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
Jul 100 120 220
Aug 122 133 255
Sep 103 99 202
Oct 84 100 184
Nov 89 92 181
Dec 104 146 250
Total 1176 1350 2526

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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Snowzilla Continues to Impact Area

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 27

Units responded to several motor vehicle accidents in the aftermath of the snowstorm. On Tuesday afternoon at 15:45, the station was alerted for a rescue with possible entrapment on Route 32. The caller advised there was an overturned vehicle on Route 32 at Burntwoods Road with the occupants possibly trapped. Units arrived on the scene to find one occupant who had self extricated, and who Paramedic ... (Full Story & Photos)

Record Breaking Snow in West Friendship

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 26

Members and area residents continue to dig out after this weekend's record breaking snowfall - the highest official snow accumulation in the area was reported in Columbia at 28.8 inches. WFVFD maintained multiple crews throughout the weekend, answering calls with the help of the Maryland National Guard and county and state plow crews, who assisted us in making access to neighborhoods and driveways ... (Full Story & Photos)

Overturned Bus on I-70

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 11

Passengers on a bus escaped serious injury this afternoon when the bus rolled onto its side. At 15:34 units responded to eastbound I-70 near Marriottsville Road for the reported overturned school bus. Upon arrival Tower 3 found a school bus on its side in the median with four people on board. Three passengers were transported to Howard County General Hospital with minor injuries by Paramedics 45, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Remembering Erik

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 06

Members assembled at the station today to remember Paramedic Captain Erik Steciak, who passed away one year ago today at the age of 29. A longtime member here at WFVFD, Erik was working as a paramedic at the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company when he was fatally struck by a vehicle on January 6, 2015.
This evening we invited Erik's parents and friends to the firehouse where we had dinner and a service ... (Full Story & Photos)

Afternoon Collision on Route 32

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, December 23

WFVFD responded today along with units from Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department for a motor vehicle collision on Route 32. At 16:00, units responded and found a single vehicle into an electrical pole on Route 32 near West Friendship Road. The driver was unconscious and was packaged and transported to Shock Trauma in Baltimore priority 1 via Carroll Ambulance 127. Carroll Ambulance 129 transported ... (Full Story & Photos)

Happy Holidays!

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, December 12

Members are getting ready for the holiday season! Last week Santa stopped at the station to visit with area children and starting tonight members will escort Santa through neighborhoods in our first due. Santa will start his rounds tonight and will make appearances each evening between 18:30 and 21:00 through December 22 in the West Friendship area. Check the schedule on the homepage or below for ... (Full Story & Photos)

Saturday Morning Crash

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, December 05

Early this morning WFVFD responded for a crash in Marriottsville. At 04:18 a caller advised that there was a motor vehicle accident on Marriottsville Road near I-70 and the driver was conscious but bleeding. Units responded and located a single vehicle collision on Marriottsville Road north of Route 99. A BMW left the roadway and struck a large tree stump. The single occupant was assessed and transported ... (Full Story & Photos)

Wreck on I-70

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, December 01

Units responded this afternoon for the reported rescue with unknown injuries in West Friendship. At 16:03 callers advised that there was an accident involving a trailer on I-70 at Route 32, bringing units from West Friendship and Lisbon to the scene. Chief 3B arrived at I-70 east of Route 32 to find an SUV pulling a camper that lost control and rolled in the median. There was no entrapment and four ... (Full Story & Photos)

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