Bay District Volunteer Fire Department
Bay District Volunteer Fire Department
BDVFD 75th Anniversary Newsletter


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2018 Incidents
Jan 136 119
Feb 75 73
Mar 123 110
Apr 100 95
May 99 77
Jun 60 47
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 593 521

Past Incidents
STA 3 STA 9 Total
2017 1251 994 2245
2016 1249 979 2228
2015 1115 955 2070
2014 1112 1009 2121
2013 906 845 1751
2012 1009 920 1929
2011 1115 955 2070
2010 1119 902 2021
2009 1216 933 2149
2008 1127 890 2017
2007 1075 935 2010
2006 1149 833 1982
2005 936 756 1692
2004 873 825 1698





Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Incident News Feed

Lightning Strike in California

Bay District Volunteers, June 10

At 7:46 pm units from Stations 9, 7, 3, 13 and EMS Station 38 & 79 were alerted to 22983 Cypress Drive in Wildewood for a house struck by lightning. Engine 91 and Tower 9 responded with 8 volunteers along with Chief 3A (Burroughs) and Chief 9B (Adams). Chief 3A arrived on scene with fire showing from the rear of the house and established the Wildewood command. Engine 73 arrived and was assigned the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Courtesy of Tony Codespote
Photo Courtesy of Tony Codespote

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Fire Lieutenant Kyle Hayden, June 07

At 16:30 hours on June 7th, Engine 3, Truck 3, NDW Engine 13, Hazmat 13, Engine 9, Squad 6, LPVRS Stations 38 and 39, and County Hazmat Unit 18 were alerted for the reported Hazardous Materials Emergency at Pegg Road and West Westbury Boulevard. Engine 32, Truck 3, Engine 92, and Chief 3A all responded at dispatch. Fireboard advised units that the call was going to be for a construction crew that ... (Full Story & Photos)

Lighting Strike Causes Fire at Abberly Crest

Bay District Volunteers, May 22

Just after the storm passed over the Bay District area, surrounding departments were alerted for the structure fire in Abberly Crest neighborhood.

Within minutes all units from Bay District were on the road. The first arriving unit (Truck 3) reported nothing evident on the A and B side of the structure. As the crews from Engine 32 and the Truck 3 made entry into the apartment on the 3rd floor (which ... (Full Story)

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Bay District Volunteers, May 20

At 12:11 pm the Bay District Volunteers were alerted to a Motor Vehicle Accident with injuries on Wildewood Parkway in California. Chief 9B (K. Adams) arrived on scene to find a single vehicle that had a tree fall on it while driving. The occupant suffered minor injuries. The crew from Engine 91 assisted with debris clean up from the road. Units cleared the scene in 30 minutes.... (Full Story & Photos)

Early Evening Motor Vehicle Accident

Bay District Volunteers, May 14

As crews were beginning to start weekly training at Station 3 on Monday night they were dispatched to another motor vehicle accident. This accident was the second one within 10 minutes as crews were still operating at the first one. Additional units responded to this accident and crews were able to wrap up the previous incident and respond shortly after also.

Units arrived on scene to find two vehicles ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Working Fire in Hollywood

Bay District Volunteers, May 09

At 1630 hrs. stations were alerted for a reported house fire at 26448 Peninsular Drive in the Hollywood Shores neighborhood. Units from Bay District Station 9 responded with the Engine and Tower. Chief 7 arrived on the scene to find a two-story residential home with fire throughout the entire structure. Ammunition stored in the residence was actively going off and all units were advised to fight the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Afternoon Motorcycle Accident

Bay District Volunteers, May 02

At 4:32 pm the Bay District Volunteers were alerted to an accident involving a motorcycle on St. Andrews Church Road near FDR Blvd. Chief 9B (K. Adams) and Engine 91 (D. Martoni) responded and arrived to find an accident involving a motorcycle and two cars. Crews initiated patient care until the arrival of EMS. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Bay District Volunteers, April 25

At 01:57hrs Stations 3, 9, 13, 6, 1, 39 & 38 were alerted to 21132 Ace Lane in Lord Calvert Trailer Park for the trailer fire.

Engines 32 & 92 responded shortly after dispatch, and arrived to find fire showing from the Alpha and Delta sides of a single wide trailer. Truck 3 arrived and provided a primary search of the residence which proved negative.

The bulk of the fire was quickly knocked and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Townhouse Fire with Subjects Trapped

Bay District Volunteers, April 10

Stations 3, 13, 9, & 4 were alerted to the structure fire.

Engine 32, Truck 3, & Chief 3B all marked up right after dispatched followed by Engine 91 & Tower 9. While the rest of the responding units were marking up dispatched advised responding units of 4 subjects trapped on the 3rd floor.

Engine 32 arrived first finding a middle of the row townhome with smoke showing from the 3rd-floor and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Bay District Volunteers, April 09

At 1324 hours the Engine from 9 and Rescue 3 was alerted for the working house fire in Calvert County.

Units were responding shortly after dispatch and once on the scene quickly went to work. Chief 3B was assigned Operations, Rescue 3 conducted the primary search which was negative. Engine 92 pulled a backup line to side B of the structure. The Rescue company started to help open the home up after ... (Full Story & Photos)


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Lutheran Church Charities comfort K9’s pay a visit to Station 3
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