Recent Calls
Mon. Apr 24th 2017
GVFD Responds to 5-Alarm Fire in College Park

On April 24th, shortly after 0930 am, Engine 353 responded to a reported apartment building fire in the 4700 block of Berwyn ...

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Wed. Dec 21st 2016
2-Alarm Condominium Fire in Greenbelt East

Shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday morning, Engine 353 responded to a reported building fire in the 7800 block of Hanover P...

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Wed. Aug 17th 2016
GVFD Responds to House Fire in Greenbelt East

Shortly after 10pm, GVFD responded to the 7100 block of Mathew Street in Greenbelt East for a report of a house on fire. Engi...

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls
The dimmer switch and/or outlet plug can overheat and ignite, posing shock and fire hazards.
The acceleration pedal on the ride-on toys can stick, posing fall and crash hazards.
The down tube can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
The electric ranges can become energized, posing electric shock and electrocution hazards to a consumer who touches the range
The mug’s lid does not fit securely and can cause liquids to leak from the bottom of the lid when tilted, posing a burn hazard. Also, the mug does not have a silicone hand wrap so the consumer could burn their hand on the side walls of the mug.
The mugs can crack when filled with hot liquid, posing a burn hazard to users.
The plastic eyes on the plush toys can detach, posing a choking hazard.
The point of connection between the lower front line with the landing line can break, causing a loss of kite control, posing injury and fall hazards.
The glass beakers can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard to users.
The front fender bolts do not break when an object gets stuck between the front tire and the front fender/mud guard, posing fall and impact hazards.
The smoke detectors connected to the gateway can fail to activate properly when significant environmental contaminants are present, posing a risk that consumers will not be alerted to a fire.
The battery packs included in the science kits can overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
The packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The tablets inside the bottle contain iron, which can cause serious injury or death to young children if multiple tablets are ingested at once.
The capacitors in the fuse boards in the heat pumps can stop working causing the unit to overheat, posing a fire hazard.
The night lights can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
The bicycle handlebar stems can corrode and break, causing the rider to lose control and crash.
A weld on the steering post can separate, resulting in loss of steering control, posing a crash hazard.
The front passenger seat belt buckle can fail due to a manufacturing defect, posing a risk of injury.
The lithium batteries that power the motorized window coverings can overheat, leak or discharge, posing fire and burn hazards.
The women’s scarves fail to meet federal flammability standard for clothing textiles, posing a risk of burn injuries to consumers.
A wire inside the charger can detach and touch the side of the charger, posing a shock hazard.
The car seat can disengage from the stroller’s frame, posing a fall hazard to infants.
The blower motor is not grounded, posing an electrical shock hazard to individuals servicing the units
The cord can break near the base of the massager and expose the wires.
A child seated in the carrier can slip through the leg openings, posing a fall hazard to children.
The clamping bolts that secure the stem to the fork steerer and/or the handlebars can break, posing fall and injury hazards to riders.
The women's sweaters fail to meet federal flammability standards for clothing textiles.
The non-slip rubber grips on the bottom of the booties can detach, posing a choking hazard.
The vehicle’s electronic speed control (ESC) can fail and short circuit, posing a fire hazard.
The rear wheel can stop rotating and lock up while in use, posing a fall hazard.
The food dehydrator can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
The legs on the chairs can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
A heat shield can fall off the vehicle, posing fire and burn hazards to riders.
 The electronic power steering unit can malfunction, posing a crash hazard.
The solar panels can overheat, posing a risk of fire.
If the small toy is ingested, it can expand inside a child's body and cause intestinal obstructions.
The bed’s side-mounted AC outlets can be incorrectly wired
The dust boot on the throttle cable can come loose, resulting in the vehicle not slowing down or stopping, posing a crash hazard.
A metal component inside the disposal can break off and come out of the disposal during use.
The flip tumblers can leak hot liquid, posing a burn hazard.  
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Feb161208
Mar162245
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Greenbelt Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc
125 Crescent Rd.
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Non-Emergency: 301-345-7000
Emergency: 911
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