Benedict Volunteer Fire Department

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Welcome to the Benedict Volunteer Fire Department, Rescue Squad and Auxiliary 

Prouldy serving Charles County, Maryland since 1950

Please visit our Events Page to see all the Activities we are hosting this year.

5th Annual 

Santa Fun Run 5K

This Saturday, Decemebr 8th

Online registration is open so go sign up. We will have onsite Registration Saturday at 7:30 AM . This event is open to everyone so bring your whole family, friends and even your coworkers. Make a great morning out of it. Christmas music, Hot apple cider, amazing view of Serenity Farm and the Patuxent River, stay toasty warm by the bonfire and of course get to see Santa.

   Make sure you sign up today!




We just got word that Santa Is Coming to Town again. We will be escorting him through our first due.

December 14th Maxwell and Teagues Point

 December 15th the neighborhoods off 231 from Eastern Hills to the Benedict Bridge

December 16th The town of Benedict, Sea Gull Beach and the Industrial Park



Members Wanted!!

Please call the station @ 301-274-3890 or drop by to pick up an application today!!

As becoming a volunteer member of a fire department you receive several benefits.

1. Free fire and emergency medical training through the University of Maryland.
2. Receive College Credits for all formal training.
3. Self satisfaction from helping the community.
4. A variety of friendships.
5. The ability to work as a team.
6. Maryland state tax break.
7. Retirement pay
8. Respect from individuals in the community.



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Fire Lieutenant mitchell ruslander, October 23

Engine Company was dispatched to the 6300 block of Hidden Valley Drive around 1745 hours for a report of a house on fire. While Engine 51 was responding Chief 1 advised Communications to start the working fire dispatch. First arriving units went on scene of a 1 story single family with heavy fire showing from side Alpha and Delta. Engine 51 arrived and assisted crews with opening up and water supply. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue Engine and Ambulance Run Roll Over with Flyout In First Due

Fire Lieutenant mitchell ruslander, October 20

On October 20th 2018 at Approximately 23:30 hours Charles County Emergency Services dispatched Rescue Engine 52 and Ambulance 58 to the area of Maxwell Drive for the report of a MVA rollover accident with 1 ejected . Upon arrival LT. Ruslander advised other responding units that’s there was 1 vehicle in the woods . Crews went to work quick doing patient care and immediately called for a Helicopter ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy EMS Chief Holly Newman, September 10

The Benedict Volunteers Fire Department and Rescue Squad would like to congratulate our newest NREMT Devin Arocho

Devin successfully completed the MFRI(Maryland Fire Rescue Institute) and NREMT (National Registry EMT) EMT class. This is a course that all interested members must take if they would like to run EMS calls and treat patients with our department. This course consists of 165 hours of lecture ... (Full Story & Photos)

2nd Annual Cart Cruz by the Riverside, Vendor Show and Cornhole Tournament

Firefighter/EMT-B Holly Newman, September 08

2nd Annual Cart Cruz by the Riverside, Vendor Show and Cornhole Tournament.
Come enjoy a family fun day with the Benedict Volunteer Fire Department; Food, Soda, Beer available for purchase, Music, Raffle and Multiple Vendors

Golf Cart Parade starts at 10:30am- Registration fee- $10.00 per Golf Cart
Trophies Awarded half hour after the parade . Trophies provided by Busy Corner Buggies.

Cornhole ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Congratulations To Firefighter Devin Arocho and Wife Tara On Birth Of Baby Girl

Deputy EMS Chief Holly Newman, August 06

Congratulations to Firefighter Devin Arocho, his wife Tara, and daughter Layla on the newest addition to their family, Scarlett Olivia Arocho. Baby Scarlett was born on August 1st at 9:16 PM, weighing 6 pounds and was 18 inches long. Mommy and Baby are doing well... (Full Story & Photos)


Engine 5-2 Movie (Quicktime 2.6 Megs)

Engine 5-3 Movie (Quicktime 2.16 Megs)

Tanker 5 Movie (Quicktime 3.54 Megs)



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18210 Hyatt Avenue P.O. Box 303
Benedict, MD 20612

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