Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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Sep 20, 2021
County Chief's Meeting

Sep 27, 2021
Southern MD Volunteer Firemen's Association Meeting

Oct 11, 2021
CCAEMS Monthly Meeting

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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
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

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

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Fundraiser for Chief DJ Mills and Family

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 14

Good afternoon, everyone we need help in getting this word out to your members, social media accounts, marques, etc. for help Chief Mills and his family as they battle their health issues. PLEASE send out over and over, we thank you so much!! Let us know if you have questions... (Full Story & Photos)

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 10

Last evening members from the Mt. Airy Volunteer Fire Department came to Potomac Heights VFD to award the 2021 MSFA Past President C. Oscar Baker ROOKIE OF THE YEAR to Firefighter Brenden Donais. Firefighter Donais is a graduate of the Charles County High School Fire Rescue Program Class #24 in 2019 and was nominated by Potomac Heights VFD for the MSFA award recognizing his outstanding efforts and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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High Angle Rescue Assignment to Cliffton Community

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 08

at 11:30 A.M. Charles County 911 Center received a call for a vehicle that drove down a cliff into the swamp. The "High Angle Rescue" Assignment was immediately dispatched bringing our rescue assets from across the county with 30 personnel. RE14 arrived on scene, established "command" and secured their members to life rope ascending down the cliff approximately 60 feet to the vehicle. They checked ... (Full Story & Photos)

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View from the 18th hole, fantastic course to play
View from the 18th hole, fantastic course to play

MD Fire Chiefs 13th Annual Fall Golf Tournament September 24th

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 07

The MFCA hosts a golf tournament twice a year in May and September with the proceeds assisting the fallen firefighter families across the country that travel to Emmitsburg each October.

Sign up before we sell out, we will absolutely provide a wonderful golfing experience at an awesome golf course. The 1st Place winning foursome will be asked to represent MFCA at the 2022 Heroes Golf Tournament in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association Presents Southern Maryland Antique Fire Apparatus Muster

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 06

The So. Md. Vol. Firemen’s Association will host an antique fire apparatus muster at MFRI’s So. Md. Regional Training Academy. There will also be several pieces of modern apparatus on display to reflect the changes that have been made in technology with the design of fire apparatus.

Visitors will be able to see like apparatus side by side so those changes in technology will be obvious. We encourage ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Remembrance

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 03

Please join us for our Annual First Responder 911 Remembrance to be held September 11th at Regency Stadium. Please share this flyer with all your social media resources, membership, friends, and families. This year the Regency Stadium is offering an “all you can eat” picnic prior to the game and fireworks at the conclusion of the game. Click on the link below to sign up early for the picnic

https://somdbluecrabs.com/first_responders_picnic/

Throughout ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Charles County Dive Rescue Produced Summer Safety Video

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 18

with the partnership of the Charles County Government Media Services our "nationally recognized" dive rescue team led by Chief Skeeter Porter produced a very informative "summer water safety" video for the public to view that should serve as a constant reminder what happens too often on our water ways throughout the region. We thank county government Lead Video Producer Brent Huber and their departments ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Electrical Fire Brings Fire/EMS to Waldorf

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 11

As the temperatures sore throughout the region, at approximately 11:20 A.M. this morning our 911 center received a call for "smoke in the house" in the 900 blk of Copley Avenue. The 911 center informed everyone to leave the home and immediately dispatched 47 Fire/EMS to the scene. E31 arriving first, followed by E121 and E11. E12 established "command", once inside, units discovered the electrical ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lightning Strikes Steeple of Church in Waldorf

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 21

33 Fire/EMS personnel responded to the Calvary Gospel Church just after 2:00 P.M. E32 and Chief 3 (Connors) arrived on scene in minutes, reporting fire showing from the roof, establishing "command". E32 stretched an attack line to the attic area, extinguished all fire, no extension, contained in steeple area, holding E32, E31, E11, T11. No injuries reported, the church was not occupied at the time ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photos Courtesy Fire Chauffeur James Rose
Photos Courtesy Fire Chauffeur James Rose

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 21

The Charles County Mobile Intensive Care Unit regrets to announce the passing of Past Chief Robert W. “Rob” Atkinson Sr. on Sunday July 18, 2021. Rob passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family and loved ones.

Rob served the citizens of Charles County, MD for over 30 years and retired from the US Federal Government after a distinguished career as a Firefighter, Paramedic and Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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One of Our Own Fire Service Family Needs Assistance

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 10

Yesterday the McMahon family members of Hughesville and La Plata Fire department suffered an incredible loss of property as there house caught fire and significant damage was caused and the family loss most of everything we are trying to pull together as many resources as possible for there needs in the coming days and month we are accepting clothes in the following sizes
Clothes sizes
Adult men's ... (Full Story)


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this photo is a file photo from SMVFA convention
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Cobb Island Receives MSFA Fire Prevention Award

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 24

The Maryland State Firemen’s Association awarded the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS yesterday with Second Place for our year round Fire Prevention Program.

CIVFD is in the Class I category based upon the population of our first due.

Congratulations to our Fire Prevention Committee for their hard work this past year.... (Full Story & Photos)

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MSFA PAST PRESIDENT C. OSCAR BAKER ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 24

We are so very excited for the recognition from the MSFA for the selection of former high school cadet Brenden Donais. Firefighter Donais was a great asset to the cadet program graduating last year with honors for the outstanding job while in our program. His hard work and perseverance will absolutely pay off in the next few years to come. Congratulations to his parents, both serving many years in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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