Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2021 Incidents
January 199
February 186
March 210
April 158
May 140
Total 893

Past Years
Year Runs
2020 2,342
2019 2,534
2018 2,397
2017 2,162
2016 2,298
2015 2,283
2014 2,154
2013 2,046
2012 2,154
2011 2,230
2010 1,983
2009 2,120
2008 2,089
2007 2,138

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Engine Truck and Chiefs Run Multi Alarm Fire in Solomons

Member Gregory Pross, May 25

On May 24th at approximately 10:45pm box 302 was struck for a reported commercial building fire at 13860 HG Trueman Rd. Units from Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department arrived to find a strip mall well involved with fire. Shortly after arrival a second alarm was transmitted bringing additional units including Dunkirk VFD Engine 51, Truck 5, Chief 5, Chief 5A, and Safety 5.

On arrival ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Dunkirk VFD Press Release Announcing the Untimely Death of Firefighter Raleigh Midkiff

Lifetime member Richard Peterson, May 16

The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) regrets to announce the death of active member Firefighter Raleigh Midkiff III on 5/16/2021. Raleigh joined the Dunkirk VFD in January of 2021, transferring from the St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as a long time member and Deputy Chief. Firefighter Midkiff also served as a career member of the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Showing from Sheckells Road

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, May 15

At 1749 hours, the Box Alarm was struck for the House Fire on Sheckells Road (608 box) bringing Engine 51, Tanker 5, Chief 5 & Chief 5A. Units arrived on location with fire showing from both floors of a 2-story house.

Multiple lines were deployed and companies were able to push inside making quick work of the fire. Extensive overhaul was required and units returned to service several hours later. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Squad 5 Extricates from T-Bone Accident

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, May 04

This afternoon at 1437 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Ambulance 5, Chief 5 & Chief 5B responded to a motor vehicle accident at Route 4 & Town Center Blvd.

Dunkirk VFD arrived on location and found a 2-vehicle t-bone accident with one person trapped. The crew from Squad 5 removed the driver side doors of a mini-van to extricate the driver. One patient was transported to a local hospital. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dunkirk Auxiliary Host Food Truck Rally

Member Gregory Pross, May 03

Come out and support your local Dunkirk volunteers. The Dunkirk Auxiliary will be hosting a food truck rally Friday, May 14 from 4 to 8 PM at DUNKIRK BAPTIST CHURCH located at 11275 Southern Maryland Boulevard, Dunkirk, MD 20754. Come out and enjoy some good food and good times all while supporting your local volunteers!... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Vehicle v. Tractor Trailer With Entrapment

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, April 30

At 1727 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5 responded to Route 2 & Route 258 (Anne Arundel 9-05 box) for the vehicle accident with entrapment.

Supplemental information reported a vehicle was underneath a tractor trailer. Squad 5 removed the drivers side door and rolled the dash to remove the patient. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Truck Runs Deale House Fire

Member Gregory Pross, April 23

April 22nd at approximately 1030pm Truck 5 was dispatched as the first due truck to 5987 3rd St in Deale for a house fire (AACo Box 4204). Units from Anne Arundel County arrived with fire showing from a two story house.

Truck 5 arrived on scene and immediately went to work. The crew of Truck 5 simultaneously threw ladders for ventilation and egress, searched for fire and victims, and used tools ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Overturned Vehicle in Dunkirk

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, March 24

Yesterday evening, March 24 at 1731 hours, Rescue Box 504 was dispatched for the serious motor vehicle accident at Route 4 & Mt Harmony Road. Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Ambulance 59, Chief 5 & Chief 5B found a single vehicle on its side and the driver still inside. The crew from Squad 5 stabilized the vehicle prior to removing the patient. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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