Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department



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No Caption Fully Involved Barn Fire in Lothian

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe , March 16

At 1609 hours, Squad 5, Tanker 5 & Brush 5 were dispatched for the barn fire at 5469 Brooks Woods Road (9-08 box) in Lothian. First arriving units found a fully-involved barn loaded with hay and the surrounding field on fire.

Squad 5 pulled roof tin and other material to open up for Engine Companies. Brush 5 worked on extinguishing the field fire. Tanker 5 shuttled water for the fireground. Units ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Two Flown From Chaneyville Accident

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, March 15

This afternoon at 1307 hours, Rescue Box 503 was dispatched for the serious auto accident at Route 4 & Chaneyville Road. Squad 5, Engine 52, Ambulance 58, Ambulance 59, Chief 5, Chief 5B, Chief 5C & both Safety Officers arrived to find a high speed rear end accident. Two patients (a pediatric and adult) were flown to a local trauma center. A third patient was ground transported to CalvertHealth Medical ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Two Flown From Dunkirk Head-On Accident

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, March 08

At 0841 hours, Rescue Box 511 was dispatched for the head-on accident with persons trapped and a vehicle overturned at Route 260 & Chews Branch Road. Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Engine 51, Ambulance 59, the Assistant Chief and both Safety Officers responded. Units from the Dunkirk VFD & North Beach VFD arrived and found the same. Two patients were flown to a local trauma center via US Park Police Eagle 2. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Dunleigh Auto Fire

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, February 27

At 0904 hours, the Box Alarm was dispatched for the house fire at 2820 Dunleigh Drive in Dunkirk (509 box). Dunkirk VFD Engine 51, Truck 5, Ambulance 58, the Fire Chief, Assistant Chief & both Deputy Chiefs responded. Immediately after dispatch, Communications downgraded the call to a local box for an auto fire.

Company 5 arrived on location and found the same. The fire was quickly extinguished ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, February 21

At 2020 hours, the Box Alarm was sounded for the house fire at 1150 Old Paris Road (108 box). Engine 51, Truck 5, Tanker 5, Ambulance 59, Chief 5, Chief 5B, Chief 5C & Safety 5 responded with 19 personnel.

Units arrived with fire showing from the roof and first floor. Engine 51 arrived, supplied the fireground and advanced the 400’ line backing up Engine 11’s crew and ended up repositioning to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Garage Fire in the First Due

Member Gregory Pross, February 18

At approximately 3:50 pm the Dunkirk volunteers were alerted to a reported building fire at 1810 Inverness Way in Dunkirk (508 box). Engine 51, Truck 5, Tanker 5, Chief 5 and Chief 5C responded. Dunkirk units arrived to find a detached garage with smoke showing.

Engine 51 stretched a hand line and handled fire attack while Truck 5 laddered the building, ventilated and opened up for the engine companies. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, January 19

At 1135 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Engine 51, Ambulance 58, Chief 5A & Chief 5C responded to Route 260 & Perrywood Lane for the motor vehicle accident.

The Dunkirk VFD found a two-vehicle accident with one on its side. All occupants were able to free themselves from the wreckage prior to fire department arrival. One patient was transported to a local trauma center. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Overturned Truck in Owings

Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe, January 08

This morning at 0447 hours, Dunkirk VFD Squad 5, Ambulance 58 & Chief 5B were dispatched to Fifth Street & Ridge View Drive (110 box) for the overturned vehicle.

Units from the Dunkirk VFD, Squad 1 & Ambulance 19 arrived on location and found a pick-up truck overturned with the driver trapped. Squad 5 & Squad 1 stabilized the vehicle prior to removing the door to free the driver. The patient was ... (Full Story & Photos)

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