Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department

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2023 Call Stats
January 58
February 39
Total 97

2023 Jobs
Fires 2
Cuts 1
1st Due Fires

2023 Unit Response
Engine 10 6
Engine 11 37
Tanker 14 10
Squad 1 19
Truck 1 12
Brush 1 2
Utility 1 13
UTV 1 2

Past Incidents
2022 861
2021 821
2020 758
2019 669
2018 733
2017 654

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Welcome to the official website of the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department! Please explore the website and if you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to us. We are always seeking motivated individuals who are ready to step up and serve their community. If interested please give us a call or stop by the station on a Monday evening between 7 - 9 p.m. Do you have what it takes?


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Fire Chief Chris Bell, April 15

The Officers and Members of the LVFD regrets to announce the passing of our past member John A. Candela. Jack served the department for over seventeen years as an active member. During that time, he served as Treasurer for a number of years. He was a faithful member always working at the annual carnival running the bingo stand. Jack served for many years as a line officer and due to working and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters

Leonardtown Volunteers, March 26

Each year firefighters from across the nation gather in Emmitsburg, Maryland at the National Fire Academy to honor their fallen brothers and sisters from the previous year, who lost their lives in the line of duty. This is a solemn event that is held dear to firefighters and the Fire Hero families who have lost a loved one serving their communities.

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation created ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter, August 30

We wanted to tell you about Fire Prevention Week coming up October 8-14, 2023! Did you know that Fire Prevention week was a direct result of a large fire in Chicago? The Great Chicago Fire burned between October 8th to October 10th, with most of the damage done on October 9th. The fire caused roughly $200 million in damages, killing around 300 people, and destroying over 17,000 buildings and structures. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing Of Past Fire Chief JOHN F. “JAKE” MATTINGLY

Fire Chief Chris Bell, July 24

It is with deepest sympathy that the membership of the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire
Department and its Auxiliary announce the passing of Past Chief John F. “Jake” Mattingly. Jake
Joined the department in 1952 and served as Fire Chief from 1962 - 1965 and 1967 - 1972. As
member of the department and over his many years of service he held all operational positions
in the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Chief Chris Bell, March 09

At 16:44 hours Rescue Squad 1 (5 personnel) responded to the 23100 block of Newtowne Neck Rd. Rescue Squad 1 arrived on the scene finding a driver still trapped in a vehicle. Rescue Squad 1 advised communications that they had one trapped however did not need an additional Rescue Squad. Engine 11 (4 personnel) arrived on the scene assisting Rescue Squad 1s crew. Crews removed the driver’s door freeing ... (Full Story & Photos)



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