Over 100 years of service

Founded in 1897, the Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company has been providing fire, rescue, and emergency medical services to Pikesville and surrounding communities for over 100 years.

On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Our dedicated volunteers are on call 24 hours a day, every day, ready to respond to emergencies at a moment's notice.

Saving lives and
protecting property

Although each of our 3000 yearly requests for service is unique, our goals remain the same: protecting the lives and property of all who live in and pass through our community.

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Become a Volunteer

  • No-Cost Training

    Whether you're interested in fire, rescue, or emergency medical services, PVFC will sponsor your training at no cost to you. The Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems offer numerous high-quality courses throughout the year, including Firefighter I & II, Rescue Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, and many others.

  • Give Back to your Community

    Few volunteer opportunities have such a direct impact on the community as the volunteer fire and EMS service. Providing life-saving and necessary emergency services to citizens in need is a fulfilling, purposeful, and substantive way to support safe local communities.

  • Student Scholarships

    A number of private and public scholarships are available to qualifying members of our company who are pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. Company members receive regular updates about scholarship opportunities.

  • Tax Benefits

    Qualifying company members receive a variety of state tax incentives, including a Maryland state income tax deduction.

  • Length of Service Awards Program

    Company members participate in a length-of-service awards program. Members are eligible to receive a monthly, pension-like stipend after twenty five years of qualifying service.

Let us host your
child's birthday party

Give your child a birthday party he or she will never forget! All birthday parties include a tour of the firehouse and equipment, a safety and firefighting gear demonstration by a real firefighter, and rides on the fire engine for all attendees. A fire station birthday party is the perfect party for children of all ages!

Learn more

Come by the station for a tour of the equipment.

Visitors are always welcome at PVFC! Our members are happy to give tours of the station and equipment to guests of all ages, and show the community what services we provide. For group tours, please call the station for availability.


Have a fire truck come to your community event.

As an active part of the Pikesville community, PVFC participates in various special events and community functions. If you are hosting a community event and would like PVFC to participate, please contact us for information about our availability.


Learn community-based emergency skills.

PVFC and its partners periodically offer training courses in the areas of fire safety and emergency medicine that are open to the public. If you are interested in scheduling a training course, please contact us.