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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Service and Sacrifice: Our Day at Arlington National Cemetery

Commemorating a century of service, the men and women of the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department began with a tribute to all of our veteran members. On August 31, 2013, members and their families gathered for a trip to Arlington National Cemetery to honor all who have served and sacrificed, including some of our own who never returned to quarters. They also visited the graves of past members who have been laid to rest on America’s most hallowed grounds.

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25 Years of Christmas in April: A Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department Tradition

The Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department has many traditions that have been handed down over its hundred year history. One of those traditions is our participation in the Christmas in April program. Since the program’s inception 25 years ago, the members of the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department have helped repair the homes of low-income or physically challenged citizens so that they have a warm, dry, and safe place to call home.

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Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department Celebrates Women’s History Month

As the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department approaches its 100th anniversary of incorporation, we would like to stop and reflect during Women’s History Month, on the contributions that women have made to our department throughout its history. In 1980, President Jimmy Carter designated March 2 through March 8 as Women’s History Week in an effort to recognize the accomplishments and

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