North Beach Volunteer Fire Department



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.



Rescue 1 is close to completion

Sunday, May 24, 2015   New Rescue 1 is approaching completion at the Custom Fire Factory



Tower runs house fire in Anne Arundel

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 1137 At 1137 hours Tower 1(P.Occonner) was dispatched to the 42-29 box for the possible house fire. First arriving units found a single family dwelling with smoke showing. Tower 1 arrived and was assigned to the attack group where crews found fire in the crawl space and storage room. Tower 1 remained on scene to assisted in overhaul operations



Engine and Tower to Anne Arundel

Sunday, May 17, 2015 0440 At 0440 hours Engine 12(J.Zalusky) Tower 1(1b Freesland) were dispatched to the 42-34 box for a working house fire. Initial units arrived to find a house fully involved and began defensive operations. Tower 1 arrived and assisted with overhaul and running water supply. Engine 12 was re-routed to fill Co.42's station.



Engine runs fire in Huntingtown

Sunday, May 17, 2015  While enroute to the Calvert County Volunteer Appreciation Day, Area Box 6-22 was dispatched for the house fire. E-11(M.Tyrell) responded as 3rd due Engine Company. Brush 6 arrived to find smoke showing from the eaves and attic vents of a attached garage. Engine 11 arrived behind Brush 6 taking 1st due responsibilities, laying 300' of supply like and advancing a 200' attack line and assisted in extinguishing hot spots and overhaul.



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