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2024 Incidents
Jan 108 111
Feb 82 93
Mar 112 96
Apr 111 92
May 110 102
Jun 123 122
Jul 31 45
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 677 661

Past Incidents
Sta. 3 Sta. 9 Total
2023 1165 1148 2313
2022 1209 1151 2360
2021 1240 1108 2348
2020 1161 1003 2164
2019 1294 1012 2309
2018 1309 1031 2340
2017 1251 994 2245
2016 1248 979 2228
2015 1115 955 2070
2014 1112 1009 2121
2013 906 845 1751
2012 1009 920 1929
2011 1115 955 2070
2010 1119 902 2071

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The End of an Era

Bay District Volunteers, June 04

The end of an era has begun today. Demolition of the old LPVFD/BDVFD (Station 3 on South Coral Drive) has started this morning to make room for future development.

This station has been a cornerstone of our community, witnessing countless acts of bravery, service, and camaraderie. As we say goodbye to this beloved building, we reflect on the countless memories and the dedication of all the firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Bay District Volunteers, June 26

On Wednesday, June 26, the southern end of St. Mary’s County experienced several significant thunderstorms, resulting in a high volume of emergency calls. The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department (BDVFD) responded to 35 service calls within a 24-hour period. The types of calls included automatic fire alarms, outside fires, downed wires and poles, fallen trees, automobile accidents, structural collapse, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Pedestrian Accident in Lexington Park

Bay District Volunteers, May 09

On Thursday, May 9, 2024, at 12:47 p.m., St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications sprang into action, dispatching Bay District Station 3 (Lexington Park), NDWFD Engine 132, and surrounding EMS resources to the intersection of North Essex Drive and Saratoga Drive in Lexington Park. The call was in response to a distressing motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian.

Upon arrival, Fire Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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House Fire in California

Bay District Volunteers, May 04

On Saturday, May 4, 2024, at 6:47 p.m., a significant fire broke out in the 21800 block of Magnolia Drive in California, Maryland. The blaze, reported to have originated in the garage, quickly spread to the attached residence and a nearby camper.

Responding swiftly to the emergency call were the Bay District Stations 9 & 3, Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department, Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Second 2-alarm fire in St. Mary’s County

Bay District Volunteers, April 24

In the early hours of Wednesday, April 24, 2024, at approximately 3:55 a.m. St. Mary's County Emergency Communications alerted Bay DIstrict Stations 3 and 9 to the 17500 block of Whitestone Drive for a structure fire, sending multiple fire departments from St. Mary’s, Calvert, and Charles Counties into action.

The initial alert came from an alarm company, promptly followed by concerned neighbors ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2 Alarm Fire in Valley Lee

Bay District Volunteers, April 24

At approximately 2:44 p.m. yesterday, a devastating fire broke out at Champion Auto Parts, located at 45864 Usher Lane, sending shockwaves through the community and prompting a swift and courageous response from local fire and rescue teams.

Upon receiving the distress call, emergency personnel rushed to the scene to find the 150×75 building fully consumed by flames. The intensity of the inferno posed ... (Full Story & Photos)

Single Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

Bay District Volunteers, April 23

Last night, at approximately 10:02 p.m., emergency responders were dispatched to the area of Three Notch Road and Melissa Moore Lane in Lexington Park, Maryland, in response to a motor vehicle collision with injuries.

Upon arrival, responders discovered a single vehicle had veered off the roadway, colliding with the NAS Patuxent River security fence.

In response to the incident, Maryland State ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure Fire at St. Mary’s Square

Bay District Volunteers, April 17

On Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at approximately 2:10 p.m., Bay District Stations 3 Lexington Park) and 9 (California), Second District, Hollywood, Leonardtown, and Solomons responded promptly to a reported structure fire at St. Mary’s Square, located at 21600 Great Mills Road.

Upon arrival, responding crews were met with smoke emanating from the rear of the 1-story strip mall. Acting swiftly, firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

Serious Accident in Great Mills

Bay District Volunteers, April 06

In the early hours of Saturday, April 6, 2024, Squad 3 (BDVFD), Squad 6 (SDVFDRS) and EMS resources responded to a distressing scene at the Holy Face Church in Callaway. At approximately 1:36 a.m., authorities were alerted to a serious motor vehicle collision involving a pickup truck crashing into the rear of the building, resulting in entrapment of the vehicle's operator.

Initially reported as occurring ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Accident in Lexington Park Leaves Three Injured

Bay District Volunteers, March 18

In the early hours of Sunday, March 17, 2024, at 1:37 a.m., Bay District Station 3 (Lexington Park) and surrounding EMS Companies were dispatched to the intersection of West Westbury Boulevard and Wilcutt Street in Lexington Park, for a motor vehicle collision with reported injuries.

Upon arrival at the scene, emergency response teams discovered a single vehicle had collided with a parked and unoccupied ... (Full Story & Photos)


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