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Click the link below to read the Statement by the Fire Company concerning Petition Drive AGAINST Zoning Change for Carnival Grounds
Statement on Zoning

                

5th Annual Memories Charcoal House Fundraiser a Huge Success

Fire & Rescue Captain Jeff Lowman, September 11

On the evening of Thursday September 11, members of the MAVFC and the community went to Memories Charcoal House for their 5th Annual MAVFC fundraiser. Members were on site with apparatus, fire prevention items, 50/50 raffles, and ticket jars. The night was capped off with a special performance from the Montgomery County Firefighters Pipes and Drums band. Memories Charcoal House is a huge supporter ... (Full Story & Photos)


MAVFC Members practice rolling ona  foam blanket
MAVFC Members practice rolling ona foam blanket

MAVFC Members Make It "Snow" In August

Assistant Chief - Fire & Rescue Ivan Browning, September 04

The August monthly drill saw some "white stuff" hit the ground in Mount Airy and it wasn't snow. Members reviewed foam principles and operations for use on emergency incidents. Firefighter's are able to use foam on a number of fire and hazardous materials incidents.

Class "A" foam is basically putting soap in the water to help combat Class A fires. These fires are normal combustibles such as wood, ... (Full Story & Photos)


New Breathing Apparatus and Rescue Equipment Placed In-Service

Assistant Chief - Fire & Rescue Ivan Browning, August 21

On July 19th, 2014, the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company placed in-service 36 new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) along with other firefighter rescue equipment. This is the fruition of several years worth of work with eight other Carroll County fire departments who banded together and received a United States Department of Homeland Security Grant to assist in the purchase. The company's ... (Full Story & Photos)

MAVFC Firefighters use the new SCBA's to supply each other air in the event of a failure or damage.
MAVFC Firefighters use the new SCBA's to supply each other air in the event of a failure or damage.


Carnival Grounds Not For Sale!

President Bruce Walz, August 05

On Monday, August 4th, town citizen David Pyatt made a presentation to the Town Council expressing his opposition to the recommendation of the Planning Commission in the Master Plan (Draft) to rezone the fire company's carnival grounds community commercial. He also presented the Council with approximately 500 unverified signatures to a petition expressing the same opposition.

During his presentation, ... (Full Story)



2014 Child Heatstroke Prevention Campaign

2nd Vice President Thomas Walters, July 31

The Issue

• Heatstroke, also known as hyperthermia, is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths for children.

• It occurs when the body isn't able to cool itself quickly enough and the body temperature rises to dangerous levels.

• Young children are particularly at risk as their bodies heat up three to five times faster than an adult's.

• When a child's internal temperature gets ... (Full Story & Photos)


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