Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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Feb 07, 2023
CCVFA/CCAEMS Executive Meeting

Feb 13, 2023
CCAEMS Monthly Meeting

Feb 16, 2023
Board of Fire Rescue Commission

Feb 20, 2023
County Chief's Meeting

Mar 13, 2023
CCVFA Monthly Meeting

Mar 27, 2023
Southern MD Volunteer Firemen's Association Meeting

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2023 Stats
Month Fire EMS
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Total 0 0

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 Eastern Division of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (EDIAFC) Annual Conference

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 31

The Eastern Division of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (EDIAFC) Annual Conference is attended by many fire service leaders and professionals from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

The EDIAFC 2023 Annual Conference will be held at the Ocean City Fontainebleau Resort, Ocean City, Maryland from April 21-22, 2023.

The theme for this year's conference is "Preparing Tomorrow's Leadership ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Potomac Heights Volunteers Mourn Passing of Auxiliary Past President Sharron Winkler

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 23

Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Associations sends its deepest condolences to the Winkler family on the loss of Potomac Heights VFD&RS Auxiliary Life Member and Past President and Southern Maryland Ladies Auxiliary Past President, Sharron Winkler. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always!

Viewing on Tuesday, January 24th at St. Joseph Catholic Church Hall

2:00PM - 4:00PM and 6:00PM - 8:00PM

A ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Hazardous Materials Spill in Potomac Heights

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 18

Potomac Heights Volunteers and surrounding departments including NDW Indian Head Haz Mat Unit, NDW Stump Neck, Department of Emergency Service HAZ MAT resources are currently operating in the area of 4090 Lower Wharf Road in Indian Head due to a hazmat emergency. Command (Special Ops Chief Gimmel) assisted by Chief 11A (Delozier) on scene reporting a Roberts Oxygen Truck with 6,000 Gallons of CO2 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Newburg Volunteers Mourn Loss of Past Chief Steve Shifflett

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 17

It is with great sadness and extremely heavy hearts that the Officers and Members of the Newburg Volunteer Rescue Squad & Fire Department & Auxiliary announce the passing of Past Chief Steve Shifflett. He passed on Friday January 13th, 2023.
Steve joined our department on February 5, 2002 and dedicated many hours of volunteer service with us, while also simultaneously serving with the Charles County ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Left to Right: MFCA Chief Chaplain Bower, President Steve Shahan, Caryn McMahon, Tommy Swann, SMVFA Chaplain Joe Gardiner, SMVFA Chaplain George Kennett, MFCA Deputy Chief Chaplain Robin Howard
Left to Right: MFCA Chief Chaplain Bower, President Steve Shahan, Caryn McMahon, Tommy Swann, SMVFA Chaplain Joe Gardiner, SMVFA Chaplain George Kennett, MFCA Deputy Chief Chaplain Robin Howard

Southern MD and MFCA Chaplains Training Session Hosted by La Plata VFD

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 14

Our Southern MD Volunteer Firemen's Association Chaplains and MD Fire Chiefs Chaplains held a wonderful training class hosted by President Steve Shahan and La Plata VFD. We always are pleased to have the collaboration with fellow Chaplains come to Charles County and look forward to future travels across the region. May God continue to bless us all... (Full Story & Photos)

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CCVFA and CCAEMS Hosts the 2022 Installation of Officers Awards Banquet

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 06

January 6, 2023 volunteers from across the county participated in the annual awards dinner hosted by the Jaycees Community Center in Waldorf. This evening we recognized those volunteers that provided 50 years of distinguished service:

Robert E. Collins, Sr. - Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc.
Stephen G. Winkler - Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Charles County Volunteers Mourn the Loss of its First Female Paramedic

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 06

The Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services extends it's deepest condolences to the family of Barbara “ Bobbie” Cooke. Barbara was the first female of the Waldorf Rescue Squad & the first volunteer paramedic in Charles County. We thank her for the many years of dedication and commitment to the county and citizens we serve... (Full Story & Photos)

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CCVFA and CCAEMS Annual Banquet

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 03

We wanted to send out a reminder about the banquet this Friday night. Please see attached flyer sent out on December 12, 2022. Hope to see everyone there... (Full Story & Photos)

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 22

This morning Cadet Class #27 was fortunate to have Mrs. Cathy and Chief Les Hendrick come talk to the class to share their personal experiences surrounding the line of duty death of their son Kenny on January 12, 1992. Kenny’s family has dedicated time working with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. They want to promote a legacy for firefighter life safety and supporting young firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2nd Annual LODD of Bryan Hammy Hamilton

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 20

All, attached is the announcement for the 2nd Annual LODD Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony for FF Bryan Hamilton. Please post in all Fire Stations and forward as appropriate.

Sunday January 1, 2023
1000 hours
Trinity Memorial Gardens
Waldorf, Maryland

Kevin D. Grinder
Fire Chief
N30 Region Program Director
NDW Fire & Emergency Services
410-293-5775 (o)
301-514-9549 (c)
NIPR: kevin.d.grinder.civ@us.navy.mil
SIPR: ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo Courtesy EMS Chief 17A
Photo Courtesy EMS Chief 17A

House Fire in Pinefield Community of Waldorf

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 16

At just about 3:45 P.M. a neighbor behind her in the 3600 blk of Lisa Way reported the back of the house was on fire sending 44 Fire/EMS personnel to the scene. E31 arrived with their hydrant in front stretched 1.5" hose line through the front door and began putting the well advanced fire out. Duty Officer #3 arrived established "command" with the altered assignment on the way to the scene gave instructions ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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No Caption 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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