Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department



2022 Incidents
January 202
February 132
March 148
April 161
May
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July
August
September
October
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December
Total 643

Past Years
Year Runs
2021 2,181
2020 2,342
2019 2,535
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

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FF/EMT Gregory Pross, May 16

Join us at the firehouse on Friday May 20th from 4-8pm for Food Truck Fridays. Come enjoy a great meal with great company all for a great cause. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Food Truck Fridays Are Back!

FF/EMT Gregory Pross, April 06

Food Truck Fridays are back! Come down and enjoy some delicious food while supporting your Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. Join us on Friday April 22nd from 4pm-8pm at the firehouse.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Company 1 House Fire

Assistant Chief Kirk Spencer, January 25

Box Alarm: 110

Shortly before 2100 hrs on the 25th of January 2022, Engine Company 5, Tanker 5, Chief 5, and Assistant Chief 5 were alerted to the 3500 Blk of 9th street for the report of the back porch of a home on fire.
While en route, communications advised they were receiving multiple calls for the report of the “House on fire” with the address now being changed to a home somewhere on 8th Street. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Box Alarm 9-16

Deputy Chief Kirk Spencer, January 19

Shortly before 1500hrs, Engine 5, Truck 5, Tanker 5, Ambulance 59, and Chief 5B were alerted to Jaguar Drive for the mobile home on fire.
Chief 5B arrived to find a double-wide Mobile home with smoke showing throughout. Simultaneously, Engine & Truck 5 arrived and assumed first-due responsibilities.
The fire was held to a bed room in the Alpha/Delta quadrant. During the search, Truck 5 and Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Kirk Spencer, January 08

At approximately 1938hrs on Saturday, January 8th 2022, Engine Company 5,Tanker 5, Chief 5A and Chief 5B were alerted to the 1400 Blk of Snug Harbor Road for the House Fire.

Units from Anne Arundel Third Battalion arrived on scene to find a 2-Story Cape Cod with fire on the First and second floors.

Engine 5 crew of three and Tanker 5, crew of one operated for just over an hour. Establishing the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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One Extricated in Anne Arundel County

Deputy Chief Kirk Spencer, December 26

On 12/26/21 at approximately 1214hrs, Rescue Squad 5 & Deputy Chief 5B made the mutual add response to Company 42 (Deale) for the motor vehicle accident with entrapment.

Due to the severity of entrapment, The old Solomon’s Island road command requested the addition of Calvert Rescue Squad 1 (North Beach) and Engine company 6 (Huntingtown).

Upon arrival, Rescue Squad 5 went to work as the extrication ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Gregory Pross, August 27

It pains every ounce of me to pass along the Death Notification of Past President and Active Member Jim Taylor.

Past President Taylor passed away this morning due to complications from the COVID virus. Not only was he an active member of the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department, he is also an active member of the DCFD Fire Investigations Unit. Both organizations will suffer a huge hit with Jim’s untimely ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Truck Runs First Due to Deale

Member Gregory Pross, July 29

On Wednesday, July 28th at approximately 11:54am Truck Company 5 was dispatched as the first due truck to a reported house fire at 717A Tyler Point Rd in Deale. Units from Anne Arundel County Fire Department arrived to find smoke coming from a 2 story house.

Dunkirk VFD Truck 5 arrived shortly after and went to work. Truck 5 searched and located the fire while simultaneously laddering, ventilating, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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