2022 - 2023
SMVFA - Meetings

July 25, 2022
Seventh District VRS

September 26, 2022
Solomons VRSFD

November 28, 2022
St. Leonard VFD

January 30, 2023
St. Mary's ALS

March 27, 2023
Tenth District VFD

May 6 & 7
Prince Frederick VFD

All meetings will be in person and a Zoom option will also be offered for those wishing to join Virtually

Upcoming Events

Uncooked Drive-thru Carnival Pizza

Pre-Order Drive-Thru Chicken Cordon Bleu Dinner

Thursday's Bar & Grill Fundraiser

Pre-Order Drive-Thru Carnival Pizza

Fathers Day Breakfast

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Dave “Coach” Willis

Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department, May 10

In 1971, HVFD Member, Dave “Coach” Willis, was a volunteer in Oxon Hill Md. in Prince George’s County. At that time, he responded to an incident of a 5 year old who had been run over by a lawnmower. Dave and a career Member of the Prince George’s county Fire Department responded and found the child with a severe right lower leg injury. The actions performed by Dave and his partner that day were instrumental ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Southern Maryland Volunteers, April 24

CPSC Posts Recalls to its Web Site.... (Full Story & Photos)

Maryland Wildfires

Lieutenant Scot Best, April 20

Every year, wildfires burn across the United States, and a growing number of people are living where wildfires are a real risk. In 2018, more than 58,000 fires burned nearly nine million acres across the U.S. More than 25,000 structures were destroyed, including 18,137 residences and 229 commercial structures. California accounted for the highest number of structures lost in one state due to the number ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Southern Maryland Volunteers, April 01

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 & Photos)

Passing of Life Member / Honorary Lieutenant / Firefighter Kevin “Firebug” Lorence

Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, March 29

It is with profound sadness that the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department announces the passing of Life Member / Honorary Lieutenant / Firefighter Kevin “Firebug” Lorence.

Kevin joined the Ridge VFD in 1986. He was a Life Member, and was recently honored for 35 years of selfless service to RVFD. Additionally, in 2022, Kevin was appointed by Chief Brian Cooper as an honorary Lieutenant, fulfilling one ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Past Chief Charles Miedzinski (CP), March 03

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Life Member, Past Fire Chief, Past President Charles “Danny” Davis Jr. Chief Davis passed away today with family by his side after a long and heroic battle with cancer. Chief Davis is a Legend in Hollywood VFD and the State of Maryland within the Fire Service.

Chief Davis joined Hollywood VFD in 1970 and quickly started gaining knowledge ... (Full Story & Photos)

Cobb Island Volunteer Fire & EMS Department Announces Passing of Past President Thomas A. Pilkerton

Firefighter/EMT William Smith, February 18

Passing of Past President Thomas A. Pilkerton “Andy”

By: Edward B. Godwin Sr., President CIVFD & EMS, Inc.

February 17, 2022

It is with the deepest sympathy the membership of the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Inc. and Auxiliary announce the passing of Past President Thomas A. Pilkerton, fondly known by all his friends, family, and work colleagues at the R.E. Michel Company as ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Thomas Mattingly Sr., February 15

It is with deepest sympathy that the membership of the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary announce the passing of our Past Chief B. Kennedy Abell Jr. Kennedy recently celebrated his 77th year as a member of the department and over his many years of service held every leadership and operational position in the department. He served as President of the Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s ... (Full Story & Photos)

Boat 1 Mate Training

NBVFD, February 10

There is a rigorous process to get turned over as a mate on our Fire Boat. Today, members practiced navigation skills, fire pump operations, cold water rescues, and many other skills. We have members in the process of becoming mates and are nearing the end of their completion.

Boat 1 is a 2019 Moose built, 46’ Catamaran style jet driven, powered by twin 600hp Cummins motors. Boat 1 also boasts a ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Auxiliary Secretary Michelle Wooddell, February 09

List of 2022 Events for the year.... (Full Story & Photos)


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