Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association

Meeting Announcements
05/01/2018
CCVFA/CCAEMS Executive Meeting

05/05/2018 - 05/06/2018
Southern MD Volunteer Firemen's Association Convention

05/14/2018
CCVFA Monthly Meeting


Website Visitors Today
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Visitors Since
May 20, 2008
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2016 Stats
Month 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 555 1247
Mar 804 1299
Apr 607 1243
May 629 1326
Jun 525 1367
Jul 670 1290
Aug 767 1243
Sep 529 1299
Oct 750 1262
Nov 645 1256
Dec 680 1315
Total 7789 15458

2015 Stats
Month 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

2018 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 753 1452
Feb 551 1198
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Charles County High School Cadet Program Has Openings for 2018-2019

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, April 24

Charles County High School Cadet Program has openings for next school year 2018-2019. Any junior or senior from any of our 6 high schools are eligible to attend this extraordinary opportunity with the written permission from their school counselor and parent. Please see flyer for further information.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning or Special Weather Statements for all Maryland Counties

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, April 12

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning or Special Weather Statements for all Maryland Counties. See advisories and links below....

Issued: April 12 at 4:48AM EDT Expiring: April 12 at 8:00PM EDT Urgency: Expected Status: Actual

Areas affected:Central and Eastern Allegany; Central and Southeast Howard; Central and Southeast Montgomery; Charles; Extreme Western Allegany; Northwest ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen's Parade Coming to Newburg

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, April 10

Newburg Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department is hosting the 2018-2019 SO MD Volunteer Firemen's Convention on May 5th and May 6th. This year, Newburg's EMS Chief Andrew Spalding will become the 71st President of the Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen's Association. Come on out and see the parade, stay around for the firemen's games, visits from Sparky, Flash Max, face painting, and much more ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Training Opportunity: Eastern Division of the IAFC Conference

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 26

The Eastern Division of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (EDIAFC) Conference will be held at the Embassy Suites in Linthicum, Maryland from April 20-22, 2018 in conjunction with Congressional Fire Service Institute (CFSI) Dinner. The EDIAFC has arranged for individuals attending the EDIAFC 2018 Annual Conference and the CFSI activities and dinner on Thursday, April 19, 2018, to receive ... (Full Story)


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FIRE SERVICE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY COMING TO CHARLES COUNTY

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 24

Good morning please share this valuable training flyer with your membership. MD Fire Chief's in conjunction with MSFA have authorized this training as a result of funds from the SAFER grant currently in operation. There is no cost for any member from Charles County to attend, just go the the MFRI website under seminars to register. Chief Lasky is a great instructor and his presentation will be powerful. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption RECRUITMENT/FIRE PREVENTION TRAILER BACK HOME

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 09

After months of strategic planning and complete inclusion our "recruitment and fire prevention trailer" is back in the county. Special thanks to Steve Winkler for hauling it back to the office. I will bring it to the fire association meeting Monday night. Thanks to everyone for their patience and support of this project....... (Full Story & Photos)

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SAFER Tuition Application Period OPEN

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 25

Maryland Fire Service Leaders-

I hope this finds you well. I wanted to reach out and let everyone know that the application period for the SAFER Tuition Assistance & Reimbursement Program period for the Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 semesters is NOW OPEN.

Attached you will find all the documents required for anyone to submit- an application, an affidavit, and a contract. You will also find a guidelines ... (Full Story)


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High School Cadet Video Now LIVE

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 25

Click on the video icon and let us know what you think, more videos are in production... (Full Story)


 
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Fire and EMS Provided Extraordinary Successful Life Saving Measures

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 20

On Saturday February 17th, Ambulance 518, Paramedic Ambulance 517, EMS Utility 51, EMS Chief 51A, and the La Plata VFD responded to a residence in La Plata for a reported cardiac arrest.

After a few minutes of high quality CPR and three shocks, the patient regained a pulse and was transported to Southern Maryland Hospital Center.

We received notification today that the patient is alive and is making ... (Full Story)


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Opioid Management | Case Study Discussion

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 18

Please review the Department of Emergency Medical Services panel discussion on the Opioid Pandemic in Charles County... (Full Story)


 
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Structure Fire in the Pinefield Community of Waldorf

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 07

At 3:30 this afternoon, Waldorf Volunteers and surrounding departments responded to a "reported house fire" on Lucy Drive in Pinefield. E32 arrived/reported a detached shed to rear of the address. E32/T3 put the fire out in minutes, Command (PG B7) holding Co.3. No injuries! Fire Marshal's Office on scene to investigate..... (Full Story & Photos)

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 17

A new state law aimed at reducing home fire deaths went into effect on July 1, 2013. It requires replacement of any battery-only operated smoke alarm that is more than 10 years old with a unit powered by a 10-year sealed-in battery having a “Hush” button feature – ultimately affecting more than 800,000 Maryland homes with battery- only operated smoke alarms. The effective date for this requirement ... (Full Story & Photos)

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"Playing with Fire," a documentary looking at the drug opioid/heroin epidemic in Charles County, Md.

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 05

PLEASE REVIEW THIS VIDEO AND GET SOME HELP FOR SOMEONE YOU KNOW! TOGETHER WE CAN SAVE OUR LOVED ONES... (Full Story)


 
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