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2018 Call Stats
ENG Amb Medic
Jan 91 135 0
Feb 50 64 0
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 141 199 0

2017 Call Stats
ENG AMB MEDIC
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
Sep 113 110 0
Oct 84 89 0
Nov 70 87 0
Dec 56 72 2
Total 1124 1404 43

Past Call Stats
ENG AMB MEDIC
2017 1124 1404 43
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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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 recruitment@bvfco11.com with any questions.

 

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Multiple Trauma Accident on Beltway

Firefighter Thomas Tanner, February 18

Early Sunday morning in the 2 o'clock hour Branchville Engine 811 was dispatched with units from companies 14 and 35 for a reported motor vehicle accident on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway, I-495, prior to the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. E835 arrived to find two vehicles involved, one SUV on the slow shoulder and another vehicle overturned approximately 30 feet in the woods with two occupants ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Station Sergeant Courtney Sturgill, February 17

The officers and members of The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad would like to congratulate Ryan Felix on completing our rigorous turn-over process to become Aide on the Ambulance! Ryan is a Fire/EMS Member who joined the department in 2016. We thank him for his hard work and dedication to the volunteer service!
Congratulations Ryan!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Shop at Amazon Smile to Support the Branchville Volunteer Fire Company

President Jeramie Jordan, February 14

It's easy to do.

Instead of going to the main Amazon.com website, go to AmazonSmile.com

On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you are prompted to select a charitable organization from the list of eligible organizations. Scroll down and select Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad Incorporated.

Be sure to bookmark the AmazonSmile site and use it any time you go to shop at Amazon. A portion ... (Full Story & Photos)

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

Steady Rains Cause Multiple Crashes

Firefighter Thomas Tanner, February 11

Steady rains in the Washington Metropolitan area contributed to a number of motor vehicle accidents on the Capital Beltway in the vicinity of northbound I-95. The most serious accident occurred just after midnight Sunday morning when a driver lost control on the outer loop before U.S. Route 1 and struck another vehicle before slamming into the slow shoulder concrete wall. Branchville Engine 111 (E811) ... (Full Story & Photos)

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31 House Fire

Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, February 09

Engine 811 operated on an early evening working house fire (Box Alarm 31-01) in the 4700 block of Lexington Ave (Beltsville, MD). Units arrived with fire showing from the single story wood frame dwelling. The engine crew assisted Company 31’s crew with fire supression. The fire was quickly extinguished on the first floor. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, February 08

At approximately 2317 hours, the E811 crew was dispatched to a person stuck in the elevator at Branchville Fire Company. The crew was able to rescue the person inside the elevator. Within seconds after the person was rescued, OIC Dimakas decided to use that time to train members on how to open the elevator door.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Branchville's Newest Paramedic

Assistant Fire Chief Balthazar Velez, February 05

It's been a long journey for Sergeant Sturgill, but she has now completed her training to become a Paramedic (1 Year, 500 Clinical Hours, 400 Patient Contacts later). We are very proud to have her as a member of our team. Congratulations!!!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo credits: Kevin Maurival
Photo credits: Kevin Maurival

Laurel House Fire

Station Sergeant Joshua Edery, January 20

Shortly before 1900 hours on Saturday, January 20th, E811 with 4 personnel was alerted for the house fire in the 8400 block of Staggers Farm Ct. in company 49's first due. First arriving units reported they had nothing evident however after a quick 360 of the home reported fire showing from the rear. E811, initially dispatched 4th due, was the second arriving suppression company and stretched a line ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Early morning heavy entrapment on I95

Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, January 20

On the early morning of January 20th, Engine and Ambulance crews from Branchville responded to a Personal Injury Accident on I-95 Southbound in the area of Powder Mill Road. A811B was the first unit to arrive on the scene. A811B advised dispatch that the accident was on Northbound I-95 right before Powder Mill Road and there were two vehicles off the roadway, one of them was a box truck. Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo by: N. Matthews/BVFCo.
Photo by: N. Matthews/BVFCo.

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Assistant Fire Chief Balthazar Velez, January 20

The officers and members of The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad would like to congratulate Mackenzie Snyder on completing our Interior Fire Fighter turn-over process! Mackenzie, is one of many University of Maryland students that has chosen to serve the surrounding community. We thank her for her service and dedication to the department. Job well done! #TurnOverWeekend #Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Aide Person - Lillian Hallmark!

Station Sergeant Joshua Edery, January 20

The officers and members of The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad would like to congratulate Lillian Hallmark on completing our rigorous turn-over process to become Aide on the ambulance! Lillian, who joined the department in 2016, is one of many University of Maryland students that has chosen to serve the surrounding community. We thank her for her service and dedication to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo by: Neal Matthews/BVFCo.
Photo by: Neal Matthews/BVFCo.

LT. Pinckney trains probationary/new members

Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, January 19

Probationary/new members took the time to train with Lieutenant Pinckney about roles, duties, and what they are expected to do around the station and on calls.

About Branchville: The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad is a 100% volunteer fire station within walking distance of the University of Maryland College Park. The dedicated members of Branchville operate two engines and two ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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