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 The Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association

wants YOU to  GEAR UP

Would you like to make a difference in your town?  

Being a volunteer member is a 

great way to contribute!

                      

 

       
 
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Safety Stand Down: The Importance of Situational Awareness

Member Joyce Shry, June 17

A joint initiative of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Safety, Health and Survival Section, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and the Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) this year’s Safety Stand Down program will take place June 19-25. Responder agencies are encouraged to suspend all non-emergency activities ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Frederick County Government Buildings & Services to Be Closed for Juneteenth Holiday

Member Joyce Shry, June 16

Frederick County Government Buildings & Services to Be Closed for Juneteenth Holiday

FREDERICK, MD – Frederick County Government offices will be closed on Monday, June 20 in observation of the Juneteenth holiday. Services will resume at their regularly scheduled times on Tuesday, June 21.
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Carnival Season is here

Member Joyce Shry, May 10

Our carnival season kicks off in June and continues through August. Most have rides with food and entertainment. It’s a summer tradition!

Carnivals give communities the opportunity to support their local fire and/or rescue organizations. Carnivals usually run weekly at nights. It’s a great family atmosphere. It’s a great place to catch up with neighbors and friends who make the track out each ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Who can be a volunteer firefighter or EMT?

Member Joyce Shry, March 21

If you have a desire to serve, you can become a volunteer firefighter or EMT. You don’t need any prior experience in the emergency services; you will receive the training you need when you join the department. Your local department will have specific requirements such as minimum age, background checks and medical clearance.

What are the benefits of being a volunteer firefighter or EMT?

Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Frederick County Division of Volunteer Fire & Rescue Services High School Work Based Learning Internship

Member Joyce Shry, March 14

The Frederick County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Work Based Learning Program is now open for enrollment!

The Work-Based Learning program will assist building a highly trained career oriented young work force and address workforce needs. The program promotes occupational skills, provides experiences and credentials needed to enter or succeed in careers. By participating in work-based learning programs, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Work Based Learning Interns from left to right front row:
Ruby Granados, Brooke Hornig, Cheyann Wallick and Tiffany Huber.  Back row: Riley Becker, Roanan Furlong, Nathan Chance, Bryan Duvall and Carlos Cruz.
Work Based Learning Interns from left to right front row: Ruby Granados, Brooke Hornig, Cheyann Wallick and Tiffany Huber. Back row: Riley Becker, Roanan Furlong, Nathan Chance, Bryan Duvall and Carlos Cruz.

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www.FirehouseSolutions.com
Frederick County, MD
5370 Public Safety Place
Frederick, MD 21704

Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator
Phone: 301-600-2281
Fax: 301-600-2592
E-mail: jshry@frederickcountymd.gov
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