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


St. Marys County Fire/EMS


2018 Incidents
  STA3 STA9
Jan 136 119
Feb 75 73
Mar 123 110
Apr 100 95
May 99 77
Jun 98 84
Jul 60 45
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 691 603

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

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Afternoon Auto Accident in California

Bay District Volunteers, July 10

At 4:38 pm your Bay District Volunteers were dispatched to an auto accident involving a vehicle overturned and reporting one patient trapped. Engine 91 responded immediately after dispatch and while responding came upon another MVA at Chancellors Run Road @ Three Notch Road. Engine 91 remained on scene to check for injuries and assist with traffic control until SMCSD arrived to take over the scene. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Volunteers Run Valley Lee House Fire

Bay District Volunteers, July 09

Just after 10am units from 3 & 9 were dispatched to Valley Lee for the working house fire.

Tanker 3, Engine’s 32 & 92, Tower 9, & Safety 3 responded with 17 volunteers. When units arrived En 61 advised they had a 2 story wood frame home with smoke showing and the line was at the door for En 32 to take due to being understaffed.

En 32 arrived (1016) and laid a supply line from driveway to the home ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Auto Fire in Wildewood

Bay District Volunteers, June 21

On June 16, 2018 at 0351 hrs, station 9 was alerted for the vehicle fire in Wildewood. E-91 (Sgt N. Harrison ) responded with 4 volunteers. While responding, Fireboard advised E-91 police were on the scene with a vehicle well off. E-91 arrived on scene and confirmed a working auto fire at the corner of Aspen Ln and Alder Ln. The crew from 91 deployed their bumper line and made quick work of the fire. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo Courtesy of Tony Codespote
Photo Courtesy of Tony Codespote

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)

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Hazardous Materials Emergency

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)

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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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MVA - Vehicle hit by a tree

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)

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No Caption 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)

Photo Courtesy of www.SMNewsnet.com
Photo Courtesy of www.SMNewsnet.com

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No Caption 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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Department News
Bay District Participate in 4th of July Parade
Photo Courtesy of Ron Bailey
Melvin Tennyson receives Silver Spring Trophy
Lutheran Church Charities comfort K9’s pay a visit to Station 3

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09/19/2018 - 09/19/2018
SMVFA 4th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit the NFFF

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