Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2019 Incidents
January 211
February 166
March 211
April 217
May 205
June 198
Total 1208

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

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2019 Dunkirk VFD CA$H BASH

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 21

Are you ready to win some CA$H??!! The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Cash Bash will be held on Saturday September 21, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. Each ticket costs $100 and gives you the opportunity to win $150 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)

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Member Gregory Pross, August 17

The Auxiliary of the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a yard sale at the firehouse. Sell your unwanted treasures and support your local fire department. Come on down Saturday August 17th from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to support! ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad Extricates One Near County Line

Member Gregory Pross, July 11

Today at 1039 hours Squad 5, Assistant chief 5 and Ambulance 59 were alerted for a motor vehicle accident with injuries at South bound Route 4 and Lower Pindell rd. Dunkirk units were first arriving and reported a 2 car accident with one person trapped. Squad 5’s crew stabilized the vehicle and removed the drivers side doors to extricate the patient while Ambulance 59 initiated patient care. Squad ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, July 01

0918 hours—1950 Scientist Cliffs Road, Port Republic

As a resident of Scientist Cliffs was walking along Scientist Cliffs Road this morning, a faint yell for help was heard coming from an unknown location. After a brief period of time, it was discovered that an elderly male had fallen into an old well shaft located just off the roadway and had been down there for an unknown amount of time.

The ... (Full Story & Photos)

Grain Bin Fire at Purdue Farms

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, June 24

This morning at 1035 hours, Special Operations Box Alarm 9-16 was struck for the grain dryer on fire at Purdue Farms, 6272 Southern Maryland Boulevard. Units from Anne Arundel, Calvert, Prince George’s County and Annapolis City were dispatched to the scene.

Dunkirk VFD Engine 52, Tanker 5 and both Deputy Chiefs arrived first on location with smoke showing from a 100’ grain dryer. Upon further investigation, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, June 08

Early this morning at 0220 hours, the Box Alarm was sounded for the “outside flood light on fire” at 4040 Turkey Foot Road (707 Box). Dunkirk VFD Truck 5 & Chief 5 responded on the call.

The St Leonard VFD arrived on location with fire throughout the house. With that information, Dunkirk VFD Engine 52 was dispatched and responded as well. Several attack lines were deployed quickly knocking down ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad Extricates 1 at Route 4 & Talbot Rd

Member Gregory Pross, June 01

At 1623 hours the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department Squad 5 and Assistant Chief 5 were alerted for the accident with entrapment at Route 4 & Talbot Rd. Assistant Chief 5 and Squad 5 arrived to find a single vehicle off the roadway and in the trees. The crew from Squad 5 stabilized the vehicle and removed the passenger side door to free the patient.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, May 30

At 1713 hours, Dunkirk Squad 5 was alerted for the rush-hour accident at Route 4 & Lower Pindell Road. Squad 5 arrived first and found a passenger car wedged under a pick-up truck, against a guardrail, with the driver of the truck trapped. The crew from Squad 5 stabilized the vehicle and removed the roof to free the patient. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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