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units at the briefing prior to assignments
units at the briefing prior to assignments

Charles County Volunteer Fire/EMS Participate in Inauguration of our 46th President of the United States.

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 20

Charles County units provided mutual aid security support during the Inauguration leaving our county very early in the morning and returning safely during the dinner hour. Thank you to our men and women who gave up their day to participate. These photos has been provided by County EMS Chief Spalding and Chief 51 before departing the staging area to their assigned posts.
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STATE FIRE MARSHAL KICKS OFF COMMUNITY RISK REDUCTION WEEK

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 19

STATEWIDE (January 18, 2021) - Today marks the start of Community Risk Reduction (CRR) Week, a grassroots effort by the nation's fire service to encourage fire prevention and life safety education. Although COVID-19 will change the look of this year's efforts, the Office of the State Fire Marshal, along with multiple fire departments throughout Maryland, will take part in physically distanced or safe ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Recreational Vehicles Destroyed by Fire

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 16

Just after 11:15 a.m. Newburg Volunteers and surrounding departments were called to Aqualand Marina at 9610 Orland Park Road for what the caller stated, "his motor home was on fire". 41 Fire/EMS personnel responded to the incident. E143 arrived within minutes, reported "a small RV with heavy thick black smoke, passing command". Chief 10A (Frye) arrived, established command and assigned incoming units ... (Full Story & Photos)

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47 Volunteers Respond to Working House Fire

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 15

During the 6 o'clock dinner hour volunteers from Waldorf and surrounding departments went to the 1300 blk Greenmont Drive. E31 reported on the scene with "heavy fire through the roof" and went to work stretching hose lines to the second floor. Tower #3 arrived with E121 beginning searches and back up lines. T11 reported to the fire floor to assist. Command was established by B/Chief 3B (Keenan) and ... (Full Story & Photos)

photo courtesy Fireman Maggi
photo courtesy Fireman Maggi

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No Caption Dentsville Volunteer Fire, EMS and Auxiliary Announce Passing of a Life Member

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 10

It is with a great sense of loss that the Dentsville Volunteer EMS, Fire, and Auxiliary, Inc., announce the passing of Richard H. Wheatley, Sr., fondly known to us all as “Harry”, on January 7, 2021.

Harry was a Life Member of our Department. He first applied for membership in June of 2000, at the age of 65, as an administrative member. He soon became interested in serving our company and our community ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hundreds of Family, Friends and Co-workers Attend the Funeral for Bryan Hammy Hamilton

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 08

On the morning of January 7, 2021 hundreds of fire, EMS and military personnel attended the untimely funeral for Brother Bryan Hammy Hamilton where he "laid in state" in the apparatus room of his second home. After many heart-felt speeches, presentations and remembrances of Hammy members departed the Bryans Road Volunteer fire house for the escorted final ride to Hammy's resting place at Trinity Memorial ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Charles County Department of Emergency Medical Services Announce Passing of Retired Assistant Communications Chief

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 05

Jerry Leo Robey, Jr., 81, of Marbury, MD died January 2, 2021.

His family will receive friends on Monday, January 11, 2021 at the funeral home from 11 AM until time of funeral service at 12 noon, interment Trinity Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Tenth District Volunteer Firehouse 7035 Poorhouse Road, Indian Head, MD 20640.

Full obituary to follow. To send flowers ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Naval District of Washington and Bryans Road Volunteers Announce Funeral Arrangements for Bryan Hammy Hamilton

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 04

January 4, 2021

TO: ALL MEMBERS

FROM: Office of District Fire Chief, Naval Support Activity, South Potomac

RE: Line of Duty Death (LODD) – Firefighter/EMT Bryan “Hammy” P. Hamilton

Brothers and Sisters,
The Naval District of Washington Fire and Emergency Services, Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Station 20/21, deeply regret to announce the Line of Duty Death of Bryan “Hammy” P. Hamilton, Firefighter/EMT ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption SMRTC Receives Plaque Honoring SMVFA Instructor of the Year Recipients

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 29

SMVFA President Randy Smith stopped by SMRTC this week to present a nice plaque in honor of the SMVFA Instructor of the Year Award. The 2020 recipient was MFRI SMRTC Coordinator and Chief Dan Stevens as announced during the annual SMVFA convention this year. Congratulations again to Chief Stevens, pictured are SMRTC Coordinator Jack Beall (on left) and President Smith (on right)... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cobb Island VFD&EMS Regretfully Announce the Passing of Bernadine “Bernie” M. Saunders

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 28

It is with a heavy heart and deep sorrow that the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS, Inc. announce the untimely passing of Bernadine “Bernie” M. Saunders, Life Member and past Deputy EMS Chief. Past Deputy EMS Chief Saunders passed away on December 23, 2020 at her home in Greenwood, South Carolina. Bernie was preceded in death by her husband and Past Chief Jack Saunders.

During her time ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Charles County Volunteers on Westside Answering Call For Service

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 21

Charles County Fire and EMS was busy early evening where Waldorf Volunteers and surrounding companies worked a "haz-mat" incident at St. Charles High School. In addition, just after 6:00 p.m. the "Westside" of the county responded to a "house on fire" in the South Hampton area of Bryans Road. 50 Fire and EMS members with mutual aid assistance from Prince George's County, NDW Indian Head and Stump ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cadet Class #25 Participates in Community Service Event

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 17

Today most all of High School Cadet Class #25 assisted staff from the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots at Regency Stadium relocating bags of toys for the distribution event scheduled for tomorrow. This event was a lesson for the cadets in "team building, morale, and self confidence" and worked hard to meet the goal of the mission. We thank "Toys for Tots" for their request for assistance and look ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services Election Results

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 15

Monday evening during the December bi-monthly meeting of the Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services the annual election was held with the following results:

President: Lisa Yates (14)
Vice President: Bertie Spalding (58)
Secretary: Robin Windsor (15)
Chaplain: Bobby Simpson (51)
Treasurer: Theo Davis (58)
EMS Communications Representative: Robert Ansell (51)
Executive Committee ... (Full Story & Photos)

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