Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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2019 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 758 1389
Feb 504 1336
Mar 576 1368
Apr 787 1339
May 824 1421
Jun 804 1443
Jul 728 1522
Aug 738 1443
Sep 738 1424
Oct 934 1470
Nov 757 1285
Dec 695 1519

2020 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 723 1432
Feb 652 1347
Mar 720 1442
Apr 657 1267
May 709 1266
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MSFA Cancels September Phase 2 Convention Event

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 07

Attention all members of the Maryland State Firemen’s Association (MSFA) and Ladies Auxiliary of the MSFA:

RE: Cancellation of September Phase 2 Convention Event 9/12-9/13

Due to concerns regarding the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic and following a lengthy discussion via a Convention Steering Committee conference call on how it would impact the MSFA and LAMSFA holding the Phase 2 events at the Live! ... (Full Story)


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3 Persons Rescued from Swift Water Emergency

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 04

At 8:47 a.m. this morning, Charles County 911 center received calls advising two vehicles were swept from the roadway on Prince Frederick Road at Swanson Creek on the Charles/Prince George's County line. 49 members including our Special Operations Division, Dive/Rescue Team, and mutual aid resources from PGFD responded to the scene. Hughesville Chief 2 (Matt Herbert) arrived, established command and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption August 2020 CCVFA_CCAEMS Executive Meeting Postponed

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 03

This month's executive meeting has been postponed one evening to Wednesday August 5, 2020 due to the impending weather event and will still be held at La Plata VFD 911 Washington Avenue beginning at 1900 hrs. Questions or concerns, please contact our executive chairmen... (Full Story & Photos)

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UPDATED: 2020 MSFA And LAMSFA 128th Convention And Conference Phase 2 Hotels

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 29

UPDATED: 07/13/2020
From: Ron Siarnicki
Executive Director
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
First Responder Center for Excellence

Area hotels: There are designated rooms blocks of 10 rooms at each hotel below. If we go beyond 10 rooms, we will add additional rooms to the blocks.

Reservations may be made by calling each individual hotel or using the links below. If you call, please identify ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption High School Cadet Class 24 Banquet Cancelled

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 28

Good morning, we want to inform the cadet class #24 and all alumni the cadet banquet for this year has been cancelled due to the current pandemic and restrictions that we must follow. An awards ceremony will take place during the fire or EMS department business meeting in August and video taped. We sincerely apologize for the cancellation.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cobb Island Volunteer Fire and EMS Member Douglas Hands Recognized for Heroic Actions

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 27

On October 4, 2019, Mr. Douglas Hands was a passenger in a work vehicle, and noticed a vehicle stopped on the top of the Nice/Middleton Bridge. Mr. Hands thought the vehicle was disabled and his coworker attempted to drive around the stopped vehicle. As they were driving around, Mr. Hands noticed that a female subject had started to climb the wall of the bridge. At that time, Mr. Hands told his coworker ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption DownEast Outfitters Recalls Folding Mattresses

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 23

DownEast Outfitters Recalls Folding Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard

Recall Details: This recall involves DownEast’s Mattress on the Go folding mattresses which can be used as a small sofa or chair. The two-tone gray mattresses measure 4 inches high when configured as a mattress. Only the twin-sized mattresses are included in this recall. Downeast Home & Clothing, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Early Morning House Fire with Reported People Trapped

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 09

Charles County 911 received a call at 2:13 a.m. that "smoke and flames were coming out of the roof" from the house located at 1011 Kenneth Court in Indian Head. NDW Truck #20, E201 and E91 arrived very quickly, T20 established "command" confirming fire through the roof and went to work with units on scene gaining entry to locate the reported person trapped under extremely heavy fire conditions. Moments ... (Full Story & Photos)

                 photo courtesy neighbor
photo courtesy neighbor

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No Caption CCVFA and CCAEMS Offer Condolences to Family of Lawrence Harrison, Jr., Past Member Waldorf VFD

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 08

Lawrence Tilghman Harrison, Jr., 76 of Criders, VA died July 1, 2020 at his residence.

He was born December 17, 1943 in Prince Frederick, MD to the late Lawrence Tilghman Harrison, Sr. and Katherine Eva Humphrey Harrison.

Lawrence owned and operated Southern Maryland Communications, Inc. He was an avid ham radio operator. He was a member of the IR 50/50 ( a competition shooting); he was a gunsmith ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Occupied Vehicle Swept Away in Flooded Roadway

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 07

This was a very busy night for all fire, EMS, 911 Centers and Law Enforcement across the region. At 1:22 a.m. in Hughesville, just as the calls for service seemed to slow down SHA reported to Charles County 911 they saw a vehicle attempt to drive through rushing water on Brandywine Road at Swanson Creek. Fire/EMS units including "Swift Water Technicians" and assets from Charles, Prince George's, Calvert, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Recruitment

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 06

Special thanks to Jamie Hubenschmidt for the wonderful production of the video and to Cadet Class #24 for their participation as well...... (Full Story)


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Bedroom on Fire Brings 38 Volunteer Firefighters to La Plata

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 01

Just at 2:00 p.m. 911 received a call the "bedroom of their home was on fire" sounding the "structure fire" assignment to 6800 Glen Albin Road. Units arrived in a minute to find a fire burning on the bed within the master bedroom and was extinguished. Fire Marshal's Office notified, small child playing with a candle accidentally caught the bed on fire....... (Full Story & Photos)

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United In Service Video

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 26

Promotional video for "United In Service". A collaborative training initiative focusing on Diversity and Inclusion within the fire service.... (Full Story)


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