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


Past Deputy EMS Chief Awarded the Dr. Henry Burke Award
January 04

Congratulations to one of our own!

Past Deputy EMS Chief Joellen Lawman was recognized last night at the Joint Charles County Fire and EMS Association Banquet. Joellen was awarded the Dr. Henry Burke Award for her service, dedication and commitment to EMS as well as the Cobb Island VFD and EMS.

It is a distinguished honor to be recognized by your fellow peers for all your hard work and dedication. ... (Full Story & Photos)


Passing of Past Member Russell "Doc" Douglas Sprouse
January 04

We regret to announce the passing of a past member:

Russell "Doc" Douglas Sprouse
Jan 25, 1950 - Dec 28, 2019

Russell Douglas Sprouse, 69, of Waldorf, Maryland, passed away on December 28, 2019 at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC.

Fondly known as "Doc", was born on January 25, 1950 in Washington, DC to the late Russell Lloyd Sprouse and Carolyn Faith Sprouse. Doc served ... (Full Story & Photos)


Cobb Island Fire Prevention has it’s 1st Annual Coloring Contest
November 22

Students from Dr. Thomas Higdon Elementary participated in a coloring contest that was held by the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS.

The students did a great job and we had over 120 entries. Ribbons were awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for each of the grade levels.

All of the artwork was displayed at our annual Ham and Oyster dinner that was held on November 3, 2019.

A special ... (Full Story & Photos)


Successful Water Rescue After Victim Falls From Pier
November 14

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 2317 hours, units were dispatched for a drowning to the rear of Ledo’s Pizza on Cobb Island. Rescue Engine 62 and Paramedic Ambulance 6 arrived on the scene to confirm that there was a missing person in water. A witness on the scene advised that a female victim had fallen from a pier into the water and that he was unable to get her out of the water. He had retreated ... (Full Story & Photos)



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FY20 Call Stats
FIRE EMS
Jul 21 49
Aug 8 48
Sep
Oct 25 46
Nov
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Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Total 54 143

Call Stat Totals
FIRE EMS
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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