Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2020 Incidents
January 204
February 164
March 184
April 158
May 180
June 206
Total 1096

Past Years
Year Runs
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
2006 1,984

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Chief and Truck Company Run Fire in Port Republic

Member Gregory Pross, June 02

At Approximately 955pm on Monday 6/1 Truck Company 5 and Chief 5 were dispatched for the reported fire Yoes Corner Ln and Broomes Island Rd in Port Republic. Units from Company 7 (St Leonard Volunteer Fire Department) arrived to find a well involved trailer home.

Chief 5 arrived and was assigned the attack group with Engine 7 and Engine 2. Truck 5 was assigned to open up. Truck 5 assisted with overhaul ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, May 14

At 1548 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Engine 51, Ambulance 59, Chief 5, Chief 5A & Chief 5B were dispatched for the serious motor vehicle accident in the 7700 block of Southern Maryland Boulevard (501 box).

Units from the Dunkirk VFD found a single vehicle that had overturned. Four patients were involved and two of them had been ejected. Unfortunately, two of the patients did not survive.

Huntingtown ... (Full Story & Photos)

One Extricated & One Flown from Dunkirk Accident

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, May 01

At 1319 hours, Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 58, the Deputy Chief, Assistant Chief & Fire Chief responded to Route 4 & Town Center Boulevard in Dunkirk for the serious motor vehicle accident.

The Dunkirk VFD arrived and found a 4 vehicle accident with one person trapped. The crew from Squad 5 performed a total sidewall removal of the drivers side to remove the patient. The patient was ground transported ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, April 21

On Tuesday April 21 at 0810 hours, Squad 5, Ambulance 59, Safety Officer 5 & Chief 5A were dispatched for the auto accident at Route 2 & Mount Harmony Road.

With units enroute, Communications upgraded the call after receiving supplemental information that one person was unconscious. The Dunkirk VFD arrived on location and found a two-vehicle head-on accident with one person unconscious due to a ... (Full Story & Photos)

Head-On Accident with Entrapment

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, April 14

April 14 at 1852 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5 & the Deputy Chief were dispatched for the accident with entrapment at 5366 Muddy Creek Road (Anne Arundel 01-08 Box). First arriving units found a head-on accident with entrapment and one vehicle overturned.

Squad 5 arrived, assisted with stabilizing the vehicle and rolling the dash to free the driver. Squad 5 operated for approximately 45 minutes. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, April 13

On April 13 at 0854 hours, units from the Huntingtown VFD were dispatched to the overturned propane tanker truck at Huntingtown Road & White Marsh Court. Units arrived and found the same with the propane actively leaking. Additional resources were requested brining Engine 51, Tanker 5 & Safety Officer 5.

Several departments assisted with evacuating residents in a 1/2 mile radius and setting up temporary ... (Full Story & Photos)

Easter Morning Fire in Cross Point

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, April 12

On Easter morning at 1115 hours, Still Box 506 was dispatched for the oven fire at 118 Cross Point Drive bringing Dunkirk VFD Engine 51, Truck 5 & North Beach VFD Engine 11.

Engine 51, Truck 5, the Deputy Chief, Assistant Chief, Safety Officer & Fire Chief arrived on location and found smoke showing from a two-story house. Upon entry, fire was located in the walls of the kitchen and the Box Alarm ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Fully Involved Barn Fire in Lothian

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe , March 16

At 1609 hours, Squad 5, Tanker 5 & Brush 5 were dispatched for the barn fire at 5469 Brooks Woods Road (9-08 box) in Lothian. First arriving units found a fully-involved barn loaded with hay and the surrounding field on fire.

Squad 5 pulled roof tin and other material to open up for Engine Companies. Brush 5 worked on extinguishing the field fire. Tanker 5 shuttled water for the fireground. Units ... (Full Story & Photos)


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