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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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20 Years Ago from the files of The Frederick News-Post

Treasurer Mark Vassallo, January 31

As the FBI wrapped up its latest anthrax investigation in the Catoctin Mountains, Frederick County officials wonder if the check is in the mail.
An FBI spokesperson would not say what, if anything, the agents found and would not say whether they will return.
Meanwhile, Frederick County has submitted a bill to be reimbursed for the highway crew and firefighters who assisted in an earlier search of ... (Full Story)


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20 Years Ago from the files of The Frederick News-Post

Treasurer Mark Vassallo, January 26

The FBI has apparently taken a break for the weekend, but its search of a heavily wooded area in the Catoctin Mountains is likely to continue this week.
On Friday, the county issued a request to its volunteer fire and rescue personnel to provide the FBI with stand-by assistance Monday through Friday of this coming week between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The request said an ambulance and a truck to supply ... (Full Story)


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The Frederick County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association receives donation.

Treasurer Mark Vassallo, January 20

The Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association received a donation from the Frederick County Public Schools Central Office Social Committee. The Committee held a silent auction in December at their De-Stressor event and the winners were able to choose which non-profit partner would benefit from their winning bid.

We would like to thank Nichole Beck for making us her choice.

THANK YOU


Please ... (Full Story)


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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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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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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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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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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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Member Joyce Shry, December 20

The Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association consists of twenty-five fire and EMS departments to provide excellent customer service to the citizens of Frederick County with a set of specialized skills to protect lives, property and the environment through preparedness, education and emergency response.

The fire and EMS service is one of the most diverse and challenging vocations today. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Volunteer Today - Gear Up 2023

FCVFRA, December 06

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 2023 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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Jan 31, 2023 - Dec 31, 2023
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