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2023 Incidents
Jan 76 89
Feb 83 76
Mar 103 112
Apr 116 108
May 81 83
Jun 0 0
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 459 468

Past Incidents
Sta. 3 Sta. 9 Total
2022 1209 1151 2360
2021 1240 1108 2348
2020 1161 1003 2164
2019 1294 1012 2306
2018 1309 1031 2340
2017 1251 994 2245
2016 1248 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 2071
2009 1216 933 2149

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Smoke Alarm Installation

Bay District Volunteers, May 29

Don’t be alarmed if you see firefighters from Bay District Volunteer Fire Department (BDVFD) going door-to-door in your neighborhood on Sunday, June 4th or Sunday, June 11th, 2023.

We will be installing smoke alarms free of charge in neighborhoods on Sunday June 4th and Sunday June 11th. Firefighters will be going door-to-door offering to install smoke alarms in homes that don’t have them.

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Bay District Volunteers, April 25

At 4:05 pm on Monday, April 24 Station 9 and surrounding EMS companies were alerted to St. Andrews Church Road at Indian Bridge Road for an automobile accident with injuries. Rescue Engine 92, Engine 93, Chief 9B and Chief 3A responded to the call. At 4:06 pm Station 9 and surrounding EMS units were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident involving an occupied school bus. Engine 93 and Chief 3A (King) ... (Full Story & Photos)

2-Alarm House Fire in Lexington Park

Bay District Volunteers, March 20

On Monday, March 20, 2023, at approximately 1:19 a.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, Valley Lee, and Hollywood responded to 21708 Cabot Place in Lexington Park, for the reported house on fire with multiple victims trapped. Units arrived on scene to find a two story house with smoke showing, the residents that escaped stated there were two people still in the house in a second ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Auto Accident with Fatality

Bay District Volunteers, January 29

On Friday, January 27 at 8:25 pm Bay District Station 3, NDWFD Station 13 and surrounding EMS companies were dispatched to an auto accident involving multiple vehicles and one of them on fire. Engine 32, Fire Chief 3 (Gould), Chief 9B (Adams) immediately responded to the scene. St. Mary’s County Communications advised it was a multi-vehicle accident with one vehicle on fire, a later report stated ... (Full Story & Photos)

Charles Way Trailer Fire

Fire Lieutenant Anthony King , December 10

At approximately 12:14 hours, Co.3 and surrounding stations were alerted to respond to 45889 Charles Way in Great Mills for the reported smoke coming from a trailer. Fire Chief 3 arrived on location to find both smoke and fire showing from a trailer. Fire Chief 3 operated as incident command. RE92 was first arriving and quickly deployed a handline and began extinguishing the fire. Squad 3 arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Captain Mike Bruner, December 08

On 12/08/2022 at 16:55hrs Company 9 and surrounding EMS units were alerted to Three Notch Road and Chancellors Run Rd for the reported auto accident. Shortly after the initial dispatch communications upgraded the assignment after receiving multiple calls of four vehicles involved and multiple subjects trapped, thus bringing Squad 3 and additional advanced life support resources. Rescue Engine 92 arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

Large Mulch Fire

Southern Maryland News Net, September 25

On Sunday, September 25, 2022, at approximately 10:55 a.m., firefighters from Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to the 23000 block of FDR Boulevard in California, for a smoke investigation.

Engine 91 responded with 4 personnel and located a large area of smoke coming from the St. Mary’s County landfill and upon further investigation, firefighters located two 200' X 50' piles of mulch ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Bay District Volunteers, August 04

On August 4, 2022 while Bay District units were operating on an apartment fire in Lexington Park we were dispatched to 47382 Lincoln Avenue in the South Hampton Neighborhood for an outside fire. Ridge VFD Engine 41 was performing the fill in at Station 3 and responded. Brush 9 was clearing the apartment fire and also responded to assist. Units arrived to find a dirt bike to the rear of the old Carver ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Townhouse Fire in Lexington Park

Bay District Volunteers, August 04

On Thursday, August 4 at 10:12 am units from Bay District, NDWFD, Hollywood VFD and Lexington Park VRS were alerted for an apartment fire at 22025 Valley Estates Drive in Lexington Park. St. Mary’s County Communications Center were receiving multiple calls indicating it was a working fire. While responding Safety Officer 9 (J. Adams) requested a working fire task force be added due to the heat and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Auto Accident with Entrapment in Great Mills

Bay District Volunteers, July 27

At 3:35 pm units from Bay District were dispatched to the area of Point Lookout Road & Goddard Road for a motor vehicle accident with subjects trapped. Chief 4B (Cooper) arrived on scene in moments and established the Great Mills Command. Rescue Engine 92 & Squad 3 responded, units arrived on scene to find a two-vehicle collision with one vehicle on its side (subjects were trapped in this vehicle), ... (Full Story & Photos)


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