In celebration of Fire Prevention Week, the Vigilant Hose and Urbana Volunteer Fire and Rescue Companies hosted their Open House Events during October. Many County residents stopped by their local fire station to meet the firefighters, EMT’s and volunteer members that serve them. The residents had the opportunity to get an up close look at the fire engines and equipment, support units and ambulances. ... (Full Story & Photos)
The blessing of the badges is an event where law enforcement and fire service personnel have their badges blessed for safety and well being. “Blessing of the Badge”, recognizes the courage, dedication, challenge and commitment of emergency service providers worldwide. It is important that we acknowledge the impact that our professions have on our families and never forget those we have lost in the ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Fire Prevention Committee of the Frederick County Volunteer Fire-Rescue Association held its annual Miss Fire Prevention contest Oct. 11 at the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Co. social hall. This contest has been held continuously since 1991, although there were some contests held in years previous to that.
The contests are to select the Little Fire Chief, Little Miss, Junior Miss and Miss Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)
From left to right are Frederick County's Junior Miss Ashley Nalborczyk, Little Chief Dylan Harne, Little Miss Fire Prevention Elizabeth Schuebel and Frederick County Miss Fire Prevention Ambassador Daryenne Dorsey.
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