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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Members Conduct Ice Rescue Training

Firefighter/EMT-B Matthew Weschler, February 26

On the night of February 26 2015 at 19:00, Company 2 members headed to the Hughesville Pond for Ice Rescue Training. Members utilized our Oceanid Rapid Deployment Craft, Mustang Ice Commander Suits, and various other safety devices to practice necessary skills for ice rescue. Evolutions were done on ice depth ranging from 3 inches to less than a inch and open water.

Attached are photos of training ... (Full Story & Photos)

Bridgett Lane - Structure Fire

HVFDEMS, November 01

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)

Mutual Aid Motor Vehicle Collision


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)

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)

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)


Reflective 911 Address Signs

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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