Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2019 Incidents
January 211
February 166
March 211
April 217
May 205
June 198
July 245
August 226
September 211
October 224
Total 2114

2018 Incidents
January 189
February 156
March 207
April 175
May 215
June 192
July 214
August 203
September 164
October 189
November 215
December 273
Total 2392

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, November 13

Tonight at 2111 hours, units were alerted for the house fire at 3815 E Chesapeake Beach Road (106 Box). Dunkirk VFD Engine 52, Truck 5, Chief 5A, Chief 5B & Safety Officer 5 responded.

First arriving units from the North Beach VFD found a chimney fire that had extended into the walls of a two-story single family house. Units opened up and quickly knocked down the fire. Truck 5 laddered the house ... (Full Story & Photos)

Two Extricated at Route 2 & Mount Harmony

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, November 10

Sunday November 10 at 2329 hours, Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 59, Chief 5 & Chief 5B responded for the motor vehicle accident at Route 2 & Mount Harmony Road. While units were responding, the call was upgraded to an overturned vehicle with entrapment.

The Dunkirk Volunteers found a two-vehicle t-bone accident with one vehicle on its side and two occupants trapped. Squad 5 & Squad 6 worked together ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, November 04

At 0550 hours this morning, Engine 52, Tanker 5, Chief 5B, and the Fire Chief responded to 30 Chesapeake Avenue in Dares Beach for smoke in the house. First arriving units had smoke showing from a two-story single family residence.

Upon entry, the first and second floors were banked down with smoke, revealing a working fire in the basement. Engine companies made an interior attack on the fire simultaneously ... (Full Story & Photos)

One Flown from Dunkirk Accident

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, October 08

Tuesday August 8 at 1816 hours, units from the Dunkirk VFD had just cleared a motor vehicle accident at Route 4 & Chaneyville Road. A separate accident was dispatched at Route 4 & Mt Harmony Road.

Squad 5, Engine 52 & Ambulance 59 arrived on location and found a two-vehicle accident with the driver pinned and unconscious. The crew from Squad 5 quickly extricated the driver and assisted Ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, October 06

This afternoon at 1404 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Ambulance 59 & the Deputy Chief responded to Route 4 & Upper Pindell Road for the motor vehicle accident (Anne Arundel 9-81A box).

Units from the Dunkirk VFD arrived to find a single-vehicle in the woods and on fire. The driver was able to self-extricate prior to fire department arrival. Squad 5 quickly extinguished the fire while Ambulance 59 assessed ... (Full Story & Photos)

Running Hare Vineyard Building Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 30

This morning at approximately 0615 hours, Engine 21 (Prince Frederick VFD) was dispatched for the smoke investigation on Adelina Road. While searching for the source, they arrived at Running Hare Vineyard and found a large 2-story commercial building used for producing wine fully-involved with fire.

The box assignment was requested which brought Dunkirk VFD Truck 5, Tanker 5 & the Assistant Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 24

This morning at 0528 hours, Engine 52, Truck 5, Tanker 5, Chief 5, Chief 5A & Chief 5C responded to 2765 Queensberry Drive in Huntingtown for the house fire. First arriving units found a two-story house with fire showing from the second floor and attic.

Engine 52 arrived, laying a secondary supply line and stretched a 200’ crosslay to Side C. Due to the fire originating on the exterior of the house, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Truck 5 Attends 9/11 Annapolis Mission BBQ Event

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 11

Several weeks ago, the Annapolis Mission BBQ reached out to the Dunkirk VFD and requested that Truck 5 be in attendance on September 11 to wave the American flag during the singing of the National Anthem at 1200 hours.

Truck 5 & Chief 5A stood by at the event for two hours. Afterwards, the crew stopped by the Maryland Fire-Rescue Services Memorial to pay their respects and sweep the leaves & sand ... (Full Story & Photos)

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