Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2018 Incidents
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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
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Official Book Launch-Thomas Sweatt: Inside the Mind of D.C.'s Most Notorious Arsonist

Dunkirk VFD, January 28

For 25 years, the serial arsonist Thomas Sweatt terrorized neighborhoods throughout the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. When at last he was arrested in 2005, he confessed to over 340 arson-set fires that claimed the lives of 4 people. Through years of research and combing through several hundred letters written by Tom, Jonathan Riffe has put together this in-depth, never-seen-before biography of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Wagon Extinguishes Truck Fire in Owings

Jonathan Riffe, January 11

At 1014 hours, Engine 51 & the Assistant Chief were dispatched for the auto fire at 8605 N. Solomons Island Road. Engine 51 arrived and found a pick-up truck fully involved. The front bumper line was deployed making quick work of the fire. Engine 51 returned to service at 1043 hours. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Waysons Corner Head-On Accident With Entrapment

Jonathan Riffe, January 08

At 0808 hours, while Zodiac 5, Utility 5, and the Fire Chief were operating on a water rescue in Chesapeake Beach, Squad 5 was dispatched to Route 4 & Route 408 in Anne Arundel County for the vehicle crash with entrapment.

Squad 5 responded with 4 personnel and arrived first to find a two car head on collision with occupants trapped. The crew went to work stabilizing the cars and removing several ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Fire Showing in Boone’s Mobile Estates

Jonathan Riffe, January 06

At 1714 hours, units were dispatched to 489 Keith Lane in the Boone’s Mobile Estates (Anne Arundel 9-04 Box) for the reported house on fire. Squad 5, Engine 51, the Assistant Chief and Safety Officer responded with 14 Members.

E-94 arrived to find a one story double wide with fire showing. Squad 5 arrived as the first special service, conducted a primary search and opened up. Engine 51 arrived as ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Throughout Prince Frederick House

Jonathan Riffe, December 30

At 1836 hours, the Box Alarm was dispatched for the reported house on fire in the area of the Prince Frederick Walmart. Squad 5 and the Assistant Chief responded immediately.

Units arrived and found a two story balloon frame house with fire throughout. An aggressive interior attack was mounted and searches were completed by Squad 5 upon their arrival.

A task force was sounded bringing Engine 52 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Three Crews & Assistant Chief Operate On Barn Fire

Jonathan Riffe, December 29

At 1342 hours, Engine 52, Squad 5 and the Assistant Chief were dispatched for the barn fire at 5125 Hardesty Road. Units arrived to find a 40’ X 50’ barn fully involved.

3 additional brush trucks were requested, bringing Brush 5 to the scene as well. Crews advanced multiple lines to bring the fire under control. The Dunkirk Volunteers operated on the scene for 1.5 hours before returning to service. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Two Trapped on Christmas Eve

Jonathan Riffe, December 24

On this Christmas Eve at 1957 hours, Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 59 and the Assistant Chief were dispatched to Route 4/Upper Pindell Road for the accident with entrapment.

Crews marked en route immediately and arrived to find a two car t-bone style accident with two occupants trapped. Squad 5 and Engine 52 went to work extricating the trapped occupants and removed 4 doors and a B post to access ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Squad Extricates at Route 2 & Kent Road

Jonathan Riffe, December 07

At 1526 hours, Squad 5 & Ambulance 58 were dispatched for the serious accident at Route 2 & Kent Road. Units arrived to find a two vehicle accident with one trapped.

Huntingtown VFD Engine 62 & Dunkirk VFD Squad 5 worked together to remove the driver’s side doors and “B” post to free the trapped driver. A total of four patients required medical treatment. Ambulance 58 transported one patient to ... (Full Story & Photos)


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