Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

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Training Presentation: I Can't Save You But I'll Die Trying

Jonathan Riffe, October 16

Training presentation at Dunkirk VFD on October 16. ... (Full Story & Photos)

2017 DVFD Cash Bash!

webmaster, September 30

DVFD TICKET OFFICE OPEN: April, May and June - Thursday 4PM to 7PM, Saturday 9AM to 1PM
Are you ready to win some CA$H!! The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Cash Bash is coming “back”. It will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. There are only 700 tickets that will be sold and each ticket cost $100. Each ticket gives ... (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)

One Extricated & Flown: Route 260 & Cornwall Road

Jonathan Riffe, August 18

Less than 30 minutes after clearing the accident at Route 260 & Sansbury Road, the Dunkirk Volunteers were alerted for the serious accident at Route 260 & Cornwall Road. Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 58 & Chief 5A responded. Communications advised of a three vehicle accident with four people trapped.

Units from the Dunkirk VFD arrived on location with 3 vehicles involved and one person trapped. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident with Flyout: Route 260 & Sansbury Road

Jonathan Riffe, August 18

At 1504 hours, Squad 5, Ambulance 58 & Chief 5A were alerted for the accident at Route 260 & Brickhouse Road. The Dunkirk Volunteers arrived at the corrected location of Route 260 & Sansbury Road and found a two vehicle accident with a semi-conscious patient. Crews assisted EMS units on location with patient care and securing both vehicles. One patient was flown to a local trauma center and a second ... (Full Story & Photos)

High Angle Dog Rescue in Lusby

Jonathan Riffe, August 14

At 0955 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Technical Rescue 5 & Chief 5A were alerted to 1234 Golden West Way in Lusby for the High Angle Rescue. First arriving units found a blind poodle that had walked off a 70' cliff, landing in a pile of brush 30' down the cliff edge.

The Dunkirk Volunteers arrived on location and set up multiple rescue and belay systems, rescuing the dog. The Dunkirk Volunteers returned ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine Responds to Deale Shed Fire

Jonathan Riffe, August 12

At 1030 hours, Engine 51 was alerted for the shed fire at 5705 Great Oak Parkway in Deale (Anne Arundel 42-24 Box). With units enroute, Communications filled the Box for the shed threatening a house. Units arrived on location of a fully involved shed threatening a house. The crew from Engine 51 assisted with overhaul before returning to service. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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