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

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)

Members Participate in Training Burns

Assistant Chief Chris Strybing, January 10

Today, the Bel Alton Volunteers assisted the Waldorf VFD Co.3 & 12 with a controlled structure burn. A few members participated in the interior fire evolutions, and also provided water supply to the event with Tanker 10. Crews had several good fires, and no injuries were reported. We would like to thank the Waldorf Volunteers for this opportunity.... (Full Story & Photos)

Sheds On Fire In Newburg

January 09

Just after 1630 hours, Squad and Tanker 10 responded to Swindler Road in Newburg for the Barn Fire. Chief 10B arrived to find 2 sheds on fire and established the Command. First arriving engine companies from Co. 14 & 6 stretched hose lines and began to attack the fire. RS10 arrived and assisted with moving debris and overhaul. Tanker 10 arrived on scene and assisted in Water Supply to Engine 61. Units ... (Full Story & Photos)

White Plains Apartment Fire

January 03

At 1915 hours, Rescue Squad 10 and Tanker 10 were dispatched to the rear of Jimmie's Paddock on Crain Highway for the Structure Fire. First arriving units from Waldorf advised they had a Working Fire. RS10 arrived and operated as the 2nd Arriving Special Service. RS10 performed searches in the fire building as well as the exposures, and checked for extension as they assisted in opening up. Tanker ... (Full Story & Photos)

BAVFD 2015 Operational Officers

January 01

Fire Chief - David Williams
Deputy Chief - John Hackley
Assistant Chief - Chris Strybing
Captain - PJ Rieman
Lieutenant - Lauren Cusic
Lieutenant - Ryan Armstrong
Sergeant - Josh Gragan

EMS Lieutenant - Christan Strybing
EMS Sergeant - Kaytie Hayes... (Full Story)


Small Fire in Newburg

December 31

Shortly after 1730 hours, Squad 10 w/Chief 10A, Tanker 10, and Chief 10B responded for a House Fire in Newburg. Chief 10B arrived on scene to find an Auto on fire in the attached garage and established the Command. Personnel on scene were able to keep the fire in check with a garden hose until the arrival of Engine 143 (Newburg). Crews knocked down all remaining fire and checked for extension. After ... (Full Story & Photos)

Congratulations Timothy Mulvaney

December 24

The BAVFD would like to congratulate member Timothy Mulvaney on his recent marriage. Although Tim is away from us on Military Leave, we send him and his new bride Wendy all of our Best Wishes on years and years of bliss and happiness. Keep warm up there in Alaska.... (Full Story & Photos)

Congratulations Steven Burroughs

December 22

The Officers and Members of the BAVFD would like to congratulate member Steven Burroughs on his recent graduation from the University of Maryland with a degree in Criminal Justice. Steven has traveled all over the world during his time in College, while studying abroad. We are excited to have Steven home again, and look forward to seeing him around the station and on calls again with us.... (Full Story & Photos)

courtesy of Co.14
courtesy of Co.14

Newburg Shed Fire

November 23

At 1243 hours, Rescue Squad 10 and Foam Tanker 10 responded to Rices Place in Newburg for the reported Barn Fire. First arriving E141 reported smoke showing from a shed. RS10 reported to the scene, while the Tanker staged with other incoming units. Command 14 arrived and established the Command. Command held companies 14, 6 and Rescue Squad 10. Units on scene worked for approx. 1 hour overhauling ... (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
9765 Bel Alton Newtown Road
Bel Alton, MD 20611

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