Branchville Volunteer Fire Company & Rescue Squad, Inc.

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2017 Call Stats
Jan 97 134 10
Feb 120 144 0
Mar 126 133 10
Apr 101 126 0
May 95 158 13
Jun 68 153 0
Jul 98 119 0
Aug 96 79 8
Total 801 1046 41

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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Fiscal Affairs

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Division 9
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Division 11
Personnel Management

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PGCVFRA Annual Convention

John Hughes, September 21

The 95th Annual Convention of the Prince George's County Volunteer Fire Rescue Association and Ladies Auxiliary, hosted by the Brentwood Volunteer Fire Department started this past weekend. The events held sop far include a Corn-hole Tournament, Field events (Branchville performed extraordinarily well and won many events), the Joint Memorial Service with the Ladies Auxiliary and Past Presidents Dinner.

The ... (Full Story)

Late Entry - New Aide Person Jen Weinpahl!

Captain Balthazar Velez, August 25

Congratulations to our newest Aide person Jen Weinpahl! Jen joined Branchville 2 years ago, attended EMT class and worked hard to pass our challenging turn over process. Jen is one of our many University of Maryland students who have chosen to serve the surrounding community. We thank her for her service and dedication.
... (Full Story & Photos)

New Ambulance Driver - Josh Edery

Captain Balthazar Velez, August 23

Congratulations to our newest Ambulance Driver Josh Edery.... (Full Story & Photos)

National Night Out - 2017

Captain Balthazar Velez, August 01

The Branchville Vol. Fire Co. will be participating in National Night Out at Duvall Field Plaza (9200 Rhode Island Ave). The Open Cab will also be making a special appearance at both Cherry Hill Park (9800 Cherry Hill Rd) and College Park Woods (St. Andrews Pl @ Metzerott Rd). Come meet the members who help protect the community!... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Credit Fazlul Kabir
Photo Credit Fazlul Kabir

Ambulance 118 runs accident with injuries on Riggs road

Firefighter/EMT-B Joshua Edery, July 30

At approximately 2330 hours on Sunday July 30th, 2017 A118 (A811) was alerted to respond to the 9200 block of Riggs road in company 34's area for the report of a motor vehicle collision with injuries. Upon arrival, A118 found the engine company from 34 and county police on scene of a single vehicle into a telephone pole. Engine company 34 had already removed the sole occupant and driver of the vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Aide Person Megan Chui!

Captain Balthazar Velez, July 29

Congratulations to our newest Aide person Megan Chui. Megan joined Branchville last year, attended EMT class and worked hard to pass our challenging turn over process. Megan is one of our many University of Maryland students who have chosen to serve the surrounding community. We thank her for her service and dedication.... (Full Story & Photos)

Sunday Fun Day

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

Branchville members have a great time grilling some steak , shrimp , burgers, dogs and some training on a nice hot summer day.... (Full Story & Photos)

New Life

Lieutenant Orville Saunders, July 21

In the early afternoon hours of July the 20th Ambulance 811 was alerted to respond to Station 41 for the report of a woman in labor. During transport the woman began to deliver and at 1212 Ambulance 811 delivered a healthy baby girl on the side of I95. Branchville VFCo. send our congratulations to the mother and our warmest welcome to the daughter who are both resting comfortably at the hospital.... (Full Story)

First Line In

Lieutenant Orville Saunders, July 11

During the afternoon hours of July 11th, E811B was alerted to respond to the 6200 block of Pontiac St for the report of a house on fire. The smoke column was reported to be visible from as far away as University Blvd. Upon arriving E811B immediately went to work, stretching the 400' line to division two where fire was encountered at the top of the stair case. E811B suppressed the fire and made ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine Runs Fires in Berwyn Heights and Langley Park

Lieutenant Kelly McIntosh, July 05

At about 1250 on July 2nd, Branchville Engine 113 (E811B) and Chief 11 (C811) were dispatched to the 6100 block of Ruatan St in Company 14's area. Units arrived to find fire from a BBQ grill close to the house had spread into the attic area. Engine 113, dispatched as first due engine, arrived and secured a water source while the crew made a quick interior attack on the fire.

At about 0120 on July ... (Full Story & Photos)

Crew gets a Cheeky Nandos

Firefighter/EMT-B Jon Scheer, June 22

Stand-by staff takes time to grab a family meal at Nandos Peri at 7400 Baltimore Ave while staffing the engine to fill in for members at beach week. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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)

Photo by T. Tanner/BVFCo
Photo by T. Tanner/BVFCo










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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