Dunkirk Volunteers Station 5
Welcome to Dunkirk Volunteers Station 5

   

The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department is a 100% volunteer department located in northern Calvert County, MD. Calvert itself is a small, rural county situated between the Patuxent River to the West and the Chesapeake Bay to the east. The county fire and EMS protection is provided by volunteers as well in each of the departments. Dunkirk protects the northern entry into the county and responds to over 2000 runs a year. We provide Fire, EMS, and Technical Rescue to the citizens of Calvert, Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties. The members of Dunkirk take great pride in the station and apparatus and will continue to serve the citizens for many years to come. For questions or comments or for ride along info, contact the webmaster.

 

 

Cash Bash 2014

Cash Bash 2014

Cash Bash 2014

Saturday, September 20, 2014   Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department is excited to announce our third annual Cash Bash fund raiser on Semptember 20th, 2014. Tickets are on-sale now with a limited number on hand, contact Todd Ward today to purchase tickets. (301) 399-0812 or Russel Wells (301) 343-3815. 

   


 

Dunkirk Places New Ambulance In-Service

Monday, April 7, 2014   Dunkirk VFD is proud to announce that we just placed a brand new International Medium Duty Horton ambulance in service on Monday April 7th, 2014. This was made possible by our Apparatus Committee, Fundraising, County Funding, Horton Vehicles, and many others! Thank you to each and every person who assisted with building this new ambulance that is now serving Calvert County citizens.




Ambulance 58 is identical to our Ambulance 59, which was the first ambulance to be replaced back in 2013. 

     



 

Deale 2 Alarm Fire

Thursday, March 20, 2014   In the early morning hours, Squad 5 (Sgt. Adams) and Chief 5 (Rector) responded to the Town of Deale in Anne Arundel County for the reported "working house fire with reported people trapped."  Upon arrival, Squad 5 and Chief 5 were put to work opening up the roof and the first floor with crews from North Beach, Huntingtown, Deale, and Lothian.  Units from Dunkirk operated for 2 hours before being released.  Unfortunately, once citizen succumbed to his injuries in the fire.



   


 

Lothian 2 Alarm Fire

Sunday, March 16, 2014   In the early morning hours, E51 (Lt. Faulkner) , Tanker 5 (FF Skaggs), and Chief 5 (Rector) responded to Lower Pindell Road for the reported structure fire.  Chief 5 arrived to find two single-wide trailers on fire with extension to the adjacent church.  A second alarm was requested due to water supply concerns.  

E51 arrived as the first due engine and extinguished the fire with the help of additional engine companies.  Units from Dunkirk and surrounding departments operated for approximately 2 hours.  Fortunately, the damage to the adjacent church was superficial and no serious extension was found.  All units cleared with no injuries.


   


 

CAR WASH SATURDAY

Saturday, February 22, 2014   CAR WASH at Dunkirk Firehouse on Ward Road this Saturday from 11am - 4pm. 




Come support your local volunteers!!!

   


 

Skills USA Success

Wednesday, February 19, 2014   Three members of the Calvert County Public School High School Cadet Program from the Dunkirk VFD competed in the Skills USA competition held at Huntingtown VFD.  T. Plant, M. Owens, and M.Floyd competed with T. Plant winning the top spot for Southern Maryland.  Plant will be headed to compete in the state competition soon.




Congratulations Guys!

   


 

One Extricated in Owings

Tuesday, February 18, 2014   On Tuesday February 18Th in the early afternoon, units form Dunkirk were alerted for the MVC reported serious. This brought C5A (S.Allen), Squad 5 ( C5B S. Faulkner), and Engine 51 (Haerer). Chief 6A (Spriggs) arrived on scene at the intersection of Rt.2 and Rt.260 reporting one trapped and assumed the Owings command. Chief 5A arrived shortly after and had operations as Squad completed the extrication of the driver of the  assenger car and engine 51 stood by on scene. Command held Dunkirk units only and the patient was taken to the landing site by A19(North Beach) to be flown to a trauma center. 

     



 

Dunkirk Run's Another Second Alarm

Side "A"

Side "A"

Wednesday, January 29, 2014   Dunkirk Volunteers were alerted for another second alarm working fire in the 213 box around 2325 hrs. E52 (Sgt. Z. Adams) with a crew of 8 men responded in the 4300 block of Cassell Blvd in Prince Frederick, MD. E52 assisted with overhall and operated on scene for approximately two hours.




Command: Chief 2. 

Companies responded: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, Charles Co. 5, & Calvert ALS.

   


 

Dunkirk Welcomes New Family Member

?Braden Nicklas Smith

?Braden Nicklas Smith

Tuesday, January 28, 2014  Dunkirk VFD would like to welcome Braden Nicklas Smith to the DVFD family as of 6:48 pm. Congratulations to Julia & Tommy Smith. 

   


 

Co. 5 First Arriving On Working Fire

Tuesday, January 28, 2014  Dunkirk, along with Co. 1, Co. 6 & Co. 2 were alerted for Mutual Aide to AACO box 42-29, 6200 block of McKendree Rd for a dwelling fire. E52 (Capt. D. Stream) SQ5 (Lt. J. Faulkner) & Chief 5 (W. Rector) second due units, arrived on location first with a fully involved two story single family dwelling. E52 stretched both hand lines, established water supply, placed 2 1/2 inch line in service, and front bumper line. Chief 5 had command until arrival of Battalion Chief 3. Pictures courtesy of T. Sealey.




In addition to operating on this call, E51, Tanker 5, Chief 5B operated on a first due chimney fire.

     
Side "A" & "B"

Side "A" & "B"

Side "C"

Side "C"



 
 
 

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