CHVFD Smoke Alarm Campaign Keeps Capitol Heights Families Safe

Since April 2014, the members of the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department and career staff from Station 5 have visited over 1,000 homes in our first due response area to install smoke alarms. The alarms, new 10 year long life battery smoke alarms, were provided by a Fire Prevention and Safety grant from FEMA/DHS to the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department.

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George A. Adams Inducted into the Founders’ Circle

Just weeks before, the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department lost member Richard Ager, George’s grandson, who was one of several family members involved with the department. Members of the department stood in for Richard, and along with grandson Al Adams to celebrate the accomplishments of our first leader.

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Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department Mourns the Loss of Honorary Lifetime Member Richard Ager

It is with great sadness that we report that Honorary Lifetime Member Richard Ager died on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 after a courageous battle with lymphoma. Richard joined the department in 1942 as a junior member. In August, the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department made Richard an Honorary Lifetime Member, for his previous service to the department and for being

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Remembering 3 CHVFD Members Killed During World War II

On this Memorial Day, please take time to reflect on the supreme sacrifices made by our armed forces in service to their country, especially Ensign Michael H. Korn, Private 1st Class Julius M. Vajda, and Staff Sergeant Hersal B. Cralle. These three men were members of the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department. They protected their community as a member of

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Company 5 Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department goes pink this October; members and career staff will participate in several local events for Breast Cancer Awareness. The www.chvfd.org website will feature a pink ribbon and the red paint scheme will changed to match Engine 805B in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness. Engine 805B, also known as “Pinky,” helps raise awareness and is always

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