FY14 Call Stats
Fire EMS Total
Jul-13 74 137 211
Aug-13 58 144 202
Sep-13 79 135 214
Oct-13 88 136 224
Nov-13 78 112 190
Dec-13 92 115 207
Jan-14 57 92 149
Feb-14 75 63 138
Mar-14 80 121 201
Apr-14 77 151 228
May-14 95 151 246
Jun-14 65 130 195
Total 918 1487 2405

FY14 Apparatus Call Stats
Engine 22 197
Engine 23 216
Engine 24 130
Tanker 2 116
Squad 2 367
AMB 27 699
AMB 28 953

FY14 Incidents
Fires 155
Gas Leaks 26
Assist EMS 96
MVA's 106
Extrications 14

Past Call Stats
FY Fire EMS Total
2014 918 1487 2405
2013 975 1775 2475
2012 990 1545 2645
2011 912 1489 2401
2010 918 1540 2458
2009 947 1653 2600
2008 1006 1639 2645
2007 1010 1465 2475

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Hughesville Volunteer Fire and EMS

Our volunteers have visited neighborhoods along Leonardtown Road, Old Leonardtown Road and Oliver Shop Road. Santa has loved seeing all of the supportive families and children. The volunteers would like to extend a special thanks for the sweet treats and donations along the way. We can not wait to see the rest of you over the next few weekends. Due to some work at the North Pole, Santa has re-scheduled some of the Santa Runs previously planned. Please take a look at our updated schedule.
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Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Associations Sponsor the 2017 Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Campaign

Past President Jimmy Rose, November 30

The Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments are proud to announce our participation in the 2017 Marine Corps Reserve Toy for Tots Campaign. Our focus will be to provide new toys for our children who are less fortunate this Christmas Holiday.
We are asking for assistance from our citizens and business owners to donate new unwrapped toys of any age group simply by dropping them off at any ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption First Due Trailer Fire

Firefighter/EMT-B Kyle Compton, April 19

On 4/19/2015 at 1553 hours, Engine Company 2, Tanker 2 and Engine Company 836 were alerted to 3454 Slater Drive for the reported large vehicle fire. Utility 2 was available on the air and responded with two personnel at dispatch. Utility 2 arrived on scene with a camper trailer fully involved and established the Slater Drive command. Engine 22 responded with four personnel, Tanker 2 with two personnel. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Large First Due Brush Fire

Firefighter/EMT-B Kyle Compton, April 06

On April 6, 2015 at 1459 hours Station 2 and Station 3 were alerted to respond to a reported large brush fire in the area of Woodville Road and Woodmont Drive. Engine 24 and Tanker 2 responded as well as Engine 34 from Waldorf. When Engine 24 arrived the reported location was changed to Harley Place off of Woodville Road and an upgraded assignment was requested. This brought U2, B3, E124, B840, E54 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT-B Kyle Compton, April 03

On the morning of April 2, 2015, Colonial Beach (VA) Chief Dave Robey arrived on scene of a house fire at 10382 Charles Street in La Plata. Chief Robey alerted the homeowners and assited two smoke-inhalation victims out of the home after alerting local authorities. Squad 2 was alerted responded with four personnel. Units from La Plata VFD arrived and quickly extinguished the fire on the porch which ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Motorcycle Fire in Attached Garage

Firefighter/EMT-B Matthew Weschler, March 16

On 03/16/15 at 1145 hours, Station 2 was alerted to 6485 Patuxent Woods Lane for a reported motorcycle on fire in a attached garage. Engine 22 responded along with Tanker 2. Engine 22 arrived on scene laying out from the intersection with nothing evident. Fire Captain P. Doering established the Patuxent Woods Command. A crosslay was deployed to the reported garage, and a motorcycle was found burned ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The reflective address signs clearly mark your address for all emergency personnel to identify easily both day and night. Made of the same tough materials as road signs these home address signs are so reflective in the dark that ambulance or fire crews don't have to struggle to read your address at night. Help us help you! Order one today $20.00 installed.

To order simply fill out the online order form print it and mail it back to to us OR you can email your order to signs@hvfdems.org and someone will be in contact with you.

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