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

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Boat in Distress with People in the Water
August 01

August 1, 2022

At 4:35 pm Station 6, Boat 6, Boat 14, St. Mary’s Boat 5, Charles County Dive Team, Paramedic Ambulance 68, and EMS Duty Officer were alerted to the Potomac River in the area of Swan Point for a boat in distress with people in the water. While en route units were updated that there were 4 people in the water and two were missing. Boat 6 arrived on the scene to confirm one soul had ... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing of Past Captain, Israel Burch
July 19

It is with deep sadness that we inform of the passing of Israel Burch. Israel began his fire service career as a firefighter at Cobb Island VFD & EMS and was an active member and officer (past Captain) of the company for many years until transferring to La Plata VFD where he obtained his life membership. Israel kept his passion for the fire service into his career and worked his way to become the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Funeral Arrangements for Past President Thomas A. Pilkerton
February 18

Funeral arrangements for Thomas A. Pilkerton are as follows

By: Edward B. Godwin Sr., President CIVFD & EMS, Inc.

Funeral, Friday 02/25/22, leaving Arehart-Echols Funeral Home in La Plata, MD @ 08:30 am with an escort by the Cobb Island
Volunteer Fire Department and EMS, Inc. to Holy Ghost Catholic Church (15848 Rock Point Road Newburg, MD).

The Family will receive friends on Friday, February 25, ... (Full Story)

Passing of Past President Thomas A. Pilkerton
February 18

February 18, 2022

It is with the deepest sympathy the membership of the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Inc. and Auxiliary announce the passing of Past President Thomas A. Pilkerton, fondly known by all his friends, family, and work colleagues at the R.E. Michel Company as “Andy”.

Andy was a Life Member of our department dedicating over 33 years of faithful service. During his tenure, ... (Full Story & Photos)

February 04

On the evening of February 3, 2022, the Board of Directors met to open and review all sealed bids submitted for old B-6, a 1991 Ford F350 4X4.

A total of 9 sealed bids were received which ranged from $950.00 to $10,000.00. The winning bidder has been notified and will be making arrangements for pickup in the near future.

Should the transaction not come to fruition, the department will contact ... (Full Story & Photos)

Thank You To All The Veteran’s For Your Service
November 11

Today we say THANK YOU to ALL of our military service Veteran’s for serving and protecting our freedom.

As we celebrate 75 years of service to our community and citizens of Charles County, we look back on our past members who have also served and members that still serve today.

The Ladies Auxiliary handmade a blanket in support of the military veterans of the department (unknown exact date).

Below ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Call Statistics
FY23 Call Stats
Jul 39 75
Total 39 75

Call Stat Totals
FY20 195 475
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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