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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)
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)

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.
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)
Branchville gives back to the community

Life Member Jim Davis, November 24

On Sunday, Nov 23, members of Branchville Fire Company gather at the firehouse to deliver 16 Thanksgiving Day turkey dinners to residents in their first due and also to provide them with a working smoke alarm if they are in need of one.

This was second time that Branchville has provided turkey dinners to residents in their fire due area, Last year they proved 12 dinners to residents in their first ... (Full Story & Photos)
Branchville Volunteers Deliver Thanksgiving Food Baskets to Families in Need

Life Member Mark Brady, November 19

MEDIA OP - Branchville Volunteers Deliver Thanksgiving Food Baskets to Families in Need

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 @PGFDPIO

In what has become an annual tradition just before the Thanksgiving Holiday a volunteer fire/EMS department is preparing to do more. The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad, Inc. is an all-volunteer ... (Full Story)
Company Officer Election Results from November Company Meeting

Life Member Jim Davis, November 18

Elections of officers, new members, and a great turkey dinner was the highlight of Branchville's November company meeting.

Prior to our meeting, Kitty Garner and the ladies auxiliary provide the members with a turkey with the works. (GREAT JOB LADIES)

Three new members were voted in as probationary members, Lindsay Washington, 24 of Calverton, She works for the Veteran for American. Taylor Pinkney, ... (Full Story & Photos)
First due house fire in Hollywood

Life Member Jim Davis, November 17

Shortly after 8:30 Sunday night, Engine 811, along with other units from the 4th and 6th Battalions, responded first due for a reported house fire in the 9600 block of 48th Avenue.

First arriving units reported smoke and fire showing from the rear of a 1.5 story wood frame dwelling.

Engine 811 laid out from the middle of the block, stretched a line and made an attack, along with the crew of Truck ... (Full Story & Photos)
Quick attack at a Greenbelt apartment fire

Life Member Jim Davis, November 04

Just after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, Branchville Engine 811 along with units from West Lanham Hills, Greenbelt and other near by companies were dispatched to 8641 Greenbelt Rd for smoke in the building,

First unit on the scene reported heavy smoke in the terrace level area of the three-story garden style apartment, second later they reported fire in the laundry room,

Engine 811 arrived third ... (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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