In this age of computers and smartphones, Bay District VFD uses Google Maps to speed our response to your location. Through a smartphone app called Active911, emergency calls appear in our fire apparatus on an iPad when the alarm is dispatched. This program also provides us mapping of the closest fire hydrant or drafting water source in the event it is needed. The emergency calls also appear on the ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Sunday December 14, 2014, Company 9 along with Stations 38 and 39 were alerted for a motor vehicle accident on Three Notch Rd in front of Wal-Mart. E-91 (FF. Thomas) arrived and noted two vehicles, one on the roadway, and one on the grass in front of the Wendy’s. Deputy Chief 9 (Marshall) arrived and assumed the Command. E-91 (FF. Thomas) determined that two additional ambulances and the medic ... (Full Story & Photos)
After a busy few weeks I'm finally back with an updated report. As you can see from E-32 its coming along, slowly but surely with a list of fixes that we sent out in the Mid-Inspection. They now have all the compartment doors back on and even put our traditional striping on the lower part of the body. One thing that will be fixed is the rear step which is not exactly what we had in mind but the ... (Full Story & Photos)
On December 9 at 19:46 hours Company 9, Squad 3, Squad 7, Stations 38, & 39 were all alerted for a MVA reported serious.
Engine 91 arrived on scene with 2 vehicles in the roadway. One in the south bound of Rt. 235 and the other was in the turn lane on north bound 235. Engine 91 reported the vehicle in the turn lane had the patient trapped inside. Engine 91 stabilized the vehicle and placed an air ... (Full Story & Photos)
On December 4th at 14:12 hours Companies 3, 13, 4, 9, & Station 39 were alerted for the reported working trailer fire.
Engine 33 was already on the road clearing another call, when the call was dispatched and started towards the fire. Chief 3 responded at this time requesting an additional tanker and Engine 63 was dispatched. Engine 33 arrived at 14:20 founding a single wide trailer with smoke showing ... (Full Story & Photos)
With the finishing touches being put on both units as the reports wind down to a close. I just wanted to thank both Committees for the hard work over the last 2 years for SQ-3 and last year for E-32, in total if my estimations are correct there is at least 800+hours in both committees on Volunteer time, many spent away from our families, home and jobs. Also, the "big wheels" for their support including ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 01:07 hours Company 9, Squad 3, Station 38, Station 39 & St. Mary's County Advanced Life Support Unit were dispatched for a Motor Vehicle Accident. Moments after the dispatch Rescue Engine 62 was also dispatched due to reports of entrapment.
While en route Fireboard advised Captain 3 of the patients being trapped and that Rescue Engine 62 was not on the road yet. Captain 3 requested Hazmat 13 ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Saturday November 22, 2014 at 21:50 Company 3 and EMS Stations 38, 39, & 6 were all alerted for the motor vehicle accident at Point Lookout Rd and Willows Rd.
Fireboard advised Squad 3 that their would be possible entrapment and added Rescue Engine 62. Squad 3 arrived on scene finding one vehicle off the roadway and the other partially in the roadway. The vehicle off the roadway had the patient ... (Full Story & Photos)