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 0 0
Apr-14 0 0
May-14 0 0
Jun-14 0 0
Total 601 934 1535

FY14 Apparatus Call Stats
Engine 22 129
Engine 23 116
Engine 24 69
Tanker 2 37
Squad 2 222
AMB 27 462
AMB 28 546

FY14 Incidents
Fires 94
Gas Leaks 22
Assist EMS 62
MVA's 72
Extrications 13

Past Call Stats
FY Fire EMS Total
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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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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House Fire off Mattawoman-Beantown

Firefighter/EMT-B William Jones, February 28

On the morning of Feb 28th at 0258, Squad 2 was alerted for a reported house fire at 12616 Indian Lane in Waldorf. Waldorf Engine 33 arrived to a two story split level dwelling with heavy fire from side "Alpha". Squad 2 arrived as the first due special service and was instructed by command to conduct a primary search of the basement. All occupants escaped the home without injury. Volunteers from Hughesville ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hughesville VFD & RS help young boy's wish come true

Chief Jeremy Mercure, February 24

Members of the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad Inc. participated in helping to make young Tyler Seddon's wish for his birthday come true. Young Tyler is undergoing chemotherapy while doctors search for a bone marrow donor after being diagnosed with leukemia for the second time. Tyler's wish was to receive cards from his favorite heroes: Police Officers and Firefighters. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hughesville Firefighter Joins Army

HVFD PIO, January 15

The members of Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad would like to extend well wishes to fellow firefighter Damian Lyles. As an active member of Hughesville, Damian has shown a true dedication to public service over the last couple years. Damian has reported to Army basic training camp, and he will go on to fight and defend our country.

At our January business meeting, the department ... (Full Story & Photos)

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