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EMS WEEK MAY 20-26, 2018 - EMS STRONG

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 22

Your dedication to improving the lives of others is a hallmark of the EMS profession. But we can only do so much individually. The truth is, we're at our best when (and because) we work together-within our EMS service, with neighboring departments, hospitals and other healthcare providers. Responding and providing care side-by-side, with countless hours of preparation and training, we impact the lives ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assistant Chief Thomas Buckmaster, May 20

This morning, multiple St. Leonard Volunteers participated in a water supply drill with surrounding jurisdictions. The drill involved multiple fill sites and one dump site in one of the County's many rural areas. Thank you to Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department for hosting this informative drill.
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Drivers Please Use Extreme Caution on Area Roadway

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 18

Attention Drivers in Southern Maryland: REMINDER: as you are aware the region is currently experiencing large amounts of rain and many roads from "flash floods" are impassable.

Don't take it for granted you can drive through a flooded roadway, TURN AROUND - DON'T DROWN!!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Greg Schultz (CPR Instructor), Rocky Woodburn, Jaime Weber, Mary Ellen Borland, Carole Hoffman-Barlow, Jake Karaczynski
Greg Schultz (CPR Instructor), Rocky Woodburn, Jaime Weber, Mary Ellen Borland, Carole Hoffman-Barlow, Jake Karaczynski

LVRS teaches the Mennonite Community CPR and First Aid

Treasurer Jaime Weber, May 18

On Thursday, May 17th, a group of men and women went out to the Mennonite Community in Loveville to teach basic CPR to help aid them in case of an emergency. As you know, they have to run quite a ways for a phone to call 911. Therefore, we taught hands on CPR for both adults and children and provided a one page handout.

We were surprised to have so many more than expected come out and happy to see ... (Full Story & Photos)

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"The Local Heroes"

Mechanicsville Volunteers, April 26

The Local Heros Project given by Father Andrew White's Art of Giving program swept through Mechanicsville and helped the members of Company 2 with painting a mural in our brand new firehouse. The vision was to take our "Taz" patch that we have placed on our Engine 23 and paint it on one of the walls in the kitchen area. The students from the school were able to come in and help program coordinator ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarm

Southern Maryland Volunteers, March 23

Affected Product: Kidde Dual Sensor (Photoelectric and Ionization) Smoke Alarms

Models PI2010 and PI9010


Hazard: A yellow protective cap in limited instances may have been left on one of the two smoke sensors in affected products during the manufacturing process, which could compromise the smoke alarms’ ability to detect smoke.


Remedy: Replace affected smoke alarms that contain the yellow protective ... (Full Story & Photos)

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UPDATED Information for our 2018 SMVFA Convention

Firefighter/EMT William Smith, January 23

The 2018 SMVFA Convention Committee continues to plan the 2018 convention and needs your help with the ads in the convention book. Let's all show 100% support from all departments in SO Maryland and purchase an ad. Convention shirts for be "for sale" at the January 29th SMVFA Business Meeting. We are also in need of "AD Sponsors"; any assistance you can provide in your counties will be appreciated. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SMVFA Volunteers, January 17

Local volunteer, Dunkirk VFD Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe has published a book that has been released to the public.

For 25 years, the serial arsonist Thomas Sweatt terrorized neighborhoods throughout the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. When at last he was arrested in 2005, he confessed to over 340 arson-set fires that claimed the lives of 4 people. Through years of research and combing through ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Serious Accident In Clements

7th District Volunteer's , December 11

On Monday at 1720 hours, Station 5, Squad 5, Squad 1, EMS 59, 19, 29 and ALS were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Colton Point Road at Hurry Road. Initial reports were of a vehicle and tractor trailer with one overturned. Upon arrival Chief 5 located a pick up truck pulling a trailer and another truck involved. One vehicle was on its side. Captain 59 was already on scene and had requested ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption BE VIGILANT OF FIRE SAFETY

Office of the State Fire Marshal, December 05

BE VIGILANT OF FIRE SAFETY AS WE SETTLE INTO THE WINTER SEASON AND ENJOY UPCOMING HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES SAFELY

STATEWIDE SAFETY RELEASE (December 4, 2017) -- State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci reminds all Marylanders to check for fire safety where they live, where they work and even where they attend classes, trainings and meetings. “Fire and life safety is everyone’s responsibility; by testing smoke ... (Full Story & Photos)

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