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

Upcoming Events

08/30/2018 - 05/31/2019
Sportsman's Calendar - 2019 Gun & Money Raffle

MVFDA Fried Fish Dinner

MVFDA Indoor Yard Sale

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Easter Breakfast

MVFDA Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Spring Craft Fair

15th Annual Good Friday Fish Fry


2019 Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Golf Tournament!

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2018 SMVFA Award Winners



LaVerne Stewart Memorial Award

Jake Karaczynski – Leonardtown Vol. Rescue Squad


Frank Cotrufo Safety Award

Christopher Smith – Leonardtown Vol. Fire Dept.


Aloysius Newman Chaplain’s Award

John O. Gatton, Sr.  – Hollywood Vol. Fire Dept.


David Gott Fire Prevention Award

Theresa Palmer – Mechanicsville Vol. Fire Dept


Roland B. Duke Fire Prevention Award

LaPlata Volunteer Fire Department


Unit Citation Station Plaques (4):


For exemplary work at the Breton Bay Golf Course on April 17, 2017 when an H-60 helicopter crashed on the course ejecting and trapping patients and working together to quickly stabilize patients for transport.


Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad

Rocky Woodburn

Mock Mattingly

Kerry Klear

Dylan Lowmiller

Tim Janey


St. Mary’s County Advanced Life Support

Paul Koch


Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department

Thomas “Buck” Trossbach

Andy Bell

Keith Watts

Chris Bell

Jared Trossbach

Warren Trossbach


Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad

Greg Casoni

Kim Hiess

Earl Newton

Vickie Gray



Life Saving Awards: (7)


(1)    For efforts on November 8, 2017 at Triton Metals on Airport View Dr. that saved a Cardiac Arrest patient in full arrest. FF Winkler began high performance CPR which assisted in the save of the patient prior to turning over to the ambulance.


Hollywood Volunteer Fire Dept

Deputy Chief Ernest Rogers

Kevin Gardiner

Captain Brendan Abell

FF Gary Guiles

Mike Sullivan

FF Justin Winkler


Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad

Barbara Wible

Stanley Williams

Kim Hiess

Earl Newton


St. Mary’s County Advanced Life Support

Michael Barnett

Jim Rodriguez



(2)    For efforts on July 4, 2017 on Blake Creek Rd. in Valley Lee, MD for a Cardiac Arrest patient who is a lifetime member of the station and was saved by the crews involved as well as his wife who began CPR prior to calling 911.


Second District Volunteer Fire Dept & Rescue Squad

Capt Jacob Walker

Blair Swann

Lt. Dylan Walker

FF Robert Springer

Matt Abbott

EMS Chief Daniel Browne

John Caulder

Earl Knott

Ray Carter


St. Mary’s County Advanced Life Support

Mike Cahall

Jim Kurtz



(3)    For efforts on August 5, 2017 at Len’s Marina for a Cardiac Arrest patient that had a nurse on the scene initiating CPR and turned over to EMS personnel and initiated shocks and the patient regained a pulse and was transferred to a landing site to the Cath lab.


St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Dept

Chief Ricky Weems

Rich Hannigan

Megan Kupper

Deputy Chief Thomas Buckmaster

Chad Lankford


Calvert County Advanced Life Support

Kevin Wells





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