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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Accidents Result in Three-Hour Closure of Route 50
Sat. Feb 27th 2010
On Saturday, February 27, at approximately 0630 Bowie units were ordered to respond to several reports of accidents on Route 50 near Bowie exits and near the Beltway. Arriving units found multiple overturned vehicles, with some occupants trapped, as a result of losing control on black ice. Shortly...

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Company 19 Has Busy Morning
Sat. Feb 27th 2010
On Saturday 27 at approximately 07:00 Engine 191 (Bowie/Huntington), Truck 19, and Engine 391 (Bowie/Free State) were dispatched for a fire in the 3100 block of Stonybrook Drive. The alarm was traced to an electrical fault, and the units were returned to service. Shortly after going back in service,...

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Two Units from Company 19 Respond to a Basement Fire
Fri. Feb 26th 2010
On Friday, February 26, at 23:38 hours Engine 191 (Bowie/Huntington) and Truck 19 were dispatched for a report of a basement fire. The resident told arriving units that the fire was out, and was traced to an outlet that failed. Units returned to service after verifying that there was no extension....

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Three Bowie Stations Respond to Three Alarm Fire in Laurel
Mon. Feb 22nd 2010
On Monday, February 22, at 14:58 Engine Company 19 (Bowie/Huntington) was dispatched for an apartment fire in the 13000 block of Mistletoe Spring Road in Laurel. Other units responding on the initial alarm included units from Laurel, Laurel Rescue, Beltsville, Greenbelt, Savage, and Maryland City. F...

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Blizzard Keeps Bowie Units Busy
Mon. Feb 15th 2010
The recent back-to-back blizzards kept the Bowie VFD very busy. Our personell carried loaded stretchers long distances through deep snow, responded to car fires, and provided mutual aid to our colleagues in Anne Arundel County. Crews braved poor road conditions, blowing snow, and brutal cold to assi...

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2014 Call Volume
  Fire EMS
Jan 653 725
Feb 378 601
Mar 473 681
Apr 570 645
May 293 513
Jun 272 493
Jul 264 537
Aug 280 512
Sep 270 465
Oct 285 495
Total 3738 5667

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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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