West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department

West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department
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Car vs. Building on Rt.450

Wednesday, July 1, 2015  Just after 1030 hours on the men of Company 28 were alerted for the report of a vehicle into a building on the 7400 block of Annapolis Rd. Engine 281 arrived to find a car into a liquor store with the occupant trapped inside. The engine crew stretched a line and, along with the Technical Rescue Company, worked to free the trapped driver. The Engine Company operated on scene for approximately an hour. No injuries were reported.



Engine 28 Runs 3rd Due on 2nd Alarm Apartment Fire

Tuesday, June 23, 2015  Just after 7p.m. on June 23rd Engine 281 was alerted for the reported apartment fire at 207 Lakeside Dr. in Greenbelt (35). Engine 281 arrived 3rd due to find heavy fire showing from the roof of a garden style apartment. Around that time the second alarm was struck. The crew quickly stretched a 400' attack line to the second floor and encountered heavy fire upon opening up the ceilings. The men began making quick work of their assigned apartment before conducting extensive overhaul operations and racking up.



PIZZA?? Thursday April 23rd from from 4-9pm


What better than date night on Thursday April 23rd from 4 to 9pm at Grottos's Pizza in Gambrills, Md and helping out the West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department. 

Attached please find the vouchers for our fundraiser at Grotto Pizza.  A paper voucher MUST be turned in for us to receive credit. Showing it on a phone, or tablet will not be accepted.  Copies may be made in black & white or color.  You can also go to www.grottopizza.com, to download vouchers from the Community Pizza Night page.

Also check out GoFundMe.com/WLHVFD28 to donate toward replacing our 1988 fire engine that was destroyed on 2nd alarm fire. 



Car into House 6900 Blk of HEIDELBURG RD

Monday, April 6, 2015  At 12:30pm Engine 481 ran the 6900 Blk of HEIDELBURG RD for a car into the house. The lone occupant of the car was injured and aw to craw out and no one was home at the time.



Engine 282 destroyed at 3rd alarm fire

Monday, April 6, 2015  While operating on a working fire in 37's first Due Engine 282 became involved in fire and was destroyed. A GoFundMe page has been started to help toward the purchase of a new engine. Please check out our facebook page at West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department. http://www.gofundme.com/WLHVFD28



2 Trapped MLK and Rt 50

Sunday, April 5, 2015  At 3:42am Engine 282 ran MLK at Rt 50 for the crash. Units arrived to find a three vehicle accident with 2 people trapped in one of the cars. Squad 6 extricated the two while Engine 282 stood by with a charged hoseline.



Jonathan "Country" Hitch graduated today from the 38th recruit class for the Wilmington fire Dept

Saturday, February 7, 2015  The West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Dept wants to congratulate company 28 member Jonathan "Country" Hitch on his graduation today from the 38th recruit class for the Wilmington fire Dept. The photo is of Country and his son after graduating.

Good Luck Country!!!!



Engine Company 28 goes to Bladensburg for the Apartment Fire

Monday, December 29, 2014 0156 At 0156 hours Engine 281 was alerted to the 4200 blk of 58th Ave for the apartment fire. Company 9 reported a working fire on the 2nd floor and requested an extra engine and truck to be added to the assignment. Engine 281 with 5 Volunteers ran as the 3rd due engine, laid in a from a 2nd hydrant and stretched the 400' to the 3rd floor. Units made quick work of a room off on the 2nd floor and searches throughout the building were negative. Engine 281 operated for 30 mins before returning to service. 



Service Information for Chief Alfred Hornung

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 

Service Information 


Friday, December 19, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Fort Lincoln Funeral Home




Fire Department Memorial Service

Friday, December 19, 2014

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM



Engine 281 takes in a First Due Fire at the Days Inn Hotel

Sunday, December 14, 2014   Engine 281 runs another fire just after 9:30am. The box was dispatched for the Days Inn in the 9000 Blk of Annapolis Rd and found heavy smoke in the lobby once inside. The fire was contained to a mechanical room and cleared just after one hour.



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