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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Signed on March 26, 2007 at 2:17 AM
Guest Name: Bob Parrott
Comments:

YOUR SITE IS VERY WELL LAYED OUT AND HAS PLENTY OF GOOD INFORMATION
THE WAY A SITE SHOULD BE.


Signed on January 28, 2007 at 1:28 AM
Guest Name: Brian Dean EMS2-3
Rank/Title: ems 2-3 second leiutentant
Web Address: www.gvad.org
Location: Grasonville MD
Comments:

just sending a hello from your brothers from the eastern shore.keep up the good work.


Signed on January 24, 2007 at 10:00 PM
Guest Name: Will Gilbert
Rank/Title: Lt.
Web Address: myspace.com/williamgilbert
Location: Bingen Vol. Fire Dept.
Comments:

Very nice site.


Signed on January 24, 2007 at 10:33 AM
Guest Name: matt eckenrode
Rank/Title: firefighter
Location: pleasant valley fire company 6 carroll county
Comments:

nice web site and great incident picture keep up the good work!


Signed on January 23, 2007 at 1:04 AM
Guest Name: Joshua Carlson
Rank/Title: Fire Sgt.
Web Address: www.accokeekvfd.com
Comments:

Hey I like the website. Glad to see there is other stations that care about their website as much as we do. Keep up the good work and stop by and check out our website.


Signed on January 12, 2007 at 9:07 AM
Guest Name: Corey Hostetler
Rank/Title: Captain / Webmaster
Web Address: www.tvfd69.com
Location: Morgantown, PA
Comments:

Would love to see some apparatus pics !


Signed on October 23, 2006 at 6:49 PM
Guest Name: Josh Devotie
Rank/Title: Captain/Paramedic
Location: Lakeway Central Vol. FD, Jefferson County Tennessee
Comments:

Hey guys, very impressive site, keep up the good work and stay safe


Signed on September 12, 2006 at 9:19 PM
Guest Name: Kathryn
Location: Fairfax Station, Va, formerly Hughesville, Md.
Comments:

Having grown up in Hughesville in the late 1950's through the mid 1960's, I remember the classic Hughesville WHITE fire trucks. The only ones in all of Southern Maryland, I believe. I remember the Halloween parties at the old fire house in the center of Hughesville . . .dunking for apples, bingo, costume contests, etc. I remember when the tobacco barns burned . . .1963 or 1964? Huntley/Brinkley that night described Hughesville as "the world's largest ash tray!"
Thank you for all that you do. I still own a property in Hughesville, although I no longer live there.


Signed on July 24, 2006 at 2:53 PM
Guest Name: Kristin Cooke
Location: Waldorf, MD
Comments:

I just wanted to say that I have looked at your site a couple of times and you guys make sure that any information you have gets put on it. One of the families at Cooke-Sweetney Place is my ex-inlaws and I appreciate all the pictures and information.


Signed on June 06, 2006 at 2:26 PM
Guest Name: Matt Murphy
Rank/Title: Lt.
Web Address: www.mtnvfd.piczo.com/?cr=2&rfm=y
Location: Hanging Limb Tennessee
Comments:

Nice website. You all look like a great department.


Signed on May 28, 2006 at 11:22 AM
Guest Name: Eric Derham
Rank/Title: Firefighter
Location: Allegany County, MD
Comments:

Nice website. Keep up the good work down there. I really miss the action since I have came back home.


Signed on May 06, 2006 at 2:00 PM
Guest Name: Dawn
Comments:

Thanks for helping my step cousin mike out of the smashed yellow truck and please help us pray for him...


Signed on April 17, 2006 at 4:17 PM
Guest Name: donna l ammons`
Location: princefredrick,md
Comments:

keep up the great work were glad ur here for all of us,thank you


Signed on April 14, 2006 at 9:24 PM
Guest Name: Robbie Pyle
Comments:

I would like to wish the Hughesville Volunteer Fire/EMS team a safe and happy easter.


