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Tenth District VFD, January 22

We recently learned of the passing of former member, Tom Butler.

Tom joined the department in 1970 and served until 1987. He held numerous offices during his years as an active member.

He passed away on Thursday January 19 peacefully.

Viewing will be on Friday February 10 from 4-6 pm at Thornton’s Funeral Home
3439 Livingston Rd.
Indian Head 20640

Viewing on Saturday February 11 from 10-11 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Crews Train on Peripheral Entrapment Emergencies

Tenth District VFD, January 15

Yesterday, crews trained on peripheral entrapment emergencies. Many times, curious children (and sometimes adults) find themselves stuck in precarious situations. Rescue Squad 8 is equipped with a huge variety of tools and equipment to handle all different types of these scenarios. We regularly train to ensure we are ready for the unexpected.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tenth District VFD, January 14

Progress Update- the vehicle we recently received from SMECO to replace Brush 8 has returned from the paint shop. We would like to thank Jeff Gayan from Gayan’s Auto Body for his assistance with painting. Soon, the vehicle will have a body installed. More updates to come as they are completed!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Crews Refresh on Ice Rescue Techniques

Tenth District VFD, December 30

Last night, crews refreshed on ice rescue techniques. The recent cold weather has caused many bodies of water to freeze. As a reminder, it’s never safe to walk or play on the ice. Our crews have specialized equipment and thermal protection for this. Please stay away from the ice, and ensure your children aren’t playing on it.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Congratulations to Anna Able and Mike Gordon

Tenth District VFD, December 27

Congratulations are in order for two of our members.

Anna Able has recently completed the rigorous EMT program and earned both Maryland and National Registry Emergency Medical Technician. This program tends to be life-consuming for approximately 6 months.

One of our Life Members, Mike Gordon was recently promoted to the rank of Captain with the Naval District Washington Fire Department. He will ... (Full Story)


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Vehicle Donation from SMECO

Tenth District VFD, December 23

Recently, we were very fortunate to receive this vehicle as a donation from the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) that we plan to use as a replacement brush truck. We would like to send a HUGE thanks to SMECO and Steve Montgomery for his assistance in getting this truck. Soon, the truck will be painted, lettered, and have a flat-bed installed to mount the brush truck skid unit. We hope ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tenth District VFD, December 06

Our Santa Run schedule is here!! ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Flow-test and Maintenance of Dry-hydrant Site

Tenth District VFD, November 27

Yesterday, a few members went out to flow-test and maintain one of our dry-hydrant sites. Our first due response area doesn’t have a single pressurized fire hydrant. These dry hydrants have been installed on private property to ensure we have adequate water supply throughout our area. Our maintenance includes flushing, flow-testing, painting, and landscaping around the sites. We thank the land-owners ... (Full Story & Photos)

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