Benedict Volunteer Fire Department

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  • Benedict Volunteer Fire Department Upcoming Events

Welcome to the Benedict Volunteer Fire Department, Rescue Squad and Auxiliary 

Prouldy serving Charles County, Maryland since 1950

Please visit our Events Page to see all the Activities we are hosting this year.



2021 Catfish Tournament

Catfish Tournament on the Patuxent River off of Benedict to help raise funds for Calvert Hospice. 

Lines in at 8:00am, lines out 2:00pm.

$25.00 per person for anyone over 17 years of age, $15.00 per child 16 years of age or younger (boat or shore fishing). Note: Facebook will not allow us to change the pricing on the about page.

Tournament Sponsors: Angler’s Arsenal, Benedict Volunteer Fire Department and Chesapeake Driving School.

Rain date of March 27, 2021

50% of the proceeds will be put aside for charity donation to Calvert Hospice. The remaining 50% of proceeds will be split among first place prizes. Additional prizes for second and third place TBD.

PAX River Catfish Tournament Pre-Registration is now open. See website below for details.

Onsite registration will be available 3/12/21 6:00pm-8:00pm and the morning of 3/13/21 prior to the start of the tournament 6:00am-8:00am at the Benedict VFD.


Due to the orders issued by Governor Larry Hogan related to COVID-19

All of our Events/Fundraisers have been Canceled until further notice.

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is presenting tremendous challenges for our entire world with long-term consequences we cannot fully predict or comprehend. During this period of hardship and uncertainty, The Benedict Volunteer Fire Department, Rescue Squad and Auxiliary is dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of our community and neighbors. There are a number of measures we are taking to ensure we manage to safely get through this situation while continuing to serve our community effectively. While we are experiencing physical distance from our community, the compassion and love we have for each other remains strong.

Please stay home, it saves lives




Members Wanted!!

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.




No Caption 2020-2021 Administrative and Operational Officers

Deputy EMS Chief Holly Newman, July 06

We would like to thank the outgoing 2019-2020 officers and welcome the 2020-2021 incoming officers
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Supporting the Charles County Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run 2020

Deputy EMS Chief Holly Newman, July 06

Supporting the Charles County Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run 2020... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Collecting Non-Perishable Food Items for our Local Food Banks

Deputy EMS Chief Holly Newman, May 27

Help if you can!
Benedict Fire Department and Auxiliary are donating and collecting non-perishable food items for our local food banks.
Contact-free drop offs arranged for 6 different dates.
You can even email for a drop off arrangement if outside of the times that we have above
Link also available for a $ donation.... (Full Story & Photos)

** CANCELED ** Monthly POPCORN NIGHT with a FREE Viewing of a Movie

Deputy EMS Chief Holly Newman, May 06

We had to cancel all of our Monthly "POPCORN Night with a FREE viewing of a Movie" until further notice. As soon as we hear that we can start it back up, we will post the new dates and movie showings. Send us movie ideas for our future showings. You can send your ideas to or on our facebook page. Stay Safe.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption ** CANCELED** Mothers Day Breakfast, All You Can Eat

Deputy EMS Chief Holly Newman, April 12

With much sadness, we had to cancel our Annual Mother's Day Breakfast. We hope all you mother's out there have a Blessed and Happy Mother's Day. We will miss all your smiling faces.... (Full Story & Photos)


Engine 5-2 Movie (Quicktime 2.6 Megs)

Engine 5-3 Movie (Quicktime 2.16 Megs)

Tanker 5 Movie (Quicktime 3.54 Megs)



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Benedict, MD 20612

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