Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2017 Runs
January 143
February 119
March 192
April 174
May 191
June 192
July 187
August 179
September 160
Total 1537

2016 Incidents
January 245
February 221
March 208
April 182
May 194
June 216
July 227
August 192
September 174
October 168
November 194
December 212
Total 2433

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

Dunkirk VFD Open House

Jonathan Riffe, October 22

Come out and support your local 100% Volunteers at the Annual Open House!

October 22, 2017 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Vehicle extrication demonstrations, EMS demonstrations, food, games, and much much more!!
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Accident With Entrapment in Dunkirk

Jonathan Riffe, October 10

At 1329 hours, the Rescue assignment was dispatched to Route 4 & Town Center Blvd for a reported crash with entrapment.

Squad 5, Engine 52, and Ambulance 58 arrived to find a three car, t-bone style accident with one occupant trapped and three patients.

All vehicles were stabilized and Squad 5 went to work utilizing the Amkus tools to free the trapped occupant. The driver was freed in 7 minutes ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad & Wagon Extricate in Lothian

Jonathan Riffe, October 07

At 1056 hours, Engine Company 5 was alerted for the motor vehicle accident with entrapment in the area of 931 Lower Pindell Road. Squad 5, Engine 52, Chief 5 & Chief 5A responded and arrived first to find a vehicle on its side with one person trapped.

Squad 5’s Res Q Jaks were used to stabilize the vehicle and the new "electric circular extrication saw" was used to flap the roof. Speedway cutters, ... (Full Story & Photos)

One Extricated & Two Flown from Route 4 & Mount Harmony Road

Jonathan Riffe, October 01

At 1855 hours, the Dunkirk Volunteers were alerted for the overturned vehicle at Route 4 & Mount Harmony Road. Squad 5, Engine 51, Engine 52, Ambulance 58, Chief 5A & Safety 5 arrived to find a two vehicle accident with one overturned and a person trapped.

The crew from Squad 5 stabilized the vehicle & removed the driver’s side door to free the driver. Engine 51 stood by with a charged safety handline. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Winning Numbers From The CASHBASH

Richard Peterson, September 30

Thank you to all those that supported us for our very successful Cash Bash this past weekend. We look forward to hosting one next year, but here are the numbers from this past Saturday.

Congratulations to our winners and once again, thank you for your support. ... (Full Story & Photos)

First Due Commercial Building Fire

Jonathan Riffe, September 26

At 0457 hours the Box Alarm was sounded for the building fire at 7101 Industrial Drive, Owings. Engine 51, Engine 52, Squad 5, Ambulance 59, Brush 5, DFC Philpott, AFC Sealey, and the Fire Chief responded immediately.

The Dunkirk Volunteers arrived to find a two story commercial building with fire showing. Engine 51 laid out from the dry hydrant and advanced a cross lay and the 2" preconnect inside ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad & Engine Extricate in Lothian

Jonathan Riffe, September 04

At 2000 hours, Squad 5, Engine 51 & the Fire Chief were alerted for the accident with entrapment in the area of 4961 Sands Road in Lothian (925 Box). The Fire Chief arrived first to find a two vehicle crash with one heavily pinned. One vehicle was on its side and one vehicle was severely mangled after striking a telephone pole.

Squad 5 arrived with Squad 20 (Marlboro) and began extrication efforts. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Outside Fire Threatens Trailer

Jonathan Riffe, August 29

At 0421 hours, Engine 52 was alerted as the 2nd due Engine Company for the outside fire threatening a residence at 6754 North Solomons Island Road (614 Box). Engine 52 assumed the 1st arriving Engine Company responsibilities and found a large fire extending into a trailer. The front bumper line was deployed making quick work of the fire. Engine 52 returned to service at 0500 hours.

Chief 5, Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)


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