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 Welcome to the Official Website for the
West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

  Celebrating 80 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community

1944-2024

Click Here to Watch Our 75th Anniversary Video!


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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 02

It is with unbelievable sadness that we announce the passing of Fire Chief Howard Mitchell “Mickey” Day.
Born April 21,1961 at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Mickey was a lifelong resident of Howard County. He attended Glenelg High School and the University of Maryland, College Park, earning a bachelor’s degree in Animal Sciences in 1983. He worked for many years in his family’s business, Farm and Home ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Annual Open House

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 15

As we do each year during Fire Prevention Week, members opened the doors of the station to welcome community members to our Open House. This year's theme is "Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention." Cooking fires are the leading cause of home fires and injuries.
Participants were able to get an up-close look at the station and our equipment and were able to take part in hands-on ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Administration Larry Reed, October 09

Please join us for our Open House on October 15th from noon to 4:00 pm.

There will be fire apparatus displays, recruitment, volunteer opportunities, demonstrations and more. We hope to see you there!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Howard County Fair is August 5-12, 2023!

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, July 28

Come see us at the 77th Annual Howard County Fair! We will be conducting our annual fund raising in addition to providing fire and EMS services to the Fair. Come grab a snowball, funnel cake, or (new this year) hot dog, buy a 50/50 raffle ticket, and test your basketball or baseball skills at our dunk tank.
See you there!
Check the link below for the full schedule of activities.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Administration Sean Hussle, June 07

Just before midnight Station 3 units were alerted to a rescue with a tanker truck off the road. As the dispatch was receiving the information on the call the caller said there was a second vehicle involved. Upon arrival units found a tanker and a pickup truck on the side of I-70 Westbound. The tanker was carrying 7800 gallons of diesel fuel but there were no leaks found. Units assessed both patients ... (Full Story & Photos)

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79th Annual Awards Banquet

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 15

Members met tonight at the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department's Legacy Hall to celebrate and remember the past year. After dinner, awards were presented for outstanding contributions during 2022.

William T. Dorsey Rookie of the Year: Evan Carneal
Luke T. Hoffman Training Award: Jordan Andre
Duty Crew Member of the Year (EMS): Kim Neschis
Duty Crew Member of the Year (Fire): Tim Titcomb
Erik ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 09

Members opened the doors of the station today for our annual Open House in recognition of the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week. Fire Prevention Week was started in 1922 to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire which occurred on October 8, 1871 and caused great destruction and loss of life.
This year’s theme is “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.” Planning ahead in the event of a house fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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