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
Total 643 337

Past Responses
Fire EMS
2013 579 293
2012 708 446
2011 612 271
2010 627 217
2009 558 548

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Dec 26, 2014

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Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department

Make up date for Santa run

December 06

The Santa routes for Saturday December 6 have been cancelled due to weather. Make up date will be Tuesday December 23 ... (Full Story)

Santa Runs for 2014

Captain Philip Rieman, December 05

Santa's coming with a parade of fire trucks and ambulances at the locations listed below starting at 5:30 p.m. each night. Santa will also be taking food donations to help feed the needy families in our community this Holiday Season.

Santa wants everyone to have a safe and enjoyable holiday season. Parents are reminded that it will be dark outside and difficult for Santa and his helpers to see everyone ... (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)

Fire Showing in Charlotte Hall

November 22

At 1734 hours, Engine and Tanker 10 were alerted to Bowling Drive in Co. 14's area for the House Fire. Engine 101 and Foam Tanker 10 responded with 4 Volunteers. First arriving units found a farmhouse style structure with heavy fire conditions. Command advised that it would be an Exterior Fire Attack to all units coming in. Engine 101 established the "fill site" at a pond adjacent to the scene, while ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tanker to Avenue for House Fire

November 20

Foam Tanker 10 made the Mutual Aid response to St. Mary's County just after midnight for the Working House Fire. First arriving units found a detached garage with heavy fire conditions and extension to the residence and several vehicles. Water Supply 5 set up the fill site at Station 5 for the Tanker shuttle. St. Mary's Chief 5 had the command.... (Full Story & Photos)

Check Us Out on Facebook

Assistant Chief Chris Strybing, November 13

We are proud to announce that we have launched our very own Facebook page online. You can now check up on us more often for community events, and the latest happenings around our department. We look forward to being better connected to our fans and supporters in our community. Drop on by and give our page a "Like" to start following the Bel Alton Volunteers. ... (Full Story)

Tanker and Chief to King George

November 12

Just before 1500 hours, Foam Tanker 10 with Chief 10 responded to King George, VA for the Working Structure Fire. First arriving units found several sheds fully involved, with fire spreading throughout the yard near single-family homes. FTA10 and C10 arrived and assisted crews on scene before returning back to Charles County. ... (Full Story & Photos)

2 Alarm Fire in Waldorf

November 12

At 0956 hours, Engine 101 was alerted on the RIT Taskforce to Spyglass Court in Waldorf for the Working Townhouse Fire. Shortly after marking up, command also requested the 2nd Alarm. E101 arrived and worked with the RIT Group, and then in the exposure buildings to relieve 1st Alarm companies. Chief 10 was assigned as the "Bravo Exposure" supervisor. Crews worked for quite some time overhauling the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue Squad For Sale

November 05

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 (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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