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Welcome to the Official Website for
The Frederick County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association
(FCVFRA)

 

 

Gear Up Join the Excitement
For information 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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No Caption Sterling Virginia Volunteer Firefighter LODD

FCVFRA, February 17

The Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association expresses its thoughts and prayers for the loss of
Sterling Virginia Volunteer Firefighter Trevor Brown. Please keep Firefighter Brown’s family, friends, and colleagues in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

As a result of last night’s incident, emergency medical services personnel from Loudoun and Fairfax Counties identified ... (Full Story & Photos)

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50 Years ago today - From the files of The Frederick News-Post

FCVFRA, February 17

Feb. 18, 1974
More than 250 volunteer firemen from six companies battled a pre-dawn barn fire in Jefferson this morning for more than four hours before bringing it under control. The fire, which is under investigation, destroyed a barn located behind Ingram’s 66 Service Center on Lander Road, which is used as a storage barn for Beachley’s 66 Ceramics Shop. Jefferson firemen said the barn was fully ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Independent Hose Company Places New Canteen 1 into Service today

Member Joyce Shry, January 25

Independent Hose Company is pleased to announce the new Canteen 1 is going in service Thursday January 25, 2024 at 1900 hours.

This unit is a 2023 Freightliner Diesel chassis with a 20' box. 40 KW, 150 Amp, 3 phase, diesel generator, (total electric kitchen). 3 roof top mounted heating and A/C units. The interior is all commercial grade with a freezer, refrigerator, 4 burner stove, 24" grill. A self ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Winter Storms and Extreme Cold….Do you know what to do?

FCVFRA, January 13

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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Portable Heater Safety

FCVFRA, January 12

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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Become a First Responder Volunteer today!

FCVFRA, January 11

Your community needs you!

It takes VOLUNTEER members of a department to respond to your emergencies 24/7/365! We are the dedicated men and women of Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services who give unselfishly of our time to help others.

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

Attached is the 2024 Gear Up New Member Orientation ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption The Frederick County Fire & Rescue Services Internship Program

FCVFRA, December 20

Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services wants YOU!

The Frederick County Fire & Rescue Services Work-Based Internship Program is offered to high school juniors and seniors by Frederick County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Services.

If you have or know of anyone that's interested in getting some great training, obtain life skills and are either a company volunteer member in need of classes or ... (Full Story & Photos)

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STOP THE BLEED

FCVFRA, November 12

FREE TRAINING PROVIDED BY THE BRUNSWICK VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE & RESCUE CO.

SCHEDULED CLASSES:
FEBRUARY 8TH AT 7:00 PM OR
FEBRUARY 17TH AT 10:00AM

SIGN UP NOW AT BVAR19.ORG
For more info: STBCO19@gmail.com
REGISTRATION REQUIRED AND SPACE IS
LIMITED

STOP THE BLEED IS A NATIONWIDE PROGRAM DESIGNED TO TRAIN THE PUBLIC TO IDENTIFY, CONTROL AND STOP LIFE THREATENING BLEEDING. TO DATE OVER THREE MILLION ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Move Over Slow Down Law

FCVFRA, October 09

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


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


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GEAR UP! Join the Excitement today!

Gear UP, October 06

Our volunteers are dedicated and professional gearing up everyday!

We are mechanics, bankers, retail store employees. We are in real estate, car sales and the fast-food industry. We build houses, farm and drive trucks. If you need a shirt embroidered, we can do that too. We are students and educators. We work on the beach selling necklaces. We are married and divorced. My family does this with me. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Proper Hand Washing
Proper Hand Washing

Do YOU Know When and How to Properly Wash Your Hands?

FCVFRA, September 12

Keeping hands clean through improved hand hygiene is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water. If clean, running water is not accessible, as is common in many parts of the world, use soap and available water. If soap and water are unavailable, use ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Car Safety Seat Hotline

FCVFRA, February 03

Is Your Family Riding in a Safe Manner?

Protecting children in cars requires a long-term commitment. Field experience during child safety seat checkpoints show that 9 out of 10 child safety seats are not being used or installed correctly.

Children progress through the use of infant seats, toddler seats and finally booster seats before they are of the proper age, height, and weight to wear the vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

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FCVFRA, August 17

Frederick County Schools are in session! Frederick County Fire and Rescue Services would like to remind motorists to be alert when travelling through school zones and neighborhoods where children are present. Children are difficult to see and are the most unpredictable pedestrians. Children are usually very comfortable in their surroundings, whether they are running and playing with friends, or ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Babysitting Safety Fire Tips

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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Upcoming Events
Feb 27, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
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