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 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)

Captain Steciak Posthumously Awarded

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 08

Howard County held its annual Volunteer of the Year ceremony last night in Ellicott City, where the In Memoriam Volunteer Award was presented to Erik's parents. From the county's press release: Erik Steciak’s passion for volunteering was enormous. As a member of the West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department, he spent countless hours personally mentoring new members. He trained and familiarized them ... (Full Story & Photos)

Join us for our Recruitment Open House

Chief Mickey Day, April 04

We will be holding a Recruitment Open House on Sunday, April 12. Stop by the station and learn how you can help your community and be a member.... (Full Story & Photos)

Brush Fire in Montgomery County

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 31

Units in Montgomery County responded today for a large brush fire. According to the Montgomery County fire department, embers from a resident burning a pile of debris in a yard caused a 70 acre brush fire in the Laytonsville area. At 14:43, Water Supply 3 was special requested to respond to Damascus Road and Hipsley Mill Road to assist with the water supply operation. WS 3 remained on scene until ... (Full Story & Photos)

Car Fire on I-70

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 27

Squad 3, returning from a couple of runs this morning, picked up the fully involved auto on westbound I-70 near Rt. 40, arriving first on scene. (Squad 3 is running in place of Tower 3 while it is in the shop.) Squad 3 shut down I-70 so Engine 81 could make access eastbound in the westbound lanes, stabilized the vehicle, and handled the forcible entry into the engine compartment while Chief 3B held ... (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)

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