Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2018 Incidents
January 189
February 156
Total 345

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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No Caption Early Morning Lower Pindell Road Fire

Jonathan Riffe, March 16

This morning at 0343 hours, Engine 51 was alerted for the Barn Fire at 931 Lower Pindell Road (Anne Arundel County 9-16 Box) with multiple 911 calls received. Engine 51, the Fire Chief, Assistant Chief & Safety Officer responded.

Engine 51 arrived first to find a collapsed shed, school bus and large pile of tires involved to the rear of a house. Engine 51 extinguished all fire and ensured no extension ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dunkirk VFD 2017 Year in Review Video

Jonathan Riffe, March 15

https://youtu.be/GL4DH8lAfBw... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Two Trapped in Fatal Dump Truck Accident

Jonathan Riffe, March 12

This afternoon at 1309 hours, Squad 5, Ambulance 58, the Assistant Chief (Chief 5A), Deputy Chief (Chief 5C) & both Safety Officers were dispatched to a serious accident at Route 2 & C Jones Road in Sunderland.

The Dunkirk Volunteer FD arrived first on the scene and found 2 dump trucks, a pick-up truck and passenger vehicle involved. An elderly couple were both trapped in the passenger vehicle. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Breezy Point Building Fire

Jonathan Riffe, March 07

At 0800 hours, Box Alarm 101 was sounded for the Building Fire at 5230 Breezy Point Road inside of the Breezy Point Marina. Dunkirk VFD Engine 51 & the Deputy Chief (5B) responded on the call.

First arriving units encountered flooding conditions on scene as a result of the storm surge and a fully-involved 60’ X 30’ metal frame building. The crew from Engine 51 stretched the 400’ attack line and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Carbon Monoxide Poisoning With Flyout

Jonathan Riffe, March 04

At 2245 hours, Ambulance 58 & Medic 104 were dispatched for the unresponsive person due to carbon monoxide poisoning on Cornwall Road. Hearing the reported information and notes that read “generator running in garage,” Squad 5, the Fire Chief & Deputy Chief responded also.

Units arrived and found an elderly male unconscious with carbon monoxide levels in excess of 100 ppm. Squad 5 removed the patient ... (Full Story & Photos)

Friendship Dumpster Fire

Jonathan Riffe , February 24

At 1430 hours, Engine 52, Brush 5 & the Deputy Chief was alerted with multiple units for the “large outside fire” at Jewell Road & Jewell Court (Anne Arundel 42-15 Box).

Engine 52 arrived on location and found a dumpster off, making quick work of the fire. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Driver Extricated in Dunkirk

Jonathan Riffe, February 23

At 1122 hours, Squad 5, Ambulance 58 & the Assistant Chief were dispatched for the auto accident at Route 4 & Town Center Blvd.

The Dunkirk Volunteers arrived and found a two vehicle accident with one person trapped. The crew from Squad 5 performed a driver’s sidewall removal to free the patient. Ambulance 58 transported to PG Trauma. The Dunkirk Volunteers returned to service in 30 minutes. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Day of Extrication Training

Jonathan Riffe, February 18

Today, the Dunkirk Volunteers spent the day drilling on many different extrication topics. In addition to two automobiles, a school bus and dump truck were recently donated to the department.

Scenario 1: A dump truck into a car with one occupant trapped in each vehicle. Both vehicles were stabilized using the Res-Q-Jacks.

Scenario 2: A single vehicle accident with a patient trapped.

Scenario ... (Full Story & Photos)

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