Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department
Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department
Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department
Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department
Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department

2015 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 467 524
Feb 423 511
Mar 416 498
Total 1306 1533

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2014 5707 5466
2013 5670 4085
2012 5146 4241
2011 4778 4551
2010 4091 4213
2009 4661 4981
2008 4277 5082
2007 3999 4455
2006 3433 4443

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Field Fire at UMD Research Area

Firefighter Michael Wertman, September 18

On Friday, Engine 31 and Brush 31 responded to reports of an outside fire in the area of Powder Mill Road and Springfield Road. The fire was actually discovered off of Springfield Road and several hundred yards off of the roadway. Units arrived on scene to find a harvested corn field on fire that was approximately 1 acre in size. The fire was quickly brought under control and was completely extinguished ... (Full Story & Photos)

Beltsville VFD Members Receive Awards

Firefighter Michael Wertman, September 17

On Thursday, the Beltsville VFD was recognized during the PG County Volunteer Fireman's Association's annual awards ceremony. The department received the annual training award which is an award given for having the most training hours for a department with two stations.

We are proud to announce that two of our members also received awards. We Congratulate Al Schwartz for being inducted into the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Volunteer Firefighters and EMTs Needed

Firefighter Michael Wertman, September 14

Have you ever considered being a volunteer firefighter/EMT? Are you a volunteer with another jurisdiction looking for a change of pace and the opportunity to gain more experience? We are always recruiting new members at the Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department and we rely on our volunteers to keep our station staffed. We have four career personnel on duty around the clock, 24/7 from the Prince Georges ... (Full Story & Photos)

Two Alarm Fire in Laurel

Chief Matt Tomlins, August 20

Units from Stations 31 and 41 were alerted this morning for the report of an apartment fire at 11756 South Laurel Drive. Units arrived on the scene to find an apartment building with fire on the third floor. An aggressive attack by units from Beltsville and surrounding stations quickly extinguished the fire. Three firefighters were injured during this incident with non life threatening injuries.... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine on Calverton House Fire

Chairman of the Board Al Schwartz, July 03

Just after 330PM this afternoon the house fire assignment was dispatched 3520 Susquehanna Drive for a reported house fire an updated address was given for Stonehall Drive with updates of smoke coming from the basement. Units arrived to find a single family home with smoke and fire showing, command requested a fire task force. Crews made an interior aggressive attack and were able to knock the bulk ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident with Entrapment on Interstate 95

Firefighter Michael Wertman, June 25

Just after 0130, units from Beltsville, Laurel, Burtonsville and Chief 31 A acting as Battlation Chief 886 were alerted to respond to the 3100 block of I-95 highway for an accident with entrapment involving a tractor-trailer. Units arrived on scene to find a tractor-trailer that had rear-ended a stopped construction vehicle. A construction worker was standing next to the construction vehicle when ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine on Greenbelt Apartment Fire

Chairman of the Board Al Schwartz, June 23

Just as a dangerous storm was going through the area Engine 311 was dispatched as the 4th due engine on an apartment fire in the 200 blk of Lakeside Dr in Greenbelt. Units arrived on the scene reporting fire showing from the roof. Engine 311 arrived picking up 28's supply line and the crew then advanced a line into the fire building to assist and then assisgned to the exposure building, crews were ... (Full Story & Photos)

Truck Co. 31 Runs Apartment Fire in Riverdale

Firefighter Michael Wertman, June 20

On Sunday, June 21st Just after midnight,Truck 31 was alerted to respond to Oglethorpe street in Riverdale for an apartment fire. First arriving units reported a working fire on the roof. Truck 31 arrived as the 3rd due special service and was assigned to RIT as well as utility control. Chief 31 responded and operated as Battalion Chief 886 while Chief 31A responded and operated as the incident ... (Full Story & Photos)


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