Rockville Chamber Honors Volunteers

June 12, 2013 – Three RVFD volunteers were honored at the 24th Annual City of Rockville Chamber of Commerce Public Safety Awards ceremony held at Lakewood Country Club. Donald Turner was given the Meritorious Service Award for his long-time commitment to RVFD and for his efforts in establishing and running our fundraising by mail campaign. Mr. Turner, a retired teacher, joined the RVFD in 1980 and was an active riding member for many years. When he was no longer able… Read more »

Collision on Bauer Dr.

June 6, 2013 – RVFD and MCFRS units responded to a collision between a taxi cab and a Montgomery County police car. The driver of the cab was trapped in the vehicle. RS703’s crew removed the driver’s side doors to gain access to the victim who was transported to a local trauma center. For more photos of the incident, click here. Read more »

House Fire in Twinbrook

February 27, 2013 – RVFD and MCFRS units responded to a reported house fire in the Twinbrook neighborhood of Rockville. Chief 703C was first arriving unit and reported smoke showing from the roof and requested the rapid intervention dispatch. All occupants were reported out of the house. Units found a fire originating in the second floor bathroom ceiling with extension along the attic space above the ceiling. The fire burned through the roof requiring opening the roof along the peak…. Read more »

Willow Green Ct. Fire

Willow Green Ct Fire – Feb 25, 2013 – RVFD and MCFRS units responded to a reported fire on the rear deck of a house on Willow Green Ct. in Potomac. A733, first arriving unit, reported heavy fire in the rear of the house with extension to the garage and interior. Read more »