Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2018 Incidents
January 189
February 156
March 207
April 175
May 215
June 192
July 214
Total 1348

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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Jonathan Riffe, September 22

Are you ready to win some CA$H??!! The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Cash Bash will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. Each ticket cost $100 and gives you the opportunity to win $105 to $10,000 and your ticket can win multiple times! Each ticket allows you and a guest to attend this event which includes food, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Company 5 Extricates on Route 260

Jonathan Riffe, August 11

At 2213 hours, the Dunkirk Volunteers were alerted for the serious crash in the area of 2797 West Chesapeake Beach Road (512 Box). Squad 5, Engine 5, Ambulance 58, Safety 5A, and Chief 5 arrived to find a work van overturned with one trapped. Squad 5 went to work stabilizing the vehicle and extricating the patient, while Engine 51 provided protection with a handline. The patient was extricated and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 3 Autos Off in the Industrial Park

Jonathan Riffe, August 11

At 1600 hours, Engine 52, Squad 5, Tanker 5, Safety 5A, and Chief 5 were dispatched to the 800 blk of Keith Lane for a possible auto on fire. Dunkirk VFD units arrived and found 3 autos off in the rear of the building. Quick work was made of the fire and the company returned to service in 45 minutes.... (Full Story & Photos)

$25,000 Grant Awarded!

Jonathan Riffe, August 10

The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank the community for their amazing support back in May of this year.

Just a quick recap, we had posted on our social media pages asking for your support and votes to make us eligible for a $25,000.00 grant from NEST Technologies partnered with The Leary Firefighters Foundation.

Well great news, we won the $25,000.00 grant contest! This was ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Jonathan Riffe, July 24

At 1950 hours, as Squad 5 was picking up from a pin job in Lothian, the first due box assignment was dispatched for the house fire at 3474 Yellow Bank Road. Engine 51, Engine 52, Squad 5, Tanker 5, Ambulance 58, the Fire Chief & both Deputy Chiefs responded.

The Dunkirk Volunteers arrived on location of a two-story residence with an electrical fire in the basement that had spread into the walls and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad Extricates on Route 4

Jonathan Riffe, July 24

At 1938 hours, Squad 5 (crew of six) & the Deputy Chief responded to Route 4 & Route 258 for the motor vehicle accident.

Squad 5 arrived and found a two-vehicle accident with one person trapped. The crew deployed both Spreaders and the O-cutters to complete a sidewall removal, extricating the driver.

Engine 820 stood by with a charged protection line and one patient was transported to a local ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Jonathan Riffe, July 09

At 1758 hours Squad 5 & Ambulance 58 were alerted to Anne Arundel County at Route 4 & Talbot Road for the accident with entrapment. Both units responded with 9 personnel and found a single vehicle overturned with one occupant trapped.

Squad 5 immediately went to work and stabilized the vehicle using the Res-Q-Jaks, cribbing, and wedges. The extrication was complete within 5 minutes upon arrival ... (Full Story & Photos)

Regency Manor Trailer Fire

Jonathan Riffe, July 07

Saturday afternoon at 1235 hours, Tanker 5 was clearing a Box Alarm in Saint Leonard, Engine 51 was clearing a medical local in Huntingtown and Ambulance 59 was committed on a separate medical local. With 3 units already on the street, a first due Box assignment was dispatched for the trailer fire at 2312 Carter Avenue in the Regency Manor Trailer Park.

Engine 51, Engine 52, Squad 5, Tanker 5, Brush ... (Full Story & Photos)

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