Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association

Meeting Announcements
12/18/2017
County Chief's Meeting

12/21/2017
Board of Fire Rescue Commission


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Visitors Since
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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 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
Dec
Total 6464 12887

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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Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association, Inc.
Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services, Inc.

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No Caption WE NEED SOME HELP - Toys for Tots Distribution Location

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 13

To date The 2017 Marine Corps Reserve Toy for Tots Campaign is a huge success. Our focus has been to provide new toys for children who are less fortunate this Christmas Holiday. All toys collected in Charles County will be distributed to families in our county. The campaign ends December 14, 2017 at which time toys will need to be picked up and brought to our distribution location. Toys will need ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Newburg VRS&FD Announce Passing of Chaplain John Henry Thomas

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 12

It is with heavy hearts that our department announces the passing of Life Member, Past Vice President, and Past Chaplain John Henry Thomas (pictured middle). John Henry has faithfully served our department for 28 years, holding many positions as previously listed, in addition to being a Board of Directors member, serving as the Charles County Association of EMS Chaplain, and has received many awards, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 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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Flash Max's Christmas/Holiday Home Fire Safety Message

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 04

Special Thanks to "Flash Max" our "Super Hero" helping our volunteer fire/EMS departments spread the word about "Staying Safe" during the holiday season..... (Full Story)


 
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No Caption New Smoke Alarm Law Reminder

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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Charles County Volunteers Offer Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 16

The Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments offer the following tips for safe Thanksgiving cooking:

1. Make sure your smoke alarms are working properly by testing them. Additionally, ensure your guests are aware of all available exits if a fire were to occur and have them meet at a designated location outside.

2. The leading cause of fires in the kitchen is unattended cooking. Stay in ... (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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IRONSIDES VOLUNTEER EMS FUNDRAISER

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 04

Please Come Out and Support one our VOLUNTEER EMS Department. See flyer for complete information... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Message from the State Fire Marshal Office - Important to Pass On

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 03

AERIAL LUMINARIES KNOWN AS "SKY LANTERNS" ARE PROHIBITED IN MARYLAND

PIKESVILLE, MD (November 2, 2017) The State Fire Marshal would like to remind Maryland residents and visitors that using aerial luminaries, commonly referred to as "Sky Lanterns", is prohibited throughout the State.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal regularly receives requests from the public concerning these devices, typically ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firehouse Subs Awards More Than $36,000 Of Life-Saving Equipment To Maryland Fire Departments

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 02

Continuing its mission of supporting hometown heroes, Firehouse Subs in Severna Park recently hosted the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation’s presentation of $36,469 worth of lifesaving equipment grants to the Orchard Beach and La Plata volunteer fire departments.

The event incorporated a donation ceremony as well as live demonstrations from receiving departments, explaining the importance of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption County Fire Chief Earns Promotion NDW Indian Head FD

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 19

Congratulations to County Fire Chief Mark Kaufmann, Jr. on his promotion to Captain NDW Indian Head FD. Chief Kaufmann is joined by his family during the "pinning ceremony". Our thanks to Chief Kevin Grinder for the photos... (Full Story & Photos)

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Annual Oyster and Ham Dinner & Oyster Scald

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 12

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 12 pm - 5 pm ------ All You Can Eat!
Adults $25 --- Children 6-10 $12 --- Children 5 and Under Free

Fried Oysters, Stuffed Ham, Regular Ham, Sweet Potatoes, Parsley Potatoes, Kale, Green Beans, Cole Slaw, Applesauce, Rolls

Oyster Scald Available - Bake Sale - Raffles - 50/50 - Pull Tabs... (Full Story & Photos)

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High School Cadet Video Now LIVE

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 15

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


 
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