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Anne Arundel County Volunteer Firefighters Association
P.O. Box 1230
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HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS TIPS

Member John Long, Jr., July 28

Hurricane Season runs from June 1 to November 30. NOW is the time to prepare, not 72 hours before the storm hits.

Here are some helpful hints, including a Disaster Kit Check-Off List for your use.

• Don't forget that public utilities will fail when a hurricane strikes. Utilities include electricity, natural gas, sewer services, storm water, telephone, water, internet access and cable television. ... (Full Story)


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Cat Saved from house fire in Ferndale

Member John Long, Jr., July 05

Cat saved from house fire.
July 3, 2020, Friday morning member of the Ferndale Volunteer Fire Company responded to a house fire in the 34-15 box while fighting the fire on the first level of the home firefighter DeAndre Thomas found the family’s cat and exited the house. Oxygen and the Pet oxygen masks were retrieved from Engine 343. Oxygen was administered to the cat by the crew and the cat started ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 2020 Firefighter Safety Stand Down

Member John Long, Jr., June 14

Safety Stand Down 2020
Building a Superhighway to Safety – Protecting our Responders on Roadways


Photo courtesy of Emergency Responder Safety Institute

Taking place each year during the third week of June, Safety Stand Down highlights critical safety, health, and survival issues for the fire and emergency services. Departments and personnel are asked to suspend all non-emergency activities during ... (Full Story & Photos)

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FEMA Announces Several New Grant Program Opportunities

Member David Lewis, April 23

FEMA has announced several new grant opportunities that all departments should consider:

1. The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant application period is currently open through May 15. This grant program provides funding for the hiring of paid personnel and for volunteer recruitment and retention programs.

2. The Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) grant application period ... (Full Story)


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No Caption David Lewis receives the NVFC James P. Seavey Sr. Health and Wellness Leadership Award

Member John Long, Jr., April 17

David Lewis receives the NVFC James P. Seavey Sr. Health and Wellness Leadership Award

Award co-sponsored by Ward Diesel Filter Systems and VFIS

As a member of the fire and emergency medical services for more than 40 years, David Lewis has always been an advocate for firefighter health, wellness, and safety. However, his passion and commitment have become more evident in recent years as his leadership ... (Full Story & Photos)

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