West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

2015 Incidents
Month Fire EMS Total
Jan 98 115 213
Feb 102 108 210

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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We will not forget.

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

  Celebrating 71 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community

1944 - 2015

The Portrait door-to-door fund raiser has now completed. We thank you for generous donation in making this a successful fund raiser. AGAIN WE THANK YOU...
Fundraiser for Captain Baker

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 26

A fundraiser to benefit Captain Jimmy Baker will be taking place at Memories Charcoal House in Mount Airy on Sunday, April 26th from Noon-5 pm. Memories will be donating 10% of all proceeds that afternoon to Jimmy and his family. There will also be raffles and 50/50 door prizes.
On Friday November 28, 2014 Captain Baker went into cardiac arrest while at the firehouse. Jimmy was quickly treated and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rollover on I-70

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 22

Capping off a busy Sunday, the station was alerted for a rescue with unknown injuries tonight on I-70. At 21:33, Ambulance 35 responded to westbound I-70 at milepost 84 for a reported vehicle rollover. Chief 2B arrived at westbound I-70 east of Marriottsville Road to find a sedan on its roof. The sole occupant self extricated and was checked out by Paramedic 25 before refusing treatment and transport. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Carroll County Box 12-4

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 22

Units were alerted this morning to respond to Carroll County for a reported fire. At 09:40, Engine 31 and Water Supply 3 responded to 7800 Kabik Court in Woodbine for a fire near a fuel tank. Water Supply 3 began setting up a secondary water source at the Patapsco River at the Carroll/Howard county line. The fire box was downgraded but the crew of FF/EMT Kyle Fischer & A/C Mark Miller decided to complete ... (Full Story & Photos)

Back to Basics Training

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 20

The Friday night duty crew practed their "Back to Basics" training this evening. Instructed by Lt. Phillips and Asst. Chief Miller, the crews practiced donning and doffing their turnout gear and SCBA, knots, and tool hoisting. This is a new county-wide initiative for both career and volunteer personnel to evaluate and improve skills that are not commonly used.... (Full Story & Photos)

Bus Fire in Dayton

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 10

At 19:18, Engine 31, Tanker 3, and Engine 52 were dispatched for a vehicle fire. A caller stated there was a bus on fire near the intersection of Ten Oaks Road and Triadelphia Road, while another caller said there was a garage on fire. Due to the uncertainty of the location and fire type, the box assignment was dispatched. Units arrived to find three buses on fire in the parking lot of Bowen's Bus ... (Full Story & Photos)

Smoke in the Building in Woodstock

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 06

Units responded today to Waverly Gardens, a senior living apartment building, for a possible fire. At 11:49, Tower 3 and Engine 82 were alerted to respond to 10801 Enfield Drive in the 8-15 box for the general fire alarm and two first floor smoke alarm activations. While responding, the call was upgraded to a full box assignment after a caller stated she saw smoke and fire coming from one of the apartments. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Snowstorm Hits West Friendship

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 05

The latest and hopefully last snowstorm of the year rolled through the area today and left us with about seven inches of snow and record low wind chills. Fortunately it was a quiet day in the Third District, allowing members time to clear the parking lot and shovel the walks (which may have ended in a small friendly snow brawl). Thursday night duty crew volunteers staffed two ambulances, Water Supply ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Engine Placed in Service

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 02

WFVFD placed its newest engine in service today, taking delivery of a 2014 Pierce Impel from Atlantic Emergency Solutions. The new Engine 31 has a 450 horsepower Cummins engine, TAK-4 suspension, a 1000 gallon water tank, 40 gallons of Class A foam, and a 1500 gallon per minute pump. It replaces a 2004 Pierce engine that will be placed in the county reserve fleet.... (Full Story & Photos)

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