Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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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
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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

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UPDATE Ironsides Volunteer Rescue Squad Regretfully Announce Passing of Charter Member David H. Summers, Sr.

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 05

The members of Ironsides Volunteer Rescue Squad are saddened to announce the passing of Charter Member David H. Summers, Sr.

Dave was the last Charter Member of this organization and remained active until Alzheimer's prevented it during his last few years. He was also a past Chief of Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department, member of the Charles County Mobile Intensive Care Unit and a Charles County Dispatcher.

Funeral ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Portable Generator Possible Cause of Death in Nearby Jurisdiction

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 05

Unfortunately we must report in a nearby jurisdiction a fatality has occurred due to a running portable generator in the home. While investigation is still ongoing, it appears that since firefighters found a running generator the cause could be a CO poisoning. PLEASE, all homeowners, no matter the reason, DO NOT RUN YOUR PORTABLE GENERATOR inside your home, on your deck, or in your garage. PLEASE ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Toys for Tots - Together We Made This Year the Most Memorable

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 16

As we close out this year's Marine Corps Reserves Toy's for Tots campaign, we want to share the photos who participated in the pickup of the toys around the each of our volunteer fire and EMS departments in our county. We also want to offer our sincerest thanks to the general public who were generous in donating to this worthwhile annual event dropping off toys for the less fortunate children in our ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services Election Results

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 13

Monday evening during the December bi-monthly meeting of the Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services the annual election was held with the following results:

President: Bertie Spalding (58)
Vice President: Lisa Yates (14)
Secretary: Sharon Garner (51)
Chaplain: Bobby Simpson (51)
Treasurer: Theo Davis (58)
EMS Communications Representative: Robert Ansell (51)
Executive Committee ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Home Heating Safety

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 29

Heating equipment is a leading cause of fires in U.S. homes. Local fire departments responded to an estimated average of 48,530 fires involving heating equipment each year in 2014-2018. These fires resulted in annual losses of 500 deaths, 1,350 injuries, and $1.1 billion in direct property damage. The leading factor contributing to home heating fires was failure to clean, principally from solid-fueled ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photos courtesy LT Rose
Photos courtesy LT Rose

Early Morning Small Fire in the Bannister Community

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 16

Waldorf Volunteers and surrounding departments with staffing of 37 personnel were alerted for "smoke in the house" in the 1100 Block of Bannister Circle just after 1:30 this morning. Waldorf E31 arrived with smoke showing from all sides of a 2 story frame home. A fire was located in a utility room on Division 1 with moderate extension into Division 2 and burning between the floors. 2 lines were stretched ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Charles County Suffers the Loss of Former County Commissioner President Marland Deen

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 16

Marland Deen, age 87, of Waldorf, Maryland, passed away on November 9, 2021.

Marland was born on November 4, 1934 in Wright City, Oklahoma, son of the late Willie Lee Deen and the late Annie Marie (Scarborough) Deen. Marland graduated from Wright City High School. He then attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant for one year, before joining the United States Air Force and serving ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association Holds Election of Officers

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 09

Last evening during the November bi-monthly meeting of the Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association the annual election for 2022 was held with the following results:

President - Rick Bowie (Indian Head VFD&EMS)
Vice President - J. R. Hayden (Waldorf VFD)
Secretary - Beverly Jarboe (Hughesville VFD&EMS)
Treasurer - William A. Frazier (La Plata VFD)
Chaplain - Joseph Gardiner (La Plata VFD)
County ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mission BBQ Makes Generous Donation to Volunteer Fire/EMS

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 27

Today we participated in a "check presentation" from Mission BBQ of Waldorf. We thank Zanne Dickerson and the staff at Mission BBQ for their hospitality, and a special thanks to the general public for donating to the "red cup campaign" and proceeds go to the CCVFA and CCAEMS #thankyou #muchappreciated... (Full Story & Photos)

Pictured left to right: Bill Smith, Fire/EMS Coordinator, Waldorf Asst. Chief Pat Nadeau, Mission BBQ Ambassador Suzanne Dickerson, Waldorf Fire Chief Dan Connors
Pictured left to right: Bill Smith, Fire/EMS Coordinator, Waldorf Asst. Chief Pat Nadeau, Mission BBQ Ambassador Suzanne Dickerson, Waldorf Fire Chief Dan Connors

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No Caption Large Excavator and Wood Pile on Fire in Waldorf

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 18

Fire units from Waldorf and surrounding tankers from Charles County and PGFD are on the scene of a stubborn wood pile at the end of Mill Hill Road in Waldorf. Large Excavator and large piles of lumber were involved upon arrival of E121, E33, TW3. Chief 3 assumed "Command" and began "water shuttle operations" using tankers to supply water to the fire ground. No injuries were reported, Fire Marshals ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cadet Class #26 Soars to New Heights Today

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 06

Today, Cadet Class #26 did an outstanding job learning what they need to raise ladders safely to include every cadet climbed the 100" aerial ladder provided by the Bryans Road Volunteers. We thank Chris Hill and last years cadet graduate Paige Hill for assisting in todays evolutions. On behalf of MFRI Fire Lead Instructor Truesdell, MFRI Fire Support Instructor Bauer, MFRI Support Instructor Ball, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Graduate from Cadet Class #24 Receives High Honor

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 10

Last evening members from the Mt. Airy Volunteer Fire Department came to Potomac Heights VFD to award the 2021 MSFA Past President C. Oscar Baker ROOKIE OF THE YEAR to Firefighter Brenden Donais. Firefighter Donais is a graduate of the Charles County High School Fire Rescue Program Class #24 in 2019 and was nominated by Potomac Heights VFD for the MSFA award recognizing his outstanding efforts and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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High Angle Rescue Assignment to Cliffton Community

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 08

at 11:30 A.M. Charles County 911 Center received a call for a vehicle that drove down a cliff into the swamp. The "High Angle Rescue" Assignment was immediately dispatched bringing our rescue assets from across the county with 30 personnel. RE14 arrived on scene, established "command" and secured their members to life rope ascending down the cliff approximately 60 feet to the vehicle. They checked ... (Full Story & Photos)

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