Call history
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Just before 0600, while members were enjoying a quiet night, Engine 353 was dispatched for an auto fire on the B/W Parkway. While traveling northbound towards Powermil Road, it was clearly evident that the auto fire was going to be southbound on the parkway, just south of the NASA exit.
Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
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Members from The Greenbelt Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc., would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season. We would also like to share some important holiday fire safety tips, just to keep in mind! USFA/FEMA Holiday Fire Prevention Tips A Season for Shari...
Saturday, December 17th, 2011
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Today, members from Greenbelt and other volunteers participated in a community wide "gifting" event that provided food, clothing and toys to less fortunate families in the Greenbelt area. Among those in attendance for today's event were Chief 35 (T.
Chief T. Ray, Former Chief Gene Davis and Engine 353 were utilized today along with other members and instructors from around the county to test new "Firefighter Tracking" devices. For full story and video, Click Here!
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Courtesy of Mark Brady, PGFD PIO Each year the men and women of the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS)Department remind our citizens and residents to save lives and limit property damage by promoting working smoke alarms.
Sunday, October 30th, 2011
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Shortly before 1700, Greenbelt and surrounding units were dispatched for a house on fire in Berwyn Heights. Within minutes of being dispatched Engine 351 arrived on scene with "First Due" responsibilities, and quickly went to work.
Saturday, October 15th, 2011
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The Greenbelt Volunteer Fire Department held their Annual Fire Prevention Fair at Schrom Hills Park on October 15th. We would like to thank all who came out and made this event a huge success. A special thank you goes out to the members from Greenbelt, Miss and Junior Miss Fire Prevention (Prince...
Thursday, October 6th, 2011
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story and photos courtesy of Mark Brady, PGFD PIO At about 4:30 this afternoon, Saturday, October 1, a fire erupted at a 3-story garden apartment building in the 8800 block of Hunting Lane in Laurel. Firefighters from Laurel Rescue Squad were the first to arrive and found heavy smoke from the roof ...
Monday, September 26th, 2011
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Just before 1500 hours, Greenbelt and surrounding units were dispatched to the 8800 Block of Cunningham Drive for a possible house on fire. Shortly after, Engine 353 with a mixture of Career and Volunteer personnel along with the Deputy Chief (35B, Ransom) arrived on scene to find a single family d...
Saturday, September 17th, 2011
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During the midst of rush hour traffic, units from Greebelt were dispatched for a vehicle fire near the Inner Loop of 495 near 450. Shortly after dispatch, Engine 353 found a late model truck fully involved just north of 450 on the Beltway.
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While most were still sleeping, people from around the United States gathered at the Maryland Trade Center Building in Greebelt, for the Memorial 9/11 Stair Climb. Individual Teams climbed 110 stories in rememberance of our fallen commrades.
Sunday, September 11th, 2011
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Ten years ago today, a crew of firefighters from the Greenbelt Volunteer Fire Department took Engine 352 on a transfer to the District of Columbia Fire Department, after Flight 77 was crashed into the Pentagon.
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Members from the GVFD gathered with citizens from many different locations to pay respect to the lives lost during the attacks on 9/11/01.
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Greenbelt's Volunteer Firefighters and EMTs participated in the annual Labor Day parade, hosted by the city in Old Greenbelt. Over the course of the weekend, members walked around the festivities talking with citizens presenting fire safety information and education.
Saturday, August 27th, 2011
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Just in case the weather became overwhelming, the GVFD enlisted a little bit of assistance from the Greenbelt Police Department. We placed "technical-tactical" unit 835 in service, but unfortunately never made it out of the station.
Tuesday, August 16th, 2011
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The Greebelt Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc., will hold our Annual Crab Feast and Bull Roast on September 17th, 2011 from 2-6 p.m. Tickets are sold out!! Thank you for another successful year!
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Around 2:30am, units from Greenbelt, Beltsville and Berwyn Heights were dispatched for a MVC in the area of Southbound Baltimore Washington Parkway near Powdermill Road. While enroute, communications advised the incident would be closer to Southbound BW Parkway and 197 with possible entrapment and ...
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Just after 1 a.m. units from Greenbelt and surrounding areas were dispatched for a MVC on Northbound 295 near Powdermill Road. The engine and ambulance from Greenbelt were the first to arrive and quickly advised that there were three vehicles involved with possible entrapment.
Saturday, July 16th, 2011
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Shortly after midnight, while members were trying to catch up on some rest, a box alarm was dispatched for a warehouse fire in the area of Powder Mill Road and Rt. 1. Ambulance 831 arrived on the scene shortly after dispatch, gave a corrected location of just before 5492 Powder Mill Road and that ...
A night of steady calls for the Greenbelt VFD started just before 10pm Thursday, with Ambulance 359 going to Northbound Baltimore Washington Parkway in the area of Route 197 for a wreck with people trapped and the car on fire.

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