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MVA With One On Fire On Sugar Hole Road

Fire Chief J.A. Nelson, July 28

On Monday evening at 1752 hours, Stations 5, 59 and 19 were alerted to a motor vehicle accident on Sugar Hole Road in the area of Colton Point Road. As units responded they were advised that a single vehicle was in the field and on fire with one patient.

Units arrived and located a pick up truck fully involved. The single patient was out of the vehicle and was checked by EMS. Ambulance 598 obtained ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine 52 operating on a barn fire in Morganza
Engine 52 operating on a barn fire in Morganza

Units Respond On Barn Fire In Morganza

Fire Chief J.A. Nelson, July 15

At 0232 hours, Stations 1, 2, 5, 7, 9 and EMS 19 and 29 were alerted to Colton Point Road in the area of Alvey Lane for a report house fire. Units responded and were advised of a possible house fire that appeared to have been burning for an extended period of time. Chief 5A arrived a short time later locating a 50' X 100' barn fully involved.

Engine 24 followed by Engine 10 and 52 arrived on ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine Stands By For Annual Jazz Festival

Captain T.J. Faunce, July 12

Saturday afternoon marked the date for the annual Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival held in Colton's Point. As usual, the event was sold out and a great turn out was expected. This event each year is held on the grounds of the St. Clement's Island Museum. Members from Company 5 were there to stand by with the engine and crew for the event. The event ended without any incident and a great time was ... (Full Story & Photos)

Several of the tents located near the museum
Several of the tents located near the museum

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Truck 7 and Truck 3 at the Hollywood VFD Independence Day Celebration
Truck 7 and Truck 3 at the Hollywood VFD Independence Day Celebration

Department Takes Part In Hollywood Celebration

Fire Chief J.A. Nelson, July 07

On Saturday evening Engine 52 and Brush 5 headed to Hollywood to participate in their annual Independence Day Celebration. Engine 52 filled in for the company during the event. Brush 5 was utilized at the fireworks display to stand by in the event of any fires during the shoot.

There was a huge crowd on hand who enjoyed great music and an excellent fireworks display. We would like to thank the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Boat 5 Assists in Wicomico River Rescue

Captain T.J. Faunce, July 05

On Saturday morning just before 0800 hours, Company 5 was alerted mutual aid to Charles County for the reported boat taking on water. MSU 5 along with Boat 5 marked up shortly after dispatch and received updated information on the location placing the call in Company 5's first due in the area of St. Margaret's Island. With this information Squad 5 was added to the run and responded to the Bushwood ... (Full Story & Photos)

Charles Boat 6 after removing subjects from vessel and preparing to tow
Charles Boat 6 after removing subjects from vessel and preparing to tow

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Water Rescue Training With Mechanicsville

Fire Chief J.A. Nelson, June 30

On Monday evening for our weekly drill, members went to Wicomico Shores Landing to participate in water rescue training with Company 2. The training gave members a chance to use the rafts for different types of rescues from the water. Members practiced pulling victims into the rafts, throwing rescue ropes and life rings and maneuvering the rafts on the water. The training was great for both departments. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cardinal Wuerl Celebrates Mass On St. Clement's Island

Fire Chief J.A. Nelson, June 29

On Sunday morning members stood by with Engine 52 and Boat 5 for a special mass held on St. Clement's Island. Well over 250 people boarded shuttles to the Island for the event, which began at 11:00 a.m. See the below press release from the Archdiocese of Washington for details. For more information you visit www.adw.org

June 29, 2014

Cardinal Wuerl Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Archdiocese of ... (Full Story & Photos)

A view of the cross on St. Clement's Island from the top of the lighthouse.
A view of the cross on St. Clement's Island from the top of the lighthouse.

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