CVFD's Martin Padgett now a Surrattsville High Athletic Wall of Honor Member
CVFD and Henry Smith, SHS Alum, January 09
In December Martin Padgett, life member of the CVFD and retired PGFD firefighter was inducted into the SHS Athletic Wall of Honor. Martin was a part of Surrattsville's first State Championship team, the 1960 boys' basketball team. The photo is of master of ceremonies Richie Andresen (61), Athletic Director Demario Newman (who conceived of the Wall of Honor), and these members of the championship team ... (Full Story & Photos)
1960 Basketball Team
CVFD, July 24
An afternoon crab feast was shared among Clinton Volunteers and Career members. Become a member of the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department and join in with us at our next department event. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Welcome to the Official Website for the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department
The Clinton Volunteer Fire Department is a local Community organization dedicated to providing quality Fire Suppression and Emergency Medical Care. Our staff is comprised of approximately 40 Active Volunteer Firefighter/EMT's who are trained to meet the same standards and competencies as the Career Firefighters who supplement our staffing. In addition to responding to your emergency services requirements in the greater Clinton area, we also provide mutual aid to the surrounding communities of Camp Springs, Morningside, Silesia, Friendly, Allentown, Oxon Hill, Forestville, Brandywine, Baden, Waldorf and Silver Hill. We are primarily a publicly funded non profit Corporation, dependent on your financial support. At the present time we operate an Engine Company, Truck Company and Water Supply Special Unit, as well as an Emergency Medical Services staff. Please continue your tour of our web page, see how we work, respond and train.
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Become a Clinton Volunteer
There are virtually thousands of reasons why people in communities all over the United States decide to become members of volunteer fire companies. Those members of our community who spend countless hours at work, have weekends filled with family and personal activities still find time to volunteer and get a sensation and fulfillment that is hard to find in today's world.
The volunteers in the State of Maryland are treated to the finest, most progressive training in the United States, and best of all, it's provided to you for FREE! For an overview of the curriculum for the Fire and Rescue programs, visit the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute website.
Membership in the Clinton VFD is not limited to just those individuals who are primarily interested in fire suppression or proving emergency medical services. Our organization is always looking for Associate Members that provide their time and services to ensure our department is operating efficiently.
Free Training - available to all members through the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute as well as the National Fire Academy in Emmittsburg, MD.
Tax Break - Members who reside in Maryland are extended a $3,500 tax break
Retirement - After completing 25 years of qualified service volunteers are eligible to receive a cash award after reaching age 65. Members must earn a minimum number of points per year to be eligible.
Scholarships - Available through various county and state organizations to members in good standing
Fulfillment/Satisfaction - Help your community and build lifelong friendships
If your at least 16 years of age, your eligible for an Associate or Active (Operational) membership. All members are required to undergo a comprehensive background investigation before your application is presented to the membership body for approval.
Membership information and forms are available here.