Kiger (the Engine Company Officer that day) will be giving an 'inside assessment' as to the ... (Full Story)


MFRI/NFA Shaping the Future Course

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 08

The MFRI/NFA Shaping the Future class currently has 10 people registered. It is required that 15 people are signed up for the class to begin. The course will be held at the Dunkirk VFD on Saturday February 18 & Saturday February 25, beginning at 0800 on both days. You can sign up online via the Seminar page on the MFRI website: https://www.mfri.org/cgi-bin/seminars.cgi... (Full Story)


CRMC Foundation CELEBRATION GALA Honors WVFD EMS Deputy Chief Vernon Monday, Jr.

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 07

This year's March 11, 2017 event honors our very own Chief Vernon C. Monday, Jr. who touched countless lives through his more than two decades as EMS Deputy Chief for the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department. Please join the CRMC Foundation to honor his legacy of service and dedication to the Charles County community. Please see attached flyers with all sponsor and ticket information... (Full Story & Photos)

Francis (Frank) Mahlon DePuy - Past President Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Passes Away

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 07

Francis (Frank) Mahlon DePuy, 82 of Solomon’s Island, died Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Asbury Solomon’s.

Born August 31, 1934 in Ellenville, New York, he was the son of the late Andrew DePuy and Hulda DePuy.

In 1954, Frank graduated from Ellenville High School and joined the United States Navy. During his naval career, he was stationed in Bainbridge, Maryland, Naval Air Station Atsugi, Japan, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Maryland Fire Chief's Association Fire Prevention Ambassador Program 2017-2018

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 25

The officers of the Maryland Fire Chief’s Association and the Ladies Auxiliary of the
Maryland Fire Chief’s Association are pleased to announce the Annual Fire Prevention contest.

The contest will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Cranford/Graves Fire Services
Building, 6820 Webster Street, Landover Hills, Maryland.

We request that all contestants that will be participating for the contest ... (Full Story & Photos)

EMERGENCY SERVICES GO TO WASHINGTON D.C. AGAIN!!!!

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 22

At approximately 1300 on Saturday January 21st Charles County Communications received a request for mutual aid of six ambulances to deploy to Washington D.C. due to the massive influx of people for the Women's March.

After adapting the Incident Action Plan from the previous day’s events an All Call alert was generated and within 60 minutes 6 ambulance units started to move toward D.C. to report ... (Full Story)


EMERGENCY SERVICES GO TO WASHINGTON D.C.

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 21

With months of planning and an invitation by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, Emergency Medical Services from Charles County caravanned to Washington D.C. very early this morning to provide mutual aid services as a vital part of the 58th Presidential Inauguration. Volunteer members from the Charles County Mobile Intensive Care Unit and Charles County Rescue Squad coordinated with ... (Full Story & Photos)

photo courtesy Chief 60A
photo courtesy Chief 60A

SMVFA Honor Guard are Looking for NEW Members to Serve

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 10

Please see the attachment and pass it on to your friends in St. Mary's and Calvert Counties...... (Full Story)


Warming Centers Available During the 2016-2017 Winter Season

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 13

The public buildings listed below are available as warming centers during regular business hours for frigid temperatures during the 2016- 2017 winter season:

Capital Clubhouse, 3033 Waldorf Market Place, Waldorf
Open 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Daily

Charles County Public Library, all branches
La Plata Branch, 2 Garrett Avenue., La Plata
P.D. Brown Memorial Branch, 50 Village Street., Waldorf
Potomac Branch, ... (Full Story & Photos)

 

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