Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department



2019 Incidents
January 211
February 166
March 211
April 217
May 205
June 198
July 245
August 226
September
October
November
December
Total 1679

2018 Incidents
January 189
February 156
March 207
April 175
May 215
June 192
July 214
August 203
September 164
October 189
November 215
December 273
Total 2392


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No Caption One Flown from Dunkirk Accident

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, October 08

Tuesday August 8 at 1816 hours, units from the Dunkirk VFD had just cleared a motor vehicle accident at Route 4 & Chaneyville Road. A separate accident was dispatched at Route 4 & Mt Harmony Road.

Squad 5, Engine 52 & Ambulance 59 arrived on location and found a two-vehicle accident with the driver pinned and unconscious. The crew from Squad 5 quickly extricated the driver and assisted Ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lothian Motor Vehicle Accident with Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, October 06

This afternoon at 1404 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Ambulance 59 & the Deputy Chief responded to Route 4 & Upper Pindell Road for the motor vehicle accident (Anne Arundel 9-81A box).

Units from the Dunkirk VFD arrived to find a single-vehicle in the woods and on fire. The driver was able to self-extricate prior to fire department arrival. Squad 5 quickly extinguished the fire while Ambulance 59 assessed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Running Hare Vineyard Building Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 30

This morning at approximately 0615 hours, Engine 21 (Prince Frederick VFD) was dispatched for the smoke investigation on Adelina Road. While searching for the source, they arrived at Running Hare Vineyard and found a large 2-story commercial building used for producing wine fully-involved with fire.

The box assignment was requested which brought Dunkirk VFD Truck 5, Tanker 5 & the Assistant Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Showing in Queensberry

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 24

This morning at 0528 hours, Engine 52, Truck 5, Tanker 5, Chief 5, Chief 5A & Chief 5C responded to 2765 Queensberry Drive in Huntingtown for the house fire. First arriving units found a two-story house with fire showing from the second floor and attic.

Engine 52 arrived, laying a secondary supply line and stretched a 200’ crosslay to Side C. Due to the fire originating on the exterior of the house, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 11

Several weeks ago, the Annapolis Mission BBQ reached out to the Dunkirk VFD and requested that Truck 5 be in attendance on September 11 to wave the American flag during the singing of the National Anthem at 1200 hours.

Truck 5 & Chief 5A stood by at the event for two hours. Afterwards, the crew stopped by the Maryland Fire-Rescue Services Memorial to pay their respects and sweep the leaves & sand ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Overturned Motorized Wheelchair

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 04

This morning at 1150 hours, Ambulance 59 was dispatched for the person that had fallen. They arrived on location and found a motorized wheelchair that had driven off the back porch of a house and overturned resting against the porch and concrete retaining wall leading to the basement steps. The patient was trapped between the wheelchair and retaining wall with severe traumatic injuries to both legs. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Early Morning West River House Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 01

This morning at 0457 hours, Dunkirk VFD Truck 5, Tanker 5, the Fire Chief & Deputy Chief responded to 1002 Henry Lane (Anne Arundel 41-16 Box) for the house fire.

First arriving units reported heavy fire showing from a two-story house. Truck 5 positioned in front of the house and assumed 1st due responsibilities. The driver laddered all 4 sides of the house while the remainder of the crew conducted ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Showing in North Beach

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, August 13

This evening at 1834 hours, Engine 51, Truck 5 and Ambulance 58 responded to 9200 Atlantic Avenue in North Beach for the House Fire. First arriving units found a shed on fire that had extended into a two-story house.

Engine 51 stretched 300’ of hose from the rear and assisted with extinguishing the fire. Truck 5 laddered the building, completed the secondary search and opened up the roof. Units ... (Full Story & Photos)

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