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


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Dec 10, 2019

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Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, November 29

State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci would like to wish residents across the State of Maryland happy holidays and remind them of safe practices when celebrating this season.

"This is the time of year where we gather around dinner tables, fire places, Christmas trees, and candles. It's important to put safety first when celebrating the holiday traditions that are unique to your family in order to keep ... (Full Story & Photos)

Overturned Oil Tanker Truck in Mechanicsville

Mechanicsville Volunteers, November 26

At 0757 hours, Chief 2A & Rescue Squad 2 responded to the area of Budds Creek Road and Mechanicsville Road in Mechanicsville, for a Motor Vehicle Accident involving an overturned fuel oil delivery truck carrying an unknown hazardous material with the driver reported trapped.

Crews arrived on the scene to find the vehicle off the roadway and overturned in an embankment, with the occupant out of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Waldorf Volunteers and Surrounding Departments Make Quick Work of House Fire

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 24

While taking a moment to eat dinner, Waldorf Volunteers and area fire/EMS departments responded to the 2500 blk of Mattawoman-Beantown Road for a reported "structure fire" at 6:30 p.m. The caller told our 911 center they heard an explosion and fire coming out of the bedroom. A very short time later, CCSO arrived along with Waldorf Chief 3A (Mills) confirming smoke coming front door. E33 made quick ... (Full Story & Photos)

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)

No Caption Passing of Chief Charles N. Black

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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