Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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Nov 03, 2020
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Nov 09, 2020
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Nov 16, 2020
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Nov 19, 2020
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Nov 30, 2020
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Dec 14, 2020
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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
Jun 701 1318
Jul 1006 1429
Aug
Sep 793 1386
Oct
Nov
Dec

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No Caption Countywide Fire Prevention Day - October 24th at the Charles County Fairgrounds

County Volunteer Fire Chief Mark Kaufmann Jr, October 18

Come Join us at the County Fairgrounds this Saturday, October 24th from 0900hrs. to 1600hrs.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Bel Alton Volunteer Fire and EMS Department Mourns the Loss of Life Member William "Willie" Albrittain

County Volunteer Fire Chief Mark Kaufmann Jr, October 13

William Miles Albrittain, Sr.
Born – July 8, 1928 Died October 12, 2020

Willie started his Fire Service in the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department in 1943 at age 15 during World War II. He was allowed to leave High School to run calls during the day when they heard the town's alarm. He ran calls for La Plata for many years until he joined the Army in 1950. He served in the Korean War and received ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo Courtesy  CH12B (Sutter)
Photo Courtesy CH12B (Sutter)

Late Night House Fire Displaces Several from Assisted Living Facility

County Volunteer Fire Chief Mark Kaufmann Jr, October 09

At 2151hrs., Charles County Volunteer Fire Units along with Prince Georges County and NDW-Indian Head were dispatched to the 2900 Block of Fern Hill Place for a House Fire. Charles County 911 received several calls stating that a House used as a Assisted Living Facility was on fire. Chief 12B (Sutter) arrived to find a 2 Story residence with fire through the roof. It took units on the scene approximately ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Early Morning House Fire in Newburg

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 03

Charles County 911 Center received a call at 4:08 a.m. this morning that the trailer was on fire on Mary Barnes Place in Newburg. The "Structure Fire" assignment was immediately dispatched bringing 49 Fire/EMS members including mutual aid from King George, St. Mary's, and Dahlgren NDW. E143 arrived with A148 reported a "mobile trailer" fully involved deploying an attack line to the fire. Chief 10A ... (Full Story & Photos)

1st arriving photo courtesy EMT Robertson (Co.#14)
1st arriving photo courtesy EMT Robertson (Co.#14)

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Pictured left to right:
Chief Stevens, SMVFA President Smith, MSFA President Walker, Outgoing SMVFA President Ridgell
Pictured left to right: Chief Stevens, SMVFA President Smith, MSFA President Walker, Outgoing SMVFA President Ridgell

Waldorf Volunteer Past Chief Dan Stevens Nominated for Smith N. Stathem Memorial Safety Award

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 02

WVFD Past Chief and Retired MFRI Coordinator Dan Stevens was nominated for the following award during SMVFA Annual Convention

The Smith N. Stathem, Jr. Memorial Safety Award is established in 1998 by the MSFA Safety Committee and the family of MSFA Past President Stathem. The award was accepted by the MSFA Executive Committee in 1997. This award is to be presented each year at the Annual MSFA Convention ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Waldorf Volunteer Past Chief Ben Jenkins and Past Chief Pete Demarr Inducted into the SMVFA Hall of Fame

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 02

During the Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association Meeting held at the Newburg VFD on Monday evening, Waldorf Volunteer Past Chief Ben Jenkins and Past Chief Pete Demarr were inducted into the SMVFA Hall of Fame.

Past Chief Jenkins and Chief Demarr join several of our other members who have already been inducted to the SMVFA Hall of Fame with this distinct honor in years past. The SMVFA ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Jenkins accepts his honor from SMVFA Past President Ridgell and current President Smith
Chief Jenkins accepts his honor from SMVFA Past President Ridgell and current President Smith

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Pictured with Chief Lawman on left and President Godwin on right
Pictured with Chief Lawman on left and President Godwin on right

Cobb Island Past Chief Bobby Higgs Inducted Into the SMVFA Hall of Fame

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 29

Last night at the Southern Maryland Volunteer Fireman’s Association Meeting held at the Newburg VFD, Past Chief and current Deputy Fire Chief Bobby Higgs was inducted into the SMVFA Hall of Fame.

Past Chief Bobby Higgs joins several of our other members who have already been inducted to the SMVFA Hall of Fame with this distinct honor. The SMVFA Hall of Fame Committee selects 10 inductees every year ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2 Male Canoe Occupants Successfully Rescued on the Lower Potomac

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 23

10:26 p.m. this evening 27 Charles County Volunteers responded to the Potomac River in the area of Morgantown Road for a reported "canoe flipped in the water" with two souls in the water. The water rescue assignment was immediately dispatched bringing Newburg Volunteer Fire Boat #14, Cobb Island Volunteer Boat #6, Tenth District Volunteer Boat #8 and the dive units from our dive rescue company. Command ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Jeff Clements, Chief of 911
Jeff Clements, Chief of 911

Jeff Clements Receives Promotion to Chief of Charles County 911

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 17

Message from Chief Clements:

Two weeks ago I asked if I could have a prayer or positive thought of support as I was about to interview for a job that I’ve waited a long time for. I was overwhelmed at the amount of support I received from that one post and I knew I had to do may absolute best in that interview for all of you. This afternoon I received the phone call I’ve been waiting for. Effective ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Former County Volunteer EMS Chief Guy Yesse Retires

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 16

SMSgt Guy Yesse (Retired) 4Apr1987-1Jul2020. Due to COVID, it took some time and great support from the NYS HQ and my family but we were able to have the retirement ceremony on 13 Sept 2020. I am very proud to have served 33 years, but its the love of my family and friends that made everyday and every deployment worth it in my heart and mind. I was also very honored to have friends from my military ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo courtesy WVFD
Photo courtesy WVFD

House Fire Brings North Side to Bannister

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 15

Approximately 4:15 p.m. today Waldorf Volunteers and surrounding departments answered the call for a "house on fire" on Ferrell Court in the Bannister Section of Waldorf. 43 members from Charles County with mutual aid from PGFD arrived on the scene; BC17A arrived reporting a duplex dwelling with "fire showing from second floor to the rear of the dwelling". E32 and E31 stretched hose lines and extinguished ... (Full Story & Photos)

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9-11 Remembrance for County Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 11

While the world honored those "who gave it their all" and continue serving our volunteer fire, EMS, and law enforcement attended a 9-11 Remembrance hosted by Mission BBQ of Waldorf. We thank Susanne Dickerson and the staff for the wonderful meal acknowledging this day that "will never be forgotten"!

Special Thanks to the Officers and Members from Waldorf VFD for the use of their Tower and Ladder ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption State No Longer Considering Cuts State Police Aviation Service

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 03

The state’s Board of Public Works on Wednesday reversed course on the proposed elimination of one of the Maryland State Police (MSP) Aviation medevac units on the Eastern Shore and ordered no action be taken on the proposed budget cuts.

During its July meeting, the state’s three-member Board of Public Works (BPW) considered several significant budget cuts in the wake of anticipated revenue shortfalls ... (Full Story & Photos)

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