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The BVFD is a volunteer, non-profit, fire rescue and EMS department in Montgomery County, Maryland serving the Burtonsville, Silver Spring and surrounding communities in the busy suburbs of Washington, DC. We respond to more than 5,000 calls annually.


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Five BVFD Volunteers Graduate from Fire, EMS Academy Classes

The Department is extremely proud of the hours and energy they invested in their classes and their commitment to service.

Butch Charlton Promoted to Charge EMT

The BVFD is proud to announce our latest Charge EMT who will be staffing Ambulance 715 tonight, as he celebrates his promotion on the IECS to the level of “EMS II”.

Updates: New Ladder Truck in Production at Pierce

Our new ladder truck has gone into production at the Pierce Manufacturing plant in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Engine and Truck Mutual Aid on the Townhouse Fire

Units arrived to find a kitchen fire in an end of the row townhouse.

Engine, Truck on Prince George’s Townhouse Fire [Video]

Truck 715 operated as the 2nd due truck and Engine 715 as the 2nd due engine.