Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS, Inc.and Auxiliary
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Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS, Inc.
and Auxiliary

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Member Receives The Maryland Transportation Authority Police Life Saving Award.
July 27

Today In recognition of his heroic actions on October 4, 2019, Firefighter Douglas Hands was awarded the: Maryland Transportation Authority Police Life Saving Award.

On October 4, 2019 Firefighter Doug Hands was traveling to King George for work in the passenger seat of a work truck. They came upon what appeared to be a broken down car in the same lane of travel ahead of him. As he was going around ... (Full Story & Photos)

A Message from the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services Board of Directors
July 09

Please refer to the posted message from the CIVFD & EMS Board of Directors.... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing of Auxiliary Life Member, Delores Smith
June 22

Delores Ann Smith, 77, of Cobb Island, Maryland, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, Maryland.

Delores was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and enjoyed her time caring selflessly for others. Joining the department in 2003, Mrs. Smith was an avid supporter, dedicated volunteer, and life member of the Cobb Island Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing of Past Member Robert (Bob) Bornschein
January 24

We regret to announce the passing of Past Member

Robert J. Bornschein (Bob)
April 24, 1964 - January 23, 2020

Bob joined our department in February 2008. Bob was very active operationally during his time as a member with the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS. He was recognized as one of our Top EMS Providers during our annual awards banquet. Bob was awarded in 2015 a Life Saving Award ... (Full Story & Photos)

Congratulations to Deputy Nicholas Hill
January 19

Firefighter / Board of Directors member Nicholas Hill is now Deputy Nicholas Hill of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office.
On January 18, 2020, Deputy Hill graduated from the Police Entrance Level Training Program of the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy. Congratulations on all of the hard work Nick and we wish you every success in your Law Enforcement career.

... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing of Life Member and Auxiliary Member Ernest William Kalinowsky
January 17

We regret to announce the passing of Life Member / Auxiliary Member:

Ernest William Kalinowsky
December 29, 1936 - January 13, 2020

Ernie joined the Operational side of the department in 2006, achieved his EVOC certification in 2008, and First Responder certification in 2009.
Ernie joined the Auxiliary around 2008 to further support the department form both sides.
He was a very active member in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Call Statistics
FY20 Call Stats
Jul 21 49
Aug 8 48
Sep 18 41
Oct 25 46
Nov 8 34
Dec 16 33
Jan 10 52
Feb 10 28
Mar 11 38
Apr 11 29
Total 138 398

Call Stat Totals
FY19 199 379
FY18 234 227
FY17 238 280
FY16 242 265
FY15 255 251
FY14 260 247
FY13 265 247
FY12 335 263
FY11 282 245
FY10 244 216
FY09 302 255
FY08 379 265
FY07 288 251

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Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS
P.O. Box 156
17069 Cobb Island Road
Cobb Island, MD 20625
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