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2016 Call Stats
ENG AMB MEDIC
Jan 155 194 00
Feb 108 169 00
Mar 136 186 00
Apr
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Total 399 549 0

Past Call Stats
ENG AMB MEDIC
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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Division 3
Communication and IT


Division 4
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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


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Branchville firefighters at work

1st due fire in Sunnyside

 

 

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 emily.sze@bvfco11.com or call 301-461-0464 for any questions.

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Capt Spiro Dimakas awarded the Bronze Medal of Valor for Excellence in EMS along with two others

Life Member Jim Davis, April 27

For the third year in a row, a Branchville firefighter was honored at the 39th Annual Prince George's County Valor Awards Luncheon which was held Wednesday at Martin's Crosswinds in Greenbelt.

For the second time in two years, Capt Spiro Dimakas was the recipient of the Bronze Medal of Valor for Excellence in EMS along with Volunteer firefighter Amber Leizear and Lieutenant/Med Donald Degraves ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine 811b transferred to Montgomery Station 712

Life Member Jim Davis, April 25

Around 5 a.m. Engine 811b transferred to the quarters of Montgomery County station 712 (Hillandale) as their units were on the scene of a first due house at 11704 Sherbrooke Lane along with other units from Montgomery and Prince George's County. While at station 712, the crew responded on a medal local, and returned home shortly after 10 a.m. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Last alarm for Firefighter/paramedic John Ulmschneider

Life Member Jim Davis, April 21

On a bright and sunny Wednesday afternoon, with the birds chirping and bagpipes playing, roughly 2,000 firefighters from as far away as New Jersey, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, along with family members, friends, co-workers, and county and state officials from Prince George’s County, came to a small church in Hollywood to say farewell to a county paramedic who was killed in the line of duty as ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGFD Suffers a Line of Duty Death and Serious Injury

Life Member Jim Davis, April 16

story by Mark Brady

The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department is mourning the death of one of our own and praying for the best of a second member. Firefighter/Medic John E. Ulmschneider was shot and killed while on a call Friday evening. A Morningside Volunteer Firefighter, Kevin Swain, was shot multiple times and at last check was undergoing surgery.

At around ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Probationary Fire Fighters Training!

Life Member Balthazar "BJ" Velez, March 27

Branchville has 6 probationary firefighters in the process of completing the entry level, Firefighter 1 class at the Maryland Fire Rescue Institute (MFRI). Recruits are put through a series of training evolutions after FF1 class to assimilate them with BVFCO11 and PGFD SOPs and ensure they can perform to the highest level of operational performance. Becoming an interior firefighter is not a given. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member of the Month!

Life Member Jim Davis, March 27

Annabel began her career as an Emergency Medical Technician in 2000. Since then, she has held several trusted positions with the company. Currently, she is responsible for identifying potential members, providing them with career guidance and assisting them through the membership process. Recruitment is the life blood of any company. Annabel's contributions have resulted in multiple Fire Fighters, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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President Ronnie Leizear Sr welcomes everyone
President Ronnie Leizear Sr welcomes everyone

Branchville's Company Banquet

Life Member Jim Davis, March 20

Members of Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Ladies Auxiliary, along with family members, friends and guests, attended the annual company banquet Saturday night which was held at Branchville's Hero's Hall. The Ladies Auxiliary did another wonderful job organizing this years feast while Life Member Mark Brady was the master of ceremonies for the banquet. The membership would like to thank volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Branchville Volunteers Training at MFRI

Life Member Jim Davis, March 18

Branchville Volunteers train as a team to practice scenarios, learn new techniques and stay up to date on the latest equipment. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Two alarm fire in Beltsville

Life Member Jim Davis, March 01

Just after 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, Branchville Engine 811B along with other units from the Sixth Battalion responded to the Middle East Bakery in the 11400 block Old Baltimore Pike in Beltsville for a report of a building on fire.

First on the scene , Engine 831 reported heavy smoke showing from a two-story building with everyone out of the building.
With heavy smoke showing, volunteer fire chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Branchville Volunteers Participate in Smoke Alarm Program

Life Member Mark Brady, February 27

Dozens of College Park homes are safer today after Branchville Volunteer Firefighters went door-to-door testing and smoke alarms and if needed, installed new 10-year smoke alarms and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors. This community risk reduction event was made possible by the generous donation from Carrolton Enterprises through the Departments “Adopt-A-Neighborhood” program. Carrolton Enterprises ... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews gather in the first due - Hollywood SC in 9800 block of Rhode Island Avenue
Crews gather in the first due - Hollywood SC in 9800 block of Rhode Island Avenue

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New Engine 113 responds on its first run - 3-alarm fire in Upper Marlboro

Life Member Jim Davis, February 23

Fire investigators from the Prince George’s County Fire Department have determined that a candle fell behind a worktable and caused the three-alarm fire at the Fort Knox Self Storage facility at 15444 Depot Lane in Upper Marlboro.

The fire was reported just after 11 a.m. on Tuesday. When fire units arrived on the scene, they reported heavy smoke showing from the two-story storage facility.

“Once ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Working fire at Beltsville Agricultural Research Center

Life Member Jim Davis, February 22

Just before 6:30 a.m. Monday morning, Branchville Engine 811B was dispatched fourth due along with units from Beltsville, Greenbelt and other stations including Montgomery County to Building 202 of the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center off Powder Mill Road for a reported building fire.

First units on the scene reported fire through the roof of a two-story heating plant building with all personnel ... (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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