Motor Vehicle Collision (MVC) Extrication

On 12/17/14 crews from Fire 12 and Fire 3 responded to a MVC with entrapment call at Billingsley Road in the area of Annies Place.  Responders found  two vehicles in a head on collision, with one occupant trapped. Fire 12 worked diligently to remove the roof and doors of the vehicle, while Fire 3 operated the brake pedal cutters.  In a team effort by the WVFD volunteers, the patient was able to be released from the vehicle, and flown out for specialty care. 

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Scene of the Collision post-extrication

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Members of Fire 12 in action

Mass Casualty Incident at the Mall

 Fire 3, EMS 3, Fire 12, and EMS 12 all responded on December 14th, to a mass casualty call at the St. Charles Mall.  The incident was related to an incident over a release of shoes.  Volunteers worked with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office to provide care and first aid to those affected during the incident.

For more on the story:

Maryland Independent Link

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Ho Ho Ho…Happy Holidays from the WVFD!!!

At the WVFD, our staff is committed to providing additional programs and services to our community.  Throughout the month of December, our stations will be participating in Santa Runs through the local neighborhoods.  Keep an eye out, Santa could be just around the corner.

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WVFD Station 12 Receives a New Piece of Apparatus

Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department, Station 12, has received their newest piece of apparatus.  This new truck will be an asset to the community, providing an additional resource for working operations on the fire ground.  While the new truck has arrived, it still will need to have equipment added to it, and will need to have additional mounting and lettering in the weeks to come.  wvfd 12

Waste Management Truck Fire

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On December the 5th, our dedicated team of firefighters from Company 3 responded to a large truck fire at 10350 Theodore Green Boulevard.   With 11 volunteers on site, the fire was quickly extinguished in true Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department fashion.

Anytime.  Anywhere.  Absolutely Free.

 

WVFD Supporting October- Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Our department not only provides emergency services to the community of Waldorf, they also support the community and it’s individuals in other ways!  This month for Breast Cancer Awareness, our crews will be seen throughout the region in their pink Breast Cancer WVFD shirts.  This is only one out of many ways that our department supports our neighbors!

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