Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

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2017 DVFD Cash Bash!

webmaster, September 30

DVFD TICKET OFFICE OPEN: April, May and June - Thursday 4PM to 7PM, Saturday 9AM to 1PM
Are you ready to win some CA$H!! The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Cash Bash is coming “back”. It will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. There are only 700 tickets that will be sold and each ticket cost $100. Each ticket gives ... (Full Story & Photos)

Free Car Seat Checkup Event

Jonathan Riffe, June 15

Do you know if your child’s car seat is safe? Find out at a free car seat checkup event! The checkup will be held on June 15, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department.

At the checkup event, you will learn if the car seat is the correct one for your child and if it is installed properly in the vehicle. You will also learn how to harness your child into the seat ... (Full Story & Photos)

Technical Rescue at Northern High School

Jonathan Riffe, May 24

At 1039 hours, Ambulance 59 was alerted for the fall at Northern High School in Chaneyville. The crew arrived and found the incident at the portion of the school under construction. An iron worker was on the 3rd floor of the building when he fell 15' below onto the second floor. With the only access via an extension ladder, the call was upgraded bringing Engine 52, Squad 5, Technical Rescue 5, the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Several Weeks of Live Burns Courtesy of Mechanicsville VFD

Jonathan Riffe, May 18

For the past 6 weeks, the Dunkirk VFD has had possession of Mechanicsville VFD's Class A mobile burn trailer. As a result, several live fire exercises were conducted during this time period. Members were refreshed on deploying and maneuvering hose lines & fire behavior. Many thanks to the Mechanicsville VFD! ... (Full Story & Photos)

County Commissioners Recognize EMS Week

Member Michael Seneco - S7800, May 16

Today in regular session, the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners issued a proclamation recognizing May 21 to 27 as "Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week."

Annually in May, EMS Week is when County, State, and EMS agencies recognize the people who make up our EMS System: Emergency Medical Responders, Technicians, Paramedics, ER nurses and EMS medical directors. Sponsored by the American ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dunkirk Volunteers Attend 70th Annual SMVFA Parade

Jonathan Riffe, April 30

On Sunday April 29, the 70th Annual SMVFA Parade was held in Huntingtown, Maryland. Days before, the members began an extensive cleaning of the apparatus leading up to the events. Sunday morning, 15 members staffed Engine 51, Squad 5 & Ambulance 58 for the parade, leaving 3 additional crews in quarters.

Engine 51 received Best Appearing Engine. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dunkirk VFD Recruit Places 2nd in State Competition

Jonathan Riffe, April 29

This past Saturday, member Ethan Johnson, represented Calvert County and participated in a state-wide firefighting competition for Skills USA. This organization serves students attempting to make a career in their education. Ethan competed against several other firefighters. They were tested on time it took don their gear and SCBA, ladder deployment, ropes and knots, and finally an intensive written ... (Full Story & Photos)

3 Flown From Dunkirk Accident With Fire & Ejection

Jonathan Riffe, April 28

At 1809 hours, the Dunkirk Volunteers were alerted for the serious auto accident at Route 4 & Mount Harmony Road. Squad 5, Engine 51, Engine 52, Ambulance 58, the Fire Chief & Assistant Chief responded. The Dunkirk Volunteers arrived to find two vehicles involved, with one on fire. One car was reported to have struck a pole and flipped numerous times, ejecting both occupants. The second vehicle was ... (Full Story & Photos)


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