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)

Squad Extricates in Lothian

Jonathan Riffe, June 19

At 0955 hours, Engine Company 5 was alerted for the motor vehicle accident at Route 4 & Upper Pindell Road. Squad 5, Engine 51 & the Fire Chief responded on the call and found a single-vehicle into a tree with the driver trapped & unconscious. The crew from Squad 5 stabilized the vehicle and freed the driver with the Spreaders & O Cutters by removing the driver's side door. The total extrication took ... (Full Story & Photos)

One Pinned in Lyons Creek

Jonathan Riffe, June 17

At 1757 hours, the Dunkirk Volunteers were alerted for the motor vehicle accident at Route 4 & Lyons Creek Road. Squad 5, Ambulance 59 & the Fire Chief responded and found one person pinned. Squad 5 stabilized the vehicle and popped one door to free the patient. Ambulance 59 transported two patients for further evaluation. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dunkirk VFD Hosts MSFA Rural Water Supply Drill

Jonathan Riffe, June 11

Today, Dunkirk VFD hosted the MSFA Rural Water Supply Drill. Units from throughout the state and as far as Lineboro VFD in Caroll County attended. The drill lasted 5 hours with several hundred thousand gallons being shuttled between two fill sites.... (Full Story & Photos)

Adventure Bound Camping Resort Cabin Fire

Jonathan Riffe, May 31

At 1115 hours, companies from Anne Arundel & Prince George's County were dispatched for the cabin on fire at 5381 Sands Road, the Adventure Bound Camping Resort in Lothian.

Initially not dispatched, Dunkirk VFD Engine 51 & Chief 5 requested to run the box and were granted permission. Chief 5 arrived shortly after the first due engine and assumed command of a 20 x 30 occupied trailer with fire throughout. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad Extricates in Lothian

Jonathan Riffe, May 28

At 2130 hours, Anne Arundel Engine 94, Engine 421, Medic 9 & Dunkirk VFD Squad 5 were alerted to 6313 Mallard Lane for the Motor Vehicle Collision with Entrapment. Squad 5 & the Deputy Fire Chief (5B) responded with 6 Volunteers.

Squad 5 arrived and found a single vehicle on its side with one trapped. The crew utilized the struts, chains & winch to stabilize the vehicle prior to removing the windshield ... (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)


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