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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West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

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1944 - 2015

Rescue on I-70

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, June 27

Early this morning units responded for a rescue with injuries on I-70. At 04:45, Tower 3 and Engine 31 responded to westbound I-70 near the weigh station for a vehicle in the trees. The caller, the driver of the vehicle, stated that everything hurt and there was bleeding everywhere, but fortunately she was able to get out of the car on her own. Upon arrival, Tower 3 located a single vehicle well off ... (Full Story & Photos)

Overturned Jeep

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, June 12

WFVFD responded this evening for the report of a motor vehicle accident on I-70. At 20:01, Station 3 was alerted for the reported Jeep flipped over on I-70 westbound near the weigh station. Upon arrival, Engine 31 and Chief 3 found a two vehicle collision with a Jeep Wrangler on its roof in the number 3 lane and a Toyota pickup on the shoulder. Both drivers (only occupants of the vehicles) had self ... (Full Story & Photos)

Truck Fire on I-70

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, May 30

Units responded this evening for a fire on I-70. At 18:13, Engine 31 and Engine 82 were dispatched for a reported box truck on fire on westbound I-70 near Route 32. Engine 31 arrived at westbound I-70 near Sand Hill Road to find a box truck with fire in the engine compartment with some extension to the cab. Units made quick work of the fire and cleared at 18:47. No injuries were reported, and a mechanical ... (Full Story & Photos)

Weis Markets Fundraiser

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, May 25

The Weis Markets grocery store in Woodstock hosted a Memorial Day cook-out on May 23, 24 and 25 to generate donations for the West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department. Doug McPherson, store manager, provided the hot dogs, chips, soft drinks, grill, and venue; WFVFD provided the manpower; and the local community provided the donations.
A big “Thanks” to everyone who helped make this event a huge ... (Full Story & Photos)

Overturned Vehicle

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, May 10

Units responded today for a rescue on Triadelphia Road in the 3-49 box. At 19:21, the tones sounded for the rescue with unknown injuries at 13785 Triadelphia Road. The caller stated that she didn't think anyone was injured but that her fence was damaged. Units arrived to find a vehicle off the road, upside down in a creek. The single occupant self extricated prior to the arrival of police and fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

Small Basement Fire

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, May 03

Units handled a small basement fire in Sykesville tonight. At 22:37, units responded to the 1100 block of Taylor Park Road for a report of fire in the basement. The caller stated that workers were sweating copper pipe and that insulation in the floor boards was on fire. Upon arrival Engine 31 found some insulation in the drop ceiling that had been on fire and the home filled with smoke. After some ... (Full Story & Photos)

2015 Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, May 02

Members spent the weekend at the Howard County Fairgrounds for the annual Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival. Held every year since 1974, the festival brings thousands of people to the Fairgrounds on the first full weekend in May for contests, demonstrations, workshops, fiber and yarn sales, and food and entertainment. Members stood by in the first aid tent and with our new ATV in case of medical emergencies; ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fundraiser for Captain Baker This Sunday

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 23

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)

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