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2018 Call Stats
ENG Amb Medic
Jan 91 135 0
Feb 85 112 0
Mar 87 121 0
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 263 368 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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PGFD General Orders

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Division 3
Communication and IT


Division 4
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Division 5
Emergency Medical


Division 6
Fire and Rescue Operations


Division 7
Fiscal Affairs


Division 8
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Division 9
Special Operations


Division 10
Logistics and Supply


Division 11
Personnel Management


Division 12
Inspections and Invest.


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

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Vice President John Gardiner Sr., April 22

Starting early Saturday morning a handful of young volunteers and two old guys set out to test hose on E111.
All hose was tested, cleaned and reracked, sometimes more than once. Along with running several calls in between this yearly task. I would like to thank all who assisted including the old guy Mike "bo" Lewis. Thanks again.JG... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine Responds to Accident with Injuries

Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, April 20

At approximately 2215 hours, E811B responded to a personal injury accident on Baltimore Ave & Cherry Hill Rd. While en-route to the accident, communication upgraded the call to a personal injury accident with entrapment. Upon of the arrival, Engine 811B discovered a two-vehicle collision with no occupants trapped. E811 provide barrier protection for the units on scene while law enforcement conducted ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of Life Member James Tunstall

Vice President John Gardiner Sr., April 13

It is with deep regret that the Branchville volunteer family announce the passing of life member James Tunstall. Further information will follow. ... (Full Story)


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Jeep VS Guardrail

Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, April 05

Early in the morning on April 5 the engine and ambulance from Branchville were dispatched with other PGFD units for a reported motor vehicle accident on the Capital Beltway I-495/I-95. Company 11 crews arrived on scene to find Maryland State Police with one vehicle on the left shoulder that had impacted the guardrail. Branchville E811 provided barrier protection while both crews investigated and determined ... (Full Story & Photos)

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

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Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, April 02

Engine 811 operated on a late evening working house fire (Box Alarm 48-08) in the 9400 block of Copernicus Drive Lanham, MD. Units arrived to find a two stories single family dwelling with fire showing from the chimney and the fire extended into the attic area. The fire was quickly extinguished by multi companies. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cub Scout Pack 740 Sends Their Thanks

President Jeramie Jordan, March 27

Sean, from College Park Cub Scout Pack 470, stopped by to thank the members of The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company for showing the members of his pack around and helping them understand fire safety. Sean and his pack all worked together to draw a poster that shows how appreciative they were for the opportunity to see the fire engines and ambulances up close and personal. If you group is interested ... (Full Story & Photos)

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EMT Connie Chung
EMT Connie Chung

New Aides - Connie Chung and Tristan Beeson

Station Sergeant Joshua Edery, March 25

The officers and members of The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company & Rescue Squad would like to congratulate EMTs Connie Chung and Tristan Beeson who were recently tuned over as Aides on the ambulance. Both Connie and Tristan are students at The University of Maryland who have chosen to serve College Park and the surrounding communities. We are grateful for their service and dedication. Congratulations ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Crew Training during Turnover

Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, March 24

Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad volunteers completed turnover drills with Ryan Felix. Ryan was tested on his knowledge on how to pull hose lines and rack hose. Prospective new driver Mitch Federman was instructed on engine placement and pump operations. EMT's practiced checking vitals for rehab after each evolution was completed.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assistant Fire Chief Balthazar Velez, March 24

The Officers and Members of The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad would like to congratulate Ryan Felix on completing our Interior Fire Fighter turn-over process! Ryan, is one of many University of Maryland students who has chosen to serve the surrounding community. We thank him for his service and dedication to the department. Job well done! #TurnOverWeekend #volunteers #bvfco11 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Ambulance Driver - Daniel Shou

Assistant Fire Chief Balthazar Velez, March 24

The Officers and Members of the Branchville Volunteer Fire Company would like to congratulate Daniel Shou on becoming our newest Ambulance Driver! Daniel is a University of Maryland student who is dedicated to serving the community. He recently received the Rescue Squadsman of the Year Award.

Congratulations Daniel on a job well done!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, March 08

Lieutenant Saunders and Sergeant Edery trained members on the proper ground ladder position and ambulance driving.... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Ambulance Driver

Lieutenant Orville Saunders, March 08

The officers and members at Branchville would like to congratulate Jordan Salmon on becoming our newest ambulance driver!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Let's Roll


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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