2022 - 2023
SMVFA - Meetings

July 25, 2022
Seventh District VRS

September 26, 2022
Solomons VRSFD

November 28, 2022
St. Leonard VFD

January 30, 2023
St. Mary's ALS

March 27, 2023
Tenth District VFD

April 29-30
Prince Frederick VFD

All meetings will be in person and a Zoom option will also be offered for those wishing to join Virtually

Upcoming Events

10/29/2022 - 12/07/2022
Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department Fundraisers

Children's Santa Bingo

Holiday Super Bingo

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Southern Maryland Volunteers, November 21

Top tips for Holiday cooking, decorating and toy shopping... (Full Story & Photos)

Daylight Saving Time Ends

Southern Maryland Volunteers, November 02

It’s Time to Change Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Batteries as Daylight Saving Time Ends... (Full Story & Photos)

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Southern Maryland Volunteers, November 01

It’s Time to Change Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Batteries as Daylight Saving Time Ends... (Full Story & Photos)

CPSC Offers Safety Tips to Keep Hazards from Haunting Your Halloween

Southern Maryland Volunteers, October 18

News Release... (Full Story & Photos)

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Consumer Product Safety Commission, October 12

WASHINGTON, D.C. – E-scooters, e-bikes, and hoverboards have grown in popularity among Americans in recent years, as a way to get to and from work or school, or for fun. A new report released today by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) finds that emergency room (ER)-treated injuries and deaths with these products are also increasing. In light of the spike in injuries, CPSC reminds ... (Full Story & Photos)

About Fire Prevention Week

Southern Maryland Volunteers, October 05

Since 1922, the NFPA has sponsored the public observance of Fire Prevention Week. In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed Fire Prevention Week a national observance, making it the longest-running public health observance in our country. During Fire Prevention Week, children, adults, and teachers learn how to stay safe in case of a fire. Firefighters provide lifesaving public education in an ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant Scot Best, August 23

On Monday evening (August 22nd), Ridge VFD educators were asked by St. Mary’s College of Maryland to teach their new group of Resident Assistants (RAs) about fire extinguishers and fire safety. Very often, major catastrophes can be avoided through the proper use of a portable fire extinguisher. They are intended to be used during the “incipient stage” of a fire (just started and/or is small) when ... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing of Charter member Edward Kennett

Members of SDVRS, August 22

The officers and members of the Seventh District Vol. Rescue Squad regret to announce the passing of Edward "Eddie" Kennett.

Eddie became a Charter member of the Rescue Squad in 1960. Eddie was an Asst. Engineer for many years and was consistently a top responder.

He was a life member and an inductee into the SMVFA Hall of Fame recognizing his 54 years of service.

Eddie was also active with the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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NBVFD, August 22

Tower 1 and Boat 1 responded mutual aid to Anne Arundel County at 5:33pm on August 21, 2022, for a vacant house on fire in Deale. Tower 1’s crew was assigned rapid intervention, the role on the fireground responsible for rescuing firefighters who become lost or trapped in a building.

Boat 1 was assigned water supply and used its pump to provide water to the fireground.

Crews remained on the scene ... (Full Story & Photos)

The Passing of Gregory Casoni

President Holly Wathen, August 19

The officers and members of the Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad regret to announce the passing of Active and Honorary Life Member Gregory (Greg) Casoni. Greg joined the department in 2010. In February 2011, Greg obtained his Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) certification. Greg has served as Chief Engineer and was actively serving as Assistant Engineer. In the days prior to his passing, Greg was
presented ... (Full Story & Photos)

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