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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

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Volunteers, access Frederick County online training here.

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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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No Caption May We Never Forget 9/11/2001

Clarence “Chip” Jewell, September 09

On this 21st Anniversary

Never forget

September 11, 2001, left an indelible image for the millions of people that watched the horror play out live on national television. The sight of the iconic Twin Towers blazing and collapsing will be forever etched in our memories. 2,753 people died in the collapse of the towers of the World Trade Center. Included in that number were 412 emergency services personnel: ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Schools Are Back In Session – Motorists Be Alert!

FCVFRA, August 17

Frederick County Schools are back 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, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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LAMSFA Sr. Vice President Jean Main and MSFA 1st Vice President Eric Smothers.

photo credit: MSFA
LAMSFA Sr. Vice President Jean Main and MSFA 1st Vice President Eric Smothers. photo credit: MSFA

Frederick County Volunteers lead the Maryland State Firemen’s Association

Member Joyce Shry, June 27

On Monday, June 20, 2022, during the annual Maryland State Firemen’s Convention in Ocean City, Eric Smothers was elected First Vice President of the Maryland State Firemen’s Association (MSFA) during their 130th Annual Convention.

We are also pleased to announce Jean Main was elected as Senior Vice President of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Maryland State Firemen’s Association (LAMSFA).

Frederick ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Wolfsville Volunteer Fire Company purchases new brush truck - B-216

Member Joyce Shry, June 14

Congratulations to the Wolfsville Volunteer Fire Company on their purchase of their new brush truck B-216.

This truck came in as a blank 2020 Ford F450 dual cab and chassis.

In this custom build, it has:

F-450 4x4 7.3 L gas engine
Aluminum flatbed with headache rack
Custom built storage boxes
Dually conversion to Super Single with a 2.5” lift and 40” tires
Custom Blue Mountain Skid Unit
Whelen ... (Full Story & Photos)

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FCVFRA, May 04

Keep the fun on the water coming -- whether it's a fishing boat, a canoe, or a personal watercraft that "floats your boat." Operator inexperience, inattention, recklessness, and speeding are the four leading causes of tragic watercraft crashes and the leading cause of death is drowning.

According to the American Boating Association, in the most recent year with complete data, the US Coast Guard ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Changes to the FCVFRA Website

Treasurer Mark Vassallo, April 26

We are in the process of making changes to the website. We are currently adding the complete (PROJECT COMPLETED) Polices and Procedures SOP's to the document section. It will involve a number of postings which will generate a number of e-mails. Please stand by while we upgrade the site.The home page size has been changed and we have doubled the number of news items shown. We have also placed fundraising ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hall of Fame Winners.
Front row (l to r) William Shade, Darrell Johnson, Kim Shelton and Eugene Estes.
Back row (l to r) Leon Stover, Thomas Lakin, Lisa Miller and Nelson Smith.  Missing from photo is Todd Johnson of Junior Fire Company and Wayne Lewis of Wolfsville Volunteer Fire Company.
(Photo credit: Cathy Dunn)
Hall of Fame Winners. Front row (l to r) William Shade, Darrell Johnson, Kim Shelton and Eugene Estes. Back row (l to r) Leon Stover, Thomas Lakin, Lisa Miller and Nelson Smith. Missing from photo is Todd Johnson of Junior Fire Company and Wayne Lewis of Wolfsville Volunteer Fire Company. (Photo credit: Cathy Dunn)

Volunteers Lauded During Annual FCVFRA Awards Ceremony

Susie Nicol, April 19

WALKERSVILLE – Emergency services personnel from across the county were lauded Monday night for their dedication as they serve their communities.

Among those honored during the annual Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association awards ceremony were people who work hard behind the scene as well as responders who not only answered the calls, but saved lives.

“Daily, our volunteers proudly ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Frederick County Fire/Rescue Museum Opens April 2

Susie Nicol, April 01

The Frederick County Fire/Rescue Museum will open for the season at noon April 2.

The museum on South Seton Avenue in Emmitsburg will be open on weekends from noon to 4 p.m.

Volunteers spent last Sunday sweeping, dusting and getting ready for visitors.

"I think we'll be busy especially since we were closed due to the pandemic," Museum President Chip Jewell told the group. "Many people are anxious ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption MOVE OVER, SLOW DOWN - IT'S THE LAW!

FCVFRA, January 30

All year long, we feel it necessary to remind everyone about the ‘MOVE OVER’ Law which was intended to increase safety for fire and EMS personnel, police, and bicyclists. Effective October 1, 2018 Maryland’s Move Over law was expanded to include transportation, service and utility vehicles, as well as waste and recycling trucks, with yellow or amber flashing lights or signal devices. These vehicles ... (Full Story & Photos)

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