Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department



2020 Incidents
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Garage Fire in the First Due

Member Gregory Pross, February 18

At approximately 3:50 pm the Dunkirk volunteers were alerted to a reported building fire at 1810 Inverness Way in Dunkirk (508 box). Engine 51, Truck 5, Tanker 5, Chief 5 and Chief 5C responded. Dunkirk units arrived to find a detached garage with smoke showing.

Engine 51 stretched a hand line and handled fire attack while Truck 5 laddered the building, ventilated and opened up for the engine companies. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Overturned Vehicle in Dunkirk

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, January 19

At 1135 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Engine 51, Ambulance 58, Chief 5A & Chief 5C responded to Route 260 & Perrywood Lane for the motor vehicle accident.

The Dunkirk VFD found a two-vehicle accident with one on its side. All occupants were able to free themselves from the wreckage prior to fire department arrival. One patient was transported to a local trauma center. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Overturned Truck in Owings

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, January 08

This morning at 0447 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Ambulance 58 & Chief 5B were dispatched to Fifth Street & Ridge View Drive (110 box) for the overturned vehicle.

Units from the Dunkirk VFD, Squad 1 & Ambulance 19 arrived on location and found a pick-up truck overturned with the driver trapped. Squad 5 & Squad 1 stabilized the vehicle prior to removing the door to free the driver. The patient was ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Overturned Vehicle at County Line

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe , December 09

This morning at 1011 hours, Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 58, the Fire Chief & Deputy Chief responded to Route 4 & Route 260 for the motor vehicle accident.

The Dunkirk VFD arrived on location and found a single vehicle overturned. The patient had been removed from the wreckage by a bystander prior to fire department arrival.

The single patient suffered severe facial trauma. Due to inclement weather, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chesapeake Beach House Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, November 13

Tonight at 2111 hours, units were alerted for the house fire at 3815 E Chesapeake Beach Road (106 Box). Dunkirk VFD Engine 52, Truck 5, Chief 5A, Chief 5B & Safety Officer 5 responded.

First arriving units from the North Beach VFD found a chimney fire that had extended into the walls of a two-story single family house. Units opened up and quickly knocked down the fire. Truck 5 laddered the house ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Two Extricated at Route 2 & Mount Harmony

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, November 10

Sunday November 10 at 2329 hours, Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 59, Chief 5 & Chief 5B responded for the motor vehicle accident at Route 2 & Mount Harmony Road. While units were responding, the call was upgraded to an overturned vehicle with entrapment.

The Dunkirk Volunteers found a two-vehicle t-bone accident with one vehicle on its side and two occupants trapped. Squad 5 & Squad 6 worked together ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Dares Beach Basement Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, November 04

At 0550 hours this morning, Engine 52, Tanker 5, Chief 5B, and the Fire Chief responded to 30 Chesapeake Avenue in Dares Beach for smoke in the house. First arriving units had smoke showing from a two-story single family residence.

Upon entry, the first and second floors were banked down with smoke, revealing a working fire in the basement. Engine companies made an interior attack on the fire simultaneously ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption One Flown from Dunkirk Accident

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, October 08

Tuesday August 8 at 1816 hours, units from the Dunkirk VFD had just cleared a motor vehicle accident at Route 4 & Chaneyville Road. A separate accident was dispatched at Route 4 & Mt Harmony Road.

Squad 5, Engine 52 & Ambulance 59 arrived on location and found a two-vehicle accident with the driver pinned and unconscious. The crew from Squad 5 quickly extricated the driver and assisted Ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)

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