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2018 Call Stats
ENG Amb Medic
Jan 74 100 0
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 74 100 0

2017 Call Stats
ENG AMB MEDIC
Jan 97 134 10
Feb 120 144 0
Mar 126 133 10
Apr 101 126 0
May 95 158 13
Jun 68 153 0
Jul 98 119 0
Aug 96 79 8
Sep 113 110 0
Oct 84 89 0
Nov 70 87 0
Dec 56 72 2
Total 1124 1404 43

Past Call Stats
ENG AMB MEDIC
2017 1124 1404 43
2016 1436 1823 172
2015 1602 1836 387
2014 1421 1512 340
2013 1584 2036
2012 2122 2547
2011 1925 2081
2010 2017 2209
2009 1994 2211
2008 1947 1945
2007 2340 1958
2006 2039 2050
2005 2058 1653


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New Member Orientation RSVP

New Member Orientations are held approximately once per month and will last around 1.5 hours.

You can RSVP here or contact our Recruitment Team at recruitment@bvfco11.com with any questions.

 

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Photo credits: Kevin Maurival
Photo credits: Kevin Maurival

Laurel House Fire

Station Sergeant Joshua Edery, January 20

Shortly before 1900 hours on Saturday, January 20th, E811 with 4 personnel was alerted for the house fire in the 8400 block of Staggers Farm Ct. in company 49's first due. First arriving units reported they had nothing evident however after a quick 360 of the home reported fire showing from the rear. E811, initially dispatched 4th due, was the second arriving suppression company and stretched a line ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Early morning heavy entrapment on I95

Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, January 20

On the early morning of January 20th, Engine and Ambulance crews from Branchville responded to a Personal Injury Accident on I-95 Southbound in the area of Powder Mill Road. A811B was the first unit to arrive on the scene. A811B advised dispatch that the accident was on Northbound I-95 right before Powder Mill Road and there were two vehicles off the roadway, one of them was a box truck. Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo by: N. Matthews/BVFCo.
Photo by: N. Matthews/BVFCo.

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Assistant Fire Chief Balthazar Velez, January 20

The officers and members of The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad would like to congratulate Mackenzie Snyder on completing our Interior Fire Fighter turn-over process! Mackenzie, is one of many University of Maryland students that has chosen to serve the surrounding community. We thank her for her service and dedication to the department. Job well done! #TurnOverWeekend #Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Aide Person - Lillian Hallmark!

Station Sergeant Joshua Edery, January 20

The officers and members of The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad would like to congratulate Lillian Hallmark on completing our rigorous turn-over process to become Aide on the ambulance! Lillian, who joined the department in 2016, is one of many University of Maryland students that has chosen to serve the surrounding community. We thank her for her service and dedication to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo by: Neal Matthews/BVFCo.
Photo by: Neal Matthews/BVFCo.

LT. Pinckney trains probationary/new members

Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, January 19

Probationary/new members took the time to train with Lieutenant Pinckney about roles, duties, and what they are expected to do around the station and on calls.

About Branchville: The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad is a 100% volunteer fire station within walking distance of the University of Maryland College Park. The dedicated members of Branchville operate two engines and two ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Crews Run A Street Alarm

Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, January 18

At approximately 7:07 pm, Branchville Engine 811 was dispatched for a Street Alarm at 9530 Baltimore Ave for reported car fire on the second-floor of the garage. Upon arrival, crews pulled the high rise hose packs and advanced to the area. Nothing was found and units cleared the scene.... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo by: Neal Matthews/BVFCo.
Photo by: Neal Matthews/BVFCo.

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Rhode Island Ave Crash
Photo by: Neal Matthews/BVFCo.
Rhode Island Ave Crash Photo by: Neal Matthews/BVFCo.

Engine Runs Back-to-Back Crashes

Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, January 17

Branchville Engine 811 was dispatched to I-95 & Route 212 (Powder Mill Road) for an accident. Crews found four vehicles involved in a rear-end collision with no injuries. The engine was cleared from the scene. While en route back to the station crews came across an accident that just happened at Rhode Island Ave and Sunnyside Ave. E811 provided barrier protection until the scene was turned over to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Crews Battle Working Fire in Freezing Cold Temperatures

Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, January 10

Engine 811B was operating on an early morning working house fire (Box Alarm 01-11) in the 3000 block of Rosemary Lane. Engine 811B was dispatched as the 3rd due engine but upon arrival was upgraded to 1st due. Truck 34 arrived with fire showing from the 2nd floor of a 2 story wood frame dwelling. Engine 811B dropped a supply hose however, the hydrants were frozen. Engine 811B's crew used roadside ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Eric Gove, January 06

E811B and E835 were alerted for the auto fire on the O/L of I495 at Baltimore ave. E835 went in the scene with one auto well off. E811B pulled a second line and assisted with extinguishment.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of Past Ladies Auxiliary Member Betty Wolman

President Jeramie Jordan, January 04

The Branchville Volunteer Fire Department regret to inform you of the passing of Ladies Auxiliary Member Betty Wolman. Mrs. Wolman is the mother of Past Fire Chief Richard Leizear, Past Lieutenant Ronald Leizear Jr., and Past Secretary Dawn Leizear-Daly. Please keep her family in your prayers. Arrangements are forthcoming.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo by: Tom Tanner/BVFCo.
Photo by: Tom Tanner/BVFCo.

Santa Completes 1st Night of Ride-Along

Board of Trustees Thomas Tanner, December 24

Santa took time from his busy scheduled to ride-along with Branchville on the first night of our annual Santa Run. Braving the wet rain from his perch atop our 1969 Peter Pirsch engine, Santa made some special request stops at Mission BBQ, Mama Lucias, and the Knights of Columbus on Cherry Hill Road while traveling through the new Greenbelt Station development, the Seven Springs Apartment complex, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ambulance Runs Call for One Overturned

F/F Thomas Tanner, December 24

Branchville Ambulance 811B, along with units from Companies 12 and 14, were dispatched to Greenbelt Road (MD Rt 193) at Rhode Island Avenue around 4:30am for a reported motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned. Nothing was discovered at that location but the sight of police units moving west on Rt 193 suggested the incident was just East of Rt 1 on Rt 193 at 48th Avenue where Rt 193 takes ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo by T. Tanner/BVFCo.
Photo by T. Tanner/BVFCo.

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The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company & Rescue Squad Inc., is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the provision of quality Fire and EMS service to our response area and beyond. The corporation is governed by a dual system. The administrative functions are handled by the Board of Directors which includes the financial and political aspects of the company. The operational functions are handled by the Chief with the help of the Chief Officers and the Line Officers.

 


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