Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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Jun 07, 2022
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CCAEMS Monthly Meeting

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2022 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 1120 1758
Feb 697 1325
Mar 775 1463
Apr 787 1454
May
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Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

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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Cadet Class #26 Introduction to Auto Extrication

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 20

Cadet Class #26 performed well in yesterday's "hands-on" evolutions with auto extrication. This particular area of instruction will be an introduction into "vehicle machinery" class they can take as a volunteer over the summer. Special thanks to Potomac Heights Volunteers and Benedict Volunteers for proving the apparatus needed to be successful. Also, we thank County Fire Chief Kaufmann and County ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Bryans Road Volunteers Regretfully Announce the Passing of Past President Keith Hettel

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 08

Keith was a long-time member of the Bryans Road volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. He Services included Past President and a member of the Board of Directors. Keith also served on the Charles County Board of Fire and Rescue Commission for several years.

A gathering will be held on Wednesday May 11,2022 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department. 3099 Livingston Road ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Universal Security Instruments Recalls Combination Photoelectric Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 04

This recall involves two models and two date codes of Universal Security Instruments 2-in-1 Photoelectric Smoke & Fire + Carbon Monoxide alarms. Model MPC322S has 10-year sealed batteries and a manufacturing date code of 2017JUN09. Model MPC122S is a hardwired alarm with 10-year sealed battery backup and a manufacturing date code of 2017JUN02. The brand name “UNIVERSAL SECURITY INSTRUMENTS, INC.” ... (Full Story)


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No Caption The Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc. regrets to announce the passing of Member Robert James Toppi

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 03

The following arrangements have been made:

Visitation
Friday, May 6th 2022
Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc.
73 Glymont Road
Indian Head, Maryland 20640
1700-1900

Firemen’s Prayers
Friday, May 6th 2022
Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc.
73 Glymont Road
Indian Head, Maryland 20640
1900 Hrs.
... (Full Story & Photos)

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Nanjemoy Volunteers Regretfully Announce the Passing of Charter Member Walter Willett

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 03

The Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Walter Frank Willett, know by many as "Popeye". Walter was a charter member for our department. May he Rest In Peace.

http://www.williamsfuneralhomepa.com/obituary/Walter-Willett... (Full Story & Photos)

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from left to right:
Butch Frazier, Treasurer, Rick Bowie, CCVFA President, Bill Smith, Fire/EMS Coordinator, Suzanne Dickerson, Mark Kaufmann, County Fire Chief, and Danny Connors, Chief 3
from left to right: Butch Frazier, Treasurer, Rick Bowie, CCVFA President, Bill Smith, Fire/EMS Coordinator, Suzanne Dickerson, Mark Kaufmann, County Fire Chief, and Danny Connors, Chief 3

Charles County Volunteers Accept Donation from Mission BBQ of Waldorf

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, April 25

This afternoon, Chief Connors from Waldorf VFD and leaders from the fire association accepted a check for $1,613.00 from Mission BBQ as a result of their bi-annual blue cup campaign. We thank Mission BBQ Ambassador Suzanne Dickerson and staff for the opportunity and a special thanks for their customers who supported this fundraising event.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Two Recent Cadets Graduate from Prince William County

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 30

We are so excited to announce the graduation from the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue Training Academy two recent Charles County High School Fire/Rescue cadet alumni's. Cadet Class #22 Robert McBain and Cadet Class #24 Nathan Royster III were part of the 28 member graduating class today. Members from the Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department were on hand supporting these two outstanding ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Tenth District Volunteer Fire Department Regretfully Announces Passing of Past President Dean Klinger

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 22

The Tenth District Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of Life Member and Past-President Dean Klinger. Mr. Klinger joined our department in 1974, serving a total of 48 years. During his time with our department, Mr. Klinger served as the President from 1980-1982, and again from 1983 until 1992. He is the father of active Life Member and Past-Chief Wayne Klinger, and grandfather ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Volunteer Leaders from Charles County Hold Command Presence Training

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 19

Many volunteer leaders from across our county participated in a one day "command and control training" sponsored by the Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Associations. We want to thank Traditions Training and their speaker Ricky Riley for the invaluable presentation given and the lunch catered by Mission BBQ of Waldorf served by Suzanne Dickerson. Special thanks to La Plata Volunteer Fire Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Group picture of the volunteers who gave up their Saturday morning to training together.
Group picture of the volunteers who gave up their Saturday morning to training together.

Volunteer Departments Hold Multi-Departmental Drill

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 12

On Saturday March 12, 2022, the south side companies attended a Multi-departmental drill at Bel Alton VFD #10 to review rescue tools and equipment carried on several pieces of apparatus. Volunteer members from Cobb Island, Bel Alton, Newburg, and Dentsville were educated on the different types of equipment that each of the rescue units have. All volunteers appreciated A/C Hoffmaster and Bel Alton ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Home Fully Involved in Bryans Road

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 11

At 11:10 A.M. the neighbor of the homeowner in the 1500 blk of Chester Avenue called Charles County 911 reporting a the house next door "she sees smoke and flames not sure if it is occupied." 911 call center dispatched the "structure fire assignment" bringing 53 Fire/EMS personnel to the scene. E112 first arriving reports structure well involved, establishing tactical command and requesting working ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department Regretfully Announces the Passing of Past Chief Walter M. Golden

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 11

We regret to announce that Walter M. Golden, Nanjemoy Volunteer and former County Fire Chief passed away on Tuesday March 8, 2022.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard C. Golden, his sisters, Mildred G. Marshall and Mamie Katherine Rowens. He is survived by his sister, Barbara G. Lyon of Winchester, VA, his nephew, Gary K. Lyon, Jr. of Winchester, VA, his niece, Cynthia Lyon of Manteo, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Early Morning Structure Fire in Indian Head

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 10

Just before 4:00 A.M. this morning 911 received a call from the home owner in the unit block of Mattingly Ave. in Indian Head her kitchen was on fire. Fire/EMS units from the westside of the county were immediately dispatched to the location, NDW Engine 201 arriving in minutes reporting "fire showing in the rear" establishing tactical command. 360 report was given by E201 officer reporting a basement ... (Full Story & Photos)

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