Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2021 Incidents
January 199
February 186
Total 385

Past Years
Year Runs
2020 2,342
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

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First Due Basement Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, February 20

Today at 1221 hours, Engine 5, Truck 5, Chief 5C, and Chief 5 were sent to 9900 Kirksville Ln. in Dunkirk for the odor of smoke. The Dunkirk Volunteers arrived to find smoke showing from the basement of a split level house. Engine 5 advanced an 1.5” into the basement to find a laundry room on fire while Truck 5 took care of throwing ladders, opening up for the wagon, and venting the house. Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, January 31

1 minute after the clock struck midnight, Engine 51, Tanker 5 & Safety Officer 5 responded to Shields Drive & Roarty Road for the vehicle fire. Units arrived on location and found a fully-involved vehicle off the roadway into a pole. The fire was quickly extinguished and Dunkirk VFD units returned to service. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Route 260 Extrication

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, January 30

This afternoon at 1226 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Ambulance 59 & Chief 5B were dispatched for the overturned vehicle at Route 260 & Boyd’s Turn Road (108 box). Units from North Beach VFD found a two-vehicle accident with one vehicle on its side and the driver trapped.

Crews from North Beach VFD Squad 1, Engine 11 and Dunkirk VFD Squad 5 stabilized the vehicle and flapped the roof to extricate the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, January 17

At 1550 hours, Engine 51, Truck 5 & Chief 5A responded to 15 South View Drive for the garage fire. First arriving units found fire showing from a one-story house and a fully-involved attached garage. The crew from Truck 5 opened up for the crews inside. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fully Involved Dump Truck Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, January 04

At 0650 hours, Engine Company 5 was dispatched for the vehicle fire at 7755 Southern Maryland Boulevard. Engine 51, Tanker 5, Chief 5 & Chief 5B responded and found a fully-involved dump truck. The crew from Engine 51 deployed the front bumper line and made quick work of the fire. Units from the Dunkirk VFD returned to service at 0719 hours. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, December 26

At 1136 hours, Dunkirk VFD Engine 52, Truck 5, Tanker 5, Ambulance 59, Chief 5 & both Deputy Chiefs responded to 3525 Tenley Place for the House Fire (503 box).

Units from the Dunkirk VFD arrived and found smoke showing from all 4 sides of a two-story house. During the 360, the homeowner advised the fire was located in the basement.

The crew from Engine 52 forced entry into the exterior basement ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tragic Fatal Accident with Double Entrapment

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, December 23

On Wednesday December 23 at 1635 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Engine 51, Engine 52, Ambulance 59, Chief 5, Chief 5A, Chief 5B & both Safety Officers were dispatched to Route 260 & Journey Drive (511 box) for the serious motor vehicle accident.

Units from the Dunkirk VFD found a 3 vehicle accident. One vehicle was overturned in the woods with one person trapped and a second vehicle had one person ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, December 15

On Tuesday December 15 at 0742 hours Dunkirk VFD Zodiac 5, Special Unit 5 and both Deputy Chiefs responded to assist Huntingtown VFD units at Kings Landing Park with a duck hunter stuck in the mud possibly suffering from hypothermia.

Additionally, North Beach VFD Gator 1, Public Safety Gator 20, MSP Trooper 7, rescue boats from Prince Georges County Fire Department and the Department of Natural ... (Full Story & Photos)


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