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

  Celebrating 76 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community


Click here to watch our 75th anniversary video!


Our 2020 Food Truck Season will begin April 7th!!! 

We are excited to see you there!!


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Mutual Aid to Carroll County

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 19

West Friendship firefighters responded early this morning to assist with a fire in Carroll County. At 01:19 Engine 31 was alerted to the 800 block of Caren Drive in Company 12's first due for the report of a working house fire. Upon arrival units from the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department found a two story single family home with fire showing from the roof and Charlie side. Units commenced ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 11

Units responded this afternoon for a vehicle fire on I-70 in Ellicott City. At 16:21 Engine 31 and Engine 82 were alerted for the report of a single vehicle on fire. Engine 31 arrived at westbound I-70 near Marriottsville Road to find a working car fire involving a Baltimore City Fire Department staff vehicle. Crews made quick work of the fire and cleared at 17:04. No injuries were reported. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mutual Aid House Fire

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 04

Engine 31 responded to Marriottsville in Carroll County this morning for the reported house fire. At 10:09 the station was alerted for the 1700 block of Carpenters Drive in Company 12's first due. Upon arrival Engine 31 and Carroll Engine 123 found smoke showing from the rear of a single family home. 31's crew located a fire in the kitchen, which they quickly extinguished with assistance from Company ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 18

Tonight members gathered at the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department for the annual awards banquet. After dinner came the awards ceremony followed by the swearing in of the officers for 2020 by Maryland State Firemen's Association 2nd Vice President Joel McCrea.

Length of Service Awards:
40 Years: Deputy Chief Mickey Day, Debbie H. Saunders, Dan Poprosky, Steve Fleming, Alan Ridgely
35 Years: ... (Full Story & Photos)

Two Vehicle Collision with Fire

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, November 14

At 17:44 today WFVFD responded for a serious motor vehicle collision in Ellicott City. Callers reported a crash at Marriottsville Road and Route 40, alerting Tower 3 and Paramedic 35 to respond. Howard County Police arrived first and confirmed a two vehicle collision with one vehicle fully involved in fire. Fortunately all occupants were out of the vehicles. Units went to work extinguishing the blaze ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 21

The WFVFD regrets to announce the passing of Life Member Ronald VanSant. Mr. VanSant joined the WFVFD in 1962 and served for 28 years. He held many positions including Firefighter, First Lieutenant, Captain, President, and Board of Directors member.

Ronald A. VanSant, age 71, of Owings Mills, MD passed away suddenly on Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

Born November 1, 1947, in West Friendship, MD he ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fatal Collision on I-70

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 21

WFVFD responded early this morning for a motor vehicle collision on I-70 in Ellicott City. At 02:26, Engine 31 and Paramedic 35 were alerted for the rescue with unknown injuries on I-70 eastbound near the Route 40 split. The assignment was soon upgraded to a rescue with entrapment as additional callers provided more information. Upon arrival units located a three vehicle collision involving two tractor ... (Full Story & Photos)

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