North Beach Volunteer Fire Department


Rope Rescue in the First Due

Sunday, October 5, 2014 17:01 Just after 5pm on Sunday 10/5/14 Rescue Box 102 was sounded for the technical rope rescue in Holiday Beach. Bring on the call Chief 1 (Thrasher) Chief1A (Devere) Rescue 1 (SGT.Hagan) Ambulance 19 (SGT.Osburn). Chief 1 arrived on location to find a male hanging off the side of a cliff. Subject was tied off by a rope ladder but did not have enough strength to pull himself up. Dunkirk Squad 5 arrived on the scene and assisted crews from rescue 1 with setting up the rope system to make the rescue. A rescuer was sent over the side of the cliff to assist the subject. Subject was rescued without any injuries. Units operated on scene for 1.5 hours before returning to service.



Sad Passing of Prince Frederick VRS Life Member

Thursday, September 4, 2014  The North Beach Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad offers their condolences and deepest sympathies to the Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad on the passing of Life Member and past Assistant Chief Shirley Menendez. She will be sorely missed and we are truly sorry for your loss. The funeral will be held this Sunday, September 7th, with the viewing at 2:00 pm and funeral services at 3:00 pm. The location will be Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, 44 Dan Walters Drive, Independence, VA 24348 A memorial Service will be held at the Prince Frederick Vol. Rescue Squad on Saturday, September 27th, at 11:00 am.



Working Townhouse Fire in the 106

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 00:09  On 8/26/14 at 00:09 Special Box 106 was sounded for the working townhouse fire at 8611 Addison Bridge Place. Bringing to the box Chief 1 (Thrasher) Safety 1(Freesland) LT.1 (Crandell) Engine 11 (Sgt.Lankford) Tower 1 (Brumley) Engine 12 (Isenberg) to the call. Units arrived on location to find a three story end of the row town home with fire showing from the rear. Chief 1 arrived on location and established the 106 command. Engine 11 arrived on the scene and began to get a knock on the fire. Tower 1 arrived the laddered the roof and opened up for crews inside. Engine 12 arrived and secured the secondary water source. The fire was contained to the two original burning structures and place under control after 20 minutes. Company 1 operated on scene for 3.5 hours before returning to service.



Working Hotel Fire in the 42-37

Saturday, August 16, 2014   On Saturday August 16 ,2014 at 12:25pm the mutual aid to Anne Arundel county was sounded for the report of a commercial building fire at 7161 Lake Shore Drive. Bringing to the call Engine 12 (Sgt.Lankford) Chief 1B (Keller) and Engine 11 (1A Devere). Units arrived on location to find a single story hotel with smoke showing. Engine 12 advanced their 400' attack line and quickly found a fire that was in the attic and began getting a knock on it. Chief 1B arrived on location and was assigned to "Division 1". Engine 11 arrived on scene and assisted with water supply. The fire was quickly brought under control and contained to only one room, Units from company 1 operated on scene for 3.5 hours before returning to service.



Annual Carnival

Monday, July 28, 2014   The NBVFD will be hosting our annual carnival starting on August 5th thru the 9th at 5th street and Chesapeake Ave in North Beach. 



Weekend of Training

Saturday, July 26, 2014   The NBVFD had a long weekend of training starting on Saturday with a house burn where members got to practice live fire evolutions. On Sunday members got together with Holmatro rescue tools and practiced stabilization and extracation.



Working Barn Fire

Tuesday, July 22, 2014  On 7/22/14 Area Box 512 was sounded for the barn fire at 12440 Uncle Charlies Spur. Bringing Chief 1 (Thrasher) Tower 1 (Reed) and Engine 12 Chief 1B (Keller) to the call. Units arrived on scene to find a Barn fully involved. Chief 1 was assigned to water supply and tower 1 was the first arriving special service. Tower 1 assisted crews from 5 with overhaul. Units operated for 1 hour before returning to service. Pictures courtesy of the Huntingtown VFD.




 The NBVFD is proud to congratulate FF/EMT Justin Kivett and his bride Amber on their recent marriage. Best of wishes from the NBVFD family.  




 NBVFD is proud to congratulate 7 of our members that just recently completed and passed Maryland EMT-B. Congratulations to Garrett Hagan, Kayla Grantham, Heather Atchison, Beth Donohue, Eric Krane, Ashlye Stallings, and Shelby Miklousich.



First Due House Fire

Friday, June 20, 2014 21:06 On Friday June 20, 2014 Area Box 108 was sounded for the report of smoke in a residence at 8280 Frances Lane. Bringing Chief 1(Thrasher) Safety 1(Freesland) Engine 11(Sgt.Lankord) Tower 1 Chief 1B (Keller) and Engine 12 Chief 1A (Devere) to the call. Safety 1 arrived on the scene with smoke showing. Chief 1 arrived and established the Frances Lane command. Engine 11 arrived on location and advanced their 1"3/4 attack line into the basement. Crews found a small fire in a bedroom in the basement and quickly began getting a knock on the fire. Tower 1 arrived on the scene and provided ventilation and assisted with overhaul. Units operated on the scene for 2.5 hours.



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