Fundraising Info

The Bowie VFD&RS, Inc. does not -- and never will -- solicit donations by telephone. We never call and ask you to tape your donation to your door for pick-up. We conduct two major fund raising events, a door-to-door Photo Fund Drive in the spring and a Mail Fund Drive in the fall. If you have any questions about our fundraisers please phone our office at 301-809-0122. Thank you for your support!

Mission Statement

The Bowie Fire Department, through the dedicated efforts of its members, provides fire education and prevention; fire suppression and rescue; and emergency medical services. These services meet or exceed the expectations of the public and private agencies in order to enhance the quality of life in the City of Bowie.

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Our department is rich in tradition, camaraderie, and is built on commitment . The volunteers that came before us prided themselves on protecting the community in which they lived. Today we continue that tradition. Our members respond to all types of fire an medical emergencies at any time of the day or night, and in all types of weather.

We hope you strongly consider this commitment to the community and hopefully, in the near future, you will become one of the volunteers that are called upon when our community needs help. You will gain a strong sense of belonging, and knowing you are part of a team of individuals that work together to help our citizens. If, becoming a Firefighter /EMT is not for you, we have an administrative branch within our department that will graciously utilize your skills and time. Your willingness to join our ranks and become a dedicated volunteer, whether operational or non operational will have an immediate effect on not only our department, but the community in which we serve

Upcoming Events
1/3/2015Fund Raiser @ Jersey Mike's 10am to 9pm
1/5/2015January Department Meeting, 7:30PM @ Company 39
1/12/2015January New Member Orientation, 7:00PM @ Company 43
1/12/2013January Auxiliary Meeting, 7:30PM @ Company 19
1/22/2015January Executive Board Meeting, 7:30 PM @ Company 43

See the Training page for upcoming classes and seminars

News Headlines

Sun. Jan 11th 2015

With over 10,800 calls for service in 2014, we are always looking for new Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians to join our ranks. If you have the drive to serve the citizens of Bowie, we need your help. We provide new volunteers with all training and safety equipment free of char...

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Sun. Dec 28th 2014

Our Auxiliary Support Team is holding a fundraiser Saturday January 3rd at Jersey Mike's in Hilltop Shopping Center. Everyone can use an easy meal after the busy holiday season or to feed some hungry Bowl Game watchers. By printing the flyer and bringing it with you, Jersey Mike's will donat...

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Sun. Dec 7th 2014

With the holidays upon us, our thoughts turn to giving. The best way to give back to your community is helping others when they need you the most. Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians have been dedicated to helping the citizens and visitors of Bowie when they need help the most s...

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Fri. Nov 28th 2014

The Christmas trees arrived at Company 39 for their annual fundraiser. Once again this holiday season the Volunteers will be selling fresh cut trees, with all proceeds going to support Station 39. The tree lot will be open 5pm to 9pm Monday through Friday, and 9am to 9pm on Saturday and Sunday. The ...

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Sat. Nov 22nd 2014

Our Officers and Members wish all of the citizens we serve a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving!According to the NFPA, Thanksgiving is the busiest day each year for fires caused by home cooking equipment. Please follow the safety tips below to keep your home and family safe this holiday season.Safety tipsS...

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Recent Calls

Sat. Jan 24th 2015

At aprox. 6:15pm Units from Bowie and Anne Arundel responded to the intersection of Race Track Road and Yorktown Drive for the report of an accident with entrapment. Units on the call included Engine Co.19, Ambulance 839, Paramedic Ambulance 816, and Arundel Rescue Squad 7. The crew from Ambulance a...

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Thu. Jan 1st 2015

On Thursday, January 1, 2015, at approximately 2230 units from Bowie and the surrounding area were alerted to the area of Bowie State University for a reported accident with an occupant trapped. Engine 819 (Bowie/Old Town) arrived on scene and confirmed the dispatched information. Several Chief Offi...

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Sun. Nov 30th 2014

At approximately 07:25 units from Bowie and the surrounding area were alerted for the report of a house fire in the 12000 block of Firtree Lane.  Engine Co.39 arrived quickly to find a one story single family home and located the cause of the problem and quickly isolated the source.  Units...

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Sat. Nov 22nd 2014

On Saturday, November 22, 2014, at approximately 19:45, Engine Co 39 and Ambulance 839 were alerted to the area of Church Road and Old Annapolis Road for a report of an accident.  Units arrived on scene to find a single vehicle that had struck a pole.  Units administered care and  Amb...

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Tue. Nov 18th 2014

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at approximately 1330 hours, units were dispatched for a reported house fire in the 14000 block of Heatherstone Drive. Units arrived on scene to find a 2 story single family home with fire coming from the rear of the home.  Units made a quick knock on th...

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The Bowie Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc.
3262 Superior Lane, PMB 270
Bowie, MD  20715





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