Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department



2020 Incidents
January 204
February 164
March 184
April 158
May 180
June 206
July 212
August 207
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2016 2,298
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2008 2,089
2007 2,138
2006 1,984


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No Caption 6 Vehicle Accident with One Trapped

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 21

At 1145 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Ambulance 59, Chief 5 & Chief 5B were dispatched for the serious motor vehicle accident at Route 4 & Chaneyville Road.

The Dunkirk VFD arrived on location and found 6 vehicles involved with one person trapped in a minivan. The crew from Squad 5 & Squad 6 completed a sidewall removal to extricate the driver. One patient was flown to a local trauma center. Two additional ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lion's Club donates Personal Protective Equipment to DVFD membership

Member Ethan Johnson, September 15

The members at Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank the Lion's Club of the Greater Metropolitan Area for their generous donation of personal protective equipment(PPE). The Lion's Club received a grant for providing PPE to first responders. The PPE provided will be of great help when responding to medical responses.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Fully Involved Labor Day Garage Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 07

This Labor Day afternoon at 1335 hours, Engine 51, Truck 5, Tanker 5, the Fire Chief & both Deputy Chiefs responded to 2500 Dalrymple Road (103 box) for the structure fire.

Units arrived on location and found a detached garage fully-involved along with a work truck. The fire was also threatening an additional garage and work truck. Multiple crews went to work deploying handlines to quickly bring ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Auto Fire in Dunkirk

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, August 28

At 1527 hours, Engine Company 5 was dispatched for the vehicle fire at Route 4 & Town Center Boulevard. Engine 51 arrived, deployed the front bumper line and made quick work of the fire. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Bayard Road House Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, August 25

This evening at 1951 hours, Truck 5, Tanker 5, Chief 5, Chief 5A & Chief 5B responded to Bayard Road (Anne Arundel 9-12 box) for the house struck by lightning.

Units arrived and found smoke throughout the house. The fire was found burning between the floor joists and walls. Quick work was made of the stubborn fire and extensive overhaul was required. Truck 5 operated for 2.5 hours. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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One Flown from Overturned Vehicle

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, August 19

At 0307 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Ambulance 59, Chief 5, Chief 5A, Chief 5B & Safety 5 responded to Fowler Road & Arbor Way for the serious accident. Huntingtown VFD Squad 6, Ambulance 69 & Medic 105 were also dispatched.

The Dunkirk VFD found a single vehicle on its side after striking a tree head-on. Both occupants had been removed from the vehicle by bystanders prior to fire department arrival. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, August 18

10 minutes before midnight on Tuesday August 18, Dunkirk VFD Engine 51, Engine 52, Squad 5, Tanker 5, Ambulance 59, Chief 5, Chief 5A, Chief 5B and both Safety Officers responded to 12545 Perrywood Lane for the house fire.

Units from the Dunkirk VFD arrived and found fire showing from a floodlight extending up the siding of the house. Engine 51 stretched the line making quick work of the fire. The ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Truck 5 Committee Completes Final Inspection in Wisconsin

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, August 18

This week, the Truck committee traveled to Seagrave Fire Apparatus in Wisconsin for the final inspection of Truck 5. After a few changes, Truck 5 will arrive in Maryland in approximately 2 weeks. Many thanks to the committee for their AMAZING work!! Stay tuned for additional updates..... (Full Story & Photos)

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