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Sykesville, MD 21784
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 Welcome to the Official Website for the
West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

  Celebrating 78 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community


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No Caption 76th Annual Howard County Fair

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, August 01

Join us at the Howard County Fairgrounds for the 76th Annual Howard County Fair, starting on Saturday! The Fair this year runs from August 6-13, 2022. As usual, WFVFD members will be staffing the First Aid booth, as well as conducting our annual fund raising activities. The Grand Opening Parade and 38th Annual West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department Parade is at 2:00 PM on Sunday, August 7th. See ... (Full Story & Photos)

78th Annual