At 1735 Hours on Saturday November 1st, Squad 2 and Tanker 2, along with multiple surrounding companies, responded to a reported structure fire located on Bridgett Lane in Laplata, MD. Squad 2 arrived on location first and immediately initiated fire attack with Squad 2's pre-connected 200ft 1 3/4" attack line in an effort to knock down and slow the growth of the fire in the home until an engine ... (Full Story & Photos)
On July 19, 2014 around 4:51 pm, units from Hughesville Fire and EMS were alerted to the intersection of Mohawk Drive and Three Notch Road for a reported Motor Vehicle Collision. Squad 2 and the Paramedic Ambulance 28 arrived to find a single vehicle overturned just south of the intersection into St. Mary's County. Upon arrival, the driver of the vehicle was treated and transported for routine evaluation ... (Full Story & Photos)
WASHINGTON, DC – June 4, 2014, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) announced that the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad has been awarded $161,975 in federal grant funds to improve operations and safety through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program.
“Today’s announcement of grant funding for the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad is excellent news ... (Full Story & Photos)
This weekend, the Southern Maryland Volunteer Fireman's Association celebrated their 67th Annual Convention and Parade. The convention and parade mark the changing of the President of the Association for the upcoming year. The weekend was hosted by Solomons Island and Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department of Calvert County.
The parade ventured through Solomons Island today, where Hughesville Volunteers ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 0453 hrs, Hughesville volunteers were alerted to 2906 Henry Court in Waldorf Company 3's first due for a reported house fire. Chief 3 arrived on scene with a two story single family dwelling fully involved with fire. Engine 22 arrived 4th on the scene and was instructed to hit a hydrant and pull a hose line to the 'Charlie' side of the residence. The fire was placed under control by several surrounding ... (Full Story & Photos)
Reflective 911 Address Signs
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Calif. Firefighters Revive Man on Flight
Two Orange County firefighters are being credited with saving a man's life Friday morning after they revived him midair on a flight from John Wayne Airport to Houston.
Arrests Made in Mississippi 'Fire Cult'
Investigators believe a woman was bored working at a Clermont Volunteer Fire Department and began setting marsh fires and an abandoned structure and got others to join her.
The City of Monroe is accepting applications for future full-time firefighter/paramedic job vacancies.
Dealing with Difficult Deaths
Firefighters, law enforcement officers, emergency medical service personnel, healthcare providers, chaplains, and other clergy regularly encounter people who have died.
Safety Pad Experiences 120 Percent Growth in One Year
OPEN Incorporated, makers of the SafetyPAD Suite of software products, announced it witnessed a 120 percent customer growth since January 2014 with 98 percent of new clients selecting its SafetyPAD for Android solution.