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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Company 43 Runs Car Fire On Route 50
Mon. May 30th 2011
On May 30, 2011, during peak commute time, Engine 431 (Bowie/Pointer Ridge) was dispatched to eastbound Route 50 in the area of 301 for a reported accident with a vehicle on fire. Engine 431 arrived on scene to find the situation as described by the dispatcher. The engine crew extinguished the fir...

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Company 39 Saves Two Dogs From Drowning
Sat. May 28th 2011
On Saturday, May 28th at approximately 19:30, Engine Company 39 (Bowie/Free State) was dispatched to the 3900 block of Wakefield Lane on an assist-the-citizen call. Upon arrival, a neighbor directed the crew to the yard next door, from which loud noises were coming. Upon gaining entry the crew found...

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Bowie Units Run Auto Fire on Route 50
Tue. May 24th 2011
On Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 2100, Engine 432 (Bowie/Mitchellville) and Engine 816 (Bowie/Northview) were alerted to respond for an auto fire on eastbound Route 50 near the county line. Upon arrival, crews found the engine compartment of an auto on fire on the slow shoulder, and the two engines block...

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Tractor Trailer Strikes Vehicle On Central Avenue
Sun. May 22nd 2011
On Sunday, May 22, 2011, at approximately 0100, Engine 431 (Bowie/Pointer Ridge) responded to a report of an accident at Central Avenue and Cameron Grove with a report of a person trapped. Paramedic Engine 46 (Kentland Volunteer Fire Department) and Medic 46 arrived on scene to find a vehicle struc...

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Four Firefighters Injured While Battling Early-Morning Blaze On Mabank Lane
Mon. May 2nd 2011
On Monday May 2, 2011 at 0218, Engine 819 (Bowie/Old Town), Engine 391 (Bowie/Freestate), Tower 43 and Ambulance 439 (Bowie/Mitchellville), and Engine 816 (Bowie/Northview) were alerted to respond for a reported house fire in the 3600 Block of Mabank Lane in Bowie. Upon arrival of Engine 391, they f...

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One Injured In Rollover At Crain Highway And Mount Oak Road
Mon. May 2nd 2011
On Sunday May 2, 2011 at 0029, Engine 432 and Ambulance 439 (Bowie/Mitchellville) were alerted to respond for an auto accident with rollover at Crain Highway and Mount Oak Road. Upon arrival, units found an auto overturned in a ditch with one occupant injured inside. Rescue Squad 18 (Glenn Dale Vol...

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Company 43 Runs Car Fire With Extension On Central Avenue
Sun. May 1st 2011
On Sunday May 1, 2011 at 2218, Engine 432 (Bowie/Mitchellville) was alerted to respond for an auto fire in the 18900 block of Central Avenue. Upon arrival, the crew found an auto fully involved with extension to a second vehicle. The blaze was quickly brought under control. The cause remains under ...

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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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3262 Superior Lane, PMB 270
Bowie, MD  20715



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