FFD News & Events Archive

Product Recall

May 15, 2014 Events  No comments

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Gree Re-announces Dehumidifier Recall Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards; More Fires and Property Damage Reported

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This recall involves 20, 25, 30, 40, 45, 50, 65 and 70-pint dehumidifiers with brand names Danby, De’Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire,GE,Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premiere, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and SuperClima.  Recalled model numbers and date codes are listed below. The brand name and the pint capacity are printed on the front of the dehumidifier. The model number and date code are printed on a sticker on the back, front or side of the unit. The dehumidifiers are white, beige, gray or black plastic and measure between 19 and 24 inches tall, 13 and 15 inches wide, and 9 and 11 inches deep.

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Length of Service Anniversary

May 13, 2014 Events  No comments

Please help us congratulate Bruce "Butch" Smith on his "Length of Service" anniversary. Bruce joined this great organization on May 13, 1975 and throughout the years, provided dedicated service and leadership as both an administrative and line officer. He also served as Co-Chairman for the FFD Crab Feast for over a decade!

Over the years, Bruce has performed thousands of man hours of training and service in an effort to continue the rich traditions of the FFD.

On behalf of the entire Department and the citizens of Frostburg and surrounding areas, THANK YOU and happy 39th!!

OUR DEEDS OUR REWARD

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Length of Service Anniversary

May 12, 2014 Events  No comments

Please help us congratulate Mark Edwards on his "Length of Service" anniversary. Mark joined this great organization on May 12, 1981 and throughout the years, provided dedicated service and leadership as both an administrative and line officer.

Over the years, Mark has performed thousands of man hours of training and service in an effort to continue the rich traditions of the FFD.

On behalf of the entire Department and the citizens of Frostburg and surrounding areas, THANK YOU and happy 33rd!!

OUR DEEDS OUR REWARD

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Length of Service Anniversary

May 10, 2014 Events  No comments

Please help us congratulate James Likens on his "Length of Service" anniversary.

James joined this great organization on May 10, 2011 and with his four previous years at Station 18, he is celebrating seven years of dedicated service and leadership. He currently serves the Department as a Fire Line Lieutenant.

Over the years, James has performed thousands of man hours of training and service in an effort to continue the rich traditions of the FFD.

On behalf of the entire Department and the citizens of Frostburg and surrounding areas, THANK YOU James and happy 7th anniversary!!

OUR DEEDS OUR REWARD

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Family Picnic

May 10, 2014 Events  No comments

FFD Members and their families got to relax a bit after working the annual fishing rodeo.  The picnic was held at Price Farm and hosted bu Peggy & Bill Price.

 

 

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Annual FFD Fishing Rodeo

May 10, 2014 Events  No comments

A few pics of some of the members helping out at this year's event.

For all pictures visit the 2014 Fishing Rodeo Facebook page

 

 

               

 

 

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Throwback Thursday – OCT 1966

May 8, 2014 Events  No comments

This is Marilyn Stevenson teaching kindergarten at the Welsh Baptist Church on Beall Street (picture shows Charles Street entrance) while on a leave of absence having her son Bob. Said Marilyn, “Every year during my 32 years teaching we visited the Frostburg Fire Department; one of their favorite field trips. Thank you to all our very brave & dedicated firemen! We are so proud of you!”

Some other comments from Facebook suggest that Pam Dellone may be sitting on the tailboard (2nd from left) and front row 2nd from left may be Cathy Wilson.

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Length of Service Anniversaries

May 8, 2014 Events  No comments

Please help us congratulate the following FFD members on their "Length of Service" anniversaries. All joined this great organization on today’s date and throughout the years, provided dedicated service and leadership.

Donald “Pete” Davis, May 8, 1962; 52 years of service.Pete served as the Department President for 7 consecutive years (1969 – ’75), held numerous fire line positions, including Assistant Fire Chief and was the Fire Prevention/Public Safety Chairman for many years. Pete was also the recipient of the 1971 Firefighter of the Year Award. Additionally, Pete was the chef-extraordinaire for the annual New Year’s Day feed for many, many years.

Robert “Bobby” Dugan, May 8, 1979; 35 years of service.

Bobby served as the Department President in 1983 and as Fire Chief in 1988

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Length of Service Anniversaries

April 28, 2014 Events  No comments

Please help us congratulate Nevin Montana and Tom Bevan on their "Length of Service" anniversaries. Nevin joined this great organization on April 28, 1981 and Tom in 2009. Tom is credited with an additional five years of previous service from serving with both Eastern Garrett County and Shaft FD’s.

Throughout the years, both have provided dedicated service and leadership as both administrative and fire line officers. Nevin served as President in 1986 & ’87 and Tom currently serves as a Lieutenant and Trustee. Both have performed thousands of man hours of training and service in an effort to continue the rich traditions of the FFD.

On behalf of the entire Department and the citizens of Frostburg and surrounding areas, THANK YOU and happy 33rd and 10th!!

OUR DEEDS OUR REWARD

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Passing of FFD Spouse, Joyce A. Race

April 23, 2014 Events  No comments

It is with regret and deep sadness that we announce the passing of Joyce A. Race, 62, who passed away Tuesday, April 22, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

Joyce was married to FFD firefighter (Past Fire Chief) Bob "Newt" Race.

Please keep the entire Race family in your thoughts and prayers.

Born June 13, 1951 in Avilton, she is the daughter of the late Forrest W. and Genevive (Dickel) Railey. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a sister, Donna Rosenberger.

Joyce had held employment with Allegany County Housing Authority and Hilltop Fruit Market. She was very active with volunteer work involving the Greater Federation of Women’s Club (GFWC), where she was currently the Presidents Assistant till her term end in 2016, and had also worked with the

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