Jan
18
2014

2014 OPERATIONAL OFFICERS ANNOUNCED

Saturday, January 18, 2014 On Tuesday January 14th at our annual meeting the members confirmed the election of Randy S. Kuenzli as Chief of the Department for 2014. Within days Chief Kuenzli then appointed the remaining officers to serve this year. Randy S. Kuenzli  Fire Chief Vince P. Pickel  Deputy Fire Chief – Operations James
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Jan
19
2013

2013 Line Officers

Saturday, January 19, 2013 Please join me in congratulating and welcoming the returning and newly appointed officers for the 2013 year. This shall be our greatest year ever! Fire Chief Randy S. Kuenzli Deputy Fire Chief Robert E. Pickel, Jr. Asst. Fire Chief Raymond Edwards Captain Vince Pickel Truck Captain Kyle Schultz Engine Captain Adam
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Sep
1
2012

EMERGENCY VEHICLE DRIVING SEMINAR

Saturday, September 1, 2012 Bladensburg VOLUNTEERS will be hosting an Emergency Vehicle Operations Seminar on Saturday September 15, 2012. The seminar will be held at the MFRI headquarters – College Park. There is no charge for the seminar. The presenter will be Lt. Mike Wilbur from the FDNY. Lt. Wilbur has over 38 years as
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Mar
23
2012

UPDATE: KEVIN MOVES TO STEP DOWN UNIT

Friday, March 23, 2012 Brother Kevin has achieved great strides in recovery from his burns. Having suffered from 2nd and 3rd degree burns on over 47% of his body from an “unusual event” which occurred at a house fire on Feb. 24th. Kevin has maintained a very positive attitude and determination like none we’ve ever
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Jan
20
2011

2011 Officers

Thursday, January 20, 2011 I would like to take this opportunity to thank the membership for their confidence and support in selecting me to represent them as their Fire Chief. Additionally, I would like to congratulate the other elected officers and those I have appointed to serve as officers this year. I welcome each of
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Jan
10
2011

89th ANNUAL BANQUET

Monday, January 10, 2011 The 89th Annual Banquet of the Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc. and the BVFDandRS Ladies Auxiliary will be held on Saturday February 26th, 2011. Banquet will be held at the Riverdale Elks Club 6700 Kenilworth Ave. Riverdale, MD. Banquet will start at 1800 hours with cocktails. Dinner will
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Jan
10
2011

TIPS IN PREPARING FOR WINTER SNOW STORMS

Monday, January 10, 2011 Surviving the Winter Storm Dialysis Patient Guidance During Inclement Weather Winter weather is in the forecast for Prince George’s County and the men and women, career and volunteer, of your Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department wants everyone to remember “Safety First.” STAY PREPARED, STAY INFORMED, STAY SAFE Stay prepared by checking
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Dec
10
2010

MOVE OVER……….. IT IS THE LAW

Friday, December 10, 2010 MOVE OVER ……….. it’s the law To help protect Emergency Services Personnel like Fireman, EMT’s and Police Officers, the State of Maryland has enacted a new “Move Over” law effective October 1, 2010. This law requires ALL drivers to “Move Over,” if possible, when they are approaching an incident scene of
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Jun
20
2010

Family Welcomes new Live In

Sunday, June 20, 2010 Bladensburg welcomes probationary fireman Ben Eddowes as a new live in member. Within 24 hours he ran his first working fire with us, it is going to be a good summer as he obviously carries the newest horseshoe. Ben, Welcome…. hope you enjoy your new family and learn alot. The key
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Mar
27
2010

BINGO BINGO BINGO BINGO BINGO

Saturday, March 27, 2010 We wish to extend a Hearty THANK YOU to all of our loyal bingo patrons. While you enjoy playing bingo, you may not fully realize the valuable contributions which you make to saving lives and property. That’s correct! It is through you that we are able to provide the services which
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