Bay District Volunteer Fire Department
Bay District Volunteer Fire Department
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2014 Incidents
Jan 134 116
Feb 87 64
Mar 95 98
Apr 44 38
May 0 0
Jun 0 0
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 360 316

Past Incidents
2013 906 845
2012 1009 920
2011 1115 955
2010 1119 902
2009 1216 933
2008 1127 890
2007 1075 935
2006 1149 833
2005 935 756
2004 873 825
2003 918 832
2002 847 695

Happy Birthday Keith Bussler &
Tom Hunt!!

Second working fire results in a fatality in our first due

Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, April 16

At 1:13 P.M. the tones dropped for a reported house fire at 19555 Three Notch Road which is just North of the Mattapany Road. As the Emergency Operations Communications (E.O.C.) made the announcement over the air they advised that there were possibly people trapped in the house. Well, as I have said before this just gets your emotions rolling and puts a quick step as you grab your gear and get ... (Full Story & Photos)

This is what units were faced with upon arrival. Resident had just been removed from the house.
This is what units were faced with upon arrival. Resident had just been removed from the house.

Website Additions

Webmaster Jason Adams, April 13

Please start spreading the word about our website; we have new web addresses for our Fundraising and Social Hall webpages. They both direct the user to our normal site, but will make it easier for the public to find us!

Our Bakeless Bake Sale has also started, please be on the lookout for it in your mailbox. You can also visit our fundraising webpage for information about it.

Fundraising –

Social ... (Full Story & Photos)

Reported Vehicle Fire Turns into Something More

Fire Captain Daniel Burroughs, April 12

At 08:26 hours Company 3 was dispatched for a vehicle fire. Engine 31 responded shortly after dispatch. Safety 3A (W. Johnson) arrived to find a Tractor Trailer on fire next to a structure. Engine 31 requested the assignment be upgraded. This brought out stations 6 & 9. Engine 33 and Engine 93 both responded at this time. At 08:36 hours Engine 31 arrived on scene and the crew pulled the bumper line ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Chief 3 arriving on the scene
Fire Chief 3 arriving on the scene

Serious Motor Vehicle Accident Brings Out The Volunteers From Bay District

Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, April 10

The morning dawned cloudy but a nice temperature and the guys were sitting around both stations 3 and 9 having their morning coffee’s when over the scanner was toned out a serious motor vehicle in the area of the local high school.

With Squad 3 and Engine 91 responding from their respective stations fully staffed along with several emergency medical service units from the Lexington Park Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

Postponement of Remembrance Rescue Project Visit

Firefighter Nathan Lindgren, March 30

Due to several mechanical issues with one of the Project's Rescues, the visit and tour of Southern Maryland to continue south along the east coast will be postponed until further notice. While disappointing, the project and BDVFD are still very excited to see this through. Please continue watching the website as we will update the website with new information on the dates and visit. Thank you for ... (Full Story)

Engine 33 First Arriving At Callaway Trailer Fire

Fire Captain Daniel Burroughs, March 04

At 03:38 hours BDVFD station's 3 & 9 were alerted to the working house fire in Valley Lee. Engine's 33 & 93 as well as Truck 3 responded at dispatch. At 03:52 hours Engine 33 dropped their 3 in supply line at the end of the drive way. Once on scene Engine 33 found a single wide trailer with fire showing from side C. The crew from Engine 33 quickly stretched the attack line into the structure as Truck ... (Full Story & Photos)

First Due Apartment Fire

Fire Captain Daniel Burroughs, March 03

At 23:16 hours Station's 3,13,9,6 were alerted for the working apartment fire. Chief 3, Engine 31, & Engine 93 responded at dispatch. Moments later Truck 3 and Tower 9 responded. Chief 3 requested a extra engine and squad for RIT (Rapid Intervention Team). This brought Engine 73 & Squad 7. Engine 31 arrived to find a middle of the row two story apartment building with fire showing on the first floor. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 31, Engine 63 and the Fire Chief in front of the apartment.
Engine 31, Engine 63 and the Fire Chief in front of the apartment.

Apartment Fire With Reported Subject Trapped

Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, February 22

While working around the station cleaning up after a working fire in Hollywood (Co7) the tones dropped for a commercial building fire at 21263 Joe Baker Court Apt. 2a for a reported furnace fire with subject trapped. Well let me tell you had better move fast when a call like this comes in or you will be waving good-by as the equipment pulls out of the station. Engine 31 marked up right away followed ... (Full Story & Photos)


Community Events
SOMD Blue Crabs Fundraiser Game for Ridge VRS

1st Annual Scrabble Cruz for Ridge VRS & Auxiliary

Fun at the Ballpark with Southern Maryland Blue Crabs

Current Weather
Temperature:54 F
Wind Chill:54 F
Wind Speed:5 mph
Wind Direction:90
Humidity:44 %
Visibility:10 mi
Sunrise:6:22 am
Sunset:7:45 pm
As of 4/19/14 10:22 PM

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