The Members made their way to Ocean City for the 123rd Annual Convention looking for a Big Win again this year. In 2012 the Department won the top Award for the Best Appearing Company in the State of Maryland for the first time. This was also the first time that the Award was won by a department on the Western side of the Chesapeake Bay. Over the past several weeks, Members have been working hours ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 0840 hours Engines 7, 2, 9, Tankers 2, 1, and 9, along with Truck 7, Squad 1, Water Supply 5, and EMS Stations 79, and 29 were dispatched to the address of 27050 Cat Creek Road in Sandgates for the reported House on Fire. Engine 72 was the first to arrive reporting a single family dwelling with fire showing from the Alpha Side. Engine 72 established the Cat Creek Road Command and went to work ... (Full Story & Photos)
As the Engine Co. returned from an Automatic Alarm a Box Alarm was dispatched at 46860 Hilton Drive in Lexington Park for the reported smoke coming from an Aparatment Building. The Box alarm consisted of the Engines from 3, 13, 9, and 6, Tower 9, Truck 7, and Squad 3, along with EMS Stations 39, and 38. Truck 7 responded with 5 personnel and as they did a 2nd Box Alarm was dispatched at 48387 Surfside ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 1109 hours Companies 7, 2, 1, and 9 were dispatched across from 26155 Barnes Court in Oakville for the reported House Fire. Engine 24 was the first to arrive laying a line in from Barnes and Independence reporting a one story single family dwelling with nothing evident. Engine 14 picked up Engine 24's line with Engine 73 arriving as well and establishing the Barnes Court Command. Units investigated ... (Full Story & Photos)
Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary Charter Member Mary Ann Johnson passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Mary Ann was an Active Member of the Ladies Auxiliary from 1957 until 1972. From 1973 until the time of her death, Mary Ann was an Associate Member of the Ladies Auxiliary.
During her years as an Active Member of the Ladies Auxiliary, Mary Ann served on several committees ... (Full Story)
At 1450 hours Company 2 was dispatched to the 39000 Blk of Harpers Corner Road for a reported Brush Fire. Shortly After dispatch additional calls were received at the St. Mary's County Communications Center reporting a shed fire at the same location. The assignment was upgraded bringing Company 2, 7, Charles County Station 2, Truck 7, and EMS Station 29 to the scene. Brush 2 arrived first reporting ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Department would like to congratulate Firefighter Mike Stroud, and his wife Heather, on the birth of their daughter Maci Nicole. Little Maci was born March 10 @ 4:44 pm, weighing 8 lbs and measuring 20.5 inches long. Both Mom and Maci are doing well. Best wishes to the most deserving little family, from your extended HVFD Family! ... (Full Story & Photos)