Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department



2018 Incidents
January 189
February 156
March 207
April 175
May 215
June 192
July 214
August 203
September
October
November
December
Total 1551

2017 Incidents
January 143
February 119
March 192
April 174
May 191
June 192
July 187
August 179
September 160
October 181
November 186
December 179
Total 2083

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

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Dunkirk VFD Open House

Jonathan Riffe, October 28

Come out and support your local Hometown Heroes!

October 28, 2018 from 12 pm-4 pm

Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department
3170 West Ward Rd

Vehicle Extrication demonstrations
EMS demonstrations
Food, games, etc.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 2018 Dunkirk VFD CA$H BASH

Jonathan Riffe, September 22

Are you ready to win some CA$H??!! The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Cash Bash will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. Each ticket cost $100 and gives you the opportunity to win $105 to $10,000 and your ticket can win multiple times! Each ticket allows you and a guest to attend this event which includes food, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ward Road Auto Fire

Chief Jonathan Riffe - R9166, September 14

Friday September 14 at 2300 hours, Engine Company 5 was dispatched to the auto fire on Ward Road. Engine 51 & Tanker 5 arrived and found an abandoned vehicle fully-involved. The fire was extinguished in minutes. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Squad Extricates on Serious Accident in Lothian

Jonathan Riffe, September 06

At 1623 hours, Squad 5 and both Deputy Chiefs responded to the serious accident on Mount Zion Road in the area of Farmhouse Lane.

Units arrived and found a two vehicle head-on accident. The engine compartment of one vehicle was on fire and the driver of the second vehicle was heavily entrapped.

Squad 5 deployed every piece of hydraulic equipment to work on extricating the driver. All four doors ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Calvert Advanced Life Support Unit housed at Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

Jonathan Riffe, August 21

The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department Inc., in conjunction with Calvert Advanced Life Support (CALS), is pleased to announce the addition of an Advanced Life Support Unit that will be housed at Dunkirk’s Firehouse-3170 West Ward Road, Dunkirk Md.

Historically, the northern portion of Calvert County has always had the longest delivery time of Advanced Life Support, averaging 16-20 minutes from dispatch ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Company 5 Extricates on Route 260

Jonathan Riffe, August 11

At 2213 hours, the Dunkirk Volunteers were alerted for the serious crash in the area of 2797 West Chesapeake Beach Road (512 Box). Squad 5, Engine 5, Ambulance 58, Safety 5A, and Chief 5 arrived to find a work van overturned with one trapped. Squad 5 went to work stabilizing the vehicle and extricating the patient, while Engine 51 provided protection with a handline. The patient was extricated and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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3 Autos Off in the Industrial Park

Jonathan Riffe, August 11

At 1600 hours, Engine 52, Squad 5, Tanker 5, Safety 5A, and Chief 5 were dispatched to the 800 blk of Keith Lane for a possible auto on fire. Dunkirk VFD units arrived and found 3 autos off in the rear of the building. Quick work was made of the fire and the company returned to service in 45 minutes.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption $25,000 Grant Awarded!

Jonathan Riffe, August 10

The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank the community for their amazing support back in May of this year.

Just a quick recap, we had posted on our social media pages asking for your support and votes to make us eligible for a $25,000.00 grant from NEST Technologies partnered with The Leary Firefighters Foundation.

Well great news, we won the $25,000.00 grant contest! This was ... (Full Story & Photos)

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