Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department



2020 Incidents
January 204
February 164
March 184
April 158
May 180
June 206
July 212
August 207
September 209
October 206
November 218
December 194
Total 2342

Past Years
Year Runs
2019 2,534
2018 2,397
2017 2,162
2016 2,298
2015 2,283
2014 2,154
2013 2,046
2012 2,154
2011 2,230
2010 1,983
2009 2,120
2008 2,089
2007 2,138
2006 1,984


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Welcome to the Official Website of the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc.

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Fire Showing from South View Drive

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, January 17

At 1550 hours, Engine 51, Truck 5 & Chief 5A responded to 15 South View Drive for the garage fire. First arriving units found fire showing from a one-story house and a fully-involved attached garage. The crew from Truck 5 opened up for the crews inside. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Fully Involved Dump Truck Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, January 04

At 0650 hours, Engine Company 5 was dispatched for the vehicle fire at 7755 Southern Maryland Boulevard. Engine 51, Tanker 5, Chief 5 & Chief 5B responded and found a fully-involved dump truck. The crew from Engine 51 deployed the front bumper line and made quick work of the fire. Units from the Dunkirk VFD returned to service at 0719 hours. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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First Due Fire on Tenley Place

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, December 26

At 1136 hours, Dunkirk VFD Engine 52, Truck 5, Tanker 5, Ambulance 59, Chief 5 & both Deputy Chiefs responded to 3525 Tenley Place for the House Fire (503 box).

Units from the Dunkirk VFD arrived and found smoke showing from all 4 sides of a two-story house. During the 360, the homeowner advised the fire was located in the basement.

The crew from Engine 52 forced entry into the exterior basement ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Tragic Fatal Accident with Double Entrapment

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, December 23

On Wednesday December 23 at 1635 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Engine 51, Engine 52, Ambulance 59, Chief 5, Chief 5A, Chief 5B & both Safety Officers were dispatched to Route 260 & Journey Drive (511 box) for the serious motor vehicle accident.

Units from the Dunkirk VFD found a 3 vehicle accident. One vehicle was overturned in the woods with one person trapped and a second vehicle had one person ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Duck Hunter Rescued from Cocktown Creek

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, December 15

On Tuesday December 15 at 0742 hours Dunkirk VFD Zodiac 5, Special Unit 5 and both Deputy Chiefs responded to assist Huntingtown VFD units at Kings Landing Park with a duck hunter stuck in the mud possibly suffering from hypothermia.

Additionally, North Beach VFD Gator 1, Public Safety Gator 20, MSP Trooper 7, rescue boats from Prince Georges County Fire Department and the Department of Natural ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Dunkirk VFD Truck 5 Announcement

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, December 04

The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department is pleased to announce that the new Truck 5 is now in service.

Truck 5 is a completely custom built 2020 Seagrave Marauder with a 100 Foot Force Aerial and a 500 lb Tip.

There has never been another Seagrave Truck built that is identical to Dunkirk Truck 5, however due to its unique design and operational effectiveness, many departments throughout the United ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Official Press Release: Departmental Accident

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, December 03

Official Press Release:

This morning at 0449 hours, Dunkirk VFD Brush 5 & Ambulance 59 responded to a priority 1 medical in the 7200 block of Southern Maryland Boulevard (Route 4).

During the incident, Brush 5 provided barrier protection for the safety of the crew & patient onboard Ambulance 59. For unknown reasons, a vehicle traveling in the direction of the incident, struck Brush 5 at approximately ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Three Trapped in Head-On Accident

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, November 23

At 1903 hours, Dunkirk VFD Engine 51 & Tanker 5 responded for the vehicle fire at Route 260 & Jewell Road. While enroute, Communications advised they were receiving additional information that the vehicle fire was a result of a serious accident with multiple people trapped. The assignment was upgraded and brought Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 59, Chief 5A, Chief 5C & both Safety Officers. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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