Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

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Annual EMS Week

Member William Rector, May 17

Every year the Fire/Rescue service celebrates the hard work and efforts of the Emergency Medical professionals. The EMT curriculum has increased significantly over the past several years, making the challenge of obtaining an EMT certification larger. The Paramedic license is certainly a daunting task; having to dedicate 2 years to complete the study material.

This year, the department celebrates ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Squad 5 Responds for Water Rescue Box in AA County

Member Josh Shepherd, May 08

Squad 5 was dispatched mutual aid to Anne Arundel county in the early hours of Sunday, May 8th. The call went out as a reported boat taking on water in the Chesapeake Bay. Squad 5 responded to Herrington Harbor South and staged alongside Battalion Chief 3 and Medic 9 until the crews on the water could find the boat. Trooper 2 located the boat just off of Breezy Point. Squad 5 started towards Breezy ... (Full Story)


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Dunkirk VFD Welcomes Newest Member

Fire Chief Rector, May 08

The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad is proud and honored to welcome out newest member to the ranks.

Tanker, a 12 week old Labrador Retriever, joined the department after being rescued by Assistant Fire Chief Sealey on an incident in the Chesapeake Bay. After confirming he was not lost, several vet trips, and meeting the members, it was confirmed that he belonged at Dunkirk.

Tanker ... (Full Story & Photos)

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First of Many Live Fire Training Events

Chief W. Rector, May 07

Due to the GENEROUS donation of a local builder, the Dunkirk VOLUNTEERS have been able to start utilizing acquired structures on local property for training and live fire evolutions. VOLUNTEERS prepared the house over the past week and drilled on various topics to include roof ventilation, portable ground ladders, ventilation, forcible entry, and hoseline management.

Friday and Saturday members ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Squad 5 Responds to AA County for MVC w/Entrapment

Member Josh Shepherd, May 05

At 0110 Squad 5 and Engine 51 were dispatched mutual aid to Anne Arundel County for a reported MVC with entrapment. Units arrived on scene to find a single vehicle that had gone off of the road and down an embankment. Squad 5, under the direction of Deputy Chief 5, assisted AA Squad 1 and Medic Engine 94 with packaging the patients in Stokes baskets for movement back up the embankment. While this ... (Full Story)


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