West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department

West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department
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West Lanham Hills Civic Association's 75th Anniversary

Saturday, October 22, 2016   West Lanham Hills Civic Association's 75th Anniversary Parade and Fair.



Engine 28 runs 2 Alarm Building Fire in Seabrook

Saturday, August 20, 2016  Around 0830 hrs the men of Company 28 were alerted for the reported auto body shop on fire on the 9400 block of Lanham-Severn Rd. A large column was visible from miles around and the men knew they'd be going to work. Engine 28 arrived to find a 1 story auto body shop with heavy fire throughout and assumed their first due responsibility and quickly began knocking fire and prepared to supply the incoming units. The second alarm was immediately struck by command due to the heavy fire conditions.



Truck 28 runs Chillum 2nd Alarm Apartment Fire

Thursday, August 11, 2016  Just before 1900 hrs the box alarm was sounded in Chillum (Co. 34) for the apartment fire. Shortly thereafter Truck 28 was dispatched on the second alarm and arrived just minutes later. The Truck crew went to the rear of the building to clear a gate for an incoming engine crew and then began throwing ladders and opening up. The men operated on scene for just over an hour before returning to service.



Truck 28 Runs House Fire in Upper Marlboro w/ Reported People Trapped

Thursday, August 4, 2016  At 1843 the box was struck for a reported house on fire with people trapped in the 14200 Blk of Rutherford Rd sending Truck 28 as second due truck. Units arrived to find heavy fire and started the working fire dispatch quickly followed by the fire task force.



Happy 4th and a start of a long hot summer!!

Monday, July 4, 2016  Happy 4th and a start of a long hot summer!! WLHVFD has volunteer openings for experienced and new firefighters and EMTs – with live-in opportunities close to various colleges and metro. Check out our benefits, watch the video and contact our one of the station chiefs for recruitment. https://www.facebook.com/West-Lanham-Hills-Volunteer-Fire-Department-105396132833227/




Monday, July 4, 2016   It is our sad duty to inform you, that the mother of President/Chief Janet Demeritt of the Prince George’s County Volunteer Marine Fire and Rescue Company passed away earlier today. Janet and her family are with Mrs. Joyce Hope Merritt. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.



Passing of Robin Parsons

Thursday, May 5, 2016  It is our duty to inform you that President Robin Parsons of the West Lanham Hills Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary passed away last night. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.



PGFD LODD: 2 Firemen Shot in Temple Hills

Wednesday, April 27, 2016  The West Lanham Hills Volunteers would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the men and women of the PGFD and the Morningside Volunteers. While responding to a medical call FF/Medic John Ulmschneider, normally assigned to Medic 30 was shot and killed. Fireman Kevin Swain of the Morningside Volunteers was also shot several times and is currently doing well.



Truck Runs Bowie House with Fire Showing

Thursday, April 21, 2016  At 1730 hrs Truck 28 was sent to the 3400 blk Elenoir Court for the reported house on fire. First arriving units advised fire showing from a single family home and crews went to work.



Truck 28 Runs Another House Fire in Seat Pleasant

Thursday, April 21, 2016  Shortly after clearing another house fire in Bowie, Truck 28 was sent to Seat Pleasant for another house fire with report of people trapped.



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