Mar
13
2017

COMPANY 9 ARRIVES ON SCENE OF A FULLY INVOLVED HOUSE IN RIVERDALE, MD

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          ***Working Fire*** Just before 2200 on March 12th Company 9 was alerted to reports of a house on fire in Riverdale, MD. Units on scene arrived to find a three story house fully involved. Bladensburg Volunteers turned out with 2 engines, the truck and an ambulance. Crews quickly worked to
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Feb
25
2017

WORKING FIRE FOR THE TRUCK COMPANY ON KAREN ELAINE DRIVE

At around 16:50, Public Safety Communications began receiving calls for a fire inside of an apartment building in the 5500 block of Karen Elaine Drive (New Carrollton, MD). The Truck Company turned out with six volunteers. Initially, first arriving companies arrived to find a three story apartment building. Upon further investigation, a working fire was
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Feb
25
2017

BLADENSBURG HOSTS 94TH ANNUAL BANQUET

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On Saturday February 25th The Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department Celebrated its 94th Annual Banquet. It always serves as a great time for older members and newer members to become acquainted and enjoy the night together. On this night, there were also several members recognized for their contributions and dedication to the department. “Chiefs Award”- 2016
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Feb
24
2017

BLADENSBURG WELCOMES THE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

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On February 24th members of the Bladensburg Fire Department Welcomed the Central High School Special Education Program to the Firehouse. The students were very eager to be there and wanted to learn as much as possible about the fire service. The day included a full tour, important fire prevention information, demonstrations and explanations of all
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Feb
4
2017

ENGINE, TRUCK AND AMBULANCE ALERTED FOR A FIRST DUE FIRE ON NEWTON STREET

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            A little before 13:30 hours, Public Safety Communications began receiving phone calls for the report of a house fire in the 5600 block of Newton Street. The Engine Company, Truck Company and Ambulance were alerted first due, and turned out with 14 volunteers. The Engine Company arrived to find
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Jan
20
2017

BLADENSBURG SENDS ENGINE AND AMBULANCE TO ASSIST D.C ON INAUGURATION DAY

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            Members of the Bladensburg Fire Department were asked to provide assistance to the District of Columbia Fire department on January 20th during the inauguration. Six Members were sent, Four staffing and engine which was stationed at D.C. Engine 9′s Firehouse and two members staffing an ambulance that would assist
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Jan
7
2017

BLADENSBURG LINE OFFICERS PICKED FOR 2017

The Members of the Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad No.1 would like to congratulate the following elected and appointed officers for 2017. Robert Pickel-  Fire Chief of Department Vince Pickel- Deputy Fire Chief of Operations James Schultz- Assistant Chief of Training James Wendt- Station Captain Josh Jany- Engine Company Lieutenant Raymond Davis- Truck
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Jan
1
2017

2016 BLADENSBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT RUN STATISTICS

***2016 Bladensburg Fire Department Run Statistics*** Engine 809- 1,568 Engine 809B- 227 Engine 809C- 399 Truck 809- 1,077 Ambulance 809- 2,149 Ambulance 809B- 1,120 Department Total- 6,640
Dec
25
2016

ENGINE COMPANY AND TRUCK COMPANY WITH FIRE SHOWING ON CHRISTMAS MORNING

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Early Christmas morning at 3:29AM, the Engine Company and Truck Company from Bladensburg were alerted to the area of 4832 67th Avenue, for the report of a house on fire. Engine Company 30 from Landover Hills soon arrived to find fire showing from the bravo side and attic of a single family home. The Engine
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Dec
23
2016

BLADENSBURG VOLUNTEERS ASSIST MARYLAND-NATIONAL PARK POLICE WITH HELPING MARYLAND FAMILY

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The Bladensburg Volunteers assisted the Maryland-National Capital Park Police with helping a Maryland family after a tragic accident. The Maryland family experiencing hard times after their 4 year old daughter was involved in a very tragic accident. The family was chosen for the Maryland National Capital Park Police’s Secret Santa family. Multiple gifts, and a
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