Bay District Volunteer Fire Department
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2016 Incidents
  STA3 STA9
Jan 120 109
Feb 88 76
Mar 92 70
Apr 98 88
May 71 57
Jun 0 0
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 469 400

Past Incidents
STA 3 STA 9
2015 1115 955
2014 1112 1009
2013 906 845
2012 1009 92
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




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Memorial Day

Webmaster Jason Adams, May 30

Memorial Day History

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over two dozen cities and towns laying claim to being the birthplace of Memorial Day. There is also evidence that organized women's groups in the South were decorating graves before the end of the Civil ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tower-9, Week 2 Progress Report for 5/27/16

Deputy Fire Chief Steve Stockwell, May 28

Progress continues on Tower-9. The cab has moved to paint while the aerial device undergoes further disassembly and testing. Work will continue on the cab including electronics, wiring, Line-X and cab components. The frame and chassis will continue on until construction over the next few weeks. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Volunteers Take In Evening House Fire In Solomons.

Fire Lieutenant Daniel Martin, May 25

On May 25 at 22:39 Engine Companies 9, 3 and 7 and Squad 3 were alerted to the house on fire in Calvert County. Engine 91, Engine 32, and Squad 3 responded. First arriving Chief 3 (Solomon’s) arrived on scene finding a 1 story single family with fire through the roof. Units conducted an interior attack extinguishing the same. Squad 3 arrived on scene performing search and overhaul. Units operated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Boat In Distress in Patuxent River

Deputy Fire Chief Steve Stockwell, May 14

The Volunteers from the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department were alerted at 2151 to a report of a boat in distress/taking on water. E-91 (Yount) responded along with Boat-3 (Solomons VFD), Boat-4 (Ridge VFD), Dept. of Natural Resources to the report of 26' boat with no power and 4 people on board approximately 1-2 miles north of the Thomas Johnson Bridge. C-3B (Stockwell), CAPT-3 (Burroughs) ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Chief Joe Gould accepting an award for fire prevention from the Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal  Duane Svites of the Southern Regional office.
Fire Chief Joe Gould accepting an award for fire prevention from the Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal Duane Svites of the Southern Regional office.

Southern Maryland Firemen's Association Good To Bay District

Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, May 03

On April 30,2016 the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department hosted the annual firemen's convention and memorial service at their station. It was a somber day as each county paid their final respects to their departed brothers and sisters. The list of departed is always long and when you have one of your members in the list seems to make it very long.

This year it was time to pay our respects to our brother ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Volunteers Take In Solomons House With People Trapped

Fire Lieutenant Daniel Martin, May 01

At 1000 hours, Company 9 was alerted to the 10000 block of Poplar Drive in Lusby for a House on fire with people trapped. Engine 91 (SGT Young) responded with 4 men. First due units arrived on scene of a one story home with fire showing. Solomon’s Chief 3 arrived on scene and immediately requested the Second Alarm bringing the Engine and Tanker from Company 3 and additionally Tower 9. First due units ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief 7 Brady getting a handle on the situation.
Chief 7 Brady getting a handle on the situation.

We Need Some Rain

Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, April 19

It sure seems that way for the whole state of Maryland and today was an example of what to keep expecting if we don't get some rain soon. The tones sounded for a brush fire on Loveville road off of Maryland Route 235 and dispatch advised units marking up on the air and responding that they would have a working fire. This was in Company 7's (Hollywood) first due with Company 2 (Mechanicsville) and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Multiple Companies Respond To The 9-03 Box For A Large Brush Fire

Bay District Volunteers, April 12

Just after 9pm Station 9 was alerted for an outside fire behind the RC Theaters. Brush 9 responded shortly after dispatch and while enroute communications advised that the police were on scene and had a large fire in the clearing at the construction site and were trying to figure out access. Based on that information Brush 9 asked to have the Pumper Tanker from St. 9 respond.

Brush 9 arrived on ... (Full Story & Photos)

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