Bay District Volunteer Fire Department
Bay District Volunteer Fire Department

St. Marys County Fire/EMS Scanner Feed

Audio Library

2024 Incidents
  STA3 STA9
Jan 108 111
Feb 82 93
Mar 112 96
Apr 111 92
May 110 102
Jun 123 122
Jul 51 70
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 697 686

Past Incidents
Sta. 3 Sta. 9 Total
2023 1165 1148 2313
2022 1209 1151 2360
2021 1240 1108 2348
2020 1161 1003 2164
2019 1294 1012 2309
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

Bay District Social Media

Copyright Notice:

Duplication Prohibited Without Written Permission

All text, photos, and any other content on this website are protected by copyright law. Reproduction, duplication, or any form of content replication is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from Bay District VFD.

If you have any inquiries or require permission to use our content, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@bdvfd.org.

We appreciate your cooperation and respect for our intellectual property rights.



National Dispatchers Week
Email Print RSS Facebook Twitter RSS

By Bay District Volunteers
April 18, 2024

On Wednesday, April 17, during National Dispatchers Week, the Bay District Volunteers demonstrated their appreciation for the vital role of 911 dispatchers by providing lunch from Bradfords Neighborhood Market for all of the dispatchers. This thoughtful gesture not only recognized the hard work and dedication of these essential professionals but also highlighted the community's support for their critical role in maintaining public safety. In an environment where dispatchers often face high levels of stress and burnout due to the demanding nature of their job, gestures like these are incredibly meaningful and serve as a reminder of the importance of acknowledging and supporting the work of 911 dispatchers.

During National Dispatchers Week, it's important poignant to acknowledge the vital role of 911 dispatchers, who serve as an essential support for first responders and the public in emergencies. As the calm voice in the storm, they manage critical communications, navigating high-stress situations with professionalism and care.

Recent statistics shed light on the challenges faced by these crucial members of our emergency response system. There are approximately 99,500 public safety telecommunicators in the U.S., predominantly employed by local governments. They typically work in shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays to ensure 24/7 coverage in public safety answering points (PSAPs).

The job of a 911 dispatcher is not only demanding but also critical for public safety. Despite the stressful nature of their work, which often involves handling life-threatening situations, many dispatchers express a deep commitment to their roles and the meaningful impact of their work. Unfortunately, the field is experiencing significant staffing shortages, and about 91% of dispatchers have reported symptoms of burnout in recent times.

Acknowledging and supporting the essential work of 911 dispatchers, as done by the Bay District Volunteers, is a wonderful gesture that highlights the community's appreciation and the indispensable role these professionals play in maintaining public safety.



 

Add a Comment Add a Comment 0 Comment(s)


Department News
National Dispatchers Week
"Sound the Alarm" Smoke Alarm Installation Initiative
Wishing You a Safe and Joyful Holiday Season


Community Events
There are currently no events

Web Counters
Website Visitors
Since
February 15, 2004
8,167,555
Visitors Today
Jul 18, 2024
1,632


Fire Station 3
46900 S. Shangri La Drive
Lexington Park, MD 20653


Fire Station 9
22652 FDR Blvd
Great Mills, MD 20634


Mailing Address
PO Box 1440
California, MD 20619

Braddock Hall
240-925-8190

braddockhall@bdvfd.org

EMERGENCY Dial 911

 


California, MD Current Weather

Website Designed and Hosted By: Content Proudly Maintained By: Contact Info:
Firehouse Solutions
www.FirehouseSolutions.com

Bay District Volunteer Fire Department
Emergency Dial 911
E-mail: info@bdvfd.org
Copyright © 2024 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)