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
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

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)

Deepest Condolences

Assistant Chief Chris Strybing, August 11

The Officers and Members of the Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. would like to extend our deepest condolences and prayers to the Charles County Volunteer Rescue Squad, Co.51. on the loss of Victor B. "Unlce Vic" Bowling, Jr. past Captain/Chief and Chief Emeritus. Your Brothers and Sisters to the South are here for you all in your time of need.... (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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House Fire in Carrington

Assistant Chief Chris Strybing, August 02

Just after 0100 hours, Engine 101 and Chief 10B responded to Waddell Road in the Carrington section of Waldorf for the House on Fire. First arriving units from Waldorf advised they had a working garage fire with extension into the structure. Engine 101 arrived and was assigned to pull another attack line from E-31 and assist the interior crews opening up and extinguishing hot spots. Chief 10B arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

Another Waldorf 2nd Alarm

Assistant Chief Christopher Strybing, July 11

Just after 0400 hours, Engine 101 and Chief 10 responded as the first due Engine on the 2nd Alarm townhouse fire in Waldorf. Units were on the scene at 2584 Hatteras Circle with a middle of the row unit with fire conditions throughout the structure. Engine 101 arrived in staging, but was quickly called to the scene to assist units with opening up and checking for extension. Chief 10 was assigned the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Waldorf 2nd Alarm

Assistant Chief Christopher Strybing, July 09

Just after 1800 hours, units from Company 10 responded to a possible house struck by lightning in the first due, but found it to be a Good Intent call. Shortly thereafter, Engine 101 was alerted to fill Station 3 due to Northside units operating on a Structure Fire at John Hanson Middle School in Waldorf. Moments later a 2nd Alarm was sounded bringing Engine 101 and Chief 10B to the fire ground. Upon ... (Full Story & Photos)

Extrication with Fly Out on Crain Highway

Chief Pony Williams, July 07

On the evening of July 7th, RS10, RE13, Engine Company 14, PA51 and 14 and EMS 15 were alerted for a MVC with entrapment in the 10800 block of Crain Highway in Bel Alton's first due. Rescue Squad 10 arrived first, with Chief 10 and advised 1 vehicle on its side with a patient trapped. Chief 10 established the command and the crew from RS 10 began to stabilize the vehicle for extrication. Chief 1A ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad Takes In Kitchen Fire

Assistant Chief Christopher Strybing, July 03

At 1409 hours units were dispatched to 4680 Crain Highway for the Commercial Building Fire. Rescue Squad 10 and Chief 10B responded with 4 Volunteers. First arriving units reported a working kitchen fire. Squad 10 arrived and assisted in opening up and checking for extension. The fire was contained to the "hood" system over the stoves, as well as the roof area above. Crews worked on the roof of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Water Rescue

Assistant Chief Christopher Strybing, June 12

At 2242 hours, Rescue Squad 10 was alerted to Budds Creek Road in the area of Allens Fresh for the overdue boat. Units responding were notified that several boaters were either lost or stranded in "Newport Run" and to relocate to that location at the bridge. Squad 10 arrived and set up their light tower on the creek to try and gain a visual. With several Raft units and ATV's enroute, command advised ... (Full Story)

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
9765 Bel Alton Newtown Road
Bel Alton, MD 20611

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