Wheaton VRS Opens New Station
17 Nov 2013
November 16, 2013 – Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad opened their new station located at Georgia Ave. and Arcola Ave. with a ceremony attended by several hundred citizens, County officials and fire/rescue personnel from other departments. After ceremonies, which included a procession of the Rescue Squad’s apparatus from their old station to the new station, the…
MCVFRA Auxiliary Poinsettia Sale
8 Nov 2013
The MCVFRA Auxiliary is selling seasonal poinsettias as a fundraiser. The $20 plants are available in red, pink or white and will be available for pickup on December 5, 2013. Click here for details.
Montgomery Volunteers Score Big at MSFA Convention
20 Jun 2013
At the Maryland State Firemen’s Convention held in Ocean City June 16-19, 2013, Montgomery County volunteers scored big in important leadership positions and as award recipients. Johnie Roth, Jr., past president and past chief of the Sandy Spring Volunteer Fire Department and a life member of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad was elected as Second…
MSFA Junior Miss Fire Prevention
29 Apr 2013
Cari McHenry, representing Montgomery County, was crowned the Maryland State Firemen’s Association North Central Junior Miss Fire Prevention on April 28, 2013. Cari, the daughter of Germantown VFD Assistant Chief Bob McHenry, is the first contestant from Montgomery County to win this honor. The North Central region consists of Montgomery, Carroll, Frederick and Howard counties….
CJPVFD Chief Honored
15 Apr 2013
Chief James Seavey, Sr. of the Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department was honored with the Chief Leslie B. Thompson Award for Distinguished Service by the Maryland Fire Chief Association (MFCA). The award, sponsored by the Damascus Volunteer Fire Department and the Chestertown Volunteer Fire Department, was announced at the MFCA spring meeting on April…