Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department
UPDATED: April 21, 2014 - 2334 hours
Join the fun on Saturday, July 12, 2014 for the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department's 100th Anniversary Parade! We invite our neighbors, friends, family and fellow firefighters near and far to help us celebrate our hundredth birthday.
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Days of fall rain didn't dampen the spirit of the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department on Fire Prevention and Life Safety Day 2013. Even though October 12th started off with rain, members of the community came out to the firehouse for a day or learning and fun.
Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department goes pink this October; members and career staff will participate in several local events for Breast Cancer Awareness.
More News:
Boys Saved from Burning Barn in Capitol Heights
April 20, 1915 -- The Washington Herald newspaper reported on a barn fire in Capitol Heights. The barn was owned by O.B. Zantsinger. Dennis Quill, Property Clerk for the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department, credited Buddy Osin, age 15, with rescuing Louis Litz and Crial Harris, both age 4, from the burning barn.

Commemorating Our 100th Anniversary
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