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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Mutual Aid Motor Vehicle Collision

HVFDEMS PIO, July 22

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)

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Congressman Steny Hoyer Announces Over $161,000 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Award for Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc.

Secretary Jimmy Rose, June 05

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)

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Solomons Island Hosts 67th Annual Parade

HVFD PIO, April 27

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)

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Working House Fire in Waldorf

Firefighter/EMT-B William Jones, April 14

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)

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Hughesville Volunteers make a little boys day

Chief Jeremy Mercure, March 12

On Sunday the 9th, members of the Hughesville Volunteer FD & RS made a home visit to a young boy named Anthony who's only wish is to be a firefighter. As his mother explained "He is very into the firefighting thing so much that he will suit up and run through the house kicking doors open yelling 'fire department'" Young Anthony has been to the station for our departments open house. Showing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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