Bay District Volunteer Fire Department
Bay District Volunteer Fire Department
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2014 Incidents
Jan 134 116
Feb 87 64
Mar 95 98
Apr 80 70
May 98 97
Jun 86 88
Jul 81 92
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 661 625

Past Incidents
2013 906 845
2012 1009 920
2011 1115 955
2010 1119 902
2009 1216 933
2008 1127 890
2007 1075 935
2006 1149 833
2005 935 756
2004 873 825
2003 918 832
2002 847 695


Four Story Hi-Rise in Downtown Lexington Park

Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, July 24

Wow things in Lexington Park sure get built quick and just when you weren’t looking a new high rise building springs up in the most unusual place. I’m sure that our public driving by the new rescue squad building on our new FDR Blvd. couldn’t help but notice that new addition to the landscape to the rear of the Bay District Fire Station 3. Yes it is painted with our colors yellow and white along ... (Full Story & Photos)

Finished project.
Finished project.

Quick knock by the crew from station 3.
Quick knock by the crew from station 3.

Station 3 catches fire in Westbury

Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, July 24

It’s summertime in good old Southern Maryland and the tones starting dropping at 1318 hrs. and when they are setting off more than two at a time you know that it’s going to be for something more than a smells and bells call and that is just what we were in for. The fireboard was putting out a call for a reported house fire in the Westbury Subdivision at 21390 Edgar Way. Stations alerted were 3, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Bay District Receives ISO (Insurance Services Office) Class 3

Bay District Volunteers, July 01

The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department is proud to announce that the Fire Department will receive the ISO (Insurance Services Office) Class 3 public protection classification, effective July 1, 2014.

ISO is a third party independent agency that evaluates the fire department, water department and communications systems. It rates the results on a national scale from one to ten (one being the best ... (Full Story & Photos)

Bay District Catches Fire in the Ranch Club

Firefighter Nathan Lindgren, June 11

Around mid-day on June 7th, Calvert Station 3 was dispatched for a smoke investigation in the Ranch Club in the area of Yosemite Lane in Lusby. At 1209, Calvert upgraded the dispatch to a Working House Fire at 661 Yosemite Lane adding Calvert Stations 3, 7, & 2 as well as St. Mary's Station's 9 and 7. Calvert Engine 34 arrived on scene and declared an exterior only operation with a 3/4 involved house. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Abandoned House Fire Keeps Volunteers Busy

Fire Captain Daniel Burroughs, June 06

At 21:57 hours Stations 3, 9, 6, & 1 were alerted for the working house fire. Engines 31 & 91, Truck 3, & Chief 3 responded shortly after dispatch. Chief 3 (R. Wahrenbrock) requested an extra engine and squad for RIT and this brought Stations 13 & 7. Safety 3A (W. Johnson Sr.) arrived finding a single story home fully involved. Engine 31 arrived positioning on side D as Truck 3 arrived taking position ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue Squad 3 to Hollywood for Entrapment

Fire Captain Daniel Burroughs, May 31

On Saturday May 31, 2014 at 17:50 hours Station 3 was alerted for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment in Hollywood. Rescue Squad 3 responded 1 minute after dispatch with 4 personnel and arrived on scene at 17:59 hours. Once on scene the crew from Rescue Squad 3 assisted with the extrication on the sedan. Both driver side doors were removed and the awaiting EMS crew was able to assess the patient ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 91 Runs Extrication on Myrtle Point Road

Fire Sergeant Brian Yount, May 02

On May 2, 2014 at approximately 1150 hours, crews from Company 9, Squad 7, Company 83, Station 38, Station 39, and EMS 83 were alerted to a Motor Vehicle Collision on Myrtle Point Road just in from Patuxent Blvd. Fire Chief 3 R. Wahrenbrock arrived on scene first, advising one vehicle into a tree, with entrapment. Engine 91 arrived just minutes after Chief Wahrenbrock and immediately went to work ... (Full Story & Photos)

After its all done.
After its all done.

This is what units were faced with upon arrival. Resident had just been removed from the house.
This is what units were faced with upon arrival. Resident had just been removed from the house.

Second working fire results in a fatality in our first due

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)


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Wind Chill:73 F
Wind Speed:9 mph
Wind Direction:300
Humidity:44 %
Visibility:10 mi
Sunrise:6:03 am
Sunset:8:17 pm
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