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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Dec
21
2016

FIRE THROUGH THE ROOF OF GREENBELT APARTMENT BUILDING FOR ENGINE COMPANY AND TRUCK COMPANY

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On December 21st at just about 1am, Public Safety Communications began receiving multiple calls reporting an apartment building on fire at 7800 Hanover Parkway in Greenbelt, Maryland. Truck Company 9, and the Deputy Chief were alerted on the initial box alarm, and turned out with 8 volunteers. The first due engine company and truck company
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Dec
17
2016

ENGINE COMPANY WITH SMOKE SHOWING FROM A CHEVERLY HOUSE

At 18:23, Public Safety Communications received a phone call for 2400 57th Avenue, reporting a house fire. Engine 94, and Engine 92 were alerted on the initial box alarm for Box 38-13, and turned out with 12 volunteers. Engine Company 9 arrived to find a two story single family home, with smoke showing from the
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Dec
10
2016

APARTMENT FIRE WITH PEOPLE RESCUED FOR TRUCK COMPANY

The crews at Bladensburg, had just finished eating dinner between multiple box alarms, when they were dispatched to 3404 Dean Drive in Hyattsville, for the report of a fire inside of an apartment building. The first arriving engine company initially found nothing evident, but soon found a working fire in a unit on the terrace
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Dec
2
2016

TRUCK COMPANY GOES TO CAPITOL HEIGHTS FOR HOUSE FIRE

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Just after midnight, companies from the 1st and 3rd Battalions were alerted to 1312 Opus Avenue for the report of a house on fire. Engine Company 26 from District Heights, arrived to find a one story single family home, with fire showing. Battalion Chief 3 arrived on the scene, and quickly requested the Working Fire
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Nov
23
2016

ENGINE COMPANY AND TRUCK COMPANY WITH FIRE SHOWING FROM HOUSE IN RIVERDALE HEIGHTS

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At 04:33, Public Safety Communications began recieving multiple calls for the area of 63rd Avenue and Sheridan Street in Riverdale Heights, for the report of a house fire with two people trapped inside. The Engine Company, Truck Company and Ambulance from Bladensburg were alerted on the initial alarm, turning out with a total 15 volunteers.
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Nov
23
2016

SMOKE SHOWING FROM WEST LANHAM APARTMENT BUILDING FOR THE ENGINE COMPANY AND TRUCK COMPANY

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After finishing up the majority of daily duties, the crews staffing Bladensburg were just sitting down to breakfast when Public Safety Communications began recieving calls for 7755 Riverdale Road, for the report of smoke inside an apartment building. Engine Company 28 from West Lanham Hills, arrived first to find a three story garden style apartment
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