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2020 Incidents
Jan 107 75
Feb 85 83
Mar 100 64
Apr 92 62
May 95 65
Jun 103 91
Jul 39 40
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 621 480

Past Incidents
STA 3 STA 9 Total
2019 1294 1012 2306
2018 1309 1031 2340
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

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The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department is actively seeking volunteers for operational and administrative membership.  Being a part of Bay District offers many exciting benefits. Interested applicants can e-mail our recruitment officer at or fill out the On-Line Application.



Team Player
Become part of our group of dedicated volunteers serving a good cause.  We offer a very professional atmosphere and always work as a team.

Free Training
You can receive free firefighting, rescue, and EMS training through the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute.  These courses count as college credits through the state of Maryland.

Certified Firefighters: Expedited checkout process

State Tax Break
Receive a $4,000 Maryland state tax break for being a volunteer.

Through our Length of Service Award Program (LOSAP), you can receive retirement benefits from St. Mary's County after the age of 55.


Live in Program
We offer a Live-In Program that allows you to live at the fire station in exchange for participation and providing service to our communities. Bay District is the busiest fire department in St. Mary’s county that averages over 2000 calls for service a year. Live Rent Free, Private Rooms, Free Internet access via WiFi, Full Kitchen and Laundry facilities, Cable TV, Free nationally recognized training, No Ambulance, And more….


Are you a Certified Fire Fighter?
Want to see if BDVFD is right for you?

Bay District allows firefighters to ride and sleep in as a “Guest” as long as they are certified.  The minimum certification required is Fire fighter 1 (copies of the certification are required) and be a member in good standing of your local fire department. Y
ou can bring your own gear or gear will be provided.

State of the art equipment and facilities
New apparatus fleet, On-Site training facilities and state of the art fire stations.



Department News
Filipino American Association Donates Lunch
New Safety Recalls
Children’s Sleepwear Sets Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

Community Events
Kona Ice


Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new Second District Fire/EMS Station

Christmas in July - Indoor Yardsale

Brown Bag Auction

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Lexington Park, MD 20653

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California, MD 20619

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California, MD 20619


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