Branchville Volunteer Fire Company & Rescue Squad, Inc.

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2016 Call Stats
Jan 155 194 00
Feb 108 169 00
Mar 136 186 00
Apr 137 171 47
May 115 170 09
Jun 89 124 55
Jul 121 164 42
Aug 122 141 00
Sep 130 125 00
Oct 100 123 00
Nov 108 117 00
Total 1321 1684 153

Past Call Stats
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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Communication and IT

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Education and Training

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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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Up coming events

December 17th Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Ladies Auxiliary will host  Wreaths Across America

Branchville's Fund Drive will also be held on the 17th along with the company

after the fund drive.


New Member Orientation RSVP

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

You can RSVP here, contact Emily Sze at or call 301-461-0464 for any questions.
Engine 811 responds to Greenbelt trench rescue

11, November 17

It took approximately five hours for firefighters to free a construction worker trapped in a deep trench Wednesday afternoon at Buddy Attick Lake on Crescent Road in Greenbelt.

Around 1 p.m., Engine 811B with firefighters from the Prince George's County Fire Department (PGFD), along with the department's collapse rescue team, were called to the construction site after a man in his 50's became trapped ... (Full Story & Photos)
Company Election for 2017

Life Member Jim Davis, November 16

On Tuesday, November 15, at the monthly meeting of Branchville VFC, the membership voted on new company officers for 2017.
The new officers will assume office on January 1, 2017

President - John Gardiner

Treasurer Frank Underwood

Secretary Rusty Stub

Board of Directors five year position Jeramie Jordan

Board of Directors one year position- Matt Barnett

Chief Richard Leizear

Deputy Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)
I 95 car fire

Life Member Jim Davis, November 11

Just before 5 p.m. Thursday, Engine 811b along with PE 841 was dispatched for an auto fire on I95 near Powder Mill. Engine 811b arrived on the scene first due with an auto well off.

The crew advanced an attack line and within 10 minutes they were able to bring the fire under control with no injuries reported.

... (Full Story & Photos)
Branchville Member Graduates from Spotsylvania County Fire Academy

Board of Trustees Jeramie Jordan, November 10

On November 10, 2016 at 1900 Hrs, Branchville member Danielle Celii completed and graduated the 16 week Spotsylvania County Fire Academy. The recruit class consisted of 14 Fire/EMS recruits and one Paramedic who will be serving the rapidly growing community of Spotsylvania County.... (Full Story & Photos)
Red helmet to yellow helmet

Life Member Jim Davis, November 07

Branchville would like to congratulate three of our members Courtney Sturgill, Jon Scheer, and Josh Edery on recently becoming Interior Firefighters for our station. Becoming a "yellow hat" is an important milestone that takes months of classroom training, station drills, and tests.

These individauls have dedicated much of their free time over the past few years to help serve the citizens of College ... (Full Story & Photos)
Photo by Thomas Tanner/BVFCo11
Photo by Thomas Tanner/BVFCo11

Maryland State Police Trooper Injured in Beltway Accident

Life Member Jim Davis / Vice President Thomas L Tanner, October 23

Just beforer 8 a.m. Sunday morning, Branchville Ambulance 811B was dispatched to a reported departmental accident involving Maryland State Police on the inner loop of the Capital Beltway, I95/I495 South, near Baltimore Avenue (US Route 1) in College Park, MD.

According to Maryland State Police, Trooper First Class Robert Cearfoss from the College Park Barracks was in a marked 2016 Ford Explorer ... (Full Story & Photos)
Eng 112 leaves Branchville for the last time

Life Member Jim Davis, October 14

On Friday afternoon Oct 14 , Engine 112 left Branchville for the last time, Volunteer Fire Chief Aldo Zambrana of Riverdale Heights Vol. Fire Department picked-up Engine 112 and took it to her new home at Riverdale Heights VFD. In the next few weeks Engine 112 will get a new paint job and be placed in service as Engine 813 ... (Full Story & Photos)
Branchville VFCo attends College Park meeting

Life Member Jim Davis, October 12

Last month, Branchville Volunteer Firefighters attended the City of College Park town hall meeting where they honored local hero Renita Smith. Ms. Smith was the bus driver who safely evacuated 20 elementary school students from a burning school bus in the Hollywood neighborhood of College Park.
... (Full Story & Photos)
Engine 811 respondes to Montgomery County House Fire

Life Member Jim Davis, October 12

At 1:42pm on October 11th, 2016, E811 was altered to respond to 14413 Turbridge Court in Burtonsville, Maryland as the 5th due engine company for a reported house fire.

First arriving units found a 2 story, single family dwelling with fire in the basement extending to the 1st floor. The sole occupant of the residence had safely evacuated after being alerted by smoke detectors in the house.

While ... (Full Story & Photos)
Branchville VFC Open House

Life Member Jim Davis, October 09

Dozens of residents from the College Park area came out Sunday Oct 9, to take part in the annual Branchville Volunteer Fire Company open house as a part of fire prevention week.

Activities included fire prevention demonstrations and literature, blood pressure checks, a bounce house, and face painter. The Branchville ladies auxiliary provided hot dogs and refreshments as well as a fundraising bake ... (Full Story & Photos)
Great time at the convention

Life Member Jim Davis, Photos by Jennifer L Wilbanks , October 02

The members of Branchville VFC had a great time at the convention, It was great to see several life time members that came out to help with the convention. reminiscing old times and taken part in some of the events. It was also great to see many of the new members of Branchville helping with the convention and taken part in the events.
... (Full Story & Photos)
Three members of BVFCO into the hall of fame

Life Member Jim Davis, September 30

On Thursday night Sept 29, at the 92nd Annual Prince George's County Volunteer Fire-Rescue Association and Ladies Auxiliary’s Convention, held its annual awards ceremony honoring volunteer s throughout the county who performed outstanding work.
Two members of Branchville's Ladies Auxiliary's Mary Ann Kivett and Traci LaMar were selected for the association's Hall of Fame also Life Member Steve Wiseman ... (Full Story & Photos)









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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