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2018 Incident Responses
Month Station 8 Station 28 Total
Jan 791 384 1,175
Feb 642 286 928
Mar 682 310 992
Apr 642 288 930
May 790 311 1,101
Jun 754 263 1,017
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Total 4,301 1,842 6,143

Historic Incident Responses
Year Station 8 Station 28 Total
2017 9,088 3,616 12,704
2016 11,478 3,664 15,142
2015 11,109 3,421 14,530
2014 10,602 3,438 14,040
2013 10,316 3,443 13,759
2012 10,313 3,703 14,016
2011 9,956 3,819 13,775
2010 10,406 3,727 14,133
2009 10,837 3,631 14,468
2008 11,088 3,605 14,693

GWGVFD's New Brush Truck Placed In Service!
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May 4, 2018

GWGVFD is very excited to announce that our new brush truck (B708) has been placed in service today! After many months of designing, fabricating, outfitting, and testing we are proud to be able to add this new vehicle to our lineup.

This apparatus will help us expand our firefighting capabilities to the Gaithersburg and Washington Grove community. The brush truck will allow us to fight brush fires and smaller outdoor fires while keeping the station's only fire engine in service for other emergency calls. Brush trucks are more nimble than larger fire engines, allowing them to get closer to brush fires far from paved roadways. We designed the brush truck so it is capable of towing our other volunteer owned fire suppression apparatus, our brush ATV (ATV708B), which makes the combination capable of fighting the hardest to reach brush fires.

The 2017 Ford F-450 was customized to hold:

  • 250 gallons of water

  • 600 ft of forestry hose

  • 300 ft of 1-3/4 inch hose

  • 200 ft booster reel

  • Front ground sprayers

  • Chain saws

  • Leaf Blowers

  • and much more!

We thank the support of our great community and their donations that helped make this purchase possible.

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