Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department



2020 Incidents
January 204
February 164
March 184
April 158
May 180
June 206
July 212
August
September
October
November
December
Total 1308

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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No Caption Hurricane Isaias Slams East Coast

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, August 04

Hurricane Isaias kept firefighters busy at Dunkirk VFD and all across the East Coast. During the storm, the members of Dunkirk VFD ran a variety of calls including a shed fire, gas leaks, motor vehicle accidents, vehicles stranded in flood waters, trees on houses, structural collapses and a variety of service calls (flooding conditions & trees down).

Pictures are from a shed fire with extension to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Squad Extricates in Friendship

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, August 01

At 2022 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Chief 5A & Chief 5B responded to the motor vehicle accident with entrapment at the Route 2 & Friendship Road traffic circle (Anne Arundel 42-21 box).

Units found an overturned pickup truck with one person trapped. Once the passenger side door was removed, it was determined that the patient had been partially ejected, pinning the head. The crews from Squad 5 & ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, July 29

On Wednesday July 29 at 2250 hours, Dunkirk VFD Engine 51, Truck 5, Chief 5, Chief 5A & Chief 5C responded to 9210 Bay Avenue in North Beach (111 box) for the shed fire.

North Beach VFD Chief 1 arrived on scene to find a fully involved shed with fire also showing from the neighboring house. Units from Dunkirk VFD went to work with performing a primary search, opening up, and extinguishing the fire.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tragic Fatal Fire in Huntingtown

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, July 23

This morning at 0636 hours, Dunkirk VFD Truck 5, Ambulance 59 & Chief 5 were dispatched for the House Fire with a person trapped on Hunting Creek Road in Huntingtown (601 box).

Units found a single-story house with fire showing from several windows & through the roof. With numerous reports from bystanders that the resident was still inside, firefighters made an aggressive push knocking down the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Perrywood Lane House Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, July 21

Tuesday July 21 at 0349 hours, the Box Alarm was struck for the house fire at 12545 Perrywood Lane in Dunkirk (512 box).

Dunkirk VFD Engine 51, Truck 5, Ambulance 59, Chief 5 & both Deputy Chiefs arrived to find smoke showing from the rear of a 2-story single-family house.

Engine 51 advanced the 200’ line and found fire on the rear exterior siding of the house that had extended into the walls ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief and Truck Company Run Fire in Port Republic

Member Gregory Pross, June 02

At Approximately 955pm on Monday 6/1 Truck Company 5 and Chief 5 were dispatched for the reported fire Yoes Corner Ln and Broomes Island Rd in Port Republic. Units from Company 7 (St Leonard Volunteer Fire Department) arrived to find a well involved trailer home.

Chief 5 arrived and was assigned the attack group with Engine 7 and Engine 2. Truck 5 was assigned to open up. Truck 5 assisted with overhaul ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Double Fatal Accident in Owings

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, May 14

At 1548 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Engine 51, Ambulance 59, Chief 5, Chief 5A & Chief 5B were dispatched for the serious motor vehicle accident in the 7700 block of Southern Maryland Boulevard (501 box).

Units from the Dunkirk VFD found a single vehicle that had overturned. Four patients were involved and two of them had been ejected. Unfortunately, two of the patients did not survive.

Huntingtown ... (Full Story & Photos)

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One Extricated & One Flown from Dunkirk Accident

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, May 01

At 1319 hours, Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 58, the Deputy Chief, Assistant Chief & Fire Chief responded to Route 4 & Town Center Boulevard in Dunkirk for the serious motor vehicle accident.

The Dunkirk VFD arrived and found a 4 vehicle accident with one person trapped. The crew from Squad 5 performed a total sidewall removal of the drivers side to remove the patient. The patient was ground transported ... (Full Story & Photos)

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