Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

2018 Incidents
January 189
February 156
March 207
April 175
May 215
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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No Caption 2018 Dunkirk VFD CA$H BASH

Jonathan Riffe, September 22

Are you ready to win some CA$H??!! The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Cash Bash will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. Each ticket cost $100 and gives you the opportunity to win $105 to $10,000 and your ticket can win multiple times! Each ticket allows you and a guest to attend this event which includes food, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad Extricates in Lothian

Jonathan Riffe, July 09

At 1758 hours Squad 5 & Ambulance 58 were alerted to Anne Arundel County at Route 4 & Talbot Road for the accident with entrapment. Both units responded with 9 personnel and found a single vehicle overturned with one occupant trapped.

Squad 5 immediately went to work and stabilized the vehicle using the Res-Q-Jaks, cribbing, and wedges. The extrication was complete within 5 minutes upon arrival ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Regency Manor Trailer Fire

Jonathan Riffe, July 07

Saturday afternoon at 1235 hours, Tanker 5 was clearing a Box Alarm in Saint Leonard, Engine 51 was clearing a medical local in Huntingtown and Ambulance 59 was committed on a separate medical local. With 3 units already on the street, a first due Box assignment was dispatched for the trailer fire at 2312 Carter Avenue in the Regency Manor Trailer Park.

Engine 51, Engine 52, Squad 5, Tanker 5, Brush ... (Full Story & Photos)

Sands Road Shed Fire

Jonathan Riffe, July 06

At 1728 hours, Squad 5, Tanker 5 & Chief 5 were alerted for the house fire at 5226 Sands Road (Anne Arundel 9-10 Box). With an additional crew in quarters, Engine 51 was granted permission to run the assignment.

Engine 51 & Chief 5 arrived on location and found a 20’ X 20’ shed fully involved, quickly extinguishing the fire. The Dunkirk Volunteers returned to service at 1840 hours. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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)

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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No Caption 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)

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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