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Welcome to the Official Website for

The 

Frederick County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association

(FCVFRA)

 

 

Gear Up Join the Excitement
For more information on how to volunteer with The
Frederick County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Services,

 contact Joyce Shry at jshry@frederickcountymd.gov

If you are interested in volunteering, double click on

"Gear Up" banner above

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Volunteers, access Frederick County online training here.

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Portable Heater Safety

FCVFRA, November 28

As winter and colder weather approach, the use of portable heaters increases. Electric or gas heaters are very handy to supplement insufficient heat in offices, homes, and other areas; however, they can create hazards if not used properly. Without careful monitoring, heaters can create an electric shock hazard, burns to users, carbon monoxide poisoning, fires, or possibly even explosions.

Recent ... (Full Story)


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Winter Heating Safety Message

FCVFRA, September 26

As the seasons change, prepare for the heating your home safely by following some simple safety steps.

Have you chimney cleaned and checked before using fireplace or woodstove.

Have you furnace checked and cleaned.

Make sure you dispose of all coals and embers in water, never in plastic bags, paper bags or cardboard boxes. Embers can remain hot for several days. Do not store embers inside of house, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SUNDAY 100 Years Ago, November 27, 1922

Items from the files of The Frederick News-Post , November 27

One of the events held the afternoon of Armistice Day, the reel race between the Junior and United Fire Companies, will be run off again the afternoon of Thanksgiving Day, November 30, at 2 o’clock. This was one of the feature events on Armistice Day, being a challenge affair. The Uniteds made the better time in the race on that occasion, but it was found that their hose was not folded properly. This ... (Full Story)


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MADD promotes safety for the holiday season

Member Joyce Shry, November 20

Each year, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, also known as MADD, kicks off the holiday season with their “MADD Tie One On For Safety Holiday” Campaign. This annual effort kicks off the festive season by reminding us to drive safe, sober and buckle up throughout the holiday season. This year the Tie One On For Safety campaign is promoting alternative drink options that won’t get you intoxicated.

From ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Additional changes to the FCVFRA Website

Treasurer Mark Vassallo, October 17

We are in the process of making additional changes to the website. We are updating the Polices and Procedures SOP's in the document section. It will involve a number of postings which will generate a number of e-mails. On the Home Page we have added the Weather forecast and are in the process of installing new pictures in the header section. Please watch for additional upgrades in the coming weeks. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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NEW Move Over Slow Down Law

FCVFRA, October 09

Maryland State Police Reminding Motorists Move Over Law Expands To All Vehicles Beginning Oct. 1, 2022


(PIKESVILLE, MD) – The Maryland State Police are reminding motorists that beginning October 1, 2022, the Move Over Law in Maryland expands to require motorists to make a lane change or slow down when approaching any stopped, standing, or parked vehicle displaying warning signals – including hazard ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Winter Storms and Extreme Cold….Do you know what to do?

FCVFRA, January 29

Winter Storm WARNINGS can be life-threatening and severe winter conditions have begun or will begin within 24 hours.

Winter storms create higher risk of car accidents, hypothermia, frostbite, carbon monoxide poisoning and heart attacks from overexertion. Winter storms and blizzards can bring extreme cold, freezing rain, snow, ice and high winds.

Winter storms can: last a few hours to several ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Volunteer Today - Gear Up 2022

Member Joyce Shry, November 01

It takes VOLUNTEER members of a department to respond to your emergencies 24/7/365!

We need your help to fill the VOID. We offer positions for everybody, not just fighting fires.

The attached 2022 Gear Up New Member Orientation Flyer reflects when new classes will be held for new volunteers.

Join today by applying online at www.GearUpFireRescue.com.... (Full Story & Photos)

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FCVFRA, September 27

Whether you work full time outside the home or are simply going out for the evening, you want the best possible care for your children while you are away from them. Before you hire anyone to watch over your children, make sure they are a mature, experienced, capable individual who truly cares about the welfare of the children.

Babysitting can be a great money earning opportunity but it comes with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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