- At around 0055 this morning, volunteers from Branchville responded to the report of the car on fire on NB I95. Engine 11 arrived on scene with a working auto fire and quickly went to work. The linemen stretched the bumper line to the auto while the rest of the crew opened up. Within minutes the fire was out and the crew was packing up for the next one.
- Branchville would like to congratulate two of its members, Megan Halliday and Daniel Berman, on recently getting accepted into the Navy through the Health Professions Scholarship Program. The scholarship pays for 100% of their medical school tuition, a $20,000 sign on bonus, and a monthly stipend of $2,122. Both Megan and Daniel will graduate from the University of Maryland in May. In the upcoming ... (Full Story & Photos)
- Last Saturday, a team of members from Branchville participated in Hero Rush. Hero Rush is a 5 mile long, firefighter and emergency services themed obstacle course. The event donates to the DC Firefighters Burn Foundation as well as the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
Branchville sent a team of 12 members called "The Slime Lime Green Machines". The members exhibited tremendous teamwork ... (Full Story & Photos)
- The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad Inc would like to extend our deepest condolences to the Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company on the LODD of Firefighter Gene Kirchner. Gene was a 9 year member of their company and was an employee of Butler Medical Transport. A few members here at Branchville had the pleasure of working with Gene while they were employed at Butler.
- Today, Station 11 had four dedicated crews consisting of two engine crews and 2 ambulance crews. Of the crews, one engine and one ambulance were transferred to Station 35 (Greenbelt) with 5 volunteers to cover their station for their annual banquet. Back at Branchville, there was a crew of 6 on the engine, along with 3 on the ambulance.
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- This morning Branchville had the honor of welcoming the Easter Bunny who hopped by for a yummy pancake breakfast prepared by the Branchville Ladies Auxiliary. To celebrate the Easter Bunny's visit Branchville invited friends and neighbors from our first due area and beyond to join in the festivities and visit with the bunny. Everyone enjoyed two Easter egg hunts that included special eggs hidden by ... (Full Story & Photos)
- Just before 6 p.m. Wednesday Chief 11A Jeff Dickey was traveling north on Rhode Island Avenue near Cherokee Street when he came across a major water main break.
As several thousand gallons of water was caving Rhode Island Ave. Dickey requested the support to secure the scene. E811 and the County Police responded. E811 was also able to assist with removing occupants from flooded homes.
- While getting ready to eat lunch on Wednesday, Branchville was called to a house fire at a local campground. Engine, Ambulance, and Chiefs Leizear and Dickey from Branchville arrived on scene to find smoke coming from the vent in the top of a camper. Firefighters vented the camper and pried open the locked door. The fire was quickly knocked down and units returned to service... and to lunch.
- This afternoon Branchville had the honor of visiting the Maryland State Police Aviation Command. The purpose of the visit was to deliver an Ambulance Branchville is donating to the aviation command. The ambulance, a 2003 Ford lifeline, had been out of service after Branchville purchased two new ambulances. The Aviation command has recently received new helicopters and is actively training. The donated ... (Full Story & Photos)
Branchville members and MSP Aviation Command pose with the donated ambulance and new MSP helicopter.
- Early Monday morning on Branchville's first week day as a 100% Volunteer fire station. Branchville's Engine 11 was alerted second due to the University of Maryland at the Regents Drive parking garage for the report of the auto on fire in the structure. Branchville's Engine went out the door with 4 firefighters and arrived on scene with a six story garage with smoke showing. The crew from Branchville ... (Full Story)
- Branchville members gathered this morning to face the first weekday as a 100% volunteer station. Determined to start off and continue strong, Branchville members and leadership stepped up and worked to keep the station staffed and organized. One important part of the day at Branchville is exercise. When members are able to exercise at the firehouse there are numerous benefits. They are able to stay ... (Full Story & Photos)
- At around 5pm on Saturday, March 2, after the engine crew from Branchville was done eating a late lunch, Public Safety Communications alerted Branchville to respond as the second due engine company to the 7800 blk of Emily Way for the reported kitchen fire. Branchville's Engine responded out the door with a crew of 4. Engine 35 arrived on scene with smoke showing from a 2 story, middle of the row ... (Full Story & Photos)
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.