West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department
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West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

2014 Incidents
Fire EMS Total
Jan 103 102 205
Feb 93 101 194
Mar
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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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 Welcome to the Official Website for the
West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

  Celebrating 70 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community

1944 - 2014



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)

Company Picnic at Alpha Ridge Park

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, September 28

Members, family, and friends met today at Alpha Ridge Park just down the road from the firehouse for the company picnic. Members enjoyed the beautiful early fall day in the park by playing softball and enjoying Assistant Chief Mark Miller's top-notch grilling skills. Thanks to Debbie H. Saunders and Sandy Hawkins for their hard work organizing the picnic!... (Full Story & Photos)

Luke Hoffman Festival on 10/4

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, September 22

A Festival and Fundraiser in memory of WFVFD member Luke T. Hoffman, a Montgomery County police officer killed in the line of duty in 2007, will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014, 1:00 - 7:00 p.m., at the Circle D Farm in Woodbine. The event features all you can eat food and drink, live music, silent auction, moon bounce, face painitng and more! The ticket cost is $30 at the door and $25 in advance. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Personal Injury on Route 32

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, September 18

Units responded this afternoon for a personal injury collision in the 32-166 box. At 16:16, the station was alerted for a two vehicle collision with airbag deployment on Route 32 near I-70. Tower 3 arrived at the ramp from Route 32 to Westbound I-70 to find a two vehicle collision involving an unmarked Hyattsville Police car. Paramedic 45 transported two priority 3 patients to Howard County General ... (Full Story & Photos)

Reported Structure Fire at the Farm Store

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, September 17

WFVFD and surrounding companies responded early this morning for the reported structure fire in the 3-49 box. Employees at the Royal Farms store located at 3901 Ten Oaks Road reported white smoke and a burning plastic smell in the store. Units were able to locate a smoldering fire in a vent pipe on the roof due to a burned belt. There was no extension and units cleared at 7:16. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Serious Truck/Deer Collision

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, September 16

Units were alerted this evening for a personal injury collision in the 32-161 box. At 19:33, the tones sounded for a vehicle into the woods on Route 32. Chief 3B arrived on Route 32 between Route 144 and I-70 to find a flatbed work truck that struck a deer. The deer went through the windshield, striking the driver. The deer was deceased inside the vehicle and the driver was transported to Shock Trauma ... (Full Story & Photos)

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