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Prince Frederick Volunteers would like to invite you to our 5th
Annual Car-Truck-Bike Show on Saturday June 8,
The first 50 cars will receive a dash plaque. There will be
Food, Moon Bounce, 50/50 raffle, Live DJ, Trivia Game,
Prizes and more. Go to our Events
Page for more information. See you there.
Annual SMVFA Convention
6, 2013 - This past weekend the Leonardtown VRS hosted the 66th
Annual SMVFA Convention. On Saturday, the Prince Frederick
Volunteers went to the Memorial Service and remembered Lifetime
Member Walter Gott, as he passed away in 2012. After the
service, the SMVFA Meeting was held where Lifetime Member Tyrone
Jacks was inducted into the SMVFA Hall of Fame. On Sunday, the
Prince Frederick Volunteers gathered early to take Car 2, Jeep
2, Brush 2, Engine 22, Squad 2, and Tanker 2 to the parade and
games. At the end of the day Squad 2 won 2nd Best Appearing
Squad and the Members won 1st Place in both the Obstacle Course
and Bucket Brigade. Thanks to the members that participated in
the Convention activities and a special thanks to those that
helped with the cleaning of the apparatus.
2, 2013 - At 1248 hours, E21 and B2 were returning from two
other runs when alerted to Rescue Box 2-11. E21 and B2 responded
to Main Street and Old Field Lane and found a two vehicle
accident. After investigated, one patient was found to be
semi-conscious and pinned in the vehicle. E21 used the Hurst
Portable Pump and Combi-tool to pop the driver's door. The
patient was extricated and handed over to awaiting EMS. The
patient was flown to PG Trauma for further evaluation. Company 2
units operated for 10 minutes.
27, 2013 - At 1716 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Box 2-04 for
woods. B2, J2, BX2, E21, E22, Tnk2, and Chief 2 responding to
the 3000 block of Whispering Dr. Units found approximately five
acres of woods on fire in the rear of the address. Company 2
units operated for two hours controlling the fire and wetting
down the area.
Gray Receives Top Honors
12, 2013 - On Friday, the Prince Frederick Volunteers hosted the
annual Calvert County Awards Banquet. At the banquet, PFVFD FF
Willie Gray received the top honor of Firefighter of the Year
for the County. The Prince Frederick Volunteers would like to
congratulate FF Gray on this prestigious award.
2, 2013 - At 1740 hours, Company 2 was alerted Mutual Aide to St
Mary's County on Box 22-02 for a house. Due to multiple units
operating on a fire in Charles County, E22 responded second due
on the Working Fire Dispatch to the 38300 block of Golden Beach
Road. First arriving units found a single-wide trailer with
smoke showing throughout. E22 arrived and assisted on side
Charlie with opening up and hitting hot spots. E22 operated for
just over an hour. Pictures 1-3 courtesy of www.mvfd.com.
courtesy of scanmd.org.
Addition to the Family
1, 2013 - At 1333 hours, Firefighter Scott, and his wife Ashley
welcomed their first child into the world. Fiona Claire weighs
7lbs 15oz and was 19 1/4 inches long. Mom and baby are doing
well and waiting to come home. Congratulations to the Scott
22, 2013 - At 1718 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Box 7-04 for
a house. E21(second due), Twr2(first due), Sqd2(second due),
C2C, and SafO2 responded to the 1500 block of Overlook Drive in
St Leonard. First arriving units found a two story, wood frame
construction house, with fire showing on both floors and
exposure problems. E21 arrived, picked up E7's lay out, and the
crew assisted with knocking down the fire. Twr2 arrived, threw
ground ladders, and controlled utilities. Sqd2 arrived and
assisted the Engine crew. Chief 2C was assigned accountability,
and Safety 2 was assigned the Safety Division. Company 2 units
operated for just over two hours. AUDIO
21, 2013 - At 1320 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Box 5-03 for
a house. E21(fourth due), Tnk2(second due), and C2A responded to
the 2100 block of Chaneyville Road in Owings. First arriving
units found a two and a half story, balloon frame construction
house, with smoke showing throughout. E21 arrived, and laid
1000' of 4". Tnk2 arrived, and dropped both folding tanks.
E21 picked up the draft and supplied the fire ground. The Engine
crew went to work on Side Charlie, opening up, and knocking down
all visible fire. The Tanker shuttled 24,000 gallons of water.
Company 2 units operated for five hours assisting with
extinguishing the labor intensive balloon framed house. AUDIO
courtesy of scanmd.org.
in a Machine" Training
16, 2013 - On Saturday, five Prince Frederick Volunteers made
the trip to Landover for "Man in a Machine" training.
The class was taught by FDNY Lieutenant Mark Gregory of PL
Vulcan Training, and hosted by the Kenland VFD. This was a two
day event with a Friday night classroom session, and a Saturday
practical session. The PF Volunteers used several different
tools to free body parts from several different machines. We
would like to thank Mark Gregory and the Kentland VFD for the
9, 2013 - At 2320 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Box 7-01 for a
chimney. E21, TL2, and C2A responded to the 3200 block of Lloyd
Bowen Road. First arriving units found a two story single family
with a working fire in the chimney. Company 2 units arrived and
assisted with controlling and cleaning out the chimney. Units
operated for one hour.