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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James "Iggy" Herbert Sr.

8/25/1940 - 4/19/2015

Jimmy Herbert has been dedicated to our department and the local community for over 59 years, and will be truly missed.

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Structure Fire In Waldorf

Firefighter/EMT-B Kyle Compton, April 22

In the evening hours of April 20th, Company 2 was alerted to respond to a reported house fire in Waldorf, Rescue Squad 2 responded with total staffing of four personnel. The caller advised the structure had been struck by lightning and units from Waldorf VFD (Company 3) arrived with visible smoke and fire. Rescue Squad 2 arrived as the first due special service, and assisted in laddering the structure ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine Goes To Fire In Mechanicsville

Firefighter/EMT-B Kyle Compton, April 22

On April 20th at 0942 hours, Engine Company 2 was alerted to respond to Three Notch Rd in the area of Big Dogs Tavern for the reported house fire. Engine 22 responded with four personnel at dispatch. St. Mary's Engine 24 from (Mechanicsville) arrived on scene with smoke showing and established the "Three Notch Rd Command". The crew from SM E24 entered the structure to locate and extinguish any fire ... (Full Story)


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Passing of Member James "Iggy" Herbert

HVFDEMS, April 19

The Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad regrets to announce the passing of active, life member James "Iggy" Herbert.

The fire department and rescue squad will be coordinating services at the request of the family. At this time, the family and department would request time to mourn and reflect. A fire department representative will be appointed as a point of contact and more ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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