Signed on March 29, 2006 at 1:54 PM
Guest Name: Mike
Rank/Title: Firefighter
Web Address: www.bdvfd.org
Location: lexington park A.K.A LP city
Comments:

just dropping by to say hey and be safe

mike


Signed on March 17, 2006 at 11:49 PM
Guest Name: Joyce Lay
Location: San Angelo, Texas 76902
Comments:

I have the utmost respect for what you men and women do..God Bless you


Signed on March 17, 2006 at 11:35 AM
Guest Name: Bruce Wesbury
Web Address: www.votebruce.com
Location: Waldorf
Comments:

Chief Svites, I just finished reading your update on EMS Billing in the Hughesville Gazette. I agree with you that something should be done and I would love to speak with you regarding this issue. I'm a candidate for Charles County Commissioners and feel the residents of our county need a break. If even one person decides not to call EMS because of this charge is one too many. Please let me know what I can do to help.


Signed on March 16, 2006 at 8:27 PM
Guest Name: Robbie Pyle
Location: Mechanicsville,Maryland
Comments:

I just wanted to tell the men and women of the Hughesville Fire/EMS team I am very sorry for your recent loss every one of you will be in my prayers I really hope you all get through this okay. Mabey I will see you all around soon take care of your selves.


Signed on February 21, 2006 at 6:11 PM
Guest Name: Jessica T
Rank/Title: President: Co. 49
Web Address: www.ridgerescue.org
Location: Downtown Ridge
Comments:

Just wanted to drop a line in to say "HAPPY BIRTHDAY" to my Boy Jeremy aka Lt. Mercure!! I know it's late, but I hope you had a good one! Take care and Be Safe!


Signed on February 13, 2006 at 7:21 PM
Guest Name: Steve Vallandingham
Rank/Title: Lieutentant
Web Address: www.bdvfd.org
Location: Cali Station 9
Comments:

Just stopped in to check out whats goin on up north. Keep up the good work. Also wanted to say "whats up" to Ridge. Until next time.

Later on,
Steve V.


Signed on February 08, 2006 at 11:55 AM
Guest Name: Amber DeMarr
Location: Waldorf Maryland
Comments:

I wanted to ask a question about the carwash comming up can people who are not working at the fire department still help? i just wanted to say you guys do a great job..keep up the good work!


Signed on January 27, 2006 at 8:13 AM
Guest Name: James Antone
Rank/Title: BDVFD
Location: Lusby, MD
Comments:

Wonderful job last night at the house fire on Leonardtown Rd. I have some photos from the scene. If you'd like them let me know. Keep up the wonderful work.


Signed on January 24, 2006 at 5:00 PM
Guest Name: "T-BONE"
Rank/Title: Assistant Fire Chief
Web Address: www.mvfd.com
Location: Mechanicsville
Comments:

I just wanted to thank the crew that came down and stood by during our installation and awards banquet on Saturday January 21st.

We appreciate the dedication and your time so our members could have a night off. Stay safe and we'll see you on the next one!


Signed on January 17, 2006 at 6:50 PM
Guest Name: Keri
Comments:

First, I want to thank you for your help on December 23 with my parents house fire on Bosse Drive. We are all very grateful for all that you do. Secondly, I want to post on here that the siamese cat, Amanda, is still missing (just in case anyone reading this has found her). Thirdly, due to difficulties with insurance, it may be quite some time before they get any insurance money. There has already been an amazing outpouring of support from the community! THANK YOU. A fund has now been set up for them at Bank of America if anyone else out there can help. Checks can be sent to Langley Family Fire Fund @ Bank of America 28250 Three Notch Road. Mechanicsville, MD. 20659


Signed on January 05, 2006 at 10:15 PM
Guest Name: Randy Lanham
Rank/Title: Engineer
Location: Louisburg, NC
Comments:

Just looking over your site. Nice lay out. I am originally form Bowie, Md. Now in NC for the last 15 years. I have family on Denise Lane in Hughesville. Keep up the good work

Stay Safe.
Randy Lanham
Fire Engineer
Louisburg Fire Dept, NC


Signed on January 05, 2006 at 10:15 PM
Guest Name: Randy Lanham
Rank/Title: Engineer
Location: Louisburg, NC
Comments:

Just looking over your site. Nice lay out. I am originally form Bowie, Md. Now in NC for the last 15 years. I have family on Denise Lane in Hughesville. Keep up the good work

Stay Safe.
Randy Lanham
Fire Engineer
Louisburg Fire Dept, NC


Signed on December 21, 2005 at 3:50 PM
Guest Name: Donna Helms
Location: Golden Beach, MD
Comments:

Firefighters and EMTs: THANK YOU!!!!!

