Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

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Early Morning First Due Basement Fire

Member Josh Shepherd, July 13

On 10 June 2016 at 0650 hours, Company 5 was alerted for the first due house fire at 2709 Apple Way. Engine 52 (AFC. Sealey) and (FF. Torr) marked up instantly. Soon to follow would be Chief 5 Bravo, SQUAD 5, Tanker 5, Utility 5, and Ambulance 59.

Upon Engine 52's arrival, they found a two story single family dwelling with heavy smoke showing from the basement access on the delta side of the ... (Full Story)

E51 and Tanker 5 run vehicle fire

Member Kyle Armstrong, July 07

Around 11:56 on Friday July 8th, Dunkirk units were dispatched for a vehicle fire in the 5-07 box at the Dunkirk Park & Ride. E51 & Tanker 5 quickly marked up with crews. E51 arrived on scene to find a vehicle with fire showing from the engine compartment. The crew from E51 advanced the 1.5" bumper line to put a knock on the fire. Crews checked for extension into the vehicle with negative results. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Hometown Heroes Fundraiser at Anthony's Bar and Grill

Member Richard Peterson, July 06

The Dunkirk VFD receives some funding from the county, but we are also heavily reliant on the public and citizens for more funding to have the kind of equipment we require. Thankfully, Charlene Ward, owner of Anthony's Bar and Grill is one of our biggest supporters and is hosting a fundraiser on July 30th, 2016. The event runs from 11am to 0100 on July 31st. There will be 2 cornhole tournaments, ... (Full Story & Photos)

E51, SQ5, TN5 Respond for First Due House Fire

Member Josh Shepherd, June 17

This afternoon around 1600, company 5 was alerted for a house fire in the 126xx blk of So.MD Blvd. Units arrived to find a 2 story single family home with smoke showing from the 2nd floor.

Eng 51 advanced an attack line to the 2nd floor to find a small fire in the master bathroom. After Sqd 20 opened up the ceiling, the bulk of the fire was located & quickly extinguished.

Units remained on scene ... (Full Story & Photos)

Company 5 Responds for Serious Auto Accident on Rt. 260

Member Josh Shepherd, June 11

At 1144 hrs, the Dunkirk Volunteers were alerted to for a serious MVA with 1 heavily trapped and another ejected at Rt 260 and Sansbury RD. Dunkirk arrived on location first and rapidly triaged 2 priority 1, 1 priority 2 and 2 priority 3 patients before being assigned the extrication group. The squad worked for 40 minutes on an intense extrication while the ambulance crew attended to the patient.

It ... (Full Story & Photos)


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