West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department

West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department
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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.



Truck 28 Runs Riverdale Heights House

Saturday, March 19, 2016  Just before 0800 Truck 28 was dispatched for a reported house fire on the 5700 blk of Somerset Rd in Riverdale Heights. Truck 28 arrived, with 6 men, as the 2nd Truck to find fire showing from a 1 story SFD and went to work opening up and eventually overhauling. The men operated on scene for 2 hours before returning home.



Truck 28 runs 2nd Alarm in Beltsville

Wednesday, March 2, 2016  Just after 1400hrs the second alarm was sounded at 11400 Old Baltimore Pike in Co. 31's area bringing Truck 28 to the scene. First arriving units found fire in a large commercial building. Truck 28 was assigned RIT and operated on scene for just under 2 hours.



Another Wreck with Entrapment for the Wagon

Monday, February 29, 2016  At 1pm Engine 28 was alerted for the wreck on the Baltimore Washington Parkway. Units arrived to find a car overturned with 1 trapped. Units worked to extricate the patient.



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