Bay District Volunteer Fire Department
Bay District Volunteer Fire Department
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2017 Incidents
Jan 102 88
Feb 89 52
Mar 90 75
Apr 123 72
May 89 72
Jun 107 85
Jul 109 86
Aug 124 98
Sep 100 77
Oct 53 41
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 986 746

Past Incidents
2016 1249 979
2015 1115 955
2014 1112 1009
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


Another extrication in California

Bay District Volunteers, October 12

Shortly after 8pm Thursday units from Bay District and Hollywood were dispatched for a reported serious MVA with MSP on the scene confirming one overturned.

Engine 91 responded right after dispatch with 5 volunteers and shortly upon arrival advised they had a single vehicle on its side off the roadway with one person trapped. Engine 91 worked to initially stabilize and secure the vehicle. Chef 7A ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA with Extrication

Bay District Volunteers, October 10

On 10/10/17 at 0744 hrs, Station 9 and Station 1 were alerted for the MVA. E-91 got on the road right after dispatch with 4 volunteers followed by Chief 9B. Chief 9B arrived on scene to find a 2 car T-Bone style collision, with one vehicle needing a door pop at a minimum. E-91 arrived on scene, stabilized the vehicle, deployed a hand line and the tools needed for extrication. After E-91 assessed the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Nice shot waiting to go in.
Nice shot waiting to go in.

Fire Training at Sacco Fire School

Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, October 02

It was a beautiful day in the neighborhood and the deputy chief's thought it would be a good evening for taking a trip down to the Sacco Fire School to do a little flammable liquid fire fighting. So they split the crews so that we always had a crew back in our first due and we loaded up for the trip down in the valley. Had some good crews as the guys and gal seemed excited to be doing some real firefighting.

We ... (Full Story & Photos)

Afternoon Rollover in California

Bay District Volunteers, September 30

On Saturday September 30 at 1445 hours Companies 9, 3, & 7 were alerted for the MVA serious. Police were already on scene reporting 1 trapped.

Engine 91 quickly responded followed shortly by Squads 3 & 7. Engine 91 arrived and reported 1 vehicle on its side and another down the embankment. Moments later Chief 3A arrived and established command as Chief 3 & Squad 3 arrived. Chief 3 had the rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

Our ace mechanic Jimmy Barnes under the watchful eye of Keith Fairfax getting the basket hooked up.
Our ace mechanic Jimmy Barnes under the watchful eye of Keith Fairfax getting the basket hooked up.

Stokes Basket Training With Tower 9

Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, September 22

It was a beautiful Friday and some of our members from 9 wanted to practice with the tower using the stokes basket and rigging it for removing a subject from a roof top. Under the watchful eye of our favorite mechanic Steve Wurtz, yes he's back. Some of the retiree's spent a few hours working with the gear. This is something that you don't work with all the time but it is always nice for some of ... (Full Story & Photos)

Kitchen Fire in the 9-05 Box

Bay District Volunteers, August 22

Shortly after midnight first thing on Tuesday morning units were alerted for a reported house fire. Chief 3B was the first to arrive on scene and reported a single story residential dwelling with smoke showing.

Engine 91 arrived on scene and deployed an initial attack line to find the kitchen on fire and quickly knocked the fire. Engine 32 arrived and set up for drafting operations out of the Patuxent ... (Full Story & Photos)

Small Fire in the Wildewood 9-02 Box

Bay District Volunteers, August 18

On 08/18 at 21:19 Communications alerted Companies 9,7,3,13 and 6 to the area of Surrey Way for the reported apartment struck by lightning and on fire.

At 21:22 Engine 32 (Sgt Woodburn) arrived on scene finding a 3 story apartment building with smoke showing. Units deployed a 1.75 handline into the structure. Truck 3 arrived on scene and conducted First Due Truck responsibilities. Engine 73 arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

Another Extrication in 9's area

Bay District Volunteers, July 23

On July 22nd at 1459 hrs, Stations 9, 7, and 3 were alerted for the MVA reported serious on Three Notch Rd in the area of the Wildewood shopping center. Chief 3, 3A, 9B, Safety 3, E-91, RS-7 and RS-3 all marked up right after dispatch. Chief 3A was the first to arrive on scene with a multi car MVA, one car requiring a drivers side blow out to remove the driver. Chief 3 arrived on scene assuming command, ... (Full Story & Photos)


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