The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department is proud to announce that the Fire Department will receive the ISO (Insurance Services Office) Class 3 public protection classification, effective July 1, 2014.
ISO is a third party independent agency that evaluates the fire department, water department and communications systems. It rates the results on a national scale from one to ten (one being the best ... (Full Story & Photos)
Around mid-day on June 7th, Calvert Station 3 was dispatched for a smoke investigation in the Ranch Club in the area of Yosemite Lane in Lusby. At 1209, Calvert upgraded the dispatch to a Working House Fire at 661 Yosemite Lane adding Calvert Stations 3, 7, & 2 as well as St. Mary's Station's 9 and 7. Calvert Engine 34 arrived on scene and declared an exterior only operation with a 3/4 involved house. ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 21:57 hours Stations 3, 9, 6, & 1 were alerted for the working house fire. Engines 31 & 91, Truck 3, & Chief 3 responded shortly after dispatch. Chief 3 (R. Wahrenbrock) requested an extra engine and squad for RIT and this brought Stations 13 & 7. Safety 3A (W. Johnson Sr.) arrived finding a single story home fully involved. Engine 31 arrived positioning on side D as Truck 3 arrived taking position ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Saturday May 31, 2014 at 17:50 hours Station 3 was alerted for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment in Hollywood. Rescue Squad 3 responded 1 minute after dispatch with 4 personnel and arrived on scene at 17:59 hours. Once on scene the crew from Rescue Squad 3 assisted with the extrication on the sedan. Both driver side doors were removed and the awaiting EMS crew was able to assess the patient ... (Full Story & Photos)
On May 2, 2014 at approximately 1150 hours, crews from Company 9, Squad 7, Company 83, Station 38, Station 39, and EMS 83 were alerted to a Motor Vehicle Collision on Myrtle Point Road just in from Patuxent Blvd. Fire Chief 3 R. Wahrenbrock arrived on scene first, advising one vehicle into a tree, with entrapment. Engine 91 arrived just minutes after Chief Wahrenbrock and immediately went to work ... (Full Story & Photos)
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.
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)
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)