The La Plata Volunteer Fire Department provides fire and emergency medical services to residents, businesses and visitors of the Charles County Area. We provide mutual aid to our neighboring departments and counties. We respond to all emergency situations including all aspects and measures related to the prevention, detection, control, and extinguishment of fires, hazardous material, and emergency medical responses. We are located 30 miles south of Washington, D.C.
911 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646
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The Waldorf area is being hit hard by severe storms. PLEASE DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS! We are running several calls for vehicles in the water. Turn around, don’t drown! ... See MoreSee Less
🚨 FOR SALE! 🚨
Our rescue engine is looking to serve its next department! This piece has served our department well and will be an excellent addition to your apparatus fleet. Please contact Engineer Spittle for more details and schedule a date to come check it out. Please share with your area departments!
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Southbound Crain Highway is closed at Charles Street due to a motor vehicle collision. ... See MoreSee Less
JUNE 27 UPDATE! GREAT NEWS! Mr. Midnight was located at about 4 a.m. this morning in Marlow Heights after he drove up to a police officer with the Prince George’s County Police Department. He asked the officer for directions. The officer realized Mr. Midnight appeared lost and was able to verify his identity and get him home safely. Thank you EVERYONE for sharing his information and we are so thankful he is safe and with family. Thank you PGPD.
UPDATE June 26: Mr. Midnight is STILL MISSING.
There are false reports being circulated throughout social media that he was found. THIS IS NOT TRUE; HE IS MISSING! Detectives are pursuing all leads to try to locate him. We ask that you continue to share this post! Thank you!
HELP NEEDED LOCATING CRITICAL MISSING MAN: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating Charles Paul Midnight, 76, of Waldorf who was reported missing on June 25 at 12 p.m. Mr. Midnight was last seen leaving his residence in the 3000 block of Ryon Court. He left in a burgundy Ford Focus, four-door, with Maryland registration 2DS0602. The car has damage to the lower side on the driver’s door and damage to the mirror on the passenger side.
Midnight is 5’9”, 170 lbs., and was wearing a purple short-sleeve polo style shirt, black jeans, and black slip-on shoes. He walks with a limp on his right side. A family member indicated he has dementia and may be headed to North Carolina, where he once lived. Midnight does not have a cell phone with him. Detectives are pursuing leads and ask that anyone with information regarding Midnight’s whereabouts call Detective E. Weaver at 301-609-6571 or the non-emergency line at (301) 932-2222. The investigation is continuing. ... See MoreSee Less
Rescue Engine 13 currently in production by Pierce Fire Apparatus in Appleton, Wisconsin with HiViz light package including their new FireTech BG2 Brow Light.
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