Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

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2017 DVFD Cash Bash!

webmaster, September 30

DVFD TICKET OFFICE OPEN: April, May and June - Thursday 4PM to 7PM, Saturday 9AM to 1PM
Are you ready to win some CA$H!! The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Cash Bash is coming “back”. It will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. There are only 700 tickets that will be sold and each ticket cost $100. Each ticket gives ... (Full Story & Photos)

High Angle Dog Rescue in Lusby

Jonathan Riffe, August 14

At 0955 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Technical Rescue 5 & Chief 5A were alerted to 1234 Golden West Way in Lusby for the High Angle Rescue. First arriving units found a blind poodle that had walked off a 70' cliff, landing in a pile of brush 30' down the cliff edge.

The Dunkirk Volunteers arrived on location and set up multiple rescue and belay systems, rescuing the dog. The Dunkirk Volunteers returned ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine Responds to Deale Shed Fire

Jonathan Riffe, August 12

At 1030 hours, Engine 51 was alerted for the shed fire at 5705 Great Oak Parkway in Deale (Anne Arundel 42-24 Box). With units enroute, Communications filled the Box for the shed threatening a house. Units arrived on location of a fully involved shed threatening a house. The crew from Engine 51 assisted with overhaul before returning to service. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad Responds to Fatal Shadyside Fire

Jonathan Riffe, August 10

At 1045 hours, Squad 5 & Chief 5A were alerted to 1532 Lincoln Road for the house fire in Shady Side (Anne Arundel 41-9 Box). First arriving units found a one-story wood frame house fully involved with reports of an occupant trapped inside. Squad 5 arrived on location, opened up the roof and assisted with extinguishing the fire. Unfortunately the occupant inside, perished in the fire. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Co 5 Units Handle Two Rescue Boxes

Kyle Armstrong, July 31

Around 1425 Co 5 units were dispatched to North Beach box 1-10, at Megan Circle/Fifth Street, for the motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Squad 5 (6 personnel), A58, Chief 5, and Chief 5B all marked within a minute of dispatch, and responded on the call.
The vehicle involved, had stuck a tree off the roadway, and caused the driver to become entrapped. Squad 5 assisted with stabilization and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident with Entrapment in Dunkirk

Jonathan Riffe, July 23

At 1245 hours, Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 58, the Deputy Chief (5B) & Fire Chief were alerted for the serious accident at Route 260 & Chews Branch Road. The Dunkirk Volunteers found a three vehicle collision with one person trapped. The crew from Squad 5 went to work extricating the patient in eight minutes by performing a driver's side wall removal.

One patient was flown to a local trauma center ... (Full Story & Photos)

Don't Surrender Summer 2017 Video

Jonathan Riffe , July 22

Dunkirk VFD "Don't Surrender" Summer 2017 Video... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad Extricates in Lothian

Jonathan Riffe, June 19

At 0955 hours, Engine Company 5 was alerted for the motor vehicle accident at Route 4 & Upper Pindell Road. Squad 5, Engine 51 & the Fire Chief responded on the call and found a single-vehicle into a tree with the driver trapped & unconscious. The crew from Squad 5 stabilized the vehicle and freed the driver with the Spreaders & O Cutters by removing the driver's side door. The total extrication took ... (Full Story & Photos)


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