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November 25, 2024
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January 27, 2025
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March 31, 2025
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06/13/2024 - 12/12/2024
Calvert County & Charles County Car Seat Checks

06/15/2024
Craft/Vendor Fair

06/30/2024
Carnival Pizza Fundraiser

06/30/2024
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

07/14/2024
Pre Order Drive Thru Crab Cake Dinner

07/22/2024
Queenstown Volunteer Fire Company - Golf Tournament

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Celebrating 50 Years of Service: National EMS Week Honors Past and Inspires Future

Southern Maryland Volunteers, May 21

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first National EMS Week, a milestone that highlights the significant evolution of emergency medical services (EMS) and the selfless dedication of its professionals. As we honor half a century of commitment and service, it's essential to recognize not only the past achievements but also to look forward to the future of EMS.

Emergency medical services have ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 2024 Installation of Officers & Awards Ceremony

Southern Maryland Volunteers, May 06

On April 28, 2024, the Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen's Association convened for our annual memorial service and installation of officers, marking a significant moment of continuity and renewal in our organization's legacy.... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Engine Coming In The Near Future To Hollywood VFD

Hollywood VFD, May 01

The Membership, and apparatus committee is proud to announce that we have received the final drawings for our new Engine. This unit will be a 2024 pierce arrow XT, powered by a Cummins X12 525 horsepower motor. This unit is equipped with a Hale 1500 gpm fire pump and will carry 750 gallons of water, 30 gallons of foam, various attack lines and other equipment. This unit will be designated as Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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NBVFD, April 28

At 1415 hours, Area box 615 was dispatched for the detached garage fire in the 7000 block of Dorothy Drive. Engine 12, Tower 1, Chief 1A & Safety 1 responded from Company 1. Units from Huntingtown arrived to find a 2 story, detached garage with heavy fire showing. Engine 12 arrived as the 2nd Engine, completing Huntingtown’s split lay & assisted with extinguishment.

Tower 1 arrived as the 1st due ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Inaccessible Terrain Rescue

Tenth District VFD, April 27

This afternoon, crews were alerted for an inaccessible terrain rescue off of Mason Springs Road. ATV-8 was used to transport the patient out to the ambulance. The patient was flown to a local trauma center for evaluation and treatment.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jeri Mumper FTO, April 26

On Friday, April 26th Sunderland Elementary hosted a Fun Run in support of their Boosterthon. CALS members Sean and Shane McKeever stopped by to cheer our young community members on as they worked hard to raise money for the redesigning and updating of the media center. Sunderland Elementary was able to raise ~$23,000 for their Media Center redesign. Way to go!”... (Full Story & Photos)

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Recall: Montebello Gas Fireplaces

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) , April 25

CPSC Warns Consumers to Stop Using Montebello ST and DRT63ST Gas Fireplaces; Multiple Fires Reported

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers about the risk of death and serious injuries from certain Innovative Hearth Products (IHP) gas fireplaces. CPSC urges consumers to immediately stop using the Montebello ST and DRT63ST fireplaces.

The window glass ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption CPSC Warns Consumers to Immediately Stop Using Elide Fire Extinguishing Balls

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), April 03

CPSC Warns Consumers to Immediately Stop Using Elide Fire Extinguishing Balls Due to Failure to Extinguish Fires and Risk of Serious Injury or Death.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Light the Night

Southern Maryland Volunteers, April 03

Each year firefighters from across the nation gather in Emmitsburg, Maryland at the National Fire Academy to honor their fallen brothers and sisters from the previous year, who lost their lives in the line of duty. This is a solemn event that is held dear to firefighters and the Fire Hero families who have lost a loved one serving their communities.

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation created ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption CPSC Warns that Narcotics and Water Beads Are Growing Risks Facing Young Children

Consumer Product Safety Commission, March 20

National Poison Prevention Week Highlights Hazards... (Full Story & Photos)

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