Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department

2014 Responses
Fire EMS
Jan 73 36
Feb 69 35
Mar 55 34
Apr 46 33
May 53
Jun 53
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
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Dec
Total 349 138

Past Responses
Fire EMS
2013 579 293
2012 708 446
2011 612 271
2010 627 217
2009 558 548

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Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department

Rescue Squad For Sale

December 31

Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department is currently offering our 1991 Pierce Lance Heavy Rescue Squad for your consideration.

*Four bottle fill station with Cascade System

*35 Kilowatt Generator

*Hydraulic Tool Reels with Hurst tool line *Electric Cords with J-Box

* Light Tower

*Other miscellaneous equipment included

All inquiries should be emailed to Fire Chief Williams at Firechief@bavfd.org... (Full Story & Photos)

Fried Chicken Dinner

November 14

Come out and support the Bel Alton Ladies Auxiliary with their Friday Night Chicken Dinner event. Get yours hot between 5pm - 7pm, Friday November 14, 2014.... (Full Story & Photos)

Quailwood House Fire

Assistant Chief Chris Strybing, October 28

At 0714 hours, units were dispatched to 118 Mallard Lane in La Plata for the House on Fire. Engine 102 responded as the 2nd due engine company. E102 arrived and established a secondary water supply to the fire ground. E102 was assigned to RIT duties with Engine 121(Westlake). Moments later a MAYDAY was called as 2 firefighters fell through the floor, but was quickly cleared, as the firefighters were ... (Full Story & Photos)

Best of Luck

October 26

The Officers and Members of the Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department would like to say Good Luck and "Make Us Proud" to Probationary Firefighter Cody Hancock. Cody has been a member of our department for several months, and has decided to enlist in the USMC. Today he leaves us and starts his journey through basic training over the next few months. We cant wait to see you back here and running some ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue Squad Assists in Fire Prevention

Assistant Chief Chris Strybing, October 23

This morning crews from companies 14, 6, and 10 participated in the annual fire prevention program at Dr. Higdon Elementary School in Newburg. Crews provided many demonstrations, as well as apparatus tours. A nice lunch was provided as always, and the crew from Bel Alton enjoyed showing off our new Rescue Squad to all of the faculty, staff, and students attending.... (Full Story & Photos)

Training Day

Assistant Chief Chris Strybing, October 18

This morning members gathered at the station for a day of training and review on equipment we carry, as well as to gather knowledge and experience on new equipment that is now on Rescue Squad 10. Members ran through several different stations going over extrication equipment and techniques, cutting wood vs. concrete/metal with saws, ice/water rescue with inflatable raft and suits, as well as some ... (Full Story & Photos)

Congratulations Bubby and Cindy

September 15

The Officers and Members of the Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad would like to congratulate Bubby and Cindy Frye as they welcome the newest member of their growing family into the world. Ryleigh May Frye was born at 0820 hours on Monday, September 15 and weighed 8lbs 10oz. Mom and Princess are doing great and are home adjusting to their new family of 4. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Barn Fire in Company 14's area

Deputy Chief John Hackley, Jr., August 17

Late Sunday evening, units were dispatched to 11345 Mt. Victoria Road for a reported barn on fire. Engine 102 and Foam Tanker 10 responded with 6 personnel. First arriving units reported a working barn fire. Engine 102 arriving as third due engine company and assisted crews from Newburg and Truck Company 1 with salvage and overhaul operations while Foam Tanker 10 assisted with water supply operations. ... (Full Story)


Seventh District House Fire

Assistant Chief Chris Strybing, August 08

Shortly after 0900 hours, Station 10 was alerted to the House Fire in St. Mary's County. Engine 102(Chief 10A) and Chief 10B responded on the call with 5 Volunteers. First arriving units found a single story structure fully involved and initiated a defensive attack. Command advised there was minimal access down the driveway, and for incoming units to stage. Engine 102 and Chief 10A arrived in staging ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mission Statement


"The mission of the Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of the citizens it serves through education in the prevention of hazardous conditions, and when necessary the prompt, efficient and, professional delivery of emergency services".

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Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department
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Bel Alton, MD 20611

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