At this point in life you find that you have achieved all that you believed you would. Now you want to give back. We invite you to let the youth around you know how their life could change contributing to something bigger than themselves. You know self-esteem is the most important element in living a successful life. At the least, bring a young person to the fire station at 3900 Old Silver Hill Road and help them find out how they can serve. You may even find a role that you can play to add to the quality of your life. We train every Monday at 7 pm in the Hall. Join Us.
The busiest fire station in Prince George’s County wants to build its EMS program even further because the call volume demands it. Having two ambulances in station to respond to the call volume is not enough. The demands on the staff is taxing and increasing the personnel is needed. Many people come to the station as volunteers because they want to run calls. The stations they are currently serving does not provide them the experience they need to keep their skills up. “You won’t find a dull moment here, says one probationer. We run so much we need more people in the rotation.” On one call there was what seemed to be one hundred people in a big altercation after a funeral. Several people were shot and wounded by gunfire and we needed more ambulances. The police even had to call for backup to get the crowd and the scene under control.
When we run calls like that we know the citizens need our help. When we look into the eyes of those being treated we know they appreciate our help said Al. Especially the children. We all want to be there when children are involved because they are the most vulnerable. The most injured were removed by ambulance first from the scene and things began to calm down as police got things under control. We know we more EMTs and we hope more volunteers join us.
If you completed the Fire/EMS Cadet program or received a degree from the Prince George’s Community College EMS program we want to help you. You obtained an EMT certification and since taking it, your EMT has expired or is near expiring. Maybe you never passed the National Registry certification test. We at the Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad can help you improve your skills, prepare you for the National Registry or help you attain your paramedic certification. Join Us!!! We train every Monday at 7 pm at 3900 Old Silver Hill Road.
Come Support Your Local Volunteer Fire Department By Playing BINGO!! Silver Hill Volunteers.
We offer complimentary Coffee, Tea & Water and we have a full kitchen offering a variety of delicious items for sale!
Bingo is offered:
Saturday – 12:15 pm
Sunday – 7:00 pm
Tuesday – 7:15 pm
Great Prizes each night
The Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad offers postsecondary educational opportunities for those who seek to be a student of the fire and rescue services. In comparison we offer more than most trade schools, preparing individuals for a career field that has better than average pay and benefits. We understand that most individuals will not attend college. Some do not yet have a high enough grade point average to be accepted to college. Our process links students with college credit opportunities with the University of Maryland, University College.
Our program allows students to gain technical experience through a rigorous skill building program. Today’s fire service organizations seek potential candidates with certifications in emergency medical (EMT) and firefighting. We facilitate our members getting training from the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute (MFRI) which is a part of the Maryland University system. Once trained in order to operate as a emergency medical technician we help our members receive certification through the Maryland Institute Of Emergency Medical Services Systems. Come to our Drill Night at 3900 Old Silver Hill Road to learn more about the Fire and Rescue Services. Come and Join Us!!!