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2015 Call Stats
Jan 137 183 34
Feb 166 151 58
Total 303 334 92

Past Call Stats
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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Join us with the Branchville Easter Bunny on Sunday, March 29th from 9am to 12pm.

Come one, come all, bring the kids to this Free community event! There will be an Easter egg hunt, arts and crafts activities, and of course breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Breakfast will consist of pancakes, bacon, eggs, sausage, biscuits milk, and juices. Children may have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny!

This event is sponsored by the Branchville Ladies Auxiliary; contact Kitty Garner at with any questions.
Working hotel fire brings engine and chief, second due.

1st Lieutenant Peter Raia, February 17

Engine 112 and the Chief just cleared a working building fire in North College Park. Engine 112 was dispatched as second due engine after Engine Company 31 (Beltsville) arrived on scene at the 10000 blk of Baltimore Ave for the automatic fire alarm. Engine 31 reported fire showing from the second floor of a hotel and requested for communications to fill the box. Engine 112 arrived on scene and hustled ... (Full Story)
Engine 811 on Mount Rainier fire task force alarm

Life Member Jim Davis, February 12

Yesterday morning, at around 530 am, Engine 111 and Chief 11 responded to Company 55's first due for the report of a house on fire. 1st alarm units arrived on scene with a fully involved house with extension to the bravo and delta exposures. Engine 111 was alerted to respond as the first due engine on the task force alarm ( an additional 2 engines and 2 trucks above the 1st alarm). Engine 111 and ... (Full Story & Photos)
Branchville President Ron Leizear Sr. presides over Company meeting
Branchville President Ron Leizear Sr. presides over Company meeting

Ronald Leizear Sr. Celebrates 50 Years of Active Service and Patriarch of Leizear Legacy

Life Member Mark Brady, February 12

It has been a really long time since the Leizear family has not had a family member as a part of the Branchville Volunteer Fire Company. Their presence in the all-volunteer department located in north College Park has never been stronger. A Leizear currently holds the position of Chief, President and Board Member.

Ronald Leizear, Sr., a Branchville Life Member, is the President and Chairman of ... (Full Story & Photos)
Early Friday morning fire at the View in College Park

Life Member Jim Davis, February 06

Shorty after 2 a.m Friday, Branchville Engine 811 with a crew of three volunteers along Paramedic Amb. 811 and with other units from the Forth and Six battalion was alerted for smoke in the building at the View Apartment building in the 8200 block of Baltimore Ave in College Park.

Chief 812 of College Park VFD reported had fire in the trash chute in the basement area of the apartment building with ... (Full Story & Photos)
Early Morning House Fire In Berwyn Heights Sends Four People to Hospital

Life Member Jim Davis, January 29

On Thursday, Branchville Engine 811 with a crew of three volunteers along with units from Berwyn Heights, Greenbelt and other near-by companies responded for a working house fire in Berwyn Heights.

The fire was reported shortly after 9 a.m. in the 6200 block of Seminole Place just off of Greenbelt Road.

Prior to firefighters arriving on the scene, volunteer firefighter Bill Miskell of Branchville ... (Full Story & Photos)
Greenbelt Road 2nd Alarm Fire

Life Member Jim Davis, January 24

Early Saturday morning, Branchville's Engine E811B with a crew of 3 was dispatched first due on a Fire Task Force alarm for an apartment building on fire at the Chelsea Woods Condominiums in Greenbelt.

The fire was reported shortly before 5 a.m. in the 8400 block of Greenbelt Road. Prior to units arriving on the scene, Public Safety Communications (PSC) received a number of phone calls regarding ... (Full Story & Photos)
Engine Runs College Park House Fire

January 03

0430 hours, Company 11 was alerted to the 7400 block of Dartmouth Avenue in College Park for a report of a house on fire. Units arrived with Fire showing from a 2 story single family home with fire showing from the 2nd floor. E811 was assigned Division 1 with Units from E812, TK801. One member from E811 sustained minor burns and was transported by A811 to Medstar. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Life Member Derek Daves mother passes away

Vice President Kathryn (Kitty) Garner, January 02

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of one of our life members mother. Derek Daves mother passed away on Sunday December 28, 2014. The officers and members send our deepest sympathies to Derek and his family.

The arrangements are as follows:

Borgwardt Funeral Home
4400 Powder Mill Rd
Beltsville, MD 20705

Friday January 2, 2015

Funeral @ Borgwardt ... (Full Story)
Santa Run 2014!

1st Captain Spiro Dimakas, December 17

Santa Run 2014 is upon us. If you would like to request a stop for our Santa Run please use our form. We have two dates this year; December 23rd and December 24th. We will be departing from Branchville with Santa around 6pm both nights and riding around North College Park till 10pm.

The communities we will be visiting include College Park Woods, Crystal Springs, Acredale, Autoville, Berwyn, Branchville, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Passing of Cindy Frend of Co.14

Board of Director Ronald Leizear Jr, December 15

From the Members and Officers of the Branchville Vol Fire Co & Rescue Squad Inc. We would like to send our deepest condolences to James Davis and the entire Frend family and to our brothers and sisters of the Berwyn Heights Vol Fire Department. If we can be of any assistance please don't hesitate to ask we're here for you.... (Full Story)
President Ronald Leizear Sr. presenting a check for one thousand dollars to WAA.
President Ronald Leizear Sr. presenting a check for one thousand dollars to WAA.

Wreaths Across America Returns to Branchville

Board of Director Thomas Tanner and Observer Jennifer Wilbanks, December 14

The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad and our Ladies Auxiliary are proud to once again host the patriots from Wreaths Across America (WAA). This past Saturday marked Branchville's ninth straight year welcoming and serving the WAA convoy. Started in 1992, WAA honors the men and women of our Armed Forces that have fallen in service to our country by annually laying wreaths at the ... (Full Story & Photos)
Engine and Paramedic Ambulance 811 Run Accident with People Trapped

Firefighter/EMT Robert Lopaz, December 05

Around noon of December 5th, Engine and Paramedic Ambulance 811 were alerted to respond to the Inner Loop of Beltway ramp to NB I95 for the personal injury accident with people trapped. E811 was the first arriving suppression piece and encountered a single vehicle off the road with the two occupants and their dog trapped. E811 pulled a protection line and assisted with vehicle stabilization and extrication ... (Full Story & Photos)


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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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