Branchville Volunteer Fire Company & Rescue Squad, Inc.

Ride Along

2018 Call Stats
ENG Amb Medic
Jan 91 135 0
Feb 85 112 0
Total 176 247 0

2017 Call Stats
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
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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Communication and IT

Division 4
Education and Training

Division 5
Emergency Medical

Division 6
Fire and Rescue Operations

Division 7
Fiscal Affairs

Division 8
Health and Safety

Division 9
Special Operations

Division 10
Logistics and Supply

Division 11
Personnel Management

Division 12
Inspections and Invest.

Division 13
Public Affairs

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

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny!!!

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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)

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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Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, March 07

E811B, A811B, and VC811B responded to an accident with injuries on Baltimore Ave & Cherry Hill RD. Units arrived to find a two-vehicle collision with two injuries. A811B transported the patient to a local hospital. The Engine positioned on the roadway to provide barrier protection for Fire, EMS and Law Enforcement Officials.... (Full Story & Photos)

Flying High

Candidate - Fire & EMS Chuckii "CJ" Faison, March 02

While clearing a call with the engine, Chief 811A was heading back to quarters when he saw a gas stations roof lift up and come back down onto the pumps. E811 was alerted to respond to C811As location to see if the structure was still safe to function. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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

Ladder Pipe Training with Beltsville VFD

Firefighter Thomas Tanner, February 18

An engine crew from Branchville met up with the truck from the neighboring Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department so Lt. Orville Saunders could complete the last evolution required for turnover as an engine driver, pumping water to the truck for ladder pipe operations. Lt. Saunders completed the operation twice, once with a single 4" supply line and once with dual 3" lines. Thanks for the help Beltsville!... (Full Story & Photos)

Multiple Trauma Accident on Beltway

Firefighter Thomas Tanner, February 18

Early Sunday morning in the 2 o'clock hour Branchville Engine 811 was dispatched with units from companies 14 and 35 for a reported motor vehicle accident on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway, I-495, prior to the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. E835 arrived to find two vehicles involved, one SUV on the slow shoulder and another vehicle overturned approximately 30 feet in the woods with two occupants ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Station Sergeant Courtney Sturgill, February 17

The officers and members of The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad would like to congratulate Ryan Felix on completing our rigorous turn-over process to become Aide on the Ambulance! Ryan is a Fire/EMS Member who joined the department in 2016. We thank him for his hard work and dedication to the volunteer service!
Congratulations Ryan!... (Full Story & Photos)

Shop at Amazon Smile to Support the Branchville Volunteer Fire Company

President Jeramie Jordan, February 14

It's easy to do.

Instead of going to the main website, go to

On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you are prompted to select a charitable organization from the list of eligible organizations. Scroll down and select Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad Incorporated.

Be sure to bookmark the AmazonSmile site and use it any time you go to shop at Amazon. A portion ... (Full Story & Photos)

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

Steady Rains Cause Multiple Crashes

Firefighter Thomas Tanner, February 11

Steady rains in the Washington Metropolitan area contributed to a number of motor vehicle accidents on the Capital Beltway in the vicinity of northbound I-95. The most serious accident occurred just after midnight Sunday morning when a driver lost control on the outer loop before U.S. Route 1 and struck another vehicle before slamming into the slow shoulder concrete wall. Branchville Engine 111 (E811) ... (Full Story & Photos)

31 House Fire

Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, February 09

Engine 811 operated on an early evening working house fire (Box Alarm 31-01) in the 4700 block of Lexington Ave (Beltsville, MD). Units arrived with fire showing from the single story wood frame dwelling. The engine crew assisted Company 31’s crew with fire supression. The fire was quickly extinguished on the first floor. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, February 08

At approximately 2317 hours, the E811 crew was dispatched to a person stuck in the elevator at Branchville Fire Company. The crew was able to rescue the person inside the elevator. Within seconds after the person was rescued, OIC Dimakas decided to use that time to train members on how to open the elevator door.... (Full Story & Photos)

Branchville's Newest Paramedic

Assistant Fire Chief Balthazar Velez, February 05

It's been a long journey for Sergeant Sturgill, but she has now completed her training to become a Paramedic (1 Year, 500 Clinical Hours, 400 Patient Contacts later). We are very proud to have her as a member of our team. Congratulations!!!... (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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