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November 25, 2019
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January 27, 2020
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March 30, 2020
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July 27, 2020
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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Southern Maryland Volunteers, March 24

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus.

The disease causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever, and in more severe cases, difficulty breathing. You can protect yourself by washing your hands frequently, avoiding touching your face, and avoiding close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell.

How it spreads

Coronavirus ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Fire/Rescue/EMS Division would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the Ruddy Duck Brewery & Grill, Solomons, Maryland.

Firefighter/Medic Heather Howes, March 23

Due to the Coronavirus / COVID-19 sanitizer is in short supply at our Volunteer Fire/Rescue/EMS departments.

The management and staff of the Ruddy Duck have provided our Fire/Rescue/EMS Division with sanitizer to disinfect our medical vehicles and equipment used in the transport of patients to medical facilities.

This generous gift provides our volunteer Fire/Rescue/EMS departments with needed sanitizer ... (Full Story & Photos)

Hollywood VFD Responds First Due to Aircraft Emergency at St. Mary's County Airport

Past Chief Charles Miedzinski (CP), March 22

At approximately 1050 hours, Hollywood VFD Station 7 was dispatched to the St. Mary's County Airport for the Aircraft Emergency. Engine 72, Tanker 74, Rescue Squad 7, Chief 7, Chief 7A, and Chief 7B responded with 16 Volunteers. Chief 7A and Tanker 74 arrived on the scene to find an aircraft with a malfunctioning front landing gear circling the runway. Chief 7A established the St. Mary's Airport Command ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assistant Fire Chief Edward (Eddie) Raley, March 18

4-05 Box, 18:45 - Ridge Units were dispatched to 17257 Three Notch Road in Dameron for the reported outside fire. Chief 4 arrived at 18:48 and confirmed a large pile that had extended into the wooded area nearby. Brush 4 and Engine 132 (running in place of E-141) extinguished the fire and performed extensive mop-up. Units cleared at 19:29.... (Full Story & Photos)

School Bus Extrication Drill

Leonardtown Volunteers, March 18

Tonight the members of Leonardtown VFD along with NDWFD Station 14 participated in a school bus extrication drill. The drill involved stabilizing school buses for extrication as well as using all tools to perform a complete roof removal. We would like to thank Champion Auto Parts for donating a school bus for this training opportunity.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, March 08

At 0841 hours, Rescue Box 511 was dispatched for the head-on accident with persons trapped and a vehicle overturned at Route 260 & Chews Branch Road. Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Engine 51, Ambulance 59, the Assistant Chief and both Safety Officers responded. Units from the Dunkirk VFD & North Beach VFD arrived and found the same. Two patients were flown to a local trauma center via US Park Police Eagle 2.... (Full Story & Photos)

North Beach Fire Chief to Receive National Hero Award

Firefighter Stephen Stanton II, February 25

North Beach VFD Chief Thomas C. Mills will receive the Firefighter Hero Award from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and MAGLITEĀ®.

Chief Mills will be honored for his leadership in response to a tragic fire that took the lives of 2 civilians and nearly killed several firefighters. Chief Mills personally led the effort to ensure the incident and the lessons learned were shared with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mechanicsville Volunteers, February 19

On Monday at 1900 hours, crews reviewed our meter inventory to include our new PID sensor. This will allow us to detect the presence of over 100 volatile organic compounds.

Following the review, there was a refresher on SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) components, our RIT pack, and SCBA emergency procedures. Members then completed a confidence drill. SCBA were disassembled and set up to ... (Full Story & Photos)





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