Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2019 Incidents
January 211
February 166
March 211
April 217
May 205
June 198
July 245
August 226
Total 1679

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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Welcome to the Official Website of the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc.

Painting for a Purpose!

Member Gregory Pross, October 04

Come down and support your local volunteers and paint a wonderful picture! Join us Friday October 4th for a 2 hour guided paint session with a professional artist. Hors d'oeuvre and drinks will be available for purchase. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 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)

Coat Drive

Member Gregory Pross, September 17

Please donate new & gently used coats & jackets to help keep our neighbors warm this winter. Stop by the firehouse anytime to donate them! ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Truck 5 Attends 9/11 Annapolis Mission BBQ Event

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 11

Several weeks ago, the Annapolis Mission BBQ reached out to the Dunkirk VFD and requested that Truck 5 be in attendance on September 11 to wave the American flag during the singing of the National Anthem at 1200 hours.

Truck 5 & Chief 5A stood by at the event for two hours. Afterwards, the crew stopped by the Maryland Fire-Rescue Services Memorial to pay their respects and sweep the leaves & sand ... (Full Story & Photos)

Overturned Motorized Wheelchair

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 04

This morning at 1150 hours, Ambulance 59 was dispatched for the person that had fallen. They arrived on location and found a motorized wheelchair that had driven off the back porch of a house and overturned resting against the porch and concrete retaining wall leading to the basement steps. The patient was trapped between the wheelchair and retaining wall with severe traumatic injuries to both legs. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Early Morning West River House Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 01

This morning at 0457 hours, Dunkirk VFD Truck 5, Tanker 5, the Fire Chief & Deputy Chief responded to 1002 Henry Lane (Anne Arundel 41-16 Box) for the house fire.

First arriving units reported heavy fire showing from a two-story house. Truck 5 positioned in front of the house and assumed 1st due responsibilities. The driver laddered all 4 sides of the house while the remainder of the crew conducted ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Showing in North Beach

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, August 13

This evening at 1834 hours, Engine 51, Truck 5 and Ambulance 58 responded to 9200 Atlantic Avenue in North Beach for the House Fire. First arriving units found a shed on fire that had extended into a two-story house.

Engine 51 stretched 300’ of hose from the rear and assisted with extinguishing the fire. Truck 5 laddered the building, completed the secondary search and opened up the roof. Units ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Fire Inside Richfield Station Townhouse

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, August 09

This morning at 1035 hours, Dunkirk VFD Engine 51, Truck 5, Chief 5A & Chief 5B were dispatched to 7890 Ivy Terrace (106 Box) for the house fire with people trapped. With an additional crew in quarters, Squad 5 responded also.

Units from the Dunkirk VFD arrived on location with smoke showing from a two-story middle of the row townhouse. The crew from Engine 51 assumed first due responsibilities, ... (Full Story & Photos)


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