Branchville Volunteer Fire Company & Rescue Squad, Inc.

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2017 Call Stats
Jan 97 134 10
Feb 120 144 00
Mar 126 133 10
Apr 101 126 0
Total 444 537 20

Past Call Stats
2016 1436 1823 172
2015 1602 1836 387
2014 1421 1512 340
2013 1584 2036
2012 2122 2547
2011 1925 2081
2010 2017 2209
2009 1994 2211
2008 1947 1945
2007 2340 1958
2006 2039 2050
2005 2058 1653

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Division 7
Fiscal Affairs

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Health and Safety

Division 9
Special Operations

Division 10
Logistics and Supply

Division 11
Personnel Management

Division 12
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Division 13
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New Member Orientation RSVP

New Member Orientations are held approximately once per month and will last around 1.5 hours.

You can RSVP here or contact our Recruitment Team at with any questions.
Photo by T. Tanner/BVFCo
Photo by T. Tanner/BVFCo

Early Morning Wakeup- Car into House

FF/EMT Thomas Tanner, May 21

At around 5:30am Sunday morning, Branchville Engine 811B and Ambulance 811 were alerted with units from Battalion Chief 4 and Companies 812, 814 and 849 to respond for structural collapse resulting from a car striking a house in the 5100 block of Berwyn Road in the Berwyn section of College Park. A811 and E811B arrived to find a 4 door sedan had crashed into the front corner an enclosed porch/addition ... (Full Story & Photos)
Trauma Crash on Beltway

FF/EMT Thomas Tanner, May 14

At or about 7:30am Branchville Ambulance 811B was dispatched along with units from Companies 812, 814 and 835 to the outer loop of I-495 near Kenilworth Avenue for a reported motor vehicle accident with one vehicle into the woods. The driver of a white Toyota Corolla lost control of his vehicle and struck a disabled and unoccupied minivan parked on the side of the outer loop and then the Corolla went ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo by T. Tanner/BVFCo
Photo by T. Tanner/BVFCo
Building Fire - Golden Triangle

Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, May 06

Tonight Engine 811B responded to Golden Triangle Drive for a report of smoke in the building. Crews from 814 (Truck and Squad) arrived with nothing evident initially. Upon a search of the building, crews from 814 found heavy smoke showing, and eventually fire in the wall on the 1st floor with possible extension. E811B picked up E835's line and established a water supply. E811B's crew assisted E835's ... (Full Story & Photos)
Engine runs two collisions in an hour

Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, May 01

Branchville E811B responded to two different accident with injuries on Baltimore Ave. Both accidents involved vehicles that were struck from behind. First accident was at 1940 hrs with E811B arriving to find a two-vehicle rear-end collision with one minor injury. A812 transported the patient to a local hospital. As Engine 811B returned to quarters they were alerted to respond to another accident on ... (Full Story & Photos)
Rear end accident shuts down Rhode Island Ave

Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, April 27

Branchville E811 responded to an accident with injuries on Rhode Island Avenue @ Iroquois Street. Upon arrival E811 found a two vehicle rear end collision with one minor injury. E811 shut down Rhode Island Ave. while our emergency staff assisted with patient care. A812 transported one patient to a local hospital.... (Full Story & Photos)
A Little Training & Recruiting

Candidate - Fire & EMS Chuckii "CJ" Faison, April 23

Today was a good day to practice skills and teach some to probationary members about swapping out SCBAs (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) in a situation where if there was a working fire to where a firefighter had to get his SCBAs changed out.

Today was also county-wide Volunteer Recruitment Day and members stood by to talk about the benefits and value of providing a valuable service to our community. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Fire in the warehouse

Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, April 14

At 1545 hrs Branchville E811 responded to Sunnyside Ave for warehouse fire. E811 assisted hydrant supply hose on Sunnyside Ave. The fire was put out by sprinkler inside the warehouse.
... (Full Story & Photos)
Another Day Of Training

Candidate - Fire & EMS Chuckii "CJ" Faison, April 08

Members partook in a hose line drill today in Greenbelt. The drill focused on 300ft attack line evolutions. It included pulling the 300" hose line to the second floor and start to extinguish the fire. More training opportunities are forthcoming soon. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Early morning crash

Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, April 07

05:47 Branchville's Engine and Ambulance to a reported motor vehicle accident on Greenbelt Rd & Rhode Island Ave right in front of the Branchville Fire House. E811B and A811B discovered four vehicles involved in a collision. E811B provided lane blockage for the Firefighter/EMS crew's safety. The road was shut down for approx. 20 minutes. The scene was turned over to Prince George County Police. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Auto Fire on Balitmore Parkway

Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, April 07

Engine 111B was dispatched to an auto fire in the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (BWP). Upon arrival Greenbelt Engine 835 reported on location with the engine compartment fully involved. The crew from E811B quickly assisted E835 and cleared shortly after the fire was extinguished
... (Full Story & Photos)
Overturned Tractor Trailer

Lieutenant Orville Saunders, April 02

On the afternoon of April 1st, the ambulance from Branchville responded as part of an assignment for an overturned tractor trailer on the outer loop of the capital beltway. First to arrive on the scene, CSU890 announced that there was a tractor trailer overturned and that it had rolled over onto a pickup truck. CSU890 assumed command, reporting that there was no one trapped and that he had three ... (Full Story & Photos)
A811 Runs Rollover Accident

Candidate - Fire & EMS Peter "Spiderman" Parker , March 25

Approximately around 1800{6:00pm} Branchville A811 was dispatched to a personal injury accident with 2 vehicles reported overturned at the intersection of Baltimore Ave & Powder Mill Rd in Beltsville, MD. Engine 831 and Ambulance 831 were first on scene and advised 3 vehicles were involved in an accident with 1 overturned vehicle in the intersection. A811 and A831 both transported patients to nearby ... (Full Story & Photos)









Let's Roll

The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company & Rescue Squad Inc., is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the provision of quality Fire and EMS service to our response area and beyond. The corporation is governed by a dual system. The administrative functions are handled by the Board of Directors which includes the financial and political aspects of the company. The operational functions are handled by the Chief with the help of the Chief Officers and the Line Officers.


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