Bowling Green Volunteer Fire Department

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Feb 29, 2024

2021 Incidents
Jan 107
Feb 121
Total 228

Volunteer Staffing Hours
Jan 894
Feb 660
Total 1554

Past Incidents
2013 120
2012 1013
2011 996
2010 1013
2009 1019
2008 946

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Caroline County's

1st Fire Department

Still Going Strong for Over 70 Years

2024 Officers for BGVFD

Technician Karl Hartle Jr., December 21

On Tuesday night, December 19, 2023, BGVFD held its annual elections. The results are in, and your 2024 officers for BGVFD are as follows:

District Fire Chief- Arthur Wholey (2 Year term, Jan 2023- Dec 2024)
Asst. District Fire Chief- Temika Byrd (2 Year term, Jan 2024-Dec 2025)
President- Brian Marmaduke (2 Year term, Jan 2024- Dec 2025)
Vice President- Karl Hartle (2 Year term, Jan 2023- Dec 2024)
Secretary- ... (Full Story)

No Caption Squad Goes to 2’s Due for Two MVC’s

The Volunteers, May 07

The Friday night duty crew had a busy start to their shift running 2 Motor Vehicle Collisions and a 1st due Medical call back to back.

The first MVC was transmitted just after the 8 o’clock hour for a reported head on collision on Ladysmith Rd in the area of Bridlewood Ln. The Squad with 3, Engine with 2, Medic 216, Response 2 and BC1 responded bringing the Response on the scene first with a 2 vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

Volunteers Run MVA in Co 5's First

The Volunteers, March 23

On 3/23/2021 at 1842, Companies 5 and 1 along with Medic 5 were dispatched to the area of Signboard Rd and Burruss Ln for the reported Motor Vehicle Accident. With limited information, Squad 1 (w/3), Engine 1 (w/2), Medic 5 and Battalion 1 all responded. Medic 5 arrived on the scene first with a 2 vehicle accident, reporting heavy damage to both vehicles. Shortly after arriving, Medic 5 requested ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Squad and Engine Run 1st Due Trap Assignment

The Volunteers, March 07

On March 7, 2021 at 1847hrs Caroline transmitted the Motor Vehicle Accident with Entrapment in the 18000 block of AP Hill Blvd. Initial information advised of 2 vehicles, with 2 unconscious and entrapped patients. The Squad responded initially with the Medic along with Squad 2, Medic 2, Engine 1, Utility 1 and the Battalion Chief bringing the Squad on scene first advising of 2 vehicles in the roadway ... (Full Story & Photos)

Company 1 Runs the Fully Involved Vehicle Fire

The Volunteers, March 02

On March 2nd, 2021 at 1852hrs, Caroline transmitted the vehicle fire in the 20000 block of Mattaponi Trl. Initial information reported a single vehicle in the roadway, fully involved. Upon the arrival of Medic 1, they confirmed the information and advised the Engine to take position for the fire attack. Moments later, command advised of water on the fire, and also requested an additional Medic for ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Company 1 Triple Pulls on the Vehicle Fire Endangering a Structure

The Volunteers, February 21

On February 21, 2021, units were alerted for the vehicle fire endangering a structure at 1003hrs. Initial reports advised of a pickup truck fully involved in close proximity of a residence. Engine 1, Engine 2, Tanker 5, Wagon 1, Squad 1, Chief 10, BC1 and M116 all responded on the dispatch bringing E1 on scene first with a single pickup truck at the back of the house, with a small fire in the dash ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad Runs 1st Due Accident

The Volunteers, February 19

On February 19, 2021 at 1654hrs, Caroline alerted Company 1 for the single vehicle accident. Initial information advised of a single pickup truck that had struck a tree and came to rest in the middle of the roadway. A single patient was reported to have injuries. Squad 1 arrived to a single vehicle in the roadway with minor leaks. The crew mitigated the leaks and provided traffic control while the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Volunteers Run Numerous Calls During Ice Storm

The Volunteers, February 13

During the weekend of February 13, during a treacherous mix of snow and ice, the Volunteers responded to multiple reports of trees down, wires down, vehicle accidents, fire alarms and a residential assignment. Low temperatures and constant precipitation caused road conditions to deteriorate quickly and caused many hazards throughout the weekend. We are extremely grateful for the members that took ... (Full Story & Photos)


Now we who are strong have an obligation to bear the weaknesses of those without strength, and not to please ourselves.  Romans 15:1


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