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 Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue wants YOU to  


Would you like to make a difference in your town?  

Being a volunteer member is a 

great way to contribute!

As our county grows, so does our call

volume and our need for more volunteers.



Gear Up Orientation Class 16-4

Member Joyce Shry, July 19

I am so excited to have our next Gear Up Orientation Training class start this evening at the Frederick County Public Safety Training Facilities. It should be a great learning experience for all of our new volunteers. Come prepared for role playing and introductions!

See you tonight!!... (Full Story & Photos)

The Basics of the Volunteer Firefighter Life

Member Joyce Shry, July 06

Did you know that nearly 70 percent of all firefighters are volunteers?
Half of all Americans live in communities served by fire departments that are either all volunteer or a combination of volunteer and career. (1)

Volunteer firefighters fill a much-needed role in their communities, protecting the lives and property of many people. As a volunteer first responder, your family member can expect ... (Full Story & Photos)

Volunteer Rescue Squad donates ambulance to stricken West Virginia county

Member Joyce Shry, July 05

Firefighters in flood-ravaged West Virginia are expressing deep gratitude after learning that members of the Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad in Maryland have answered their urgent call for help.

The Maryland firefighters are donating an ambulance that will replace one that has been destroyed in Clay County, West Virginia, which was hit hard by the flooding.

The rescue squad learned about the urgent ... (Full Story & Photos)

Carnival Season is upon us............

Member Joyce Shry, June 15

There's all kinds of attractions at a carnival. For the young and early crowd, it is all about the rides. But even the most ride-obsessed carnival-goer cannot resist the allure of the other attractions on hand, the midway games, country markets, music, bingo and like so many others, plan on scoring some good food!

Despite the warm nights, a steady stream of cars usually fill the grassy lot of ... (Full Story & Photos)


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