Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2020 Incidents
January 204
February 164
March 184
April 158
May 180
June 206
July 212
August 207
September 209
October 206
Total 1930

Past Years
Year Runs
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
2006 1,984

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Nov 27, 2020

Welcome to the Official Website of the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc.

Three Trapped in Head-On Accident

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, November 23

At 1903 hours, Dunkirk VFD Engine 51 & Tanker 5 responded for the vehicle fire at Route 260 & Jewell Road. While enroute, Communications advised they were receiving additional information that the vehicle fire was a result of a serious accident with multiple people trapped. The assignment was upgraded and brought Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 59, Chief 5A, Chief 5C & both Safety Officers. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Gregory Pross, November 20

Come down to Chesapeake Grille in Dunkirk on December 1st from 11am-9pm. Not only can you enjoy a great meal but your purchase with support your local Dunkirk Volunteers. 5% of your purchase will go to support our continuing mission of serving the community. Enjoy a good meal for a great cause!
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Santa Claus is coming to town!

Member Gregory Pross, November 17

It’s the most special time of year Santa Claus is coming to town! Please check the schedule and the corresponding neighborhoods below. Santa will be making his rounds those days from about 630pm- 830pm. As always our volunteers want everyone to have a great time and spread cheer to as many people as possible so we will be sticking to the main roads in the neighborhoods and the schedule laid out. We ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, November 07

On November 7, 2020, at 1916 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Tanker 5, Ambulance 59, the Assistant Chief & Deputy Chief responded to 5501 Sands Road in Lothian (9-10 box) for the house fire.

Units from the Dunkirk VFD arrived behind Engine 91 and found a large 3-story house with fire in the basement. The crew from Squad 5 assisted with advancing Engine 91’s 400’ attack line to the rear of the house ... (Full Story & Photos)

Overnight Autos on Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, November 01

This morning at 0248 hours, Engine 51, Truck 5, Ambulance 59, Chief 5 & Chief 5B responded to 2971 Cedarwood Lane (509 box) for an auto fire threatening a residence.

Dunkirk VFD arrived to find one vehicle fully-involved with extension to two additional vehicles. Engine 51 stretched a line making quick work of the fire. The box alarm was held to units from Dunkirk VFD & Anne Arundel Tanker 9. The ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 21

At 1145 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Ambulance 59, Chief 5 & Chief 5B were dispatched for the serious motor vehicle accident at Route 4 & Chaneyville Road.

The Dunkirk VFD arrived on location and found 6 vehicles involved with one person trapped in a minivan. The crew from Squad 5 & Squad 6 completed a sidewall removal to extricate the driver. One patient was flown to a local trauma center. Two additional ... (Full Story & Photos)

Lion's Club donates Personal Protective Equipment to DVFD membership

Member Ethan Johnson, September 15

The members at Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank the Lion's Club of the Greater Metropolitan Area for their generous donation of personal protective equipment(PPE). The Lion's Club received a grant for providing PPE to first responders. The PPE provided will be of great help when responding to medical responses.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Fully Involved Labor Day Garage Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 07

This Labor Day afternoon at 1335 hours, Engine 51, Truck 5, Tanker 5, the Fire Chief & both Deputy Chiefs responded to 2500 Dalrymple Road (103 box) for the structure fire.

Units arrived on location and found a detached garage fully-involved along with a work truck. The fire was also threatening an additional garage and work truck. Multiple crews went to work deploying handlines to quickly bring ... (Full Story & Photos)


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