Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department

2017 Responses
Fire EMS
Jan 65 30
Feb 62 25
Total 127 55

Past Responses
Fire EMS
2016 630 395
2015 617 351
2014 610 340
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
Mar 27, 2017
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Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.


Early Morning Rollover

March 24

Shortly after 0400 hours, Rescue Squad 10 and Chief 10 responded to the MVC with Extrication off of Edge Hill Road in Co.14's area. Crews worked for over 30 minutes extricating a total of 4 patients, with a 5th patient being freed prior to FD arrival. Crews were faced with a challenge due to the vehicle being down a grade into a small ravine. A hauling system was set up to bring the victims to street ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue Squad 10 Lives On

March 20

One more amazing photo of former Rescue Squad 10 at her new home in Illinois. Continuing to serve those in their time of need, even after 25 years.
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Showing Our Pride

March 18

Today, our dedicated Volunteers came together to show some pride and attention to our apparatus. After what we hope was the last burst of winter, it's time to put a spring shine on. The members have been working since early this morning on various tasks such as; washing/waxing, polishing wheels, cleaning out interiors, and making sure everything is ready for our next responses.

Success is not measured ... (Full Story & Photos)

Storm Trouble

March 14

This is a scene from Dove Drive taken by one of our neighbors. Crews have handled countless tree downs over the last 18 hours, and with the winds and frigid temperatures expected overnight, that could mean more calls for service to be expected.
We would like to take a minute to also recognize our brave crews from SMECO who have been out in the cold and wet since the first flakes fell, doing their ... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing of Life Member Clyde Forsee

March 06

We regret to announce the passing of Life Member Clyde Forsee. Funeral details are provided below in the link. (Full Story & Photos)

Building Fire in La Plata

February 23

Engine 101, Rescue Squad 10, and Chief's 10A and 10B responded to this Building Fire this evening in Co.1's area. Chief 10B operated with first arriving units, while E101 operated as the 2nd due engine company.
RS10 responded on the Working Fire Dispatch under the direction of Chief 10A, and was assigned staging during the incident. No injuries were reported.
Photos courtesy of La Plata Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

Loss of Charter Auxiliary Member

December 28

We are saddened to be informed of the death of one of our Charter Member's to our Auxiliary. Mary Ann Burch was not only family to our Department, but was also an amazing community contributor and supporter. When not supporting the Fire Department, she could be found at the Post Office, where she served as Post Master for 31 years. She also greeted many citizens and visitors with a smiling face at ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad to La Plata for Extrication

December 18

Rescue Squad 10 assisted units in co.1's area for this MVC with Extrication on Mitchell Road overnight.... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad Takes In Another Extrication

December 17

Rescue Squad 10 responded to this MVC with Extrication on Penns Hill Road earlier today. RS10 operated with units from co.14 to remove the occupant. Chief 1A had the Command, RS10 had the Extrication Group.

This is the 2nd Extrication in less than 24 hours that RS10 has operated on. Drive safe out there, and use caution with the low temperatures.... (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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