Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department

HVFD delivers upset to HCPD in annual Heroes Bowl

November 27, 2018

By EMILY STRAB — In the annual flag football fight for bragging rights, this year, the firefighters took home the trophy. Hyattsville’s Finest and Hyattsville’s Bravest, along with many other residents and City of Hyattsville staff, gathered Nov. 17 to celebrate the annual Hyattsville Heroes [read more]

Hang retires after 13 years as Hyattsville fire chief

October 12, 2018

By ELLIOTT DAVIS — After more than 23 years with the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD), including 13 years as the department’s third longest-serving fire chief, Dave Hang retired from his position on Sept. 3. According to the department, Hang spent his last shift celebrating with [read more]

It takes volunteers to save lives

April 18, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Sunday, April 10, the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD), located at 6200 Belcrest Road, hosted a recruitment day as a part of a state-wide recruitment effort. The volunteer fire department said it welcomed 20 prospective members on Sunday and at a Monday night [read more]

Rest In Peace Hailey: Beloved firehouse mascot passes away

January 14, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The members of the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD) are mourning the loss of beloved mascot, 6-year-old Hailey, who passed away peacefully on Jan. 1 after a brief battle with cancer. Hailey was 16 weeks old when she came to HVFD from the Washington Animal Rescue [read more]

Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department awarded grant

August 13, 2015

BY CAROLINE SELLE — The Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD) is the recipient of a federal grant of $393,050. The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) program. According to a press release from [read more]
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