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Welcome to the English Consul Volunteer Fire Department – 100% Volunteers

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 ECVFD members: Please feel free to utilize the attached downloadable LOSAP Form to keep track of your monthly points!

Local Box 36-2 Vehicle Fire – April 18, 2015

April 26, 2015 in Calls

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The English Consul Volunteers responded to Ryerson Circle in Lansdowne in the early morning hours of April 18th for a report of a vehicle on fire. E372 arrived to find a fully-involved auto to the rear of the houses at the reported location.

Opening Day Pit Beef Event – April 18, 2015

April 26, 2015 in Calls

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On Saturday, April 18th, English Consul Volunteers hosted the annual Rec Council Opening Day Parade, and topped off the parade with a pit beef sale at the Baltimore Highlands Elementary School. A beautiful day yielded a great time had by all, as our community came out to support the firehouse and our local baseball all-stars!

Local Box 37-1 MVC – Hollins Ferry Rd & Gehb Ave 4/10/2015

April 10, 2015 in Upcoming Events

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During the early morning hours of Friday, April 10th, the English Consul Volunteers were dispatched for a reported overturned vehicle near the intersection of Hollins Ferry Rd and Gehb Ave. Callers reported an overturned SUV, but were unsure if anyone was still inside the vehicle.

E372 arrived on location to find a vehicle overturned, as reported, but no sign of the driver, who had left the scene prior to FD arrival. Baltimore County Police are handling the investigation.

Local Box 37-41 Vehicle Fire SB MD-295 April 7, 2015

April 9, 2015 in Calls

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While returning from the transfer assignment to Anne Arundel County on Tuesday night, E371 was dispatched for a vehicle fire on SB MD-295. Units arrived on scene to find the engine compartment of a Honda Accord on fire. Crews quickly extinguished the blaze, and returned to quarters on good ole’ Michigan Avenue shortly thereafter.

Mutual Aide Transfer Detail – April 7, 2015

April 9, 2015 in Calls

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During the evening hours of Tuesday, April 7th, E372 was alerted for an engine transfer to Anne Arundel County Station 33 “Glen Burnie.” The front engine relocated, while a second crew maintained staffing for E371 in quarters. After a short time in AA County, the engine was redirected to relocate to Anne Arundel County Station 12 “Early Heights.” E372 covered in Anne Arundel County for several hours before being released to return home.

Local Box 36-40 Vehicle Collision – MD-295 NB at I-895 April 6, 2015

April 7, 2015 in Calls

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In the evening hours of Monday, April 6, English Consul Volunteers were alerted to respond for a motor vehicle collision on Northbound MD-295 in the area of I-895. E372 responded and, upon arrival, secured the vehicle and assisted EMS units on the scene with patient care.

Recruitment Open House!

April 1, 2015 in Activities, Calls

The English Consul Volunteer Fire Department of Baltimore Highlands, Maryland is inviting you to visit us during the 1st Annual Statewide Volunteer Open House!

We are asking everyone from the community to stop by and check our station out, meet our members, and share free food on Sunday April 12, 2015 from 11am-4pm. If you are interested in joining we will have numerous people available to inform you of what it takes, and how easy it is to become a member. As always we are looking for all available help from our community members. Firefighters, Emergency Medical Technicians Junior Firefighters “Cadets” & Association members are needed. We provide free training to anyone interested.

Kids are welcome! We will have fire prevention and Junior “Cadet” program information on hand. Hope to see you there!1185650_212495018909743_1525495677_n

Memorial Service Information for Mrs. Helene Nalley

March 9, 2015 in Calls

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Memorial Service Information for Mrs. Helene Nalley:

Family Viewing: Wednesday March 11, 2015 3PM-5PM

Public Viewing: Wednesday March 11, 2015 7PM-9PM

Viewings will be held at Bailey’s Funeral Home: 4023 Annapolis Rd Halethorpe, MD 21227

 

Memorial Service: Thursday March 12, 2015, 11AM

Bailey’s Funeral Home: 4023 Annapolis Rd Halethorpe, MD 21227

Procession to follow. Internment Service at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens: 200 E Padonia Rd, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093

 

Wake to follow at 2PM at the English Consul VFD Hall: 2827 Michigan Ave Halethorpe, MD 21227.

In Memorium

March 8, 2015 in Calls

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It is with deep sorrow and regret that the officers and members of the English Consul Volunteer Fire Department announce the passing of beloved member, Mrs. Helene Nalley.

Helene Nalley was a 7-year member of the ECVFD, serving most recently as the Recording Secretary on the Board of Directors, however, her contributions and impacts on the department span many years beyond her time as a member. She was a long time supporter of her husband, the late Clarence Nalley, and became the chairperson of the Clarence Nalley Memorial Bingo each year after his passing. She dedicated many hours, and years, in service to the members of the department, and to the community as a whole.

Memorial service information will be shared as soon as it becomes available.

The entire membership of the English Consul VFD shares our thoughts and prayers with the Nalley/Courtney family, and to the countless people whose lives were touched by Helene’s kind, selfless personality, and her unending support to the ECVFD and the greater Baltimore Highlands community.

“Silently, one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven,
Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.”
― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Website Updates

January 14, 2015 in Calls

Attention all members! Please submit stories, pictures, and event information for posting on the website to: ecvfdwebmaster37@gmail.com. Let’s work together to keep our page up to date with the latest that the ECVFD is doing to support and serve our community!

Thanks!

Brush Fires 10/3/2014

October 8, 2014 in Calls

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The engine and brush were dispatched late this evening for a reported brush fire along the CSX railroad tracks along Hollins Ferry Rd in Halethorpe (Box 5-8). The crews from the ECVFD joined crews from Halethorpe (Engine and Brush 5) in extinguishing a small fire located in a pile of railroad ties along the tracks. Upon clearing the scene, Engine and Brush 5, along with Engine 372 and Brush 377 were picked up on the road for another reported brush fire along the same tracks off of Monumental Ave (Box 5-6). Units found and extinguished a small fire at the location, then returned to service.

 

Building Fire Box 8/26/2014

August 27, 2014 in Calls

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Southwest companies were dispatched today for a building fire at the Lansdowne Middle School (Box 36-5). The crew from the ECVFD joined crews from Lansdowne, Halethorpe, Arbutus, Violetville, Catonsville, and Westview in investigating a report of smoke in a classroom at the school, which is scheduled to open for the new school year tomorrow. Crews found no fire, and scaled back the incident to first-in companies only. Guess the kids will have school bright and early on time tomorrow after all!