Lansdowne Volunteer Fire Department (MD)


Monday, March 3, 2014  On the morning of the big snow station 36 was alerted to respond into A.A.Co. Engine 361 responded with 4 volunteers to assist on a 1050PI on I-695. Crews had found that one car spun out on the snow, lost control and rested against a jersey wall the wrong way. A.A.Co. had transported 1 pt to a local hospital.



Loss of a Dedicated Member

Friday, January 24, 2014  The Lansdowne Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the death of Board of Directors member William "Bill" Noetzel, Jr.  Bill has faithfully served the LVFD in various capacities since 1992.  His last position was as a valuable member of the Board of Directors, where he was a key contributor.

Arrangements for Bill are as follows:

The viewing will be held on Wednesday, January 29th at the Ambrose Funeral Home in Lansdowne.   The viewing times are: 3PM until 5PM and 7PM until 9PM.

The funeral will be on Thursday, January 30th at 11AM.  The funeral will be held at the funeral home.   Bill will be laid to rest at the Gardens of Faith Cemetary in Rosedale.

Our prayers go out to Bill's family during this difficult time.  He will be deeply missed by our membership.



36-4 Working Fire

Tuesday, January 7, 2014  Just after 5 p.m. station 36 was alerted for a report of a dwelling fire.  Crews arrived to find a 1 ½ story single family home with fire showing.  Crews made an aggressive interior attack but pulled out due to mutable explosions.  It was found that the home owner stored car parts inside.  Command reinstated interior operations and the fire was knocked.  All companies on the call dealt with extreme cold with temps around 10*.  E-361 and I.V.-365 took the response.



Passing of a Life Member

Wednesday, January 1, 2014  It is with Deep Sorrow that we announce the passing of Life Member Charles E. Kountz.  Mr Kountz was not only a member of Lansdowne, he was also the Attorney for our department, and for the Baltimore County Volunteer Fireman's Association.

We extend our deepest sympathy to the Kountz Family.  God Speed Brother and Rest Easy.



Training With Truck 5

Saturday, November 2, 2013  A few member's had mounted up on E-361 & U-369 to go over the new Truck 5.  The members had also did a little training pulling handlines and setting up the " Ladder Pipe ".  We would like to thank the officers from station 5 for the invite. 



First Due Multi Alarm

Thursday, September 26, 2013  Station 36 was alerted for a report of a apartment fire in box 36-5.  E-5 was a few blocks way returning from a inspection and arrived first.  Crews found a 3 story garden style apartment with heavy fire showing.  E-361 arrived and went right to work with the crew from E-5.  Due to the fire conditions command had called the " Working Fire ".  The fire had worked it's way into the attic and walked the building.  Due to this the fire had turned into a 3 alarm fire.  Due to the heavy fire conditions and water used to extinguish the building lost all 10 apartments. 



Working Fire Box 5-5

Monday, September 16, 2013 Approx. 10 Engine 361 & 362 responded to a working 2.5 story dwelling fire with Engine and Truck 5 on scene advising "Heavy Fire Showing".



1050 Roll Over

Monday, September 9, 2013  Just after 9:00 p.m.  while crews where out training at Lansdowne High School dispatch had put out a 37-1 1050PI with rollover.  Since E-361 was only blocks from where the incident was reported E-361 added them self's to the call.  After arriving E-361 found 1 SUV overturned onto it's roof.  As crew checked on the occupants it was found that they all bailed.  Crews then cleaned up fluids and returned to service.  B.Co.P.D. remained on the seen.



36-4 Working Dwelling Fire

Tuesday, August 27, 2013  Minutes before 1 a.m. station 36 was alerted for a report of a dwelling fire in the 2000 blk of Hammonds Ferry Rd.  Upon arrival crews found a 1 1/2 story dwelling with smoke from the eves.  Once crews made entry the found a woking attic fire.  Crews where faced with some issues getting to the fire due to knee walls blocking access.  At one point due to a MAYDAY being called command ordered evacuation of the dwelling.  Once the MAYDAY was cleared command gave the order to enter the dwelling.  A total of 12 Volunteers had responded bringing E-361, E-362, IV-365, and U-367. 



Members Pass Classes

Tuesday, July 30, 2013  The officers and members would like to congratulate the following members for the passing of there classes,

Kaitlyn Reed, EMT-B

Josh Gill, Firefighter I

Matt Biddle, Firefighter I

As you can see there hard work paid off, Congrats again!



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