Benedict Volunteer Fire Department Upcoming Events
Welcome to the Benedict Volunteer Fire Department, Rescue Squad and Auxilary
Prouldy serving Charles County, Maryland since 1950
Please visit our Events Page to see all the Activites we are hosting this year.
Please call the station @ 301-274-3890 or drop by to pick up an application today!!
As becoming a volunteer member of a fire department you receive several benefits.
1. Free fire and emergency medical training through the University of Maryland.
2. Receive College Credits for all formal training.
3. Self satisfaction from helping the community.
4. A variety of friendships.
5. The ability to work as a team.
6. Maryland state tax break.
7. Retirement pay
8. Respect from individuals in the community.
3rd Annual Santa Fun Run/Walk 5K was again a success!!
On December 10, 2016, we held our 3rd Annual Santa Fun Run 5K at Serenity Farm. The gates opened at 2 pm and the onsite registration line started to form. The Members of the Department stayed busy keeping the Bon fire Barrels hot, Hot Apple Cider cups full, onsite registration table on a roll, passing out the running packets and selling Santa ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Benedict VFDRS&A will be having a Chicken Dinner On November 13, 2016. Carryout orders will be $15.00. You can also eat in, Ages 9 through Adult $15.00 per person, Ages 8 and under $6.00 Fried Chicken, Green Beans, Parsley Potatoes, and Fruit cocktail.... (Full Story)
On Saturday, October 29th from 4pm to 7pm, We will be hosting a Fire Prevention Open House and a Youth Halloween Party. We will have Music, Kids Dance Contest, Costume Contest, Games and Fire and EMS Demonstration & Activities. Light Snack and Refreshment will be provided.
Bring the whole family for a fun and safe evening together with the Members of the Benedict Volunteer Fire Department.
On Sunday, July 10 from 1pm - 5pm the members of the Benedict Volunteer Fire Department, Rescue Squad and Auxiliary held a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser at the station for the community. The cost was $10. Dinner included spaghetti, meatballs, salad, corn, garlic bread, Sweet Tea, Pink Lemonade and your choice of many desserts. The event had a great turn out and we hope you enjoyed it. Many thanks ... (Full Story)
Saturday, June 25, 2016, local public service agencies gathered at the Charles County Government Building in La Plata. Engine 5-4 and EMS Utility 5 stood by and participated in Touch a Truck. Benedict Volunteers showed young children the fire apparatus as well as taught them the job duties of a fire fighter. The benefit was a complete success. ... (Full Story & Photos)