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Welcome to the Official Website for
The Frederick County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association, Inc.
(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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FCVFRA and Ladies Auxiliary Celebrate Annual Awards Ceremony

Member Joyce Shry, April 17

On Monday, April 15, at the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Hall, the Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association (FCVFRA) and Ladies Auxiliary held their 31st Annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony.

FCVFRA President James May stated it takes a lot of work from many people to get the job done. He said thank you for amazing efforts and sacrifices volunteers make on a daily basis. The award ... (Full Story & Photos)

Hall of Fame inductees.
Hall of Fame inductees.

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Join the Excitement!
Join the Excitement!

April is National Volunteer Month

Member Joyce Shry, April 10

National Volunteer month in the United States takes place in the month of April. Volunteering is still instilled at a young age within our country. Most organizations within our towns, counties and state would not function without volunteers. In many families, volunteerism was handed down for many generations.

April 21 -27, 2024 is National Volunteer Week.

Many fire and rescue departments remain ... (Full Story & Photos)

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

FCVFRA, April 08

Monday April 8, 1974:

Firemen from four fire companies, Rocky Ridge, Graceham, Thurmont and New Midway, fought a house fire Sunday afternoon in Loy’s Station.

They were able to confine the fire to the small building adjoining the main residence owned by Carl Thayer.... (Full Story)


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Volunteer today!
Volunteer today!

Become a First Responder Volunteer today!

FCVFRA, March 29

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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County Fire Marshal to Begin Implementing Inspection Fee Schedule

FCVFRA, March 24

County Fire Marshal to Begin Implementing Inspection Fee Schedule

Frederick, Md. – On January 1, 2024, the Frederick County Fire Marshal's Office updated their inspection fee schedules, which will be charged for all preventative inspections in accordance with the Frederick County Fire Prevention Code.

Preventative inspections are required by Maryland State Law to ensure public safety and welfare ... (Full Story)


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President Chip Jewell, March 12

The Frederick County Fire & Rescue Museum will host an open house on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM at the museum located at 300B South Seton Av. In Emmitsburg just north of the National Fire Academy.

Several new items will be on display including the “Junior Defender” uniform manikin and the historic original “tin type’ of an actual “Junior Defender. Also on display from the Junior ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WE NEED Volunteers!!

Member Joyce Shry, February 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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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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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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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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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)

Proper Hand Washing
Proper Hand Washing

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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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Schools Are In Session – Motorists Be Alert!

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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