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

8500 blk greenbelt rd 3
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.
Nov
2
2015

Working Fire on Box 34-13

Truck 14 At 1202 hours, Truck 14 was dispatched to the 8100 block of 15th Ave  in company 34′s first due. First in companies found a working fire in the kitchen. Truck 14 was assigned rapid intervention; throwing ladders and securing utilities for units operating. Truck 14 was ready for service at 1251 hours.
Oct
25
2015

1 Trapped for the Squad

Squad 14 At 0613 hours Rescue Squad 14 was dispatched for a vehicle overturned at New Hampshire Ave & Southampton Dr with entrapment. Companies arrived on scene to find a single vehicle on its side with 1 victim trapped in the vehicle. The Squad stabilized the vehicle with struts and a tie back and removed the
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Oct
13
2015

3rd Due To 13 House

Chief 14B (Kiernan) & Rescue Squad 14 At 2138 Hours Company 14 was dispatched to the 6800 block of 3rd St on box 13-07 for the house fire. Engine 13 went on scene with fire from all floors and basement of a 2 story, single family dwelling. Chief 14B arrived on scene and established command while
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Oct
13
2015

First Arriving on the 11 House

4916 Muskogee St
    Squad 14 At 1730 Hours units from the 6th, 4th and Montgomery Battalion 1 were alerted for the house fire with entrapment on box 11-02 in the 4900 block of Muskogee St. Squad 14 arrived on scene with fire in the attic. Company went to work forcing entry and initiating the primary search.
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Oct
11
2015

1st Arriving Special on the 31 House

11614 Old Baltimore Pike
      Squad 14 At 0353 hours 6th Battalion Units were alerted to the 11600 block of Old Baltimore Pike for the house fire. Company 31 went on scene with fire through-out the top floor of a split foyer single family dwelling. Squad 14 arrived on scene as first arriving special service and went to
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Oct
9
2015

1 Overturned & Pinned

University Blvd/Rt 1
  At 1604 Squad 14 was requested by Engine 11 for a vehicle overturned with the patient pinned near University Blvd and the Baltimore Ave overpass. Squad 14 found that the patient had overturned their vehicle and impaled the vehicle on 2 guard rail support posts and the guard rail itself was protruding through the
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Oct
1
2015

Fire Extinguisher Safety Class

The Berwyn Heights Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a Fire Extinguisher Workshop/ Fire Safety Class on Saturday October 10th, 2015 from 10:30 AM until 12 PM at the Town Center (8603 57th Ave) This event is free for all Town Residents. There will be a short classroom session that begins at 11 AM followed
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Sep
26
2015

Squad 14 to Capital Dr for 1 Pinned

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  Squad & C14B (Kiernan) At 0337 hours Company was alerted to Capital Dr and Walker Dr for 1 pinned. Squad 14 arrived on scene and began stabilization and patient care confirming the patients legs were pinned beneath the dash. Squad 14 removed 4 doors, the roof, and lifted the dash to extricate the patient.
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Sep
25
2015

Special Alarm for the Truck

Around 0600 hours Truck 14 was alerted on the special alarm in the 3800 block of Kenilworth Ave, Company 9′s first due, to assist units with ventilation. Initial companies found a working fire in the electrical room of a 6 story high rise and had to keep the fire in check until the utility company
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May
11
2015

Baltimore Washington Parkway at 410 for 1 trapped.

Rescue Squad 14 At 0556 hours, Squad 14 was dispatched to SB Baltimore Washington Parkway at Riverdale Rd (410) for 1 trapped. Companies arrived on scene to find a single patient trapped in the vehicle. Squad 14 arrived on scene, stabilized the vehicle, and removed 2 doors and a B-post to extricate the patient. Company
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