Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department



2018 Incidents
January 189
February 156
March 207
April 175
May 215
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Total 942

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
Total 2083

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

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Truck 5 Coming To Dunkirk VFD

Jonathan Riffe, May 30

The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department has spent the last several years working on the process and gaining the necessary statistical corroboration needed to justify placing a ladder truck in service to our community.

Last night, after almost 4 years of process, Fire Chief Toby Sealey and President Jim Taylor met with the Fire/Rescue Commission where a unanimous vote was made to authorize the purchase ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Tragic North Beach VFD Line of Duty Death

Jonathan Riffe, May 26

North Beach VFD Media Release:

It is with the heaviest of hearts that the members and officers of the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department announce the Line of Duty Death of our sister, Rescue Captain Patricia Osburn.

This morning while performing her duties as an Emergency Medical Technician, Patricia experienced a medical emergency. Upon arrival at Calvert Health Medical Center she was found ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Accident With Fire & Flyout in Sunderland

Jonathan Riffe, May 13

Saturday May 12 at 1507 hours, Squad 5, Ambulance 58, Safety 5 & the Deputy Chief were alerted for the serious accident with fire at Route 2 & Wayside Drive.

Units arrived and found a three vehicle accident with two vehicles fully-involved. Engine 61 & Squad 5 deployed two attack lines to extinguish the fire.

One patient was flown to a local burn center. Engine 51 established the Landing Zone. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Auto Fire in Owings

Jonathan Riffe, April 16

At 1631 hours, Engine 52 was alerted for the auto fire at Route 2 & 260. The Wagon arrived and found the same extinguishing the fire in minutes. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mid-Morning Stabbing in Dunkirk

Chief Jonathan Riffe - R9166, April 02

This morning at 1045 hours, Engine 51, Ambulance 58 & Medic 104 were dispatched for the stabbing on Florence Lane. While enroute, Communications advised MSP Trooper 2 had already been activated. Engine 52 was then dispatched for the Landing Zone.

Engine 51 & Ambulance 58 found an unconscious elderly male with a serious stab wound to the chest. Crews immediately went into action to stabilize the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Book Signing to Benefit Dunkirk VFD

Dunkirk VFD, April 01

Upcoming “Thomas Sweatt: Inside the Mind of D.C.’s Most Notorious Arsonist” book sales/signing:

Monday April 23 from 4-8 PM, at Mamma Lucia Italian Restaurant in Dunkirk. 30% of all proceeds will be donated to the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. 15% coming directly from Mama Lucia.

Hope to see you there!

For book information: https://goo.gl/rZt9B4... (Full Story & Photos)

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Grovers Turn Lane Acquired Training House

Chief Jonathan Riffe - R9166, March 24

For the past several weeks, the Dunkirk VFD has been completing various training evolutions in an acquired house on Grovers Turn Lane. Today, for several hours the members drilled for the final time with 24 interior burn evolutions before finally burning the home to the ground. Many thanks to the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department for providing assistance with their Tanker. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Early Morning Lower Pindell Road Fire

Jonathan Riffe, March 16

This morning at 0343 hours, Engine 51 was alerted for the Barn Fire at 931 Lower Pindell Road (Anne Arundel County 9-16 Box) with multiple 911 calls received. Engine 51, the Fire Chief, Assistant Chief & Safety Officer responded.

Engine 51 arrived first to find a collapsed shed, school bus and large pile of tires involved to the rear of a house. Engine 51 extinguished all fire and ensured no extension ... (Full Story & Photos)

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