Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department

2016 Responses
Fire EMS
Jan 67 31
Feb 58 43
Mar 61 33
Apr 53 25
May 29 38
Jun 67
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Total 335 170

Past Responses
Fire EMS
2015 617 351
2014 610 340
2013 579 293
2012 708 446
2011 612 271
2010 627 217
2009 558 548

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Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department

1991 Pierce Heavy Rescue Squad For Sale

December 31

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

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

Bel Alton Chicken Dinner !

Treasurer J. Hoover Thompson, July 14

Come on out and join the gang for a good Ole Bel Alton Fire Department & Ems Chicken Dinner !... (Full Story & Photos)

House Fire in La Plata

July 01

Engine 102, Chief 10, and Chief 10A responded and assisted other companies with a working house fire in the Town of La Plata. First arriving units found fire on the first floor with extension to the second and balloon frame construction. Crews made quick work with extinguishing the bulk of the fire. Units remained on scene for over 2 hours overhauling and checking for extension. Chief 1 had the Command.

Photos ... (Full Story & Photos)

Stay-Back Crews Keep Busy

June 21

While the majority of our membership is attending the MSFA Annual Convention, our dedicated Volunteers are maintaining crews to ensure responses to emergency calls. This evening, as storms rolled through the area, the crews were called out to several incidents, some all the way in Waldorf during a working fire. As crews returned to our response area, E101, E102, and A109 handled an MVC at the intersection ... (Full Story & Photos)

Member Awarded for 50 Years of Service

June 21

This morning at the MSFA Convention, Vice President Billy Robertson received a distinguished honor of being recognized for his 50 years of service to the Maryland State Fire Service. Billy was among 20 plus nominees for the Marbery F. Gates Service Cup award, as well as being recognized by Governor Hogan for their time of service. With all of the nominees named, the time of service totaled over 1200 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Showing

June 12

Engine 101 and Foam Tanker 10 responded to Southern Star Place for the House Fire. Duty 1 arrived on scene with fire showing and established the Command. Engine 101 arrived and began extinguishment operations. Chief 1B assumed Operations and Tanker 10 assisted in establishing Water Supply operations. Crews were backed out for a short time period to allow Ladder-Pipe operations. After a quick knock ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fatal MVC

June 03

Rescue Squad 10 and Chief 10A responded to Trinity Church Road and Bowling Drive for the MVC with possible Extrication. Chief 2A arrived on scene and established the command. After a thorough search of the vehicle and the surrounding areas, Command held RE141 and RS10 along with PA148. Unfortunately the single occupant of the vehicle was pronounced deceased on scene. The Charles County Sheriff's Office ... (Full Story)


Extrication with Co.14

April 20

Just after 1300, Rescue Squad 10 and A109 were alerted to Crain Hwy and Rt. 257 for the MVC w/Extrication. RS10, A109, and Chief 10 quickly responded and arrived to find a 2 vehicle accident in the intersection. Chief 10 assumed the Command, and the crew went to work assessing the damage to the vehicles. E144 established a safety hose line while the crew from RS10 and the crew from Co.14 popped 2 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Helping our Brothers and Sisters

April 20

BAVFD members filled the quarters of Engine Company 45 (Croom) in P.G. County. It was our honor to be able to provide staffing for their members, so they could attend their colleague's funeral. We salute FF/Medic John "Skillet" Ulmschneider and his service to the PGFD, and the fire service as a whole.
Engine 102 was staffed with 4 Volunteers, and Station 10 was staffed by more dedicated members back ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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