Branchville Volunteer Fire Company & Rescue Squad, Inc.

Ride Along

2017 Call Stats
Jan 97 134 10
Feb 120 144 00
Mar 126 133 10
Total 343 411 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 4
Education and Training

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Emergency Medical

Division 6
Fire and Rescue Operations

Division 7
Fiscal Affairs

Division 8
Health and Safety

Division 9
Special Operations

Division 10
Logistics and Supply

Division 11
Personnel Management

Division 12
Inspections and Invest.

Division 13
Public Affairs

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Fire in the warehouse

Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, April 14

At 1545 hrs 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.
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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)
Car Fire in Greenbelt

F/F Thomas Tanner, March 19

While returning from the Capital Beltway for a reported motor vehicle accident around 1:30am, Branchville Engine 111 (PGFD E811) was dispatched to a car fire in the 5900 block of Cherrywood Lane in Greenbelt. Upon arrival E811 found a 2000 Ford Mustang in the parking lot of the reported location with the engine compartment fully involved. The crew from E811 quickly extinguished the flames and opened ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo by: T. Tanner/BVFCo11
Photo by: T. Tanner/BVFCo11
1st Due Engine to Berwyn Heights House Fire

Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, March 14

Engine 811 was operating on early morning working house fire (Box Alarm 14-01) in the 8000 block of 58th ave (Berwyn Heights, MD). Units arrived with fire showing from the 1st floor of a 2 story wood frame dwelling. Engine crew stretched a 200′ 1 3/4″ crosslay line into the home and began advancing an attack. Other engine companies arrived and grabbed E811's 250 3/4" hose and 300 2" line and assisted ... (Full Story & Photos)
Engine and B-Chief run 41 House

Firefighter/EMT-B Jesse Downey Jr, March 09

Around 15:45 hours the assignment was dropped for a reported house on fire in the 15000 block of Edgemont Drive in company 41's first due. Engine 811B was started as the 4th due engine company on the box. While en-route units were advised of a running order change due to units out of position. Engine 811B was bumped up to 2nd due. Upon arrival crew found Engine company 831 and Truck companies 834 ... (Full Story)
One Overturned on the Beltway

Board of Trustees Thomas Tanner, February 26

Around 3:00am the ambulance from Branchville and units from companies 812, 814 and 835 were dispatched to the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway, I-495/I-95, near Kenilworth Avenue for the report of one car overturned. VC835 and Branchville A811 arrived to find the driver of a 4 door Toyota sedan had, for reason(s) unknown, lost control of their vehicle and it overturned onto the fast shoulder clipping ... (Full Story & Photos)
Hoses And Ladders For Days

Candidate - Fire & EMS Chuckii "CJ" Faison, February 25

Today members at Branchville Volunteer Fire Company took time to train in Greenbelt at a parking structure used to simulate a building. The training consisted of raising the 24" ladder to the second floor, clearing the window with the Halligan tool, and advancing the hoseline into the simulated window and out. Another hose line evolution consisted of manueuvering a fully charged 400" attack line to ... (Full Story & Photos)
Photo by Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews
Photo by Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews

Crash on BW Parkway

Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, February 24

15:41 Branchville's Engine, Ambulance and Chief responded to a reported motor vehicle accident on I-295, the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, at Good Luck Road. Upon arrival VC811 and E811 discovered three vehicles involved in a rear-end collision. E811 provided lane blockage for the Firefighter/EMS crew's safety as they provided medical care for the occupants of two of the vehicles, they were later ... (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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