Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2021 Incidents
January 199
February 186
March 210
April 158
May 140
June 189
July 189
August 194
September 162
October 189
Total 1816

Past Years
Year Runs
2020 2,342
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

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Nov 30, 2021

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

Passing of Past President and Active Member Jim Taylor

Member Gregory Pross, August 27

It pains every ounce of me to pass along the Death Notification of Past President and Active Member Jim Taylor.

Past President Taylor passed away this morning due to complications from the COVID virus. Not only was he an active member of the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department, he is also an active member of the DCFD Fire Investigations Unit. Both organizations will suffer a huge hit with Jim’s untimely ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Truck Runs First Due to Deale

Member Gregory Pross, July 29

On Wednesday, July 28th at approximately 11:54am Truck Company 5 was dispatched as the first due truck to a reported house fire at 717A Tyler Point Rd in Deale. Units from Anne Arundel County Fire Department arrived to find smoke coming from a 2 story house.

Dunkirk VFD Truck 5 arrived shortly after and went to work. Truck 5 searched and located the fire while simultaneously laddering, ventilating, ... (Full Story & Photos)

DVFD Recruitment Video

Member Ethan Johnson, July 14

Are you looking for the opportunity of a life time? Do you want to be part of an organization that not only serves the community but fosters lifetime friendships? Here’s a short glimpse into what we do at the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department.... (Full Story)

No Caption Engine Truck and Chiefs Run Multi Alarm Fire in Solomons

Member Gregory Pross, May 25

On May 24th at approximately 10:45pm box 302 was struck for a reported commercial building fire at 13860 HG Trueman Rd. Units from Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department arrived to find a strip mall well involved with fire. Shortly after arrival a second alarm was transmitted bringing additional units including Dunkirk VFD Engine 51, Truck 5, Chief 5, Chief 5A, and Safety 5.

On arrival ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dunkirk VFD Press Release Announcing the Untimely Death of Firefighter Raleigh Midkiff

Lifetime member Richard Peterson, May 16

The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) regrets to announce the death of active member Firefighter Raleigh Midkiff III on 5/16/2021. Raleigh joined the Dunkirk VFD in January of 2021, transferring from the St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as a long time member and Deputy Chief. Firefighter Midkiff also served as a career member of the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Fire Showing from Sheckells Road

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, May 15

At 1749 hours, the Box Alarm was struck for the House Fire on Sheckells Road (608 box) bringing Engine 51, Tanker 5, Chief 5 & Chief 5A. Units arrived on location with fire showing from both floors of a 2-story house.

Multiple lines were deployed and companies were able to push inside making quick work of the fire. Extensive overhaul was required and units returned to service several hours later. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad 5 Extricates from T-Bone Accident

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, May 04

This afternoon at 1437 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Ambulance 5, Chief 5 & Chief 5B responded to a motor vehicle accident at Route 4 & Town Center Blvd.

Dunkirk VFD arrived on location and found a 2-vehicle t-bone accident with one person trapped. The crew from Squad 5 removed the driver side doors of a mini-van to extricate the driver. One patient was transported to a local hospital. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Dunkirk Auxiliary Host Food Truck Rally

Member Gregory Pross, May 03

Come out and support your local Dunkirk volunteers. The Dunkirk Auxiliary will be hosting a food truck rally Friday, May 14 from 4 to 8 PM at DUNKIRK BAPTIST CHURCH located at 11275 Southern Maryland Boulevard, Dunkirk, MD 20754. Come out and enjoy some good food and good times all while supporting your local volunteers!... (Full Story & Photos)


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