Who We Are

The West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department was organized in 1943 by a dedicated group of individuals with solid core values that still hold true to this day. The Department consists of 2 firehouses, Company 28 and Company 48.

Company 28 is located at 7609 Annapolis Rd in West Lanham Hills and is home to 2 Engines, a Truck and a Mini-Pumper. 28 covers an area of about 5 1/2 sq. miles. 28’s First Due area includes parts of the City of New Carrollton and Lanham, a densely populated area where Route 50 and the Beltway meet. Company 28’s response area includes the New Carrollton Metro, The IRS Federal Building, The Smithsonian Support Warehouse, The Serta Factory, UPS Facility as well as an abundance of other factories, warehouses and major business hubs in the business park. On average Company 28 responds to over 5,000 fire calls annually, including an average of 70-80 working fires per year. .

Our Stations

Company 28 is located at 7609 Annapolis Rd in West Lanham Hills and is home to 2 Engines, a Truck and a Mini-Pumper.

Company 48 is located at 8501 Good Luck Rd and is home to 2 Engines, 2 Ambulances and a Brush Truck. 48 covers an area of just over 20 sq. miles.