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Important Product Safety Recall Information

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), February 15

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The CPSC announces today the following recalls are posted in cooperation with the firms listed below. Recalls can be viewed at www.cpsc.gov.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Igniting Excellence: Celebrating Our Fire/EMT Cadets' Triumph at the Southern Maryland Regional SkillsUSA Competition 2024!

President Patrick Hassler, January 29

Congratulations to our dedicated Fire/EMT Cadets for their outstanding performance at today's Southern Maryland Regional SkillsUSA competition 2024! We extend our heartfelt appreciation to all the instructors, as well as the numerous volunteers who selflessly supported and coached these talented individuals at their local stations, preparing them for this momentous event.

Today's competition marks ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Important Product Safety Recall Information

Consumer Product Safety Commission, January 29

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The CPSC announces today the following recalls are posted in cooperation with the firms listed below. Recalls can be viewed at www.cpsc.gov.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Bay District Volunteers, January 25

NFPA Announces Launch of “Charge into Fire Safety,” a Campaign and Updated Webpage for Educating the Public about Lithium-Ion Battery Safety.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of Joseph "Bubby" Knott

Vice President Michael (Mike) Roberts, January 04

The Officers and Members of the Second District Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad, Inc. are saddened to announce the passing of Joseph "Bubby" Knott of Great Mills on January 4, 2024.

Bubby Knott was a past member of the Department as well as serving as a member on the Board of Directors several years ago. Bubby's business, Great Mills Trading Post Company, Inc. was the general contractor ... (Full Story & Photos)

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), January 04

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers to immediately stop using ZAUTNKN.INC lithium-ion replacement battery packs because they pose a risk of fire to consumers.... (Full Story & Photos)

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State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci Retires

Southern Maryland Volunteers, December 27

State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci officially declared his retirement on December 21, 2023, culminating a remarkable 50-year career, with a decade dedicated to the Office of the State Fire Marshal. The announcement coincided with the agency's festive luncheon in Pikesville, where Geraci was joined by his family, both current and retired colleagues, including former and present police and fire chiefs, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Winter is Coming – Have you Checked Your Preparedness List?

St. Mary’s County Government’s Department of Emergency Services, December 27

St. Mary’s County Government’s Department of Emergency Services encourages all residents to double check their emergency preparedness checklist to ensure they are ready for winter.

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Tragic House Fire Incident in Prince Frederick

Southern Maryland Volunteers, December 25

At approximately 11:10 a.m. on Monday, December 25, 2023, emergency responders from Calvert and St. Mary’s County rushed to the 2900 block of Honey Cove Court in Prince Frederick, following reports of a house fire.

Upon arrival, crews were met with a daunting sight—a two-story residence engulfed in flames. Swift action was taken as firefighters deployed multiple attack lines, entering the structure ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Consumer Product Safety Commission, December 21

In an effort to reduce winter hazard incidents, CPSC urges you to keep safety in sight while playing or working in cold weather.... (Full Story & Photos)

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