West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

2014 Incidents
Fire EMS Total
Jan 103 102 205
Feb 93 101 194
Total 196 203 399

Past Incidents
Fire EMS Total
2013 995 1189 2184
2012 1146 1347 2493
2011 1202 1378 2580
2010 1161 1304 2465
2009 1075 1218 2293
2008 1031 1093 2124
2007 1138 1161 2299

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We will not forget.

 Welcome to the Official Website for the
West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

  Celebrating 70 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community

1944 - 2014

Electrical Fire in the 3-40 Box

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, November 09

Station 3 responded this evening for a reported house fire in West Friendship. At 19:53, the station was alerted to respond to the 13300 block of Frederick Road for the report of a house filling with smoke. Upon arrival Engine 31 and Chief 3 found a two story single family residence with nothing evident. Engine 31's crew pulled an attack line to the front door while Tower 3 met with the homeowner ... (Full Story & Photos)

Annual Awards Banquet

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, November 01

Members gathered at Circle D Farm in Woodbine this evening for the 70th annual awards banquet. After dinner, awards were presented by Chief Mickey Day and President Carroll Roles. Thanks to Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department for the fill in while we were celebrating another great year.

Glenwood Lions Club Firefigher of the Year: Kyle Fischer
Charles H. Ridgely Award (Outstanding Administrative ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tree Stand Fall

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, November 01

At 14:54, units responded to a reported rescue (other) for a subject screaming "help" in the wooded area behind 855 Driver Road in the 3-8 box. Engine 31, Paramedic 35, and Chief 3 responded on the initial. County Police arrived and advised a hunter had fallen from a tree stand in the State Park and was suspended upside down in the tree with his foot stuck in the tree stand. Tower 3 responded to assist ... (Full Story & Photos)

T-Bone Crash in West Friendship

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 31

Units responded this morning for a serious motor vehicle collision on Route 32 in West Friendship. At 06:20 the tones sounded for the rescue with injuries at Route 32 and Stiles Way, bringing Engine 32, Tower 3, Paramedic 35, Paramedic 56, and Chief 3B to the scene. Upon arrival units found a two vehicle collision blocking both directions of Route 32. One driver was still in their vehicle. Tower 3 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Train on Fire in Marriottsville

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 30

At 19:44, Station 3 and surrounding companies responded for the reported train on fire in the 3-8 box. The caller, with CSX Transportation, advised there was a fire in the engine room and that they were near the Marriottsville Road intersection at the Howard/Carroll County line. Upon arrival Station 3 units were unable to locate anything at the intersection so CSX was re-contacted to verify the location. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo courtesy of @HCDFRS
Photo courtesy of @HCDFRS

Fuel Leak in the 3-2 Box

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 23

Company 3 responded this afternoon at the request of county police for a fuel spill in a residence. The residence, located in the 600 block of River Road, had been broken into and the suspects had stolen copper pipes. One of the copper lines was to a 275 gallon fuel tank inside the basement, so fuel leaked out into the residence. Maryland Department of the Environment's Emergency Response Division ... (Full Story & Photos)

Serious Collision in Dayton

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 11

Station 3 responded this morning for a serious motor vehicle collision on Route 32. At 06:24 the tones sounded for a crash involving a tractor trailer on Route 32 near the Maryland State Highway Administration Dayton Shop. Arriving units found a tractor trailer on its side and an overturned pickup truck with one occupant trapped inside. The tractor trailer was southbound on Rt. 32 when it partially ... (Full Story & Photos)

Open House

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 05

Today we held our annual Open House which coincides every year with NFPA's Fire Prevention Week. Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the 1871 Great Chicago Fire conflagration that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres. This year's Fire Prevention Week theme is Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test ... (Full Story & Photos)

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