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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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Fully Engulfed House on April 24, 2016

Several stations worked together to knock down a fully engulfed house on Sherbrooke Woods Lane in Silver Spring in the early hours of Sunday, April 24th.  The entire roof was a loss, as well as much of the second floor and rear of the home.  BVFD worked tirelessly to assist with an...

BVFD’s New Ladder Truck Progress

We are excited to say that our new Ladder Truck is making great progress.  Check out the details being added to our newest piece of apparatus!

No Injuries on Extensive House Fire April 18th

The rear of the two-story colonial home was nearly fully engulfed. 

BVFD Currently at Working Fire on Mayflower Drive

Working fire at a house in the 1900 block of Mayflower Drive in Silver Spring has the Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department responding, along with other units from surrounding areas.  More details to follow.

We Serve Together – We Stand Together

The BVFD shares in the loss of a PGFD Medic shot on Friday, April 15, 2016. Friday was a hard day for our partners in the neighboring Prince George’s County Fire Department. The PGFD serves their citizens with pride and responds to help others in need. We hope that the families,...