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Mechanicsville Vol. Fire Dept. mourns the loss of Past President James F. Mattingly, III

President John Montgomery, June 26

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Past President James “Jimmy” F. Mattingly, III. Jimmy has served 40+ years with the fire service. He was a Past President of Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, Past President of Solomon’s Volunteer Fire Department, and Past President of the Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association. He was also a member of the Mechanicsville ... (Full Story & Photos)

Past President James F. Mattingly, III
Past President James F. Mattingly, III

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Huntingtown Volunteers enjoy a night out in Ocean City

President Dale Bowen, June 25

June 24, 2017
Members of the HVFD & RS attended the 125th Maryland State Firemen's Association Convention in Ocean City June 18 - 24.
The members took some time out from their duties to spend some relaxing time with their families at dinner on Monday at the Sunset Grill.
... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vehicle Fire in Hickory Hills

District Volunteers, June 24

By Bay District Volunteers
June 21, 2017
On 6/21/17 at 0051 hrs, BDVFD station 9 was dispatched for the vehicle fire on Kinnegad Drive in the Hickory Hills neighborhood. E-91 arrived on scene to find a van that had been on fire, with most of the fire out on arrival. E-91's deployed the bumper line to hit the remaining hot spots. Once all visible fire was knocked, the Maryland State Fire Marshall was ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Congratulations to the crew of Rescue Engine 113 and Engine 111

BRVFD, June 23

Congratulations to the crew of Rescue Engine 113 and Engine 111 for bringing home three awards in today's Firefighters Parade at the Maryland State Fireman’s Association Convention in Ocean City. Engine 111 received trophies for 3rd Best Appearing Pumper 1,000 gem’s or less and a Honorable mention in the antique category. Rescue Engine 113 received 3rd Best Appearing 1250 gpm Pumper. Great job guys, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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7 Vehicle Accident

Bay District Volunteers, June 21

June 20, 2017
On June 13, 2017 around 1700 hrs, station 9 was dispatched for the motor vehicle accident with injuries at Three Notch Road and Oak Crest Drive. While units were responding, fireboard advised multiple vehicles were involved. Capt 9 was the first to arrive on scene advising 6 to 7 cars involved.

St Mary's ALS evaluated 2 patients with chest pain, both were cleared for BLS transport. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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One Pinned in Lyons Creek

By Jonathan Riffe, June 18

June 17, 2017
At 1757 hours, the Dunkirk Volunteers were alerted for the motor vehicle accident at Route 4 & Lyons Creek Road. Squad 5, Ambulance 59 & the Fire Chief responded and found one person pinned. Squad 5 stabilized the vehicle and popped one door to free the patient. Ambulance 59 transported two patients for further evaluation.

... (Full Story & Photos)

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Randy Smith Honored by the AAFFHS

President Dale Bowen, June 18

On Friday June 16, 2017 Randy Smith, from the Dunkirk VFD & RS, was honored by he African American Fire Fighters Historical Society.

"The African American Fire Fighters Historical Society has a vision to establish the premiere research and resource institution that will bridge the gap between the history of fire fighters and the history of fire fighters of color. To recognize and honor fire fighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Maryland Fire Rescue Memorial Service June 4, 2017

Richard Petry, BCoFD ret. Honor Guard Commander. , June 14

On behalf of the Maryland Fire Rescue Services Memorial Foundation I would like to thank all of the Honor Guard Teams that participated in yesterday’s ceremony. A job well done by all. It was a beautiful June day and all did an outstanding job in the heat. Gene has heard nothing but positive comments from the families of our five brothers added to the Wall of Honor. A special thanks to this year’s ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of Safety Officer Bernie Collins

Chief Michael Clark Jr., June 13

June 13, 2017
The Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad regrets to announce the passing of life member, and past Safety Officer Bernard (Bernie) L. Collins.

Bernie joined the Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad in 1996, and held the ranks of Fire Captain, and Safety Officer. Bernie was extremely instrumental in the development and the success of the Probationary ... (Full Story & Photos)

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One Overturned in New Market

Mechanicsville Volunteers, June 12

June 10, 2017
At 0916, RES2CUE was alerted to Thompson Corner Road in the area of Esh Lane for the motor vehicle accident. Units arrived to find a two vehicle collision with one overturned. Everyone was out of the vehicles and firefighters secured same and cleared debris from the roadway.
Units operated for approximately thirty minutes.

... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cliff Rescue

Public Information Officer Norman Rea, June 10

June 4, 2017
At approximately 0001 hrs, volunteers were alerted to a subject who had fallen down the cliffs in the Ranch Club. Upon arrival on location members were able to locate the patient at the base of the cliffs. Due to the time it would take for the volunteers to access the patient via beach access and the incoming tide, the crew from Rescue 3 utilized ropes systems and repelled down the cliffs ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Department Elects Officers for 2017-2018

Crystal Jackson, June 09

June 8, 2017
The Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services, Inc. is proud to announce the slate of elected officers for 2017-2018. Officers have been elected and will take office July 1st, 2017.
President - Bill Lawman
Vice President - Sam Bowling
Secretary - Kathy Kilinski
Treasurer - Crystal Jackson
Chief - Will Lawman
Deputy Fire Chief - Bobby Higgs
Deputy EMS Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Bryans Road VFD regretfully announces the untimely passing of beloved member Debi Higdon

Bryans Road VFD, June 09

Funeral Announcement for Debi Higdon is as follows:

Family will receive their family and friends on Sunday the 11th of June 2017 from 2 p.m to 4 p.m at the Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad at 3099 Livingston Road, Bryans Road, Maryland. Fireman's Prayers will be held at 4 p.m. A private family burial will be held in Debi's hometown of Lathrop Missouri.

In lieu of flowers, memorial ... (Full Story & Photos)

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La Plata Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. held the annual election meeting

Laplata VFD, June 08

tonight the department held our annual election meeting. Members selected the leadership team for the 2017-2018 term and then ate dinner together.
Fire Chief: Jason Moore
Deputy Fire Chief: Steve Shahan
Assistant Fire Chief: Corey Ianiero
Captains: Jarrell Reeder and Ryan Sekuterski
Lieutenants: Brent Harris, David Longfellow, and Sean Mayhew
Engineer: Ronnie Spittle
Deputy Engineer: Chuck Eckard
President: ... (Full Story & Photos)

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