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

03/14/2020
Purse and Bag Bingo

03/20/2020
Fried Shrimp Dinner

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

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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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No Caption 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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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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No Caption 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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Passing of Fire Chief Vernon Horsmon, Sr.

Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Facebook Page, December 11

It is with heavy hearts we inform you of the passing of Fire Chief Vernon Horsmon, Sr. He was not only the Chief of our department for 29 years straight (1956-1984), but he was a Lifetime Member of PFVFD for 76 years. This made him the longest serving member of our organization. In addition to his volunteer duties within our community, Chief Horsmon was also a US Army Veteran.

Please keep the Horsmon ... (Full Story & Photos)

Courtesy of Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Facebook Page
Courtesy of Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Facebook Page

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No Caption Golden Beach House Fire

Captain Ryan Raley, December 09

At 1626 hours, on Monday, Engine Companies 2, 1002, 1005, Tankers 2, 1002, 1005, Trucks 1003, 7, and Squad 7 were alerted to Grant Road @ Bay Drive for the reported house on fire.

Engine 23, Tanker 2, Tanker 224, and Squad 2 made the response immediately after dispatch. Units arrived on the scene to find a One-story, Single-family home with fire showing from the Alpha and Delta sides.

Engine 23 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Annual Elections for 2020 Leadership

Mechanicsville Volunteers, December 09

On Monday December 9th at 1900 hours, the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department held their annual elections for the 2020 leadership. The following are the elected leaders for 2020:

President - John “Monkey” Montgomery
1st Vice President - Jeremy Hemming
2nd Vice President - Jackson Miller
Treasurer - Tommy Kidwell
Secretary - Darene Kleinsorgen
Assistant Secretary - Karen Montgomery
Financial ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe , December 09

This morning at 1011 hours, Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 58, the Fire Chief & Deputy Chief responded to Route 4 & Route 260 for the motor vehicle accident.

The Dunkirk VFD arrived on location and found a single vehicle overturned. The patient had been removed from the wreckage by a bystander prior to fire department arrival.

The single patient suffered severe facial trauma. Due to inclement weather, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Special Olympics Charles County Calendar Fundraiser

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 09

GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEA!!! Special Olympics Charles County is now selling a custom made 2020 calendar. It's the first of its kind!!! It features some of the amazing athletes that are involved in the Special Olympics programs along with a few of the county's awesome first responders! If you are interested in purchasing one or more at $20 each, please contact Sharon Garner (51) at 240-320-4177 or ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Safety PSA Christmas 2019

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 09

Andrew Spalding, Volunteer County EMS Chief for the Charles County Association of EMS and Mark Kaufmann, Jr., County Fire Chief for the Charles County Volunteer Fireman's Association give tips to make you holiday season safe.
... (Full Story)


 
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