Jul
13
2014

Arnold Safeway Public Relations Event

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On July.13,2014 from 10am to 2pm, Members sat in front of the Arnold Safeway promoting the Department and the CPR outreach program. Seven members were handing out business cards, having people sign up for various CPR classes. In total members had 40 people sign up for upcoming CPR classes and handed out about 80 business
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Jun
18
2014

Ocean City Firemen’s Parade 2014

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On June.18,2014 the Department Took the Apparatus to Ocean City,MD for the Annual Firemen’s Parade. Nine members took Engine 172, Brush 17, Chief 17 and the Utility. Engine 172 & Brush 17 both won second place in their respective categories. Thanks to all the members who participated and helped out with the apparatus.
Mar
23
2014

Flashover Drill

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On Sunday March.23,2014 at 730am Companies 17 , 12 and 19 went to the BWI training site for a flashover drill. Crews completed a classroom portion as well as two burns to show the conditions of a flashover.
Mar
16
2014

Duty crew catches two working fires and a transfer to PG County

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On Sunday March 16,2014 the duty crew started the afternoon off with a transfer to Co.7 while units went to PG County for a working dwelling fire. While enroute fire alarm transferred E172 and Tw-40 to PG Station 839 (bowie). E172 transferred 4 with 1 and ran a medical call in Co.816′s area as well
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Mar
2
2014

Brithday Party

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On Sunday March.2,2014 we hosted a Birthday Party at the firehouse for approximate 20 kids & adults. The party included a friendly firefighter program, letting the kids spray the brush truck booster reel and a surprise visit by Sparky. Members on hand: Chief Hopkins FF/PM Hopkins FF Dunleavy FF Edwards EMT Pollock Sparky  
Feb
23
2014

Duty Crew Catches brush fire & a transfer

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On sunday February 23,2014 the duty crew for the day placed Engine 172 staffed with a total of 5 with one. The crew started the day with PM checks and house duties. The crew ran a few medical calls then were alerted for a brush box in Co.40′s area on defense hwy. Engine 172 responded
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Feb
12
2014

Working Fire in 23-14 box

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On February 12,2014 at 3:30pm fire alarm dispatched units to the 200 block of ridgecross ct for a reported dwelling fire. Ant.23 arrived on scene of a 2sty SFD with an attached garage fully involved. Crews knocked the fire and completed searches that were negative. E171 & PM17: D-Shift
Jan
30
2014

BGE Grant Ceremony

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On January 30,2014 Chief Randy Hopkins, Treasurer Jean Allen and Public Relations Officer Debi Hopkins attended the BGE Grant Ceremony at the Red Cross HQ in Baltimore, Maryland. This grant ceremony is the second one for BGE also its the second time the Arnold Volutneer Fire Department was awarded a grant through BGE. This year
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Jan
18
2014

Friends & Family CPR event at the Broadneck Ward of the latter Day Saints

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On January 18,2014 the Arnold Volunteer Fire Department was requested to teach a friends and family CPR class to the church. The class consisted of 17 men & women and we provided 7 instructors for the event. we would like to thank them for reaching out and getting a class scheduled thru our CPR outreach
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Dec
15
2013

Annapolis Santa Run

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Sunday, December 15, 2013 14:00 On Sunday December 15,2013 the Arnold Volunteer Fire Department assisted with the Annapolis Santa run. Engine 172, Brush 17, Utility 17 and Chief 17 headed to truxton park to meet with John Muhitch the organizer to go over the details. The Annapolis Santa run collects gifts for children in need
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Dec
15
2013

Daisy Troop 2259

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Sunday, December 15, 2013 13:30 On Sunday December 15,2013 the Daisy Troop 2259 from the Broadneck Elemantary School paid a visit to the firehouse. They brought girl scout cookies to donate them to us. We had a surprise for them while they were in the engine bay going over the engine with Lt.Ehrlich they heard
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Dec
14
2013

A special Santa Run to the Magez Family

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Saturday, December 14, 2013 12:00 On Saturday December 14,2013 The Arnold Volunteer Fire department assisted The Sharing Foundation with a special delivery to a 5 year old girl in our first due. The Sharing foundation contacted us and asked if we would like to deliver Santa to the Magez family who their 5 year old
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