This weekend (May 20-21) our Maryland State Fire Marshals, Fire Inspectors and Administrative members of the OSFM in partnership with our local Fire/EMS Departments will be knocking on doors to help support our Statewide Maryland Community Risk Reduction Weekend. As we enter … [Read more...]
The long-standing “Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries” campaign (which was not created by NFPA, contrary to popular belief) encourages the public to change their smoke alarm batteries when turning clocks in ahead in the spring. On March 12, 2023 Marylanders … [Read more...]
2023/2024 CADET APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED!
Attention Hgh School Juniors! Are you ready to give back to your community and train for a rewarding career in fire and EMS then this is your chance. Harford County Fire and EMS Association are now taking applications for the 2023/2024 Cadet Program until July 15, 2023. Fallston … [Read more...]
WINTER HOME HEATING SAFETY TIPS FROM THE FVFAC AND OSFM
With the "Polar Vortex" that has gripped the area, and the temperatures that have dropped to below freezing, you may be depending on multiple heating sources to stay warm inside your homes. The FVFAC along with State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci want to provide the following … [Read more...]
The Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Co., along with the other emergency service providers in the region, once again saw an increase in the year over year totals related to calls for service to the communities we serve. Continued surges in communicable diseases, hospital … [Read more...]
FVFAC and the NFPA urge added caution this holiday season, as Christmas Day and Christmas Eve are among the leading days of the year for U.S. home fires. Many hallmarks of the holiday season, including Christmas trees, holiday decorations, and festive meals, present … [Read more...]
2022 FVFAC SANTA RUNS TO BEGIN FRIDAY EVENING DECEMBER 2ND
WATCH THIS SPACE AND OUR FB PAGE FOR MORE INFO AND DETAILS AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE !!!!! SANTA HAS NOT GIVEN US HIS FULL TIMETABLE AS OF YET.....PLEASE DO NOT ASK WHEN HE WILL BE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD UNTIL WE CAN GET HIS SCHEDULE!!!! AS ALWAYS, REMEMBER THAT WEATHER AND … [Read more...]
As we anticipate the weather getting colder, lower temps overnight, and more people are using heaters, fireplaces, furnaces and other appliances that produce Carbon Monoxide (CO), the FVFAC is teaming up with Safekids.org in recognition of National Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week … [Read more...]
IT’S HALLOWEEN….LET’S BE SAFE OUT THERE!!!!!
The FVFAC wants to share some Halloween safety tips with you !!! We have seen some of the local ghosts, goblins, and super heroes at our Food Truck Event and also during the Fallston Commons Halloween parade this weekend! As we continue to participate in … [Read more...]
Join the FVFAC and the NFPA in continuing to observe the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week (FPW)!!! This year’s FPW campaign, “FIRE WON'T WAIT. PLAN YOUR ESCAPE” works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those … [Read more...]
It is with deep sorrow that The Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company, Inc. share the loss of active member John “Tom” Weigle. Tom has been an active member of FVFAC since 2012 and has volunteered as an EMT, EMS driver, and Coordinator of our Fire Safety Children's … [Read more...]
DID YOU KNOW THAT SEPTEMBER IS CAMPUS FIRE SAFETY MONTH ??
As a new school year draws near, college students throughout our area have been gearing up to return to the campus of many higher education institutions. At this time, through their annual “Campus Fire Safety for Students” campaign in September, the National Fire Protection … [Read more...]
**FALLSTON HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS—CLICK ON FHS STUDENT PARKING PERMITS LINK FOR AUGUST 13TH UPDATE!!**
https://fvfac.org/fhs-parking-permits/ … [Read more...]
The Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company urges all of our friends and neighbors to follow the advice of the State Fire Marshal. State Fire Marshal Brian Geraci joined Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services Deputy Chief Gordon Wallace this past week along … [Read more...]
The Weekend Starts Off Busy…FVFAC Responds to Three Dwelling Fires
FVFAC members have responded to three dwelling fires over the past six hours, two of which escalated to additional alarms. At 1517 hours (3:17 p.m.) the Harford County Department of Emergency Services 9-1-1 center received a call for a building fire in the 1900 block of … [Read more...]