Washington, DC - Citing recent fires in Pennsylvania and Florida which claimed the lives of nine children and one adult and may have been caused by space heaters, the United States Fire Administration (USFA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced a jointly sponsored special initiative, "Put a Freeze on Winter Fires." USFA and NFPA want to remind everyone that fire safety and prevention are especially important in the coming months.
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The Montgomery County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association (MCVFRA) is made up of the 19 separate, independent, fire and rescue corporations in Montgomery County Maryland. The MCVFRA has numerous committees that address issues associated with the betterment of the fire and rescue service in Montgomery County. The MCVFRA also will comment and recommend to the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Commission any changes which will better the delivery of fire and rescue service to the citizens of Montgomery County. Each member department has their President and Chief and (1) alternate elected or appointed to serve the MCVFRA.
The MCVFRA meets on the third Thursday of each month at a member hosting department. Each meeting night will start with a meal at 6:30 p.m. with the business meeting immediately afterward.
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Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad (BCCRS) is a philanthropically operated, community supported organization that provides the highest level of fire, rescue, and ambulance service for the communities of Bethesda, Chevy Chase, and Upper Northwest Washington, D.C. BCCRS provides its services at no cost to the recipient and is dedicated to using the utmost care, professionalism, and ethics.