Find College Park Maryland fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.
College Park Volunteer Fire Department 8115 Baltimore Avenue College Park MD 20740 301-901-9112
Berwyn Heights Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad 14 8811 60th Avenue Berwyn Heights MD 20740 1.3 miles from College Park 301-474-7866
Riverdale Fire Department 4714 Queensbury Road Riverdale Park MD 20737 2.3 miles from College Park 301-927-0356
Chillum-Adelphi Volunteer Fire Department 7833 Riggs Road Adelphi MD 20783 2.4 miles from College Park 301-434-3435
Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department 6200 Belcrest Road Hyattsville MD 20782 2.4 miles from College Park 301-927-5770
Greenbelt Volunteer Fire Department 125 Crescent Road Greenbelt MD 20770 3.1 miles from College Park 301-345-7000
Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Department 7201 Carroll Avenue Takoma Park MD 20912 4.1 miles from College Park 301-270-8209
The Bunker Hill Volunteer Fire & Rescue Co. Inc. 3716 Rhode Island Avenue Brentwood MD 20722 4.1 miles from College Park 301-985-5405
Landover Hills Volunteer Fire Department - Pg County 6801 Webster Street Landover Hills MD 20784 4.2 miles from College Park 301-773-2509
Walter Reed Fire & Emergency Services Division 6900 Georgia Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20012 5.2 miles from College Park 202-782-3496
Tuxedo Cheverly Fire Department 5711 Tuxedo Road Hyattsville MD 20781 5.5 miles from College Park 301-773-4441
Kentland Volunteer Fire Department 33 7701 Landover Road Hyattsville MD 20785 5.6 miles from College Park 301-773-6033
West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Service - Pg County PO Box 1348 Lanham MD 20703 5.7 miles from College Park 301-577-0777
Silver Spring Fire Department 1945 Seminary Road Silver Spring MD 20910 5.8 miles from College Park 301-587-3400
Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department 13900 Old Columbia Pike Silver Spring MD 20904 6.2 miles from College Park 240-773-4715
Washington DC Fire Department 300 McMillan Drive Northwest Washington DC 20001 6.5 miles from College Park 202-462-1762
Kensington Volunteer Fire Department 11435 Grandview Avenue Wheaton MD 20902 7.1 miles from College Park 301-929-8000
Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department 9201 Basil Court Upper Marlboro MD 20774 7.4 miles from College Park 301-883-5200
Laurel Volunteer Fire Department 7411 Cherry Lane Laurel MD 20707 7.4 miles from College Park 301-776-3600
Glenn Dale Volunteer Fire Department 11900 Glenn Dale Boulevard Glenn Dale MD 20769 7.5 miles from College Park 301-805-2400
A fire department is an emergency services agency entrusted with responsibility for firefighting services in a particular area. The line of hierarchy in a fire department begins with a fire chief who is the top-ranking officer in command. Lower-ranking officers include an assistant chief, battalion chief, captain, and lieutenant, as well as paramedics and firefighters.
Fire departments with member firefighters and volunteers serve their communities by ensuring safety during fires and also natural disasters. They help with prevention by providing fire-risk assessments, building permits, fire alarms, and safety education. As first response teams, firefighters are trained and equipped to handle medical emergencies. Some fire departments also have their own ambulance services.