Come join us at our annual fish fry April 3rd, 2015! We will be selling carry out dinners from 11 am- 7pm that evening. Any orders of 5 dinners or more qualify for delivery service in Waldorf. For $10, dinners include whiting fillets with your choice of two sides: macaroni and cheese, potato salad, cole slaw, green beans, or corn. Bake sale items will also be available.
On 3/14/15, crews responded to a motor vehicle accident with a car in a ditch off of Old Washington Road. The passengers were safely removed from the vehicle and transported via ambulance.
This morning, 3/14/15, the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department arrived to a fire at a tattoo shop in Bel Alton. Truck 3 was the first arriving special service. Members performed the primary search and provided roof ventilation for the first due fire company. Crews operated for about two hours before being returned to service. One firefighter was injured on this fire. Our thoughts and prayers go out to this firefighter and his company.
At Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department, there is never a day that goes by when members are off duty! Today, 3/13/15, one dedicated member proved that, as she assisted a citizen in need.
EMS 3 Member, Robin Brown, was eating lunch today in a local restaurant when a woman nearby went into labor. Robin quickly jumped up and began to assist the woman. Moments later, Robin delivered a healthy baby girl. Both the mother and baby are doing well. Awesome job Robin!
This morning, 3/13/15, the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call for a motor vehicle that had rolled over, with reports of victims ejected. Crews arrived on scene to a vehicle laying on its rooftop off the side of the road on Billingsley Road. Chief 3A established command, while Squad 3 assisted with the call. Two victims were flown out by medivac. Engine 32 handled the landing site.
After our volunteers helped this woman from the community during one of our many calls, she stopped by to bring treats to the firefighters. Thank you for your support Waldorf!
Last night, 2/24/15, Truck 3 responded to a 2 story garage fire in La Plata, working diligently on the scene as a special service.
At the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department, volunteers don’t only respond to emergencies, but they also dedicate their time to learning and perfecting effective rescue skills. Tonight, 2/24/15, the WVFD volunteers spent time in the classroom learning practical rescue skills before executing ice rescues out in the field. With these skills on board, WVFD crews will be appropriately prepared for any winter rescues that may occur.
Several days ago, the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department arrived as the fifth due engine to a house fire in the Bryans Road Fire Department’s first due. The volunteers served as RIT (the Rapid Intervention Team), as well as, assisted with water shuttle services.
Yesterday, 2/16/15, the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire in the area of Brookside Place. Crews worked diligently in the adverse weather to extinguish the fire. One victim was transported for minor burns.
Please click here for NBC news coverage of the event.
*note: Chief 3A Benjamin Jenkins is featured in this piece.