Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department



2019 Incidents
January 211
February 166
March 211
April 217
May 205
June 198
July 245
August
September
October
November
December
Total 1453

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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2019 Dunkirk VFD CA$H BASH

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, September 21

Are you ready to win some CA$H??!! The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Cash Bash will be held on Saturday September 21, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. Each ticket costs $100 and gives you the opportunity to win $150 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)

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No Caption 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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Fire Inside Richfield Station Townhouse

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, August 09

This morning at 1035 hours, Dunkirk VFD Engine 51, Truck 5, Chief 5A & Chief 5B were dispatched to 7890 Ivy Terrace (106 Box) for the house fire with people trapped. With an additional crew in quarters, Squad 5 responded also.

Units from the Dunkirk VFD arrived on location with smoke showing from a two-story middle of the row townhouse. The crew from Engine 51 assumed first due responsibilities, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Gregory Pross, August 07

Today marks another monumental day for the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. Fire Chief Toby Sealey and President Scott Peterson signed a contract to build a brand new Seagrave ladder truck for the Dunkirk VFD. With the growth of Dunkirk and the surroundings areas as well as the excellent staffing provided by the Dunkirk Volunteers, it was determined that a ladder truck would be needed to best serve ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Early Morning Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, July 29

This morning at 0502 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Prince George Engine 820, Anne Arundel Engine 91 & Anne Arundel Medic 9 were dispatched for the motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle at Route 4 & Talbot Road. Dunkirk VFD Chief 5 also responded.

Squad 5 arrived and found a motorcycle in the woods that had struck a truck & trailer. After a brief search, the motorcycle operator was found next ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Auto Fire Extends to House

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, July 28

This afternoon at 1418 hours, Engine Company 5 was dispatched for the vehicle fire at 5933 Talbot Road (Anne Arundel 9-05 Box).

Engine 52 arrived and found a fully-involved pickup truck with extension to the exterior of an attached garage. The crew made quick work, extinguishing the fire and preventing further damage to the house.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Last Injured Firefighter Returns Home

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, July 27

Two days ago, 5 firefighters (2 from Anne Anne Arundel County & 3 from Dunkirk VFD) were injured battling a house fire. Two Dunkirk VFD firefighters were released from the hospital that night. However, the Officer in Charge of Squad 5 (Nathan Taylor) has remain hospitalized since then.

This afternoon, he was released from Anne Arundel Medical Center to return home. To his surprise, Squad 5 picked ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Second Alarm Farmhouse Fire in Lothian

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, July 26

Thursday July 26 at 2036 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5 and Chief 5 were dispatched to 5512 Greenock Road in Lothian (9-08 Box) for the house fire. Communications advised units enroute that they had received multiple calls.

Anne Arundel Engine 91 arrived on location with fire showing from the second floor of a large renovated farmhouse. Prince George’s Engine 820 arrived next and began to establish ... (Full Story & Photos)

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