Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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Oct 17, 2022
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Oct 20, 2022
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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
Oct
Nov
Dec

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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Special Operations Collapse Resources Needed For Car Into A Building

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 14

Just before 8:00 P.M., 911 received calls for an "auto into the building" in the 3000 blk of Old Washington Road in Waldorf. Waldorf Volunteers arrived in minutes to confirm a vehicle did in fact crash into the occupied building, checking on injuries. Car 3 (Mills) arrived and established "command", instructed E31 to secure power to the building and RE12 to check on two injuried persons. Collapse ... (Full Story & Photos)

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TECC Training Opportunity - PLEASE POST IN YOUR STATIONS

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 09

Attached is the next TECC class scheduled for December 3rd and 4th 8am-5pm (this is a weekend). Please make sure you pass on to your members. For me to keep track of all members that are interested, please send me the member name, email, and company in a separate email. The goal is to get this class filled with 24 volunteers. Let’s make this happen. Thank you in advance. If any questions please do ... (Full Story)


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Funeral Services for Bryans Road Volunteer Life Member Gary Curtis

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 08

It is with great sadness that the Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc.,
announce the passing of Gary Curtis. Gary passed peacefully on Sunday August 14th after a long battle with cancer.
Gary joined the department in 1989 and a life member who served our department of over 32 years. Gary retired from the United States Army as a Master Sergeant after more than 20 years of distinguished ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption La Plata Volunteer Fire Department Regretfully Announce Passing of Past Captain

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 01

David H. Franklin 63 of Newburg, MD passed away on Saturday August 27, 2022 at his home.

David was born in La Plata, MD on October 31, 1958 to the late Stonewall and Grace Franklin. He is also predeceased by his sister, Barbara Herbert.

He is survived by his sons, Reid Franklin and Trevor Franklin; daughters, Danyel Wolfe and Stacy Frye; grandchildren, Zayna Wolfe, Zayleigh Wolfe, Ryder Franklin, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vehicle Into the Building in Waldorf

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 31

At 11:38 A.M. 911 received a call from the 4200 blk of South Winds Place that a person drove his car into the building. 35 Fire/EMS members from area volunteer departments including the Special Operations Division responded to find a vehicle jumped the curb striking the unoccupied area of the 4 story apartment building. Special Ops Chief (Gimmel) requested the building be evacuated until the safety ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photos courtesy BC1
Photos courtesy BC1

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No Caption Volunteers Respond to Structure Fire

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 25

Just after the noon hour La Plata Volunteers and surrounding departments were called to the 400 blk of Patuxent Court in La Plata. A total of 30 volunteer firefighters were on scene, E12 and Chief 1A arrived reporting a small fire from the outside to the rear of the structure. Command (Chief 1 Sekuterski) was established and continued operating with E12, TW3, E101. Fire out, one occupant with laceration ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure Fire in St. Charles Community

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 18

at 7:45 A.M. this morning our 911 dispatch center received a call from the homeowner reporting the "rear of the house was on fire" in the unit block of Greystone Circle in St. Charles community of Waldorf. The structure fire assignment was dispatched bringing the Waldorf Volunteers and surrounding departments to the location. E31 arrived in minutes, with a two-story structure, "smoke showing" requesting ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Charles County Fire/EMS Mourns the Passing of La Plata VFD Life Member

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 08

Funeral Arrangements for Past Engineer/Active Life Member John "Jay" Johnson, Jr.
Viewing:
Monday, August 8th
La Plata Volunteer Fire Department
911 Washington Avenue
1400-1600 hrs. and 1800-2000 hrs.
Firemen's Prayer Service at 1900 hrs.

Interment:
Tuesday, August 9th
Maryland Veteran's Cemetery
Cheltenham, MD
1300 hrs.

Repast to follow at La Plata VFD

Our department mourns the loss of Jay. He ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mid-morning 911 Call Brings Fire/EMS to Gilroy Road

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 26

Just before 11:00 A.M. this morning, our 911 center received calls for a car on fire inside the garage in the 8000 blk of Gilroy Road in Nanjemoy. The structure fire assignment was sent, in minutes Chief 8 (Hudson) arrived reporting the detached shed was involved in fire with a car on the outside on fire as well. NDW E211 arrived, made an aggressive attack along with E44 keeping the fire confined ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Charles County Fire/EMS Mourn the Loss of Longtime Volunteer

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 25

Israel Lee Burch, age 49 of La Plata, Maryland passed away on July 19, 2022, at Inova Fairfax Hospital.

Israel was born in Virginia to Joseph and Denise Burch on August 19, 1972.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sheri Burch; four children; Kayla Watters, Wynter Burch, Dustin Burch and Hunter Burch. He is also survived by his parents and sister, Sarah LaRoque (husband Travis and nephew Conner).

Israel ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Charles County Cadet Class Dinner/Awards Banquet

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 16

Cadet Class #26, you have completed the basics in firefighting and emergency medical service training. Now the rest is up to you; never stop training, always want to be the best at what you do! Continue serving your community where you live, continue being respectful to each person you encounter. We are so proud of you all, now “go forth and do great things.” Remember this, you ever need anything, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Cadet Class #26
Cadet Class #26

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No Caption Area Fire Departments Respond to House on Fire in Indian Head

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 13

46 Fire/EMS personnel responded to a reported house on fire in the unit block of Mattingly Court in Indian Head just after 10:00 A.M. First arriving units found smoke showing from the rear of the structure on the deck, E201 extinguished the fire locate on the exterior of the 2 story duplex home in minutes. T11 and SQ7 assisted checking home for extension, power secured to original structure and home ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cadet Class #26 Hosts "Nighttime" Live Burns Exercises

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 08

Cadet Class #26 hosted nighttime live burns exercises at our SMRTC burn building this evening. Cadet parents were on hand to watch their young adult perform evolutions they were taught throughout the school year. In between rain showers parents were impressed, ask questions, and enjoyed the class accomplishments. We can not thank the MFRI staff, support instructors and parents participation this past ... (Full Story & Photos)

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