Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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County Chief's Meeting

Apr 18, 2024
Board of Fire Rescue Commission

Apr 27, 2024 - Apr 28, 2024
Southern MD Volunteer Firemen's Association Convention

May 13, 2024
CCVFA Monthly Meeting

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2024 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 895 1689
Feb 778 1525
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 1673 3214

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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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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No Caption 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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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)

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"

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No Caption 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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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)

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

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No Caption Recruitment Event at Career Day Held at North Point High School

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 28

Only on the job two days, Recruitment Retention Coordinator Chris Schaefer is currently at North Point High School displaying marketing materials and talking with students to recruit as volunteers in our county. We want to thank Cadet Leader Porter McRae for taking time to assist with this wonderful event. Reminder to everyone, we have openings throughout our county, stop by your local fire station, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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No Caption 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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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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No Caption 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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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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No Caption 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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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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