Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department

2016 Responses
Fire EMS
Jan 67 31
Feb 58 43
Mar 61 33
Apr 53 25
May 29 38
Jun 67 40
Jul
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Total 335 210

Past Responses
Fire EMS
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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Serious MVC in Port Tobacco

August 09

Engine 101 responded to this MVC w/Extrication on Port Tobacco Road in Co.1's area this afternoon. Once on scene, E101 assisted with extrication operations per Command, Chief 1B. All crews on scene took an active role in this incident, and EMS crews assessed multiple patients on scene. Chief 11 supervised the Extrication Group.

Photos courtesy of Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department Facebook page.... (Full Story & Photos)

Bystander Becomes Good Samaritan

August 02

While standing by at the NNO events, Rescue Squad 10 responded to the following incident not long after clearing the drowning in our first due area yesterday evening. Thankfully, due to the actions of a Good Samaritan, the assignment was scaled back rather quickly, and units from the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department handled the call.

We applaud the quick thinking and responsive actions of this ... (Full Story & Photos)

National Night Out

August 02

Our Volunteers attended two local events for the Annual National Night Out 2016. The first one was located in Bel Alton Estates. This was the first year we have attended their event, and we look forward to more outreach within their community in the future. Our second event was located in Chestnut Grove, where we have been participating for several years now.

We appreciate the support that our community ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fatal Drowning

August 02

Just prior to our National Night Out events, Rescue Squad 10, Engine 104, and B10 responded to Chapel Point State Park for the Water Rescue assignment this evening. Squad 10 established the command while units from several companies, including fire & rescue boats operated during this incident.

Charles County Dive Rescue personnel located and recovered the missing person. Unfortunately, they were ... (Full Story)


House Fire in La Plata

July 01

Engine 102, Chief 10, and Chief 10A responded and assisted other companies with a working house fire in the Town of La Plata. First arriving units found fire on the first floor with extension to the second and balloon frame construction. Crews made quick work with extinguishing the bulk of the fire. Units remained on scene for over 2 hours overhauling and checking for extension. Chief 1 had the Command.

Photos ... (Full Story & Photos)

Stay-Back Crews Keep Busy

June 21

While the majority of our membership is attending the MSFA Annual Convention, our dedicated Volunteers are maintaining crews to ensure responses to emergency calls. This evening, as storms rolled through the area, the crews were called out to several incidents, some all the way in Waldorf during a working fire. As crews returned to our response area, E101, E102, and A109 handled an MVC at the intersection ... (Full Story & Photos)

Member Awarded for 50 Years of Service

June 21

This morning at the MSFA Convention, Vice President Billy Robertson received a distinguished honor of being recognized for his 50 years of service to the Maryland State Fire Service. Billy was among 20 plus nominees for the Marbery F. Gates Service Cup award, as well as being recognized by Governor Hogan for their time of service. With all of the nominees named, the time of service totaled over 1200 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Showing

June 12

Engine 101 and Foam Tanker 10 responded to Southern Star Place for the House Fire. Duty 1 arrived on scene with fire showing and established the Command. Engine 101 arrived and began extinguishment operations. Chief 1B assumed Operations and Tanker 10 assisted in establishing Water Supply operations. Crews were backed out for a short time period to allow Ladder-Pipe operations. After a quick knock ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fatal MVC

June 03

Rescue Squad 10 and Chief 10A responded to Trinity Church Road and Bowling Drive for the MVC with possible Extrication. Chief 2A arrived on scene and established the command. After a thorough search of the vehicle and the surrounding areas, Command held RE141 and RS10 along with PA148. Unfortunately the single occupant of the vehicle was pronounced deceased on scene. The Charles County Sheriff's Office ... (Full Story)


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
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Bel Alton, MD 20611

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