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2015 Responses
Fire EMS
Jan 49 106
Feb 43 96
Mar
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Total 92 202

Past Responses
Fire EMS
2014 386 1013
2013 323 1000
2012 359 1000
2011 373 947
2010 370 884
2009 335 806
2008 402 854
2007 399 918
2006 468 826
2005 379 811

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Spaghetti Dinner

April 15th

4-7pm

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ALL DAY BINGO

April 18th (date change)

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FOR SALE: 1999 New Lexington/American LaFrance Fire Engine

Chief Zach Schneider, March 30

FOR SALE: 1999 New Lexington/American LaFrance Fire Engine...$165,000

Fully Equipped and Ready to be placed in service!!!

Engine: Detroit DDC60 470HP
Transmission: Allison HD 4060
Mileage: 53,500
Hours: 4,150
Pump: 1,500 GPM Hale Q Max
Water Tank: 750 Gallons
Trident Automatic Air Primer
Body: Stainless Steel, 6 person cab
Front Axle: 21,500lbs
Rear Axle: 27,000lbs
Generator: ... (Full Story & Photos)

Winfield Attends Public Fire and Life Safety Educator Seminar

Prevention & Life Safety Chair Debbie Gartrell, March 28

Kevin Warner and Debbie Gartrell-Kemp attended the Public Fire and Life Safety Educator Seminar today at Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, College Park, MD.

After a welcome from PG Fire and EMS Chief Marc Bashoor, MSFA President David Keller, MIEMSS Executive Director Dr. Kevin Seaman, and State Fire Marshal Brian Geraci the program began.

Topics covered were:
Vision 20-20: Best Practices ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Fire on Ivy Way

Chief Zach Schneider, March 14

Early this morning at 12:15 a.m. Winfield Fire Department was alerted for a vehicle fire at the intersection of Woodbine Road & Ivy Way. First arriving EMS 14-1 (C. Broussard) established command advising there was a vehicle fully involved on Ivy Way with exposures and requested an additional engine. Engine 142 arrived and the crew quickly went to work extinguishing the fire and stopping the fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

Change Your Clock - Change Your Battery

Prevention & Life Safety Chair Debbie Gartrell, March 05

In anticipation of daylight saving time (DST) beginning in the early morning hours of March 8th, the State Fire Marshal is urging Marylanders to “Change Your Clock – Change Your Battery” in both smoke alarms and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in their homes. Recognizing that working smoke alarms and CO detectors double a family’s chance of surviving a home fire and/or unsafe carbon monoxide levels, ... (Full Story & Photos)

FF Scott Dayhoff examines the dashboard layout of a new Pierce pumper in order to examine the types of light control switches available.
FF Scott Dayhoff examines the dashboard layout of a new Pierce pumper in order to examine the types of light control switches available.

Apparatus Committee Members Attend Pre-Build Conference in Appleton, Wisconsin

Assistant Chief Mark Davis, February 20

Four members of the Apparatus Committee traveled to Appleton, Wisconsin, (February 18 to 20) to meet with the engineering and sales staff at Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. and conduct a "pre-build" conference for the construction of the new, Engine 141. This meeting is critical in the acceptance of the final design of the new pumper. The members spent 2-1/2 days working through the bid specification ... (Full Story & Photos)

Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

Press Release, February 12

Recall Number: 15-079
Kidde Recalls Disposable Plastic Fire Extinguishers Due to Failure to Discharge
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Kidde-Recalls-Disposable-Plastic-Fire-Extinguishers/
Recall Summary
Name of Product: Kidde plastic valve disposable fire extinguishers
Hazard: A faulty valve component can cause the disposable fire extinguishers not to fully discharge when the lever is repeatedly ... (Full Story & Photos)

A Need for Fire Prevention Awareness

Fire Marshal Press Release, February 10

MARYLAND FIRE DEATHS IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY SUMMON A NEED FOR FIRE PREVENTION AWARENESS

STATEWIDE (February 10, 2015) – The State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci wants to remind all Marylanders of the importance and value of fire prevention. Thirteen fire deaths have been recorded during the first 41 days of the New Year. Seven of these deaths involved victims under the age of 18. Five victims ... (Full Story & Photos)

House Fire on Putman Road

Chief Zach Schneider, February 02

On January 29th units from Carroll, Howard, and Baltimore Counties were alerted for a house fire in the 900 Block of Putman Road in Sykesville. First arriving Chief 12 reported smoke showing from a two story family dwelling and advised it was a working house fire. Crews from Engine 123 & 124 made a quick attack on the interior of the house. The crew from Rescue Squad 12 assisted with ventilation ... (Full Story & Photos)

WCVFD Awarded BGE Grant

Chief Zach Schneider, January 26

The Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) has awarded the Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department the BGE Emergency Response and Safety Grant. The $8,000 grant has helped us purchase two blowhard positive pressure ventilation fans, one for each fire engine. The existing fans were gas powered, over 10 years old, and were in need of replacement. PPV fans are used on most fire incidents to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Bradley Celebrates his 3rd Birthday at WCVFD

Prevention & Life Safety Chair Debbie Gartrell, January 25

Bradley Feher celebrated his 3rd birthday with family and friends at the WCVFD today. They toured the facility and equipment, visited with a firefighter (Friendly Firefighter), and tried on turn out gear. They were also instructed on what to do in the event of an emergency. Refreshments were then enjoyed by all. Happy Birthday Bradley!

Thanks to the following for assisting with today's event: ... (Full Story & Photos)

 

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