Please excuse the delay in the story as I experienced technical issues with my labtop/website when originally working on the story. The last few weeks has been busy for the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department as the Heavy Rescue was delivered on Monday, January 5th and the Final Inspection of E-32 was to be performed on January 10th and 11th with some of the committee members.
In the late evening hours on January 18th, 2015, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office noticed a speeding vehicle just north of Lusby. A Calvert Deputy attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled from police. The suspect tried to elude police through Lusby on Route 4 southbound, coming into St. Mary’s County reaching speeds over 100 mph crossing the Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge. Once in St. Mary’s, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Is that a moving statue or what. I know every firefighter can understand this statue and the meaning behind it.
Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, January 17
Well it’s done and looks beautiful if I do say so myself. After many months of road trips and meeting with Walt Tegeler of W. S. Tegeler Monument Company of Woodlawn, Maryland the finished monuments are in place on a location we picked next to our social hall. The committee under the chairman Doug Medley made road trips to almost all the different departments in Southern Maryland that have monuments ... (Full Story & Photos)
In this age of computers and smartphones, Bay District VFD uses Google Maps to speed our response to your location. Through a smartphone app called Active911, emergency calls appear in our fire apparatus on an iPad when the alarm is dispatched. This program also provides us mapping of the closest fire hydrant or drafting water source in the event it is needed. The emergency calls also appear on the ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Christmas Day as most people were having lunch and opening gifts with they're families the volunteers from Bay District were responding to a Water Flow Alarm at the Lowe's at 12:47 hours.
Engine 91 responded shortly after dispatched followed by Engine 31 and Tower 9 a few minutes later. Engine 91 did a 360 of the building and took its own hydrant on Side A by the main entrance and continued to ... (Full Story & Photos)
On December 17 Bay District Volunteers were kept busy. All within 3 hours both Stations 3 & 9 handled 3 accidents and 2 house fires.
After units were clearing the first house fire in California at 09:59 & the second one was being dispatched in Leonardtown at 10:05. Rescue 3 returned from the call in California to station 3 to get the pumper tanker and Engine 91 responded to Leonardtown. Engine 93 ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Sunday December 14, 2014, Company 9 along with Stations 38 and 39 were alerted for a motor vehicle accident on Three Notch Rd in front of Wal-Mart. E-91 (FF. Thomas) arrived and noted two vehicles, one on the roadway, and one on the grass in front of the Wendy’s. Deputy Chief 9 (Marshall) arrived and assumed the Command. E-91 (FF. Thomas) determined that two additional ambulances and the medic ... (Full Story & Photos)
On December 9 at 19:46 hours Company 9, Squad 3, Squad 7, Stations 38, & 39 were all alerted for a MVA reported serious.
Engine 91 arrived on scene with 2 vehicles in the roadway. One in the south bound of Rt. 235 and the other was in the turn lane on north bound 235. Engine 91 reported the vehicle in the turn lane had the patient trapped inside. Engine 91 stabilized the vehicle and placed an air ... (Full Story & Photos)