Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2017 Runs
January 143
February 119
March 192
April 174
May 191
June 192
July 187
August 179
September 160
October 181
Total 1718

2016 Incidents
January 245
February 221
March 208
April 182
May 194
June 216
July 227
August 192
September 174
October 168
November 194
December 212
Total 2433

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Two Flown from Chaneyville Crash

Jonathan Riffe, November 17

At 1439 hours, Squad 5, Engine 52 & Ambulance 59 were dispatched for the vehicle accident at Chaneyville Rd & Bourne Rd.

The Dunkirk Volunteers arrived to find two vehicles involved (one with significant intrusion) and 3 patients that had self extricated. Two patients were flown via Trooper 6 to a local trauma center and one patient was ground transported to CHMC. The Dunkirk Volunteers returned ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fully Involved House in Huntingtown

Jonathan Riffe, November 12

At 0949 hours, units were alerted to Wilson Road & Patience Place for the House Fire. Engine 51, Engine 52, Squad 5, and Chief 5A responded with 14 volunteers.

Chief 5A arrived to find a one story single family dwelling - fully involved and established the command. Engine 51 was assigned to the Water Supply Group and Squad 5 was the Search Group. Crews operated for 1 hour and returned to service. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 51 Operates on Kentland Apartment Fire

Jonathan Riffe, October 31

This morning, 5 Dunkirk VFD members aboard Engine 51 filled-in at Kentland VFD for the funeral services of AFC & President John Burns.

At 1329 hours, the box alarm was sounded for a reported building fire in Kentland’s first due at 2412 Virginia Avenue.

Engine 51 arrived with Seat Pleasant E8 reporting fire showing from a two story apartment building. The crew from Engine 51 advanced the 400' up ... (Full Story & Photos)

Two Extricated on Route 260

Jonathan Riffe, October 31

At 1106 hours, units from Dunkirk VFD were dispatched to Route 260 and Jewell Road for the vehicle accident. En route, communications advised that there were multiple patients and reported one occupant trapped.

Engine 52, Squad 5, Ambulance 58, Chief 5A & Chief 5 arrived to find a two car t-bone accident with one occupant pinned and one occupant trapped in two separate cars. Squad 5 went to work ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident With Fire in Owings

Jonathan Riffe, October 27

At 1639 hours, the Dunkirk Volunteers were alerted for the serious accident at Route 4 & Skinners Turn Road.

Squad 5, Engine 51, Engine 52, Ambulance 58, Chief 5 & Chief 5A arrived to find a single vehicle on fire that had struck a pole. The patient had self-extricated shortly after the crash. The fire was quickly extinguished and the patient was ground transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital. ... (Full Story & Photos)

EMS Drill

President Jim Taylor - T7431, October 25

EMT Julia Smith using game show style techniques "JEOPARDY" to refresh the protocols of EMT skills. This concept was enjoyed and accepted by all of the members with different skill levels. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Showing on Michael Way

Jonathan Riffe, October 22

At 1007 hours, during Open House preparations, the box alarm was sounded for a House Fire at 9011 Michael Way (110 box). Engine 52, Squad 5, SO Howes, AFC (North Duty Chief), and the Fire Chief responded with 15 volunteers.

Engine 12 (North Beach VFD) arrived first with fire showing from a two story cape cod. Engine 52 arrived second, backed up with the 400' pre-connect and assisted with extinguishment ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident With Entrapment in Dunkirk

Jonathan Riffe, October 10

At 1329 hours, the Rescue assignment was dispatched to Route 4 & Town Center Blvd for a reported crash with entrapment.

Squad 5, Engine 52, and Ambulance 58 arrived to find a three car, t-bone style accident with one occupant trapped and three patients.

All vehicles were stabilized and Squad 5 went to work utilizing the Amkus tools to free the trapped occupant. The driver was freed in 7 minutes ... (Full Story & Photos)


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