West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

2017 Incidents
Month Fire EMS Total
Total 0 0 0

2016 Incidents
Month Fire EMS Total
Jan 105 110 215
Feb 88 104 192
Mar 78 97 175
Apr 91 102 193
May 80 111 191
Jun 123 114 237
Jul 98 106 204
Aug 109 121 230
Sep 103 114 217
Oct 78 99 177
Nov 108 121 229
Dec 91 115 206
Total 1152 1314 2466

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

Past Incidents
Year Fire EMS Total
2016 1152 1314 2466
2015 1176 1350 2526
2014 1070 1291 2361
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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Training Burn in Woodbine

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, May 20

Members participated today in a Live Fire Acquired Structure Training, otherwise known as a house burn, on Daisy Road in Woodbine. After conducting training evolutions in the house over multiple days, the house was burned down to make way for new construction. We thank the Lisbon VFC for the opportunity to participate in this valuable training. ... (Full Story & Photos)

We Remember Luke Hoffman

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 25

Ten years ago today, our member and friend Luke Hoffman was killed in the line of duty as a Montgomery County Police Officer. He was 24 years old. Luke joined the WFVFD in 2003 and was a regular and enthusiastic presence at the firehouse, serving as a Sergeant and beginning driver training on the apparatus. In his honor the WFVFD created the Luke T. Hoffman Training Award, given annually at the company ... (Full Story & Photos)

First Due Kitchen Fire

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 02

Units responded this evening for a house fire just down the street from the station. At 17:32 the tones sounded for a reported house on fire in the 3-01 box in the 12400 block of Old Frederick Road after a neighbor called 911 reporting smoke coming from the windows. Arriving within two minutes of dispatch, Tower 3, Tanker 3, Paramedic 35, and Chief 3 found a two story dwelling with fire from the bravo/charlie ... (Full Story & Photos)


Working House Fire in Glenwood

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 15

Tonight Station 3 and surrounding companies responded for a house fire in Glenwood. At 20:58 units were alerted to respond to 2600 McKendree Road in the 13-09 box for the report of a garage fire called in by multiple callers. Upon arrival Engine 131 laid out from McKendree Road and immediately requested the Task Force and Second Alarm be dispatched due to the large amount of fire. Arriving units took ... (Full Story & Photos)

Company Training at the PSTC

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 21

Our February company training meeting was held at the Howard County Public Safety Training Center this evening. Led by Deputy Chief Miller and Captain Braitsch, members were able to participate in several different training evolutions. Between running calls we practiced stationary and flying standpipe operations, forced entry tactics, and search and rescue scenarios. We feel lucky to have the PSTC ... (Full Story & Photos)

72nd Annual Awards Banquet

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 18

Members traveled north on Route 32 this evening to the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department's Legacy Hall for our annual Awards Banquet. After a delicious dinner, it was time for awards!

Life Member Frank Saunders was recognized for his nearly 60 years of service to the WFVFD. Resolutions from the Howard County Executive's Office, the Howard County Council, the Maryland General Assembly, and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Early Monday Crash on Route 32

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 30

Units responded early this morning for a vehicle collision in the Sykesville area. At 00:49, Engine 32, Paramedic 35, and Ambulance 36 responded to Route 32 near Day Road for the report of a rescue with unknown injuries. Upon arrival units located a single SUV that had damage consistent with having rolled over. Two occupants of the vehicle, both out upon arrival, were evaluated for injuries. One of ... (Full Story & Photos)

Entrapment on Route 40

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 23

Units responded this rainy afternoon for a traffic collision in Ellicott City. At 14:43, WFVFD and surrounding companies were alerted for a reported motor vehicle collision with injuries on Route 40 at Marriottsville Road in the 3-10 box. Upon arrival Engine 31 located a two vehicle collision in the westbound lanes with one trapped in one of the vehicles. Engine 31's crew handled the extrication after ... (Full Story & Photos)

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