Prince Fredrick VFD offers insight into the new building and past history

News Release, Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department

Prince Frederick, MD- As the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department moves forward with the new building project, we remember our foundation and where this journey originally began. We are honored to show you the future of PFVFD. These renderings are the first time our department has released any images to the public.

In August 1960, The Calvert County Volunteer Fire Department constructed the original station. The structure, a staple in the Prince Frederick community for 59 years, was recently brought to the ground to make a new way for the new space. Although it may seem like just a building too many who drive by, the memories made inside the original firehouse will last a lifetime to our members.

For nearly a decade the PFVFD building committee worked tirelessly to get this massive project to a point of launch. Volunteers brainstormed and worked directly with experts to maximize the space our current property could offer, figure out the latest technology for the new station and the team did their best to keep the tradition of the Calvert County Fire and Rescue thriving through the veins of the new project.

In August 2019, the membership received final approval to have the old station demolished, piece-by-piece. The site now is currently being prepped for a brand new fire station – a place to last our volunteers for many years to come.

PFVFD appreciates the community’s support through this entire process and looks forward to celebrating the new firehouse once it is finished. The project is expected to be completed by January 2021.

The Southern Maryland Chronicle is a local, small business entrusted to provide factual, unbiased reporting to the Southern Maryland Community. While we look to local businesses for advertising, we hope to keep that cost as low as possible in order to attract even the smallest of local businesses and help them get out to the public. We must also be able to pay employees(part-time and full-time), along with equipment, and website related things. We never want to make the Chronicle a “pay-wall” style news site.

To that end, we are looking to the community to offer donations. Whether it’s a one-time donation or you set up a reoccurring monthly donation. It is all appreciated. All donations at this time will be going to furthering the Chronicle through hiring individuals that have the same goals of providing fair, and unbiased news to the community. For now, donations will be going to a business PayPal account I have set-up for the Southern Maryland Chronicle, KDC Designs. All business transactions currently occur within this PayPal account. If you have any questions regarding this you can email me at

Thank you for all of your support and I hope to continue bringing Southern Maryland the best news possible for a very long time. — David M. Higgins II

© 2019 The Southern Maryland Chronicle. All Rights Reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.