Southern Maryland Firemen's Association
Southern Maryland Firemen's Association
Southern Maryland Firemen's Association
Southern Maryland Firemen's Association
Southern Maryland Firemen's Association

2019 - 2020
SMVFA - Meetings
 
July 29, 2019
Leonardtown VFD
 
September 30, 2019
Leonardtown VRS
 
November 25, 2019
Lexington Park VRS
 
January 27, 2020
Mechanicsville VFD
 
March 30, 2020
Mechanicsville VRS
 
Convention
May 2-3 2020
Dunkirk VFD
 
July 27, 2020
Nanjemoy VFD

 

Upcoming Events

02/23/2020
Purse Bingo

02/25/2020
Pancake Supper

03/14/2020
Purse and Bag Bingo

03/20/2020
Fried Shrimp Dinner

04/10/2020
Shrimp and Fries

04/25/2020
Live and Silent auction

05/03/2020
Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen's Association Annual Parade and Fireman's Games

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No Caption Fire Safety during Winter Storms

Mark Carrico, January 27

Winter storms can happen almost anywhere. They can cause us problems. Know what to do before, during and after a storm. This will help keep you and your family safe from a winter fire.

• Test all smoke alarms. Do this at least once a month. This way you will know they are working. Install carbon monoxide alarms in your home. Test the alarms.

• Plan two ways out of the home in case of an emergency. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Monday Night Drill Reviews Meters and SCBA

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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No Caption Garage Fire in the First Due

Member Gregory Pross, February 18

At approximately 3:50 pm the Dunkirk volunteers were alerted to a reported building fire at 1810 Inverness Way in Dunkirk (508 box). Engine 51, Truck 5, Tanker 5, Chief 5 and Chief 5C responded. Dunkirk units arrived to find a detached garage with smoke showing.
Engine 51 stretched a hand line and handled fire attack while Truck 5 laddered the building, ventilated and opened up for the engine companies. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Reported Outside Fire Brings West Side to Sweetman Road

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 18

Just after noon, Tenth District Volunteers and surrounding departments were dispatched to 4050 Sweetman Road for reported "outside fire" with possible extension to a nearby garage. Chief 8A (Danielson) arrived in minutes along with E82. Chief 8A established "Marbury Command" and requested three additional tankers for water supply. 21 volunteers along with mutual aid from NDW Company #21 battled this ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Rear End Collision / Park Pines Drive

Assistant Fire Chief Edward (Eddie) Raley, February 14

4-02 Box, 17:12 - Squad 4 was dispatched to the intersection of Park Pines Drive and Three Notch Road in Lexington Park for the reported motor vehicle collision. Chief 4 arrived at 17:22 and reported two vehicles in the roadway with three patients. Squad 4 and Engine 41 arrived and assisted with patient care and securing the vehicles. Ambulance 396 transported one patient and Ambulance 496 transported ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Cadet Program

Past Chief Charles Miedzinski (CP), February 14

***Do you have Children that have always said they wanted to be a Firefighter when they grow up?***

The Hollywood VFD Cadet program is a structured learning environment that meets every Thursday evening to teach Children from ages 12-15 how to become a Firefighter. Cadets learn about day to day fire department operations, partake in basic fire training, learn to use basic firefighting equipment and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Motor Vehicle Collision on North Sandgates Road

Past Chief Charles Miedzinski (CP), February 13

At approximately 1500 hours, HVFD Station 7 was dispatched to the 26800 block of North Sandgates Road for a Motor Vehicle Collision with report of a person trapped. Rescue Squad 7 and Chief 7A responded shortly after dispatch with 5 Volunteers. Rescue Squad 7 arrived on the scene to find a two vehicle collision with one vehicle being a fuel oil truck off the roadway. Crews checked for injures and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Portable Electric Heaters Safety Tip - Space heaters need space

Treasurer Mark Carrico, January 06

Space heaters need space. That's a key message from the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the United States Fire Administration (USFA), who are teaming up to reduce the risk of home heating fires this December, January and February, when half of all U.S. heating home fires occur. Space heaters annually account for 40 percent of reported U.S. home heating fires, and 84 percent ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Three Injured, One Transported to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Accident

Mechanicsville Volunteers, December 15

On Sunday, December 15, 2019, at 1049 hours, Company 2 received an alert for a motor vehicle accident reported serious, with one vehicle overturned and one patient trapped in the area of Mechanicsville Road and Asher Road in Mechanicsville. Squad 2 and Rescue Engine 22 made the response with 10 personnel.

Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in a t-bone style collision, with one patient ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Christmas Tree Fires Can Turn Devastating and Deadly Within Seconds

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 12

A live Christmas tree burn conducted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) shows just how quickly a dried out Christmas tree fire burns, with flashover occurring in less than one minute, as compared to a well-watered tree, which burns at a much slower rate.

Your volunteer fire and EMS departments want to remind everyone to "water their live Christmas tree daily". We do not want to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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