Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2019 Incidents
January 211
February 166
March 211
April 217
May 205
Total 1010

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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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)

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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No Caption Fire Throughout House for Truck 5, Engine 52 & Chief 5

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)

Dunkirk VFD Tanker 5 Has Arrived

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, May 03

The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department is pleased to announce the arrival of the new Tanker 5 to the community that we serve. The unit was designed and built to efficiently and safely deliver firefighting water to Dunkirk and the surrounding communities.

Tanker 5 is a 2018 Mack Granite / 4 Guys Tanker. In the interest of safety, the vehicle features a Mack MHD reinforced cab, Rolltek Supplemental ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Sunderland Trailer Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, May 02

This evening at 1933 hours, shortly after several thunderstorms passed through the area, Engine 51, Tanker 5, Ambulance 59, the Fire Chief & Deputy Chief were alerted for the barn fire at Penny Lane & Persimmon Hills Court (614 box).

First arriving units found a trailer fully-involved, already on the ground with several exposure issues. Engine 51 used long hooks to pull the pile apart. Tanker 5 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Deale House Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, April 22

This afternoon at 1441 hours, Dunkirk VFD Engine 52 & Tanker 5 were dispatched for the house fire at 469 Deale Road (Anne Arundel 42-03 Box). With an additional crew in quarters, Squad 5 was granted permission to respond. In addition, the Deputy Chief responded.

First arriving units found a 3-story house with smoke showing. A room & contents fire on the 2nd floor was found with extension to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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