Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department



2019 Incidents
January 211
February 166
March 211
April 217
May 205
June 198
July 245
August 226
September 211
October 224
November 200
December 227
Total 2541

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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Overturned Vehicle in Dunkirk

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, January 19

At 1135 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Engine 51, Ambulance 58, Chief 5A & Chief 5C responded to Route 260 & Perrywood Lane for the motor vehicle accident.

The Dunkirk VFD found a two-vehicle accident with one on its side. All occupants were able to free themselves from the wreckage prior to fire department arrival. One patient was transported to a local trauma center. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Overturned Truck in Owings

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, January 08

This morning at 0447 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Ambulance 58 & Chief 5B were dispatched to Fifth Street & Ridge View Drive (110 box) for the overturned vehicle.

Units from the Dunkirk VFD, Squad 1 & Ambulance 19 arrived on location and found a pick-up truck overturned with the driver trapped. Squad 5 & Squad 1 stabilized the vehicle prior to removing the door to free the driver. The patient was ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Overturned Vehicle at County Line

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe , December 09

This morning at 1011 hours, Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 58, the Fire Chief & Deputy Chief responded to Route 4 & Route 260 for the motor vehicle accident.

The Dunkirk VFD arrived on location and found a single vehicle overturned. The patient had been removed from the wreckage by a bystander prior to fire department arrival.

The single patient suffered severe facial trauma. Due to inclement weather, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Chesapeake Beach House Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, November 13

Tonight at 2111 hours, units were alerted for the house fire at 3815 E Chesapeake Beach Road (106 Box). Dunkirk VFD Engine 52, Truck 5, Chief 5A, Chief 5B & Safety Officer 5 responded.

First arriving units from the North Beach VFD found a chimney fire that had extended into the walls of a two-story single family house. Units opened up and quickly knocked down the fire. Truck 5 laddered the house ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Two Extricated at Route 2 & Mount Harmony

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, November 10

Sunday November 10 at 2329 hours, Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 59, Chief 5 & Chief 5B responded for the motor vehicle accident at Route 2 & Mount Harmony Road. While units were responding, the call was upgraded to an overturned vehicle with entrapment.

The Dunkirk Volunteers found a two-vehicle t-bone accident with one vehicle on its side and two occupants trapped. Squad 5 & Squad 6 worked together ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Dares Beach Basement Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, November 04

At 0550 hours this morning, Engine 52, Tanker 5, Chief 5B, and the Fire Chief responded to 30 Chesapeake Avenue in Dares Beach for smoke in the house. First arriving units had smoke showing from a two-story single family residence.

Upon entry, the first and second floors were banked down with smoke, revealing a working fire in the basement. Engine companies made an interior attack on the fire simultaneously ... (Full Story & Photos)

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One Flown from Dunkirk Accident

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, October 08

Tuesday August 8 at 1816 hours, units from the Dunkirk VFD had just cleared a motor vehicle accident at Route 4 & Chaneyville Road. A separate accident was dispatched at Route 4 & Mt Harmony Road.

Squad 5, Engine 52 & Ambulance 59 arrived on location and found a two-vehicle accident with the driver pinned and unconscious. The crew from Squad 5 quickly extricated the driver and assisted Ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Lothian Motor Vehicle Accident with Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, October 06

This afternoon at 1404 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Ambulance 59 & the Deputy Chief responded to Route 4 & Upper Pindell Road for the motor vehicle accident (Anne Arundel 9-81A box).

Units from the Dunkirk VFD arrived to find a single-vehicle in the woods and on fire. The driver was able to self-extricate prior to fire department arrival. Squad 5 quickly extinguished the fire while Ambulance 59 assessed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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