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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INVITATION TO BID RFP NO. HVFDEMS-17-001
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The Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc. solicits bids for technical and price proposals from qualified IT Managed Service Providers. Solicitation documents may be obtained at  http://www.hvfdems.org/content/station/IT-RFP.cfm and click on “Bid Package”.
THE RESPONSE IS DUE DECEMBER 1, 2017 NO LATER THAN 4:00 P.M. RESPONSES RECEIVED AFTER THIS TIME WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED AND RE-TURNED TO THE BIDDER UNOPENED. HAND-DELIVER OR MAIL SUBMISSION FORMS TO JIMMY L. ROSE, HUGHESVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT AND RESCUE SQUAD, INC, 15245 PRINCE FREDERICK ROAD, HUGHESVILLE, MD 20637
NOTE:  QUESTIONS CONCERNING THIS SOLICITATION MUST BE E-MAILED TO jrose@ hvfdems.org - SUBJECT LINE “QUESTION RFP  HVFDEMS-17-001” in bold - NO LATER THAN 4:00:00 P.M. ON November 8, 2017.
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The Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc. reserves the right to cancel this RFP at any time after issuance, to reject, in whole or in part, any and all proposals received, to waive minor technicalities in proposals, and to negotiate with responsible Proposers in any manner necessary to serve its best interests.

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Adopt A Senior (&Family)

A local food drive supported by the volunteer Fire Departments within Charles County. Members of the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad adopted two local families during this holiday season. For full details and pictures, see the story below.

          

 

 

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Hughesville Volunteers Support Local Families

HVFDPIO, December 22

On Saturday, December 17th members of the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad participated in a county wide program called "Adopt a Senior". This program allowed the members to give back to the community by providing ready to eat meals within the Hughesville first due. Crew members grocery shopped, packed and delivered the baskets of food, along with Santa, to two different households. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Zavion on Hughesville's Engine at National Night Out at Malcolm Elementary, 2015
Zavion on Hughesville's Engine at National Night Out at Malcolm Elementary, 2015

A Special Tribute for a Special Little Boy

PIO Caryn McMahon, October 21

Today, the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad was privledged and honored to pay a special tribute to Zavion Atkins, who unfortunately passed during a first due house fire last week. Zavion had a passion for trucks and firetrucks. Firefighters recalled Zavion's smile and love for fire trucks at local fire prevention events, including National Night Out and school vists during Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vehicle Accident with Confirmed Entrapment

Firefighter/EMT-B Kyle Compton, October 18

In the morning hours of Sunday, 10/18/15, the day of our open house, Company 2 and surrounding stations were alerted for a Moter Vehicle Accident with entrapment on Prince Frederick Rd (RT231) in the area of Goode Road. Squad 2 arrived on scene first and confirmed a rollover collision involving at least two vehicles with one person trapped. Squad 2's crew went to work stabilizing and extricating the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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First Due Fatal Fire

Firefighter/EMT-B Kyle Compton, October 14

Early in the morning on October 14, 2015 at 0035 hours, Company 2 along with surrounding stations were alerted to respond to a single family house fire. During the response, units were advised of subjects trapped in the house. Engine 22 and Tanker 2 responded on dispatch. Special Ops Chief 17A arrived on scene first and advised incoming units of a single story house with fire showing, and confirmed ... (Full Story)


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Accident with Reported Entrapment

Firefighter/EMT-B Kyle Compton, October 13

On 10/13/15, in the heat of the morning commute, Company 2 was alerted to a Motor Vehicle Accident with Entrapment. Units arrived on scene to find no one trapped, but had multiple patients and limited access to some of the patients. Squad 2 established the Leonardtown Road command and went to work helping Paramedic Ambulance 27 with the highest priority patients. Multiple additional ambulances were ... (Full Story & Photos)

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National Fire News

Newbern, NC, No. 9 Township Fire & Rescue Gets Pumper/Tanker
Number 9 Township Fire & Rescue in Newbern, NC, has taken delivery of a Midwest Fire side control tanker-pumper built on a Freightliner M2 106 chassis.

Close Calls: Leaking Substance Affects Firefighters
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Ex-TX Firefighter Used Spycam on Female FF
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MA Firefighter Suffers Medical Injury at Blaze
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IL Firefighter Who Inspired De Niro's 'Backdraft' Role Dies
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Living Memorial for 18 Victims of 1957 NY Fire
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FL Fire Board OKs Sex Harassment Settlement
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CA Volunteers Want Chief, Board President Ousted
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Ajax, Ontario, Canada, Fire & Emergency Services Puts Rear-Mount Aerial in Service
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IL City's Minority Hiring Falls Short of Goals
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Apparatus Crushed During Massive St. Louis Warehouse Blaze
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PA Business Owner in Dispute over Installing KNOX-BOX
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IN Fire Chief Steps Down amid Probe into Deadly Fire
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Meet AZ's Only All-Woman Inmate Firefighting Crew
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Adorable Video of Rescued CA Girl Hugging Firefighter
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Chicago FFs Tackle Mechanical Blaze at Chocolate Factory
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