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7, 2017 - Chief
Gott took his final ride home today. However, your passion and
desire for the fire service will live through us all. You will
truly be missed Chief.
3, 2017 - The
Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce
the passing of Past Chief / Past President and Life Member
Warren Douglas Gott.
joined the Calvert County Volunteer Fire Department, now known
as the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department, in 1957 as an
energetic teen with a desire to serve his community.
During the last 59 years he has served our department
operationally in rank from Sergeant all the way up to Chief.
Administratively he has served as Chairman and member of
countless committees, has been a member of the PFVFD Board of
Directors and President of the Department. Even though
recently, because of health reasons, Warren was forced to settle
for a less active role, he still remained an Administrative Life
Member of the Department until his death.
his time in the fire service, he chaired and served on many
committees in the Calvert County and Southern Maryland
Associations. He was a Past President of the Southern
Maryland Volunteer Firemanís Association (SMVFA) and has
served as department delegate to the Maryland State Firemenís
Association, Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemenís Association
and Calvert County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association.
He was inducted into the SMVFA Hall of Fame in 1987, the Calvert
County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association Hall of Fame in
1995 and was recently honored in 2015 as an inductee to the
Maryland State Firemanís Association Hall of Fame.
last active role with the County Association was as the Fire
Representative to the Calvert County Fire and Rescue Commission
from February 2001 to March 2008 where he also served for a time
as Commission Chairman.
you will be dearly missed. We treasured our time with you and
everything you did for our department and we feel safer knowing
you are looking down on us as we respond out every single day.
We will strive to continue moving forward with the traditions
and pride you helped to instill in us and do our best to make
you proud. We salute you and are honored to call you our
brother. May you rest peacefully.
1, 2017 - The Prince Frederick Volunteers held our annual
elections tonight. Here is the results for the 2017
Administration. Congratulations to the newly elected.
Chief - Fred Holzberger IV
Chief - Joe Della-Camera
Fire Chief - Brian Ficke
Fire Chief - Jason Sharpe
- Pat Hassler
President - Jamie Cox
- Al Billings
- Vicki Delehanty
21, 2016 - At
1842 hours, Company 2 was alerted to the 1800 block of Ponds
Wood Rd for a chimney fire. Units arrived on side Alpha of a
two story split foyer with a working chimney fire. Tower 2 had
roof operations and assisted the crews inside. Units operated
for 30 minutes.
15, 2016 - At
1216 hours, Company 2 was alerted to the 100 block of Bugeye
Square for a building. Units arrived on side Alpha of a one
story commercial building with smoke showing. Crews entered and
found a fire in the ventilation system of a stair factory. The
fire was quickly knocked down with no extension. Company 2
operated for one hour.
9, 2016 - At 1105 hours, Company 2 was alerted to the 4000 block
of Cassell Blvd for a house fire. Units arrived on side Alpha of
a two story split foyer with smoke showing in the rear. Crews
entered the house, found a fire in the basement, and quickly got
a line on it. Company 2 operated for 2 hours.
4, 2016 - On
Sunday, the Prince Frederick Volunteers attended the annual
Calvert County Christmas Parade, and were awarded a trophy.
Thanks to everyone that helped get the apparatus ready.
26, 2016 - At
0551 hours, Company 2 was alerted on a Local Alarm to the 3900
block of Robinson Rd in Huntingtown for a woods fire. Units
arrived on the scene to find several acres on fire, and
Command requested various additional units from the whole
county. The bulk of the fire was brought under control on the
8-10 acre fire in two hours. Company 2 units assisted for
several hours hitting hot spots.
24, 2016 - There
were three fires on Thanksgiving Eve. The first one was in
Sunderland, the second one was in Prince Frederick, and the
third one was in St Leonard. One homeowner was injured. Be
careful cooking today.
18, 2016 - At 0136 hours, Company 2 was alerted to the 3100
block of Mills Pond Dr in Port Republic for a house fire. Units
arrived on side Alpha of a two story single family with fire
showing. Crews worked to contain a garage fire with extension to
the house. Company 2 units operated for two hours. One
firefighter and one occupant were injured. We wish them a speedy
9, 2016 - PFVFD
attended the Grand Reopening of the Prince Frederick Walmart
after remodeling. During the ceremony, Walmart donated to
several local businesses including us. We would like to thank
Walmart for their continued support.
Point and Tate PIA
6, 2016 - At 1516 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Hallowing
Point Rd and Tate Rd for a Personal Injury Accident. Squad 2,
Engine 21, and Chief 2 arrived to find a three car accident with
one trapped. The subject was extricated and turned over to
awaiting EMS. Two patients were flown to nearby Trauma Centers
for further evaluation. Company 2 operated for 30 minutes.
Island and Robshire Manor PIA
4, 2016 - At 1515 hours, Squad 2 was alerted to N Solomons
Island Rd and Robshire Manor Rd in Huntingtown for a Personal
Injury Accident. Units arrived on the scene to find a two car
accident with one trapped. The subject was extricated and
transported by air to a nearby Trauma Center for further
evaluation. Two other patients were transported to CMH for a
check up. Units operated for 20 minutes.
1, 2016 - After several years of planning and hard work, PFVFD
is proud to announce that the BOCC has approved our new
firehouse. Thanks to everyone involved for their efforts.
Picture courtesy of The Calvert Recorder.