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through station
All was quiet except for our snoring dalmation.
Our boots had been placed by the bunksides with care
In hopes that the shift change would finally be here.

The lights were turned down and the TV was off
The rigs had been washed and the floors had been mopped.
Firefighters and Medics lie nestled in bed
While visions of homelife danced through their heads.


When out of the darkness, arose ringing and light
The Klaxton brought tidings of something not right.
The Firefighters and Medics were dressed in an instant
Aboard their trucks and racing into the distance.

The moon on the breast of the new fallen snow
Reflected the lights in a hellish, red glow.
The sirens, they wailed while the Federal screamed
Moving too slowly, as if in a dream.

The wreckage was there and came slowly in sight
Lending fear, pain, and loss to our silent night.
Each of us thought of our own Wife, Daughter or Son
Each prayed in silence, "Let me save at least one."

We leaped to the task without further a thought
And for more than two hours we worked and we fought...
To free the two drivers who hadn't been thinking
their driving would suffer after a full night of drinking.

The smoke of the flares, and the stench of the blood
The screaming of metal as we rolled back the hood.
The cry of one driver, the whine of the Jaws
Putting fear aside, we never gave pause.

With one driver out, and the other pronounced dead
We focused our efforts on keeping our heads.
C-spine and backboard and IV in place
We loaded him up and we started the race.

The monitor showed a heart rate to slow
BP revealed a systolic too low.
Level of consciousness rapidly dying
Despite all of this...the Medics kept trying.

Atropine, Dopamine, Epi and more...
to keep our reason for being from opening death's door.
We fought and we prayed and tried all that was known
While trying to believe fault wasn't our own.

The sun, she was rising as we reached the ER
We'd given all that we know, and all that we are.
The Doctors pronounced with barely more than a glance.
And gone in a blink, was the patient's last chance.

The ride back to the station was quiet, and then....
Despite what we'd been through, the singing began.
At first it was one and then all followed suit
This effort together was merely the fruit...

Of a labor that however needlessly bared
Was one of a million we knew we had shared.
As we sang out the words of the song, "Silent Night"
We acknowledged to ourselves that we put up a good fight.

The punch of the clock, the start of a car
we all realized and loved who we are.
And on Christmas morning, as we all drive away...
We know we'll all try in a couple of days...

To give someone back their one chance to live
Now matter how hard or how much we must give.
So please, when you pray on this new Christmas morn
Add something for us, and for all that we've borne.


Signed on December 15, 2005 at 9:12 AM
Guest Name: devon rollins
Rank/Title: junior member @ HVFD/EMS
Location: la plata md
Comments:

hey i just was readin some of the comments and thought i would leave one sayin thanks for all u do for everyone, the ppl u don't kno, and me, i really love being at HVFD/EMS. i hope i stay there for a long time. and Ridge u did do a really nice job on that video i watch it all the time. thanks again u guys ur all great.
<33 dev.


Signed on December 08, 2005 at 8:12 AM
Guest Name: The Lehosky Family
Location: Bryantown, MD
Comments:

Gentlemen and Ladies, I just want to thank you for all that you do for our community. You give yourself selflessly to all of us, even to our children -- you volunteer at the schools (T.C. Martin hooray), at the daycare centers (Children's Corner horray) and best of all SANTA STILL RIDES A FIRETRUCK! There are not enough thank-yous that can be shared. Have a safe holiday season.


Signed on October 28, 2005 at 3:38 PM
Guest Name: Gerhard Pfeiffer
Web Address: www.firehelmets.info
Location: Stuttgart GERMANY
Comments:

Hello,

the best greetings from the firehelmetscollectors by the FD Stuttgart GERMANY.

http://www.firehelmets.info

Gerhard


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