On January 23rd, around 6 pm, the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to an automobile accident on Theodore Green Boulevard, with reported subjects trapped. Firefighters popped a door to free the trapped victim safely.
A few minutes after 7 pm on 1/3/15, the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a working fire with a person trapped at 4740 Crain Highway. Company 3 was the first on scene, arriving with Engine 31 and Truck 3, with Engine 32 arriving later. Upon arrival, no occupants were inside the building. Along with companies 12, 2, 10, 1, 7, and 11, firefighters quickly worked to knock the fire down, limiting exposures, and making multiple animal rescues.
Today, the community will lay to rest an honorable member of the Charles County Sherriff’s Office, Cpl. Jamel Clagett. The Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department would like to offer it’s deepest condolences to Cpl. Clagett’s family and friends.
Details on today’s services are as follows:
On 12/21/14, at approximately 12:50 am, the volunteers of the WVFD arrived on scene to an overturned vehicle in the 7-11 parking lot, with two subjects trapped. Upon arrival, the crew devised and executed a safe plan to remove both victims from the overturned car. With the help of the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department, crews were able to stabilize the vehicle, remove both doors, and extract both victims safely from the car, allowing them to be flown to regional trauma centers.