Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2018 Incidents
January 189
Total 189

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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Day of Extrication Training

Jonathan Riffe, February 18

Today, the Dunkirk Volunteers spent the day drilling on many different extrication topics. In addition to two automobiles, a school bus and dump truck were recently donated to the department.

Scenario 1: A dump truck into a car with one occupant trapped in each vehicle. Both vehicles were stabilized using the Res-Q-Jacks.

Scenario 2: A single vehicle accident with a patient trapped.

Scenario ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Waysons Corner Trailer Fire

Jonathan Riffe, February 14

At 0916 hours, Squad 5, the Fire Chief, Assistant Chief & Deputy Fire Chief were alerted for the structure fire at 186 Main Street in Waysons Corner.

First arriving EMS 3 reported smoke showing from a trailer. Squad 5 was the first arriving suppression piece and found fire in the walls of one room. The fire was quickly knocked down, holding the Box to Squad 5 & Engine 820.

Assistant Chief 5 held ... (Full Story & Photos)

One Pinned on Route 4

Jonathan Riffe, February 08

This afternoon at 1455 hours, while Ambulance 58 was handling a medical local, Squad 5, Engine 51, the Fire Chief and both Deputy Chiefs responded to Route 4 & Brickhouse Road for the auto accident.

Two vehicles were involved with one person pinned. Squad 5 stabilized the vehicle and removed the door to free the patient for transport to the hospital. The Dunkirk Volunteers returned to service 20 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Jonathan Riffe, February 07

After 11 months of travel, research, and many meetings - the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department has entered into an agreement with Four Guys LLC for the purchase of a new Tanker 5.

March 18, 2017 Dunkirk was faced with a challenge no department ever wants to experience. The department rallied together with the support of local business, other departments, and the county government to get through ... (Full Story & Photos)

Wagon Extinguishes Truck Fire in Owings

Jonathan Riffe, January 11

At 1014 hours, Engine 51 & the Assistant Chief were dispatched for the auto fire at 8605 N. Solomons Island Road. Engine 51 arrived and found a pick-up truck fully involved. The front bumper line was deployed making quick work of the fire. Engine 51 returned to service at 1043 hours. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Jonathan Riffe, January 08

At 0808 hours, while Zodiac 5, Utility 5, and the Fire Chief were operating on a water rescue in Chesapeake Beach, Squad 5 was dispatched to Route 4 & Route 408 in Anne Arundel County for the vehicle crash with entrapment.

Squad 5 responded with 4 personnel and arrived first to find a two car head on collision with occupants trapped. The crew went to work stabilizing the cars and removing several ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Showing in Boone’s Mobile Estates

Jonathan Riffe, January 06

At 1714 hours, units were dispatched to 489 Keith Lane in the Boone’s Mobile Estates (Anne Arundel 9-04 Box) for the reported house on fire. Squad 5, Engine 51, the Assistant Chief and Safety Officer responded with 14 Members.

E-94 arrived to find a one story double wide with fire showing. Squad 5 arrived as the first special service, conducted a primary search and opened up. Engine 51 arrived as ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Jonathan Riffe, December 30

At 1836 hours, the Box Alarm was dispatched for the reported house on fire in the area of the Prince Frederick Walmart. Squad 5 and the Assistant Chief responded immediately.

Units arrived and found a two story balloon frame house with fire throughout. An aggressive interior attack was mounted and searches were completed by Squad 5 upon their arrival.

A task force was sounded bringing Engine 52 ... (Full Story & Photos)


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