Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, April 16
At 1:13 P.M. the tones dropped for a reported house fire at 19555 Three Notch Road which is just North of the Mattapany Road. As the Emergency Operations Communications (E.O.C.) made the announcement over the air they advised that there were possibly people trapped in the house. Well, as I have said before this just gets your emotions rolling and puts a quick step as you grab your gear and get ... (Full Story & Photos)
This is what units were faced with upon arrival. Resident had just been removed from the house.
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At 08:26 hours Company 3 was dispatched for a vehicle fire. Engine 31 responded shortly after dispatch. Safety 3A (W. Johnson) arrived to find a Tractor Trailer on fire next to a structure. Engine 31 requested the assignment be upgraded. This brought out stations 6 & 9. Engine 33 and Engine 93 both responded at this time. At 08:36 hours Engine 31 arrived on scene and the crew pulled the bumper line ... (Full Story & Photos)
Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, April 10
The morning dawned cloudy but a nice temperature and the guys were sitting around both stations 3 and 9 having their morning coffee’s when over the scanner was toned out a serious motor vehicle in the area of the local high school.
With Squad 3 and Engine 91 responding from their respective stations fully staffed along with several emergency medical service units from the Lexington Park Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)
Due to several mechanical issues with one of the Project's Rescues, the visit and tour of Southern Maryland to continue south along the east coast will be postponed until further notice. While disappointing, the project and BDVFD are still very excited to see this through. Please continue watching the website as we will update the website with new information on the dates and visit. Thank you for ... (Full Story)
At 03:38 hours BDVFD station's 3 & 9 were alerted to the working house fire in Valley Lee. Engine's 33 & 93 as well as Truck 3 responded at dispatch. At 03:52 hours Engine 33 dropped their 3 in supply line at the end of the drive way. Once on scene Engine 33 found a single wide trailer with fire showing from side C. The crew from Engine 33 quickly stretched the attack line into the structure as Truck ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 23:16 hours Station's 3,13,9,6 were alerted for the working apartment fire. Chief 3, Engine 31, & Engine 93 responded at dispatch. Moments later Truck 3 and Tower 9 responded. Chief 3 requested a extra engine and squad for RIT (Rapid Intervention Team). This brought Engine 73 & Squad 7. Engine 31 arrived to find a middle of the row two story apartment building with fire showing on the first floor. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Engine 31, Engine 63 and the Fire Chief in front of the apartment.
Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, February 22
While working around the station cleaning up after a working fire in Hollywood (Co7) the tones dropped for a commercial building fire at 21263 Joe Baker Court Apt. 2a for a reported furnace fire with subject trapped. Well let me tell you had better move fast when a call like this comes in or you will be waving good-by as the equipment pulls out of the station.
Engine 31 marked up right away followed ... (Full Story & Photos)