Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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Jul 27, 2024
FIRE/EMS ANNUAL BUDGET MEETING

Jul 29, 2024
Southern MD Volunteer Firemen's Association Convention

Aug 12, 2024
CCAEMS Monthly Meeting

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2024 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 895 1689
Feb 778 1525
Mar 875 1627
Apr 820 1583
May 875 1627
Jun 978 1656
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 5221 9707

2023 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 728 1520
Feb 716 1484
Mar 785 1465
Apr 923 1434
May 872 1616
Jun 865 1524
Jul 972 1680
Aug 859 1628
Sep 891 1556
Oct 837 1652
Nov 713 1495
Dec 917 1639
Total 10078 18693

2022 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 1120 1758
Feb 697 1325
Mar 775 1463
Apr 787 1454
May 945 1644
Jun 923 1517
Jul 952 1522
Aug 891 1661
Sep 811 1519
Oct 928 1527
Nov 870 1521
Dec 885 1574

2021 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 677 1504
Feb 549 1433
Mar 813 1483
Apr 777 1462
May 908 1461
Jun 871 1518
Jul 922 1685
Aug 957 1605
Sep 864 1608
Oct 927 1543
Nov 768 1369
Dec 830 1694
Total 9863 18365

2020 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 723 1432
Feb 652 1347
Mar 720 1442
Apr 657 1267
May 709 1266
Jun 701 1318
Jul 1006 1429
Aug 969 1390
Sep 793 1386
Oct 778 1402
Nov 721 1294
Dec 730 1417
Total 9159 16390


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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 20

Do you know a First Responder who deserves recognition?

Nominate them for the 2024 Hometown Heroes Award! Winners will receive a $500 award, an announcement in the newspaper, a suite at the SOMD Blue Crabs First Responder night on August 24th and will throw the first pitch!

https://www.trollingerlaw.com/hometown-heroes/... (Full Story & Photos)

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Nanjemoy Volunteer Chris Windsor Receives MSFA Colburn Cup Award

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 20

The award is to be awarded in line of succession from year to year to a firefighter in our organization for some outstanding act of heroism or from some act for the good of the Association. Please read the incident below from the Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Chief:

On Saturday, June 10, 2023, Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department Member Chris Windsor went above and beyond the call of duty and acted in pure ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Steve Winkler left      William A. Frazier right
Steve Winkler left William A. Frazier right

Three Members of the Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association Honored for 50 Years Service

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 20

50 YEARS OF SERVICE IN THE FIRE, EMS AND OR RESCUE SERVICE

This Recognition is presented to the member of your company that has at least 50 years of service and is still living. We thank and congratulate the following members:

Robert "Bobby" Collins, Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department (no picture available at this time)

Steve Winkler, Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department

William A. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Maryland Law on Prohibition on Opening Burning

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 20

Title 26. Department of Environment Part 2. Subtitle 11. AIR QUALITY Chapter 26.11.07. Open Fires

C. Prohibition on Open Burning

(1) In Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George's counties and Baltimore City, open burning is prohibited during the period from June 1 through August 31 of each year.
... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Busy Evening for Volunteers in Charles County

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 10

This evening was a busy night for the Fire/EMS departments in Charles County. While the northside was on scene of a small structure fire, another structure fire was dispatched at approximately 8:40 PM from our 911 Center receiving numerous calls for a "fire in a garage" in the 5600 block of Super Street in the Bennsville community of Westlake. 57 Fire/EMS personnel from area departments from Charles, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Waldorf Volunteers and Surrounding Departments Battle 2-Story Dwelling Fire

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 05

Just before 6:30 PM Charles County 911 Center received a call for a house on fire and an elderly man lives there unsure if he was home located in the 5600 block of Needlefish Court in the Dorchester community of Westlake. Within 2 minutes of the dispatch Waldorf Chief 3 (Durrer) arrived on scene reporting heavy fire showing through the roof of the structure. Chief 3's 360 reports "2 story with no ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Courtesy E31 Chauffeur
Photo Courtesy E31 Chauffeur

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2024 SMVFA Installation of Officers & Awards Ceremony

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 06

On April 28, 2024, the Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen's Association convened for our annual memorial service and installation of officers, marking a significant moment of continuity and renewal in our organization's legacy.

Heartfelt congratulations are extended to the newly elected officers who have assumed pivotal roles within the association:

President: JW King
1st Vice President: Tom Mattingly ... (Full Story)


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Waldorf Volunteers Mourn the Loss of Active Member

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, April 15

The Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. is saddened to announce the untimely passing of Company 3 active member, Corey Porter, on April 8th, 2024.

Corey joined the Waldorf VFD – Company 3 in early 2017, following in the footsteps of his father and life member Scott Porter.

Corey was well liked and respected in the department.

Corey was hired by the Naval District Washington Fire Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Public Safety Survey Now Available Online - CALL TO ACTION!

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, April 15

The Charter Board has placed a survey on the Charles County website regarding Public Safety concerns.

This includes Fire, EMS and Law Enforcement. Please go to this survey and respond.

Just so you know the background the Fire and EMS volunteers for Charles County has not had a tax rate increase in over 20 years.

The cost of apparatus, equipment and housing has increased tremendously in that period ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mission BBQ Waldorf Sponsored Red Cup Fundraiser for Volunteer Fire/EMS Associations

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 25

Mission BBQ of Waldorf sponsored a fundraiser by selling "red and blue hero cups" to their customers with $2.00 of each cup going to Fire/EMS and CCSO. Volunteer leaders participated in a check presentation on Monday and received a check totaling $824.00 which will go towards future leadership training opportunities. We want to thank Mission BBQ and it's customers for the wonderful donation and look ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Bob pictured standing second from the left, displaying the true definition of "old school"
Bob pictured standing second from the left, displaying the true definition of "old school"

Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Life Member Robert "Bob" Dofflemyer

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 15

The Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department is saddened to announce the passing of Life Member Robert L. Dofflemyer (Bob).

Bob had been an active member of the department for 59 years and during his tenure, held offices which included Chairman of the Board, President, and Assistant Fire Chief.

Additionally, Bob was a longtime instructor with MFRI, up to the last 6 years. Bob still came up to the station ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Detached Garage Fire Brings 44 Firefighters to Waldorf

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 06

At approximately 12:40 PM Charles County 911 Center received calls for the reported garage on fire in the 2900 blk of Old Washington Road. The "structure fire detached shed" assignment was immediately sent to the address. E31 arrived one minute after dispatch established "tactical command" and confirmed the detached outbuilding was full engulfed. Chief 1 (Hutchins) arrived to assume command at his ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Hudson on Left
Chief Sutter on Right
Chief Hudson on Left Chief Sutter on Right

Tenth District Volunteers Acknowledge Waldorf Volunteers #12

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 01

During this months county chiefs meeting Chief 8 (Hudson) presented a plaque to Chief 12B (Sutter) thanking the officers and members from Waldorf for the use of Tanker #12 while Tenth District's tanker was being purchased. This gesture was greatly appreciated by Chief Sutter who accepted the award on behalf of his station.... (Full Story & Photos)

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