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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Website Visitors
May 12, 2008
Visitors Today
Apr 18, 2015

Welcome to the Official Website for the
Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department


April 12

Stop by our station on Sunday, April 12th between 11-4 for our Recruitment Open House. We will have applications available for all aspects of our Department. Come by and see what we are all about and grab something to eat/drink while you tour our facility.
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Save the Dates

Treasurer J. Hoover Thompson, March 18

Come see the crew and grab your Chicken Dinner to Go . Friday evening !!!... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Showing in the First Due

Assistant Chief Chris Strybing, March 14

Shortly after 0430, companies responded to the 9100 block of Crain Highway for the reported Building Fire. E101 arrived just minutes later to find fire showing from a one-story Commercial Building. The crew immediately made an interior attack, and were assisted by Engine 11 (La Plata) when they arrived on scene. Truck 3 (Waldorf) arrived on scene and began opening up on the inside, as well as the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine Assists Co.14

March 09

Early this morning, Engine 101 responded to Crain Highway & Cliffton Drive to assist Co. 14 members with a tractor trailer on fire. Crews on scene extinguished the fire, and no injuries were reported. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Daylight Savings Time

2nd Lieutenant Lauren Cusic, March 07

At 0200 on March 8th, the clock falls back one hour. Don't forget to turn your clocks back! Also, Do not forget to change the batteries in your smoke detector! If you have a 10 year battery in your smoke detector, make sure you test it! If you have any questions or problems with your smoke detectors, please email or call the station at (301)932-0894.

Have a safe and happy ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Fire

February 26

Company 10 units responded to the area of Mudd Road for the vehicle on fire. Engine 102 arrived to find a vehicle fully involved in a field. The crew went to work extinguishing the fire and controlling any spread to the vegetation around the vehicle. Foam Tanker 10 arrived and supplied water to the engine company. CCSO was on scene, and the State Fire Marshall was contacted to investigate the cause ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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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