Baltimore County Volunteer Firefighter's Association

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Welcome to the Official Website of the

Baltimore County Volunteer Firefighter's Association

To serve, promote, advocate and represent the interests of all volunteer fire, rescue, rehabilitation and emergency medical services companies in Baltimore County. We provide coordinated representation to Baltimore County and Maryland State Government to assist in all aspects of member company needs and activities, including management, administration, budget, operations, training, standards and logistics. We strive to provide excellence in service to our communities while saving taxpayer dollars by valuing our members, promoting positive leadership and dedicating ourselves to volunteerism.

The Baltimore County Volunteer Firefighter's Association

700 East Joppa Road
3rd Floor Volunteer Offices
Towson, MD 21286-5500


Support the BCVFA Fundraiser Event


Shoppers are able to support their communities and environment by buying durable, reusable shopping bags.

Giant Food
8100 Loch Raven Blvd., Towson MD

Giant Foods will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of Community Bags (at this store in the month of November) to the BCVFA.


BCoFD EMS Academy Training Series is Now Streaming Live!

Training is available at

What's New Upcoming Events

Response to a request from Fire Department Presidents


"Paid or Volunteer, It’s What We Do, I Wish You Really Knew”

Prince George's County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor delivered a message to the congregation of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden.  His message centered around the tragic events of an early morning house fire where four family members perished; no smoke alarm was found in the house. 

His message was well received not only on that Sunday but also by the thousands that have watched the video.  Many have asked for the words to the poem that was read, "It's What We Do."

It is what we do - the Poem

YouTube Video of the Speech

"Paid or Volunteer, It’s What We Do, I Wish You Really Knew”
Adapted from Author Unknown by Marc Bashoor, Fire Chief, Prince George’s County MD Fire/EMS


Wondering How To Become a Volunteer in Baltimore County?


Community Training: Citizen's Academy BCoPD

Member of (Station 350) alex attumalil, March 18

The Spring Session begins April 5th and runs every Wednesday night 6:30pm-9:00pm for 9 weeks at the Public Safety Building here in Towson. This is a great opportunity for community members to get a peek behind the curtain of police work. As we discussed, this might be of particular interest to the members of the Volunteer Fire Association. We still have some openings.

More details, and the application, ... (Full Story)


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