Nov
20
2016

Christmas Tree Fundraiser Sale!

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  BHVFD is once again holding our Annual Christmas Trees Fundraiser Sale starting November 29th in the rear parking lot of the Firehouse.  This is one of our most important fundraisers of the year and would like to thank everyone in advance for your support!  Be sure to get your tree early.  We usually sell
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Nov
20
2016

Santa on a Fire Truck – Christmas Eve 7pm – 9pm

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BHVFD volunteers will once again be escorting Santa around Town on Saturday December 24th, 2016, from approximately 7pm until 9pm.  We try our best to ensure Santa visits all streets in Berwyn Heights, College Park Estates, and Westchester Park, but we will still be responding to emergency calls during this time which may affect our rounds.  Just
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Nov
16
2016

Trench Rescue in Greenbelt

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  Squad 14, Technical Support, Chief 14A and Ambulance 14. At 1251, Sqaud 14, Squad 14B and Ambulance 14 were dispatched to 555 Crescent Rd for an adult male trapped chest deep in a 12-foot trench.  Cheif 14A joined the effort soon after.  BHVFD went to work assisting the Technical Rescue Team with shoring up
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Oct
28
2016

2016 American Legion Awards

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Congratulations to Nicholas Bittle and Paul Martein who were recognized by the Greenbelt American Legion for outstanding service.  We are proud of our bunkroom member, Nicholas Bittle, for receiving firefighter of the year and our assistant treasurer, Paul Martein,  who was recognized for 45 years of service with the American Legion.  Thank you for your
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Oct
25
2016

Fund Drive 2016

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  The Berwyn Heights VFD’s Annual Fund Drive mailer is out! We would like to thank all residents in advance for their generous contributions to your Volunteer Fire Department. This year we are raising funds to replace our 1989 reserve Rescue Squad with over 300,000 miles and its outdated equipment. All residents in Berwyn Heights,
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Oct
15
2016

2016 Town of Berwyn Heights Trunk or Treat

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    Truck, Squad and Ambo attending the annual Town of Berwyn Heights Trunk or Treat at the Community Center.
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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