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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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Member Joyce Shry, July 17

The weather forecast calls for extreme heat across the region over the next several days, with a potentially dangerous heat wave that could last into next week. Heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable. Despite this fact, more than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Frederick County Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

It’s National Cell Phone Courtesy Month! Yay!!

Member Joyce Shry, July 03

July is not a good month for people who like to check emails at the dinner table and text during a movie - it's National Cell Phone Courtesy Month.

Cell Phone Courtesy Month was started in 2002 by etiquette expert, Jacqueline Whitmore, with the intent of making cell phone users more respectful of their surroundings.

According to a recent U.S. Cellular survey, people are annoyed at the cell phone ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Joyce Shry, July 02

Each year, The Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association sponsors the Frederick County Ambassador Contest. The contest will be held November 3, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Hall.

Contestants compete on poise, appearance, knowledge of Fire Prevention and speaking ability. Contestants will conduct a five-minute Fire Prevention presentation during the interview ... (Full Story & Photos)

Do you know what GEAR UP means?

Member Joyce Shry, May 02

G – Goals

E – Engagement

A – Accountability

R – Readiness, Results and Risks

U - Understand

P- Prepare oneself

Are you ready to Gear Up?

Contact me using the volunteer interest form on the left side of this website.
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Phone: 301-600-2281
Fax: 301-600-2592
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