On Monday, April 16, 2017, the Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association (FCVFRA) held their Annual Volunteer Fire and Rescue Recognition Program. The Program, which took place at the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company, provided an opportunity to recognize the many contributions volunteer personnel make in providing fire and rescue service to the citizens of Frederick County. The Program featured the presentation of seventeen awards and the induction of ten individuals into the Hall of Fame.
The Volunteers of New Market District Volunteer Fire Company were awarded the FCVFRA Top Training Award with each member attending on average 88.3 hours of training for a total of nearly 9000 formal training hours for our department. As stated at the awards ceremony training is the basis in which our members build themselves upon, in which assures that each and every member makes it home safely and that each and every member has the knowledge, skills and abilities to respond to your side when needed.