Incident Archives


Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 16:00

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of two individuals in the last week from the LVFD family and extended family. Marvin Gimplin, LVFD administrative member, passed away earlier this week.

LVFD Election of Officers

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 19:00

The LVFD elected a new slate of officers at our Annual meeting on 9 January 2017. Please see the new slate of LVFD leaders under the Officers tab. Congratulation to all those elected to office for 2017. Also of note, after serving 40 years in various LVFD officer roles, Life member Joe Robison stepped aside from a direct leadership role, most recently as Trustee.

Winter Weather Advisory from Midnight to 9am, December 17, 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016 (All day)
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for our area, starting at Midnight a

Santa: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You!

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 (All day)

The Laurel Volunteer Fire Department is happy to report that Santa has begun his travels around town! Please check our Facebook page nightly to find out where he will be. And please remember...Santa's visits are dependent COMPLETELY on weather and calls for service.

With Deepest Condolensces

Thursday, October 27, 2016 (All day)

It is with deep sadness, we let you know of the unexpected passing of Trisha Bayles, daughter to MayLynn and Bill Bayles and sister of Todd Bayles. She was a compassionate and helpful person, putting others first. This was a trait that came naturally to her.

Laurel Volunteer Fire Department’s Open House 2016

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 13:00

Chief Duane Hull, President Vic Whipple, members of the Fire Prevention Committee and the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department membership would like to invite the public to their Annual Fire Prevention Week Open House on Sunday, October 23, 2016.

2016 Fallen Firefighters and Founders Roll Call

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 12:15

Members of the LVFD attended the 2016 Fallen Firefighter and Founders Circle roll call ceremony at the FSB in Landover. Francis G. Gray, LVFD member killed while serving his Nation during the Vietnam War, was inducted into the Founders Circle this year. The LVFD Honor Guard presented the colors and assisted with the presentations at each memorial stone.

Jimmy Lieshear Recognized by the City of Laurel

Monday, September 12, 2016 (All day)

The Laurel City Council recently recognized LVFD Life member Jimmy Lieshear for his dedication to the volunteer fire service and his outstanding support to the citizens of Laurel. Jimmy's family and members of the LVFD attended the ceremony at the Laurel Municipal Center.

Passing of LVFD Member Chris Hill

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 18:00

2nd Alarm 13913 Briarwood Dr - Laurel

Saturday, June 18, 2016 (All day)

Just before 8:30pm on Saturday June 18th, the box alarm was sounded for an apartment building on fire in the area of Briarwood Drive and Laurel Bowie Rd (Rt.197).  Rescue Engine 49 (Laurel Rescue) arrived first to find a 3-story garden style apartment building with fire showing.  Chief 10A (Grant) established command and reported fire through the roof and requested a 2nd alarm.