North Beach Volunteer Fire Department



Sunday, November 1, 2015   At 1501hrs the North Beach VFD was alerted for a serious accident on Tobacco Road in the 101 Box involving a bicyclist.  Rescue 1(R.Whittington), Engine 11(R.Lockrow), and Chief 1 (Devere) responded on the call.  While en route units were advised that there were 2 patients and both had been struck by a vehicle.  One patient was pronounced dead on the scene and crews began life saving efforts on the second patient.  The second patient was transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital by Ambulance 68 (Huntingtown) where they succumbed to their injuries.  Chief 1(Devere) had the Tobacco Road command. 




Saturday, October 31, 2015   At 1617hrs North Beach VFD was alerted for a water rescue located in the area of Broad Water Creek in Anne Arundel County.  Utility 1 trailered Zodiac 1 to Deale Marina where it was launched.  The crew from Zodiac 1 responded to the mouth of Broadwater Creek where a small center console boat was found stuck on the bottom and taking on water.  The crew rescued 1 occupant from the sinking vessel and transported him safely back to shore.  Chief 42 had the incident command.



Working House Fire in the 106

Saturday, October 24, 2015 8:44  On 10-24-15 at 8:44 area box 106 was sounded for the working house fire at 3260 Fortier Lookout Street. Engine 11 (Hagan) Tower 1(R.Whittington) Rescue 1(Chief 1A. Keller) and Chief 1(Devere) responded on the call. Engine 11 arrived on the scene to find a two story single family house with fire showing from side "A". Engine 11 pulled their 1"3/4 crosslay and made entry into the residence. Tower 1 arrived on side "A" and began opening up for the engine company. Chief 1 arrived on location and established the 106 command. Rescue 1 arrived on location and assisted crews inside. The evac tones were then sounded and tower 1 was put in service to ladder pipe the house. The fire was then ruled under control. 3 firefighters were transported to local hospitals with minor injuries company 1 operated on scene for 3.5 hours before returning to service. 



Windy Hill Fire Prevention

Friday, October 23, 2015   Great fire prevention event today!! Thanks to all that came out and helped to bring many smiles to 150 children!!




Thursday, August 27, 2015 19:00  As another night comes to an end, another drill is in the books and more members are trained on our new Res-Q-Jacks and Holmatro Hydraulic Tools. Thank you to the members who have participated in this lengthly, but necessary, process. 



Palisades Drive House Fire

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 18:24 At approximately 18:20 hrs, Box 5-09 was sounded for the reported House Fire on Palisades Drive in Dunkirk. Engine 11 (FF Isenberg), Engine 12 (FF Mills), Tower 1 (FF Hagan) and the Fire Chief (Devere) responded with a total of 10 Personnel. Units from Co.5 arrived to find a attic fire. Company 1 arrived and staged before being placed in-service shortly after.



Res-Q-Jack Training

Sunday, August 23, 2015 09:00  As the in-service date approaches for Rescue 1, Members conducted training on our new compliment of Res-Q-Jacks. Members operated for several hours on various techniques with our new equipment. Special thanks to Instructor Rodney Hyde, our local Holmatro Tech/Trainer.



First due door removal

Sunday, June 21, 2015   On June 17th Rescue box 1-11 was dispatched at Route 260 and Elm lane. Engine 12(Capt.Gooding) and ambulance 19 responded on the call. Units arrived on the scene to find an SUV pinned on a telephone pole with one person needing to be extricated. Engine 12s crew started removing the driver door utilizing the holmatro combination tool. Once the patient was extricated, the ambulance transported the patient to the landing site and was flown to a local trauma facility.



North beach volunteers take delivery of new rescue

Tuesday, June 9, 2015   The NBVFD proudly took delivery of new Rescue 1. After a trip to Ocean city and tool mounting, members will begin training extensively with the new apparatus and equipment.



First due fatal water rescue

Sunday, May 24, 2015   At 0254 hours water rescue box 106 was sounded for a 20' capsized vessel with 5 people in the Chesapeake bay outside of the Rod 'n Reel. Ambulance 18(J.Reidel) Engine 12(E.Brumley) and Chief 1b(Freesland) responded. All 5 victims were picked up by boats in the area with one unconscious. CPR was initiated but was unsuccessful. Ambulance 5 assisted with evaluating the other patients and Engine 11(Gray) stood by for a possible landing site.



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