Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department



2019 Incidents
January 211
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Total 211

2018 Incidents
January 189
February 156
March 207
April 175
May 215
June 192
July 214
August 203
September 164
October 189
November 215
December 273
Total 2392

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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Owings Accident with Two Trapped

Jonathan Riffe, February 20

A mixture of snow & sleet resulted in a string of motor vehicle accidents today. At 1517 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 59, the Fire Chief & both Deputy Chiefs were dispatched to Route 4 in the area of Kelly Generator.

Units arrived to find a two-vehicle accident with two people trapped in a car on an embankment. Squad 5 stabilized the vehicle, removed all four doors, both “B” ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Squad Extricates in Lothian

Jonathan Riffe, February 09

At 1217 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5 was alerted for the accident with entrapment at Route 4 & Talbot Road (Anne Arundel 9-81A Box).

Squad 5 arrived first on location and found an SUV down and embankment, pinned against a tree on the driver side. The 5-man crew stabilized the vehicle prior to removing the drivers side door and completing a modified dash roll to extricate the driver. The patient was ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Snowstorm Extrication in Dunkirk

Jonathan Riffe, January 13

Sunday January 13 at 2232 hours, during the height of the snow storm, units from the Dunkirk VFD were alerted for the serious motor vehicle accident in the area of Route 260 & Brickhouse Road.

Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Engine 52, Brush 5, Ambulance 59, Chief 5, Chief 5A & Chief 5B responded and found a single vehicle off the roadway, into a ditch with the driver trapped and unresponsive. Crews immediately ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Squad 5 Operates for 7 Hours in PG County

Jonathan Riffe, December 29

At 0728 hours, units from Prince George’s County were alerted for the building fire at 12601 Old Marlboro Pike. First arriving units found heavy smoke and fire conditions from a large warehouse.

Minutes later, the Second Alarm was sounded bringing Dunkirk Squad 5 to the scene. Initially Squad 5 & PG Truck 28 were assigned RIT on the Alpha side. Later, they were redirected with Truck 28 to relieve ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Squad 5 Extricates in PG County

Jonathan Riffe, December 19

At 1149 hours, Squad 5 was dispatched for the overturned vehicle on fire with 2 persons trapped at Pennsylvania Ave & Crain Highway (PG County 20-02 Box).

Dunkirk VFD Squad 5 & the Deputy Chief responded and arrived to find a single-vehicle overturned with two trapped. Once the vehicle was stabilized, two doors were removed to extricate the patients. Both were transported to local trauma centers.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Dunkirk Kitchen Fire

Jonathan Riffe, December 13

This evening at 1820 hours, the Box Alarm was dispatched for the house fire at 9516 Southern Maryland Blvd in Dunkirk.

Engine 52, Truck 5, Tanker 5, Ambulance 58, the Fire Chief & Deputy Chief arrived on location of a one-story single-family with smoke showing. A grease fire that had extended into cabinets was quickly extinguished. The assignment was held to Engine 52 & Truck 5.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Overturned Vehicle in Sunderland

Jonathan Riffe, December 13

At 1106 hours, Rescue Box 613 was dispatched for the serious accident with entrapment at Route 4 & Lower Marlboro Road. Squad 5, Ambulance 58, the Deputy Chief & Fire Chief responded on the call.

A two vehicle accident was found with one vehicle overturned and two passengers still inside. Huntingtown VFD Squad 6 & Squad 5 stabilized the vehicle before removing both patients through the windshield. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Fire Throughout Easy Street

Jonathan Riffe, December 05

In the early hours of this morning, the box alarm was sounded for a reported house fire on Easy Street in Co1’s first due of Owings, Maryland.

Engine 51 (6 personnel), Engine 52 (4 personnel), Truck 5 (5 personnel), Safety Officer, and the Fire Chief responded immediately.

NBVFD Chief 1A arrived first and reported a two story split foyer with fire showing from all four sides.

Truck 5 arrived directly ... (Full Story & Photos)

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