Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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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 811 1519
Oct 928 1527
Nov 870 1521
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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No Caption Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Training Completed for Volunteers

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 05

Over 30 Volunteer EMS Members attended the now annual Tactical Emergency Casualty Training on December 3rd and 4th in Charles County taught by our partners from the Department of Emergency Services. All members were instructed on scenarios involving mass casualty incidents, incidents where numerous victims are present, and tactical care for victims. These two days of intense training emphasized the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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59 Volunteer Firefighters Respond to House Fire in La Plata

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 23

Just before 5:00 P.M. Charles County 911 Center received a call from the homeowner on Harmony Farm Place reporting his house was on fire. The "structure fire assignment" was immediately dispatched and while en-route units were advising smoke was visible in the area of the address. E11 arrived in moments after the dispatch confirming a "working fire" in the 3 story structure and conducting the 360 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Second Mass Casualty Incident in Waldorf Involving a School Bus

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 27

While crews were clearing the first "mass casualty" 911 received calls for a school bus involved in an accident with two passenger cars on Southbound #301 at Sub-Station Road in Waldorf. Fire/EMS arrived on scene reporting some minor injuries and additional ambulances were requested for transport. County Special Operations Chief (Gimmel) assumed command and requested a school board representative ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mass Casualty Incident in White Plain Involving a School Bus

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 27

At approximately 2:00 P.M. today Fire/EMS and law enforcement were dispatched to the intersection of Marshal Corner Road and Route #301 in White Plains for a reported accident involving several cars and a school bus occupied with students. E32 arrived in minutes, reporting the bus has seven students onboard, no injuries on the bus. Four other vehicles were involved in the accident, one male was transported ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Mission BBQ Waldorf Sponsored Red Cup Fundraiser for Volunteer Fire/EMS Associations

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 26

From August 11th thru September 11th 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 $1,499.00 which will go towards future procurement of life savings equipment. We want to thank Mission BBQ and it's ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Charles County Volunteer Fire EMS Wins First Place in Contest

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 25

Volunteer members of our Recruitment and Retention Committee worked hard participating in the annual Town of La Plata Scarecrow Festival. We are thankful for the votes received for our display, it was a fun event organizing and planning. We won first place in the BEST TOWN SPIRIT! Yeah TEAM!!

... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Antique Muster Had a Wonderful Attendance and Participation

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 17

Cadet Class #27 participated in the Annual Antique Muster on Sunday and experienced a wonderful education and skills pumping old school pumpers during the day. Cadets represented the class, their departments and program well throughout the day providing logistics and man power as needed. Special thanks to JW King foe his supervision of our class...Additional photos will be posted... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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