West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

2015 Incidents
Month Fire EMS Total
Jan 98 115 213
Feb 102 108 210
Mar 91 122 213
Apr 76 80 156
May 96 116 212
Jun 111 119 230

2014 Incidents
Month Fire EMS Total
Jan 103 102 205
Feb 93 101 194
Mar 103 122 225
Apr 77 108 185
May 93 111 204
Jun 86 97 183
Jul 84 101 185
Aug 83 124 207
Sep 77 108 185
Oct 88 95 183
Nov 85 95 180
Dec 98 127 225
Total 1070 1291 2361

Past Incidents
Year Fire EMS Total
2013 1123 1087 2210
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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West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

  Celebrating 71 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community

1944 - 2015

Crash at Routes 32 and 144

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, November 13

Capping off a busy Friday the 13th, the station responded this evening to a reported collision in downtown West Friendship. At 19:32, a caller who lives in the area called Howard County Communications to report that he heard a crash nearby but that he did not witness it. Other callers advised that there was a two vehicle collision in the intersection at Route 32 and Route 144, bringing units from ... (Full Story & Photos)

Collision on Route 32

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, November 13

Units responded to Route 32 near Day Road this evening for the report of a crash involving 3 vehicles. At 16:36, a Sykesville Police officer on the scene advised that there was a van off the road with one patient having a seizure. Tower 3 arrived to find just that and held Paramedic 35, returning the units from Sykesville. One patient was transported to Howard County General Hospital by Paramedic ... (Full Story & Photos)

Bus Crash in Dayton

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, November 13

Friday the 13th turned out to be a busy day for members of the WFVFD. The day started off at 07:03 with the report of a collision in Dayton in the 5-48 box. Units responded to the 14600 block of Triadelphia Mill Road, near Viburnum Drive, for a rescue with injuries. Units arrived to find a head on collision involving a school bus and a Chevrolet Suburban. The driver of the Suburban, a 17 year old ... (Full Story & Photos)

Flyout on Old Frederick Road

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, November 04

At 15:48 today, the station was alerted for a single vehicle accident in the 3-61 box. Units responded to the 13500 block of Old Frederick Road, where two "off duty" members who were traveling on Old Frederick Road came upon a motorcycle off the road in a field. Upon assessment the driver was found to have an altered mental status and significant pelvic injuries. Patient care was initiated while units ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rollover on I-70

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 14

At 22:40 this evening units responded to I-70 for the reported overturned vehicle. Upon arrival at eastbound I-70 prior to the Route 40 split, Chief 3 located a single vehicle on its roof in the median. Paramedic 35 evaluated and transported the single occupant priority 3 to Howard County General Hospital. Units cleared the scene at 23:05 after the arrival of Maryland State Police. ... (Full Story & Photos)

2015 Open House

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 11

Members opened the doors of the station today for the annual Open House. Held every year in October during Fire Prevention Week, our Open House allows members of the community to come see what it is we do. This year, visitors could get tours of our equipment and station, participate in different demonstrations, obtain fire prevention and fire safety information, and even pose with Smokey Bear.
The ... (Full Story & Photos)

Combine Fire in the 3-45 Box

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 11

Just before the Open House today, the station was alerted for a combine on fire in Glenelg. Units responded to 3145 Pfefferkorn Road where the caller advised a combine was on fire next to the driveway and away from any buildings. Upon arrival Tanker 3 located the combine as described and proceeded to pull an attack line to extinguish the fire. Chief 3B held the command, and units made quick work of ... (Full Story & Photos)

SIREN Training At PSTC

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, September 26

WFVFD went to the James N. Robey Public Safety Training Center today to participate in the Simulated Incident Response Evolution Night, an evening full of training scenarios. There, members joined with volunteers from stations 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, and 8 to learn and practice responses to EMS calls, vehicle extrications, vehicle fires, and structure fires. There was great attendance from every volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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