Dentsville EMS & Auxiliary

2019 EMS Calls
Jan 68
Feb 70
Mar 80
Apr 109
May 79
Jun 92
Jul 95
Aug 94
Sep 94
Oct 105
Nov 95
Dec 96
Total 1077

2019 Fire Calls
Jan 34
Feb 14
Nov 11
Dec 28
Total 87

Past Responses
Year EMS Fire
2019 1077
2018 919 345
2017 883 -
2016 787 -
2015 808 -
2014 738 -
2013 549 -
2012 655 -
2011 590 -
2010 517 -

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12135 Charles Street, La Plata, Maryland 20646  (301) 392-0050

In case of emergencies Dial  911

Dentsville EMS, FIRE & Auxiliary 

We wish to thank the community and all those who supported us at Foster's Grille.



Dentsville Volunteer EMS FIRE and Auxiliary Inc.






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Volunteers practicing skills to stay sharp








DVEMS Future EMT(s)


Life Member Harry Wheatley with President Robin Windsor

Mr. Wheatley Says Hello and Stop by for a visit sometime


Farewell Old-158 .. You have served the community well.



Ambulance 158 at Sunset


Thank you to Dive Team Co. 13

DVEMS Drill night

With a little help from our youngest-future member.

Drill for our newest child restraint system.


Members of EMS Company 3 provide a hands on demonstration of the LUCAS™ Chest Compression System it is a safe and efficient tool that standardizes chest compressions in accordance with the latest scientific guidelines. It provides the same quality for all patients and over time, independent of transport conditions, rescuer fatigue, or variability in the experience level of the caregiver. By doing this, it frees up rescuers to focus on other life-saving tasks and creates new rescue opportunities.

We are currently raising funds to acquire this tool for our community. If you would like to make a donation, please contact us.


In late 2015 we acquired a new 4X4 ambulance.



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Va. EMS Crews Now Using Portable Ultrasound Devices

Asst. Chief Brett Garner, December 27

Between the scene of an accident or emergency, Newport News medics now can get a view that can shave valuable seconds off of response and treatment—a view inside a patient’s chest and abdomen.

For about three months, the department has been using portable ultrasound devices to check organs and look for internal bleeding in a patient after they’ve been in some sort of traumatic accident, like a car ... (Full Story)

Generation New Firefighter – The 2/20 Syndrome

Asst. Chief Brett Garner, December 27

Every department has at least one person, if not more, that has been on the job for two years and they think and act like they have been on the job for 20 years (thus, 2/20). Take it a step further; many departments also have 3/30 personnel, 4/40 personnel, etc. It is not too difficult to spot those folks; they are the ones that think they know it all and their way is the best way. One of the firefighters ... (Full Story)


From the Officer's Desk: Five Business Priorities

Asst. Chief Brett Garner, November 29

After the swearing in, badge pinning, and pictures with family and friends, the newly promoted EMS officer must begin fulfilling their role. Having a clear plan will help them stay on track and not lose sight of essential activities critical to success.

The following five business priorities are designed to assist in deciding what to do next. They are the foundation to key organizational activities ... (Full Story & Photos)

Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments Assist Charles County Fair Board

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, posted by Asst. Chief Brett Garner, November 23

This morning at 9:00 a.m. 49 volunteer fire/EMS department members arrived at the Charles County Fair Ground to offer a hand installing Christmas lights throughout the exterior of the fair ground buildings in preparation for the Kris Kringle Christmas Market. This event was a lot of fun, a chance for members from other departments to chat with each other while completing the mission. Please see the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Trooper 7
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Traumatic Injury @ Lettie M Dent Elementary School

Asst. Chief Brett Garner, November 21

In the early afternoon of Thursday, 11/21/19, EMS Company 15 and surrounding stations were alerted for a Traumatic Injury ALS for a pediatric patient. After the patient was assessed by ALS, aviation was requested. EMS15 and SM224 (Mechanicsville) established LZ at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Trooper 7 landed, assessed the patient and transported the patient and parent to Childrens National Medical ... (Full Story & Photos)


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