Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department

2014 Responses
Fire EMS
Jan 73 36
Feb 69 35
Mar 55 34
Apr 46 33
May 53 31
Jun 53 29
Jul 59 30
Aug 56 25
Sep 52 29
Oct 57 30
Nov 70 25
Dec 56 49
Total 699 386

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

Tanker to King George House Fire

February 26

Shortly after 0100 hours, Foam Tanker 10 responded Mutual Aid to King George County for the House Fire. Units found a working fire in the crawl space of the home. Tanker 10 supplied several loads of water to the apparatus on scene. The Bel Alton Volunteers maintained an additional crew during this incident.
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Garage Fire in La Plata

February 25

Just after midnight, Engine 102 responded to Hawthorne Road & Starview Place for the Garage Fire. Units arrived to find a structure fully involved. E102 operated as the Water Supply Engine on scene as crews extinguished the fire and overhauled the structure. Units operated for a couple of hours before returning to service.... (Full Story & Photos)

New Addition

Assistant Chief Chris Strybing, February 15

At our Annual Banquet, the Chief staff of the BAVFD presented an unusual gift to the membership. The surprise was a new morale patch. We would like to thank James Joseph Fire Designs for his great work and partnership in this project.
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Annual Installation & Banquet

February 14

The Officers and Members hosted their Annual Installation and Banquet to celebrate the 2014 year and install the 2015 Officers of the department. Several guest speakers made remarks and presented gifts to the company. Awards and gifts were presented to the membership and a night of dancing and laughs were enjoyed by all. Thank you to our honored guests, family members, caterer, and DJ for sharing ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine and Rescue on Entrapment

February 13

Just after 2230 hours, companies 1, 8, and 10 were alerted along with EMS units to Rose Hill Road for the MVC with Extrication. Engine 102 and Chief 10B responded on the run as the suppression company. Moments later, Rescue Engine 13 advised they had extensive entrapment and requested an additional Rescue Squad. Chief 10B immediately headed to the station, and along with other crew members responded ... (Full Story & Photos)

In Memory of Sgt. Minor #109

Assistant Chief Chris Strybing, February 12

Today, we remember and honor Sgt. Timothy Minor #109 of the Charles County Sheriff's Office. Sgt. Minor died in the Line of Duty on February 12, 1996 while responding to a call on Route 257 on his assigned motorcycle. It is in his honor, that same year the Bel Alton Volunteers dedicated Ambulance "109" in his memory. We thank him for his dedicated service to the citizens of our proud county.... (Full Story & Photos)

Shrimp Dinner

Treasurer J. Hoover Thompson, February 10

Shrimp Dinner March 13, 2015 . ... (Full Story & Photos)

Busy Saturday Morning for the Bel Alton Volunteers

Deputy Chief John Hackley, Jr., February 07

Starting early Saturday morning at approx. 0703, Ambulance 109 and PA518 where alert to a residence for an overdose patient. Prior to the arrival of the responding units, 911 advised responders that the patient had stopped breathing. Squad 10 and several additional EMS units where alerted and responded to the scene for assistance. Patient was quickly assessed and transported to the hospital ... (Full Story)


Thank You For Supporting US

January 11

The Bel Alton Volunteers would like to thank the 7th District Optimist Club out of Avenue, MD. Today we were given a gracious donation from the club at their Annual Appreciation Party for our support during their music festival in 2014. We look forward to working with them and supporting their events in the future.... (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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