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
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Oct
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Dec

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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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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Charles County Dive Rescue Produced Summer Safety Video

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 18

with the partnership of the Charles County Government Media Services our "nationally recognized" dive rescue team led by Chief Skeeter Porter produced a very informative "summer water safety" video for the public to view that should serve as a constant reminder what happens too often on our water ways throughout the region. We thank county government Lead Video Producer Brent Huber and their departments ... (Full Story)


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Electrical Fire Brings Fire/EMS to Waldorf

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 11

As the temperatures sore throughout the region, at approximately 11:20 A.M. this morning our 911 center received a call for "smoke in the house" in the 900 blk of Copley Avenue. The 911 center informed everyone to leave the home and immediately dispatched 47 Fire/EMS to the scene. E31 arriving first, followed by E121 and E11. E12 established "command", once inside, units discovered the electrical ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photos Courtesy Fire Chauffeur James Rose
Photos Courtesy Fire Chauffeur James Rose

Lightning Strikes Steeple of Church in Waldorf

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 21

33 Fire/EMS personnel responded to the Calvary Gospel Church just after 2:00 P.M. E32 and Chief 3 (Connors) arrived on scene in minutes, reporting fire showing from the roof, establishing "command". E32 stretched an attack line to the attic area, extinguished all fire, no extension, contained in steeple area, holding E32, E31, E11, T11. No injuries reported, the church was not occupied at the time ... (Full Story & Photos)

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One of Our Own Fire Service Family Needs Assistance

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 10

Yesterday the McMahon family members of Hughesville and La Plata Fire department suffered an incredible loss of property as there house caught fire and significant damage was caused and the family loss most of everything we are trying to pull together as many resources as possible for there needs in the coming days and month we are accepting clothes in the following sizes
Clothes sizes
Adult men's ... (Full Story)


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this photo is a file photo from SMVFA convention
this photo is a file photo from SMVFA convention

Cobb Island Receives MSFA Fire Prevention Award

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 24

The Maryland State Firemen’s Association awarded the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS yesterday with Second Place for our year round Fire Prevention Program.

CIVFD is in the Class I category based upon the population of our first due.

Congratulations to our Fire Prevention Committee for their hard work this past year.... (Full Story & Photos)

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MSFA PAST PRESIDENT C. OSCAR BAKER ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 24

We are so very excited for the recognition from the MSFA for the selection of former high school cadet Brenden Donais. Firefighter Donais was a great asset to the cadet program graduating last year with honors for the outstanding job while in our program. His hard work and perseverance will absolutely pay off in the next few years to come. Congratulations to his parents, both serving many years in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption GLADHILL-THOMPSON AWARD presented to Mrs. Barbara "Bobbi" Stevens - Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 24

On behalf of the 1200 active and retired volunteer members across Charles County, we offer our thanks and sacrifices Bobbi and her family have given throughout their many years. As we know, Bobbi was instrumental in the beginning years of the high school cadet program having served on many committees and represented all of us with distinction. Thank for for a job well done and we look forward to many ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Commercial Building Fire in Waldorf

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 16

Right at 7:00 P.M. this evening Waldorf Volunteers and surrounding departments were called to "smoke coming from the building" at 44 Industrial Park Drive. County Deputy Fire Chief 17A (Herbert) arrives a minute later confirming smoke from the building at the roof line. As fire suppression units from Waldorf 3/12 arrived, they advanced hose lines into the structure encountered heavy smoke conditions ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 09

We want to congratulate the following Department of Emergency Services Members on their promotions as follows:

Chief of EMS/SOD - Steve Finch
EMS Division Captain - Joe Summers
Lt./Paramedic Supervisor - Tracy Shaw
Lt./Paramedic Supervisor - Lindsay Cox
Lt./Paramedic Supervisor - Paul Lenharr
Lt./Paramedic Supervisor - Mark Hayes
Lt./Paramedic Supervisor - Amanda Fannin

These promotions are effective ... (Full Story & Photos)

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