Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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Feb 26, 2024
County Chief's Meeting

Mar 05, 2024
CCVFA/CCAEMS Executive Meeting

Mar 11, 2024
CCVFA Monthly Meeting

Mar 21, 2024
Board of Fire Rescue Commission

Mar 25, 2024
Southern MD Volunteer Firemen's Association Meeting

Apr 08, 2024
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2024 Stats
Month Fire EMS
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Total 0 0

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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No Caption Well Involved House Fire in Welcome Area of Charles County

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 12

911 began receiving numerous calls for a "house on fire" on Dominion Place in Welcome just after 9:00 AM this morning. A total of 41 firefighters and EMS personnel responded to the scene from Charles and Prince Georges County. Truck #1 arrived in minutes confirming the 2 story single family home well involved, defensive operations only. E83 arrived and began placing hand lines in place along with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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57 Firefighters Respond to Reported House on Fire

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 05

Tenth District Volunteers along with surrounding fire departments in Charles County responded to a "house on fire" in the 6000 block of Ripley Way in Marbury. Minutes after dispatch, E83 arrived on scene, reported smoke showing and conducting the 360. Chief 8 (Hudson) arrived the scene, established command, ordered the water supply site at the Armory at Hawthorne and Route 301, Chief 10 (Hammett) ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Igniting Excellence: Celebrating Our Fire/EMT Cadets' Triumph at the Southern Maryland Regional SkillsUSA Competition 2024

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 29

Congratulations to our dedicated Fire/EMT Cadets for their outstanding performance at today's Southern Maryland Regional SkillsUSA competition 2024! We extend our heartfelt appreciation to all the instructors, as well as the numerous volunteers who selflessly supported and coached these talented individuals at their local stations, preparing them for this momentous event.

Today's competition marks ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department & EMS Inc. Announces the Passing of Life Member David "Tony" Hayden

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 22

David Anthony Hayden, Sr., known to most as “Tony”, could always be counted on for a constant smile and warm hug. His loving nature was evident in his life of service to his church, his family and his community. A lifelong resident of Southern Maryland, Tony passed away January 6, 2024, at George Washington University Hospital. He was 65 years old.

Tony was born August 4, 1958, in La Plata, Maryland, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Mission BBQ Waldorf Sponsored Blue Fundraiser for Public Safety

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 16

Until February 13, 2024 Mission BBQ of Waldorf is sponsoring a fundraiser by selling "red and blue hero cups" to their customers with $2.00 of each cup going to Fire/EMS and CCSO. Once the fundraiser has concluded volunteer leaders will participate in a check presentation along with Charles County Fraternal Order of the Police. We want to thank Mission BBQ and Community Ambassador Suzanne Dickerson ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Associations Hold Annual Installation of Officers Banquet

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 08

As is the tradition for many years, the volunteer Fire and EMS associations hold their annual banquet in early January. On January 5th, volunteers across the county celebrated the activities from the past year honoring two outstanding volunteers for their individual accomplishments. The officers for the Fire and EMS associations for 2024 are as follows:

CCVFA ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption CCVFA and CCAEMS Annual Banquet

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 04

As discussed in the last Assoc. meetings, please see the attached flyer for the upcoming CCVFA and CCAEMS Annual Installation of Officers and Awards Banquet.

Departments, please gather up your member counts and get them to Andrew by the date on the flyer.

Reminders:
• 10 people for single companies, and 16 for dual companies.
• Attire is business casual, uniforms can be worn but are not mandatory.

Thank ... (Full Story & Photos)

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State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci Retires

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 27

State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci officially declared his retirement on December 21, 2023, culminating a remarkable 50-year career, with a decade dedicated to the Office of the State Fire Marshal. The announcement coincided with the agency's festive luncheon in Pikesville, where Geraci was joined by his family, both current and retired colleagues, including former and present police and fire chiefs, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association Hiring a Recruitment Retention Coordinator

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 30

The Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association is excited to announce we received a four-year FEMA SAFER Grant to hire a Recruitment Retention Coordinator. We are encouraging anyone that has a strong recruitment background apply for the position, all information is found within this posting. Please make this information available to all your membership and feel free to share on your departmental ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Thanksgiving Cooking Safety

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 21

On Thanksgiving Day, many families customarily spend the holiday inside their home or at the home of a friend or family member with the family dinner being the highlight of the day. Thanksgiving is the leading day for home fires involving cooking equipment, at three times the average number per day.

• An estimated 2,000 Thanksgiving Day fires in residential buildings are reported to U.S. fire departments ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo by first arriving unit

Overnight Fire in Lancaster Brings Numerous Departments to Waldorf

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 17

02:26 A.M. this morning, 911 received a call "something was on fire maybe a shed" in the 4100 blk of Log Teal Drive in Waldorf. Fire/EMS units were immediately dispatched in minutes Chief 12A (Jordan) arrived reporting "fire showing" from the rear of the two-story duplex dwelling. As units now arriving, the fire now through the roof, command ordered everyone to evacuate the home, exterior operations ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Station 12 Mourns the Loss of Life Member William Pinkney

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 15

It is with deepest regrets that I notify every one of the passing of Life Member William Pinkney. His untimely death has been devastating to his family and our department. As we continue to mourn, please keep Pinkney's wife and family in your thoughts and prayers.

Services for Firefighter William Pinkney:

Date: November 27th, 2023 (Monday)

Location: Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Station 12
7000 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 02

Daylight Saving Time (DST) concludes on Sunday, November 5th at 2 a.m., when clocks nationwide will be set back to 1 a.m. The conclusion of DST is typically more welcomed than its start, as it grants us an extra hour of sleep. Nevertheless, it does come with a drawback, as darkness falls earlier in the day.

Although your Wi-Fi-enabled devices will adjust automatically, you'll need to manually reset ... (Full Story & Photos)

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