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
May 2-3 2020
Dunkirk VFD
July 27, 2020
Nanjemoy VFD


Upcoming Events

Paint Night & Raffle Basket Fundraiser

3rd Annual Food Drive

Annual Fall Craft Fair

Breakfast with Santa

Holiday Bazaar

Christmas Craft/Vendor Fair & Lunch with Santa

Spaghetti Dinner

Children's Santa Bingo

Papa Johns Fundraiser

Leather Helmet Fundraiser

Maryland State Firemen's Association
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Nov 15, 2019

Close Before You Doze - See the Dramatic Difference a Door Can Make

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 28

In a house fire, are you safer sleeping with your bedroom doors open or closed? See the dramatic, life-saving difference a door can make.

Flash Max 911 the Fire Safety Superhero and the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department team up in this heart-pounding video to 'slam home' the life-saving message of closing bedroom doors to slow the spread of fire, heat and smoke in a home fire. Flash Max also explains ... (Full Story)

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Southern Maryland Volunteers, October 28

Obituary for Charles N. Black IV

Charles N. Black IV, 74, of Eden, passed away at home on October 18th, 2019.
Charlie was born in Washington, DC to Charles N Black III and Mary Jane Black on July 15, 1945. He grew up and went to school in Prince George’s County, Maryland. At an early age he gained a passion for the fire service from his father serving as a volunteer with Riverdale Heights Volu
nteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

Running Hare Vineyard Building Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 30

This morning at approximately 0615 hours, Engine 21 (Prince Frederick VFD) was dispatched for the smoke investigation on Adelina Road. While searching for the source, they arrived at Running Hare Vineyard and found a large 2-story commercial building used for producing wine fully-involved with fire.

The box assignment was requested which brought Dunkirk VFD Truck 5, Tanker 5 & the Assistant Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Passing of Mary “Bibby” Thompson

Saint Leonard Volunteer Fire Department, September 30

Mary Elizabeth “Bibby” Thompson, 91, of St. Leonard, MD passed away on September 28, 2019 at her residence. Born November 20, 1927 in Hollywood, MD she was the daughter of the late William Lloyd Copsey and Ruth Mae (Wible) Copsey.

Bibby married her husband, the late Richard Finley Thompson on April 17, 1945 in St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church in Hollywood, MD. They moved to Calvert County from ... (Full Story & Photos)

Potomac Heights Press Release

PHVFD&RS, September 29


This morning, a member suffered a serious medical emergency while operating on a first due fire. That member has been transported to a local hospital and has been stabilized. No further information will be released at this time. We thank everyone for the support we have received so far. Any questions about this incident need to be directed to the Chief of the Department Justin ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Medics Respond to Entrapment on the Thomas Johnson Bridge

Chief of CALS Chris Shannon FTO, September 27

At approx 2100 hours on Friday night Solomons VFD units were alerted for the report of a head on collision on the TJB. Soon after the initial dispatch "The Medic" was added for the report of one unconscious. M102 (PMIC Youngblood) who was in the Lusby area marked up responding. With the report of one subject unconscious M105 (PMIC Newman-Paul) marked up as the 2nd medic to back up M102. Solomons ... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing of Member James H. "Jay" Hills

Public Information Officer Michael Roberts, September 19

he Officers and Members of the Second District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc. sadly announce the passing of member James H. “Jay” Hills on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

Jay joined the department in February 1991. Though he was inactive at the time of his passing, Jay leaves behind a legacy of service and dedication to the Department and the citizens of St. Mary’s County.

Jay accumulated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Maryland State Fire Marshal, September 18

STATEWIDE, September 18, 2019 - The Office of the State Fire Marshal has seen numerous burn injuries as a result of open air burning this month. State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci would like to remind residents about the necessary steps to reduce their risk of injury while conducting an open air burn.

"Burning a large pile of brush is not the same as having a small campfire," said State Fire Marshal ... (Full Story & Photos)

Coat Drive

Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department Member Gregory Pross, September 17

Please donate new & gently used coats & jackets to help keep our neighbors warm this winter. Stop by the firehouse anytime to donate them!... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption St. Leonard VFD Open House

Assistant Chief Thomas Buckmaster, September 17

Come out and support your local Volunteer Fire Department!

Saturday, October 5th, 2019 from 12:00-4:00 p.m

St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department
200 Calvert Beach Road
St. Leonard, MD 20685

Vehicle Extrication Demonstrations, EMS Demonstrations, Games, and more!

Light Refreshments and Food will be provided.... (Full Story & Photos)







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