Aug
2
2016

National Night Out

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  BHVFD showing their community pride as they participate National Night Out with the Berwyn Heights Community.
Jul
31
2016

Working House Fire

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  Truck 14 At 1902, Truck 14 was dispactched to a house fire in the 8600 block of Corry Drive.  The crew handled search, ventilation and overhaul.
Jul
18
2016

Search and Vent on Edmonston Rd

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Truck 14 At 0156 hours, Truck 14 was dispatched to the 7500 block of Edmonston Road for a single family dewelling with smoke showing.  The crew performed seach and vent duties.  Truck 14 was back in service at 0355.
Jul
14
2016

1 extricated on Riggs Rd

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Berwyn Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad would like to thank Chief Dempsey, Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc. and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue for allowing us to use Rescue Squad 742B while both of our rescue squads are being repaired. Four hours after being placed in service, Rescue Squad 742B running as Rescue Squad 14B
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Jul
8
2016

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Our thoughts and prayers are with our Brothers and Sisters in Law Enforcement.
Jun
28
2016

1 trapped at Baltimore Avenue & Tanglewood Drive

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Squad 14 At 1525 Engine 9 arrived on scene to find 1 trapped at Baltimore Avenue and Tanglewood Drive and requested a rescue squad for extrication.  Squad 14 removed 2 doors and a B post, extricating 1.  Squad 14 was ready for service at 1545.
Jun
11
2016

Car into a Building at 3700 Block of Campus Drive

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Squad 14, Technical Support 14 and Chief 14B(Kiernan) At 2331 hours, Squad 14, Technical Support 14 and Chief 14B were dispatched to the 3700 block of Campus Drive for car into a building.  Squad 14 removed driver and passenger doors to extricate a single patient.  Company 14 was ready for service at 0025 hours.
Jun
4
2016

2nd Alarm Apt Fire at 8100 Block of 15th Ave

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Truck 14 At 2313 hours, Truck 14 was dispatched to the 8100 block of 15th Ave for a report of fire in an apartment.  Truck 14 performed search and overhaul work. Truck 14 was back in service at 0055 hours.
Jun
4
2016

PIA with Entrapment on Good Luck Rd

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Sqaud 14 At 0511 hours, Rescue Squad 14 was dispatched to 7311 Good Luck Rd for a personal injury accident with one trapped.  Squad 14 removed the roof to extricate a single patient.  Company 14 was ready for service at 0535.
May
27
2016

First Due Truck on First of Two Fires

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  Truck 14 At 2241 hours, Truck 14 was dispatched to the 5800 block of Cherrywood Lane for a report of fire in an apartment.  Truck 14 operated as the first due truck on one of two working fires on Cherrywood Lane.  The crew set to work gaining entry, performing primary searches, laddering the apartment
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May
7
2016

Berwyn Heights Day 2016

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Ambulance 14, Truck 14 and Cheif 14B(Kiernan) Members of BHVFD participated in Berwyn Heights Day and Festival  on May 7, 2016.  Members gave tours of the apparatus and played fire safety games with the children. Congratulations to the Town of Berwyn Heights for another successful year.
May
5
2016

Truck 14 was first arriving at High Point High School Shooting

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Truck 14 At 1640 hours, while clearing a gas leak on Powdermill Rd in Company 41′s area, Truck 14 heard gunfire coming from the area of High Point High School.  Truck 14 notified communications and requested police and additional resources to respond.  Once the scene was safe, Truck 14 located two victims suffering from gunshot
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Apr
18
2016

Overturned Cement Truck with driver trapped

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Squad 14 & C14B(Kiernan) At 1235 hours, Squad 14 and Chief 14B were dispatched to Powdermill Road at I95 for an overturned cement truck with driver trapped.  Driver was extricated and transferred to Trooper 2 for transport. Squad 14 was ready for service at 1445.
Jan
29
2016

January 29th, 1988

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Remembering Deputy Chief Jim Yvorra 28 years ago today, January 29, 1988, then Deputy Chief Jim Yvorra was killed in the line of duty when he was struck by a car while operating on an accident scene on I-495 at Good Luck Road. At the time of his death he had served as an active
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Dec
2
2015

Afternoon Fire in Laurel

Truck 14 At 1417 hours Truck 14 was dispatched on box 10-17 in the 15000 block of Courtland Pl for a reported townhouse fire. Initial companies arrived on scene to find a working fire in the basement. Truck 14 was put to work performing primary searches, laddering the house, and securing utilities, as well as overhaul
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Nov
30
2015

Mutual Aid to Montgomery County

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C14 (McCoy) & Squad 14 At 0305 hours Company 14 was requested mutual aid to Montgomery County in the area of Cherryhill Rd & Calverton Blvd for multiple people trapped in a vehicle that had been struck by an 18 wheeler. Squad 14 arrived on scene and assisted Montgomery County units in stabilizing the cab of
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Nov
29
2015

2 Alarm Fire in 48′s Local

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C14 (McCoy), Truck 14, Squad 14 At 2114 hours Company 14 was dispatched 1st and 2nd due special services to the 8500 block of Greenbelt Rd for fire reported in the apartment building. Engine 35 went on scene with smoke showing from the side charlie, terrace level of a 3 story, garden style apartment. Truck 14,
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Nov
23
2015

Rapid Intervention Assignment for the Truck

Truck 14 At 1710 hours box 18-06 was sounded for smoke coming from a single family dwelling. Units went on scene to find a working fire in the attic. Truck 14 was assigned rapid intervention and secured utilities. Truck 14 was ready for service at 1746 hours.
Nov
8
2015

Fatal Crash on Chillum Rd

Truck 14 & Squad 14 At 1701 hours as Truck 14 was clearing a first due gas leak, Squad 14 was added to the 2600 block of Chillum Rd. Multiple engines, ambulances and a rescue squad were already operating on scene of a pick up truck that had collided with a 15 passenger van. Including
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Nov
6
2015

1 Trapped for the Squad on the Capital Beltway

Squad 14 At 1422 hours Rescue Squad 14 was dispatched to the Outer Loop of 495 @ Kenilworth Ave for 1 trapped. Squad 14 removed 4 doors,2 ‘B’ Posts, and the roof to extricate a single patient. Company 14 was ready for service at 1504 hours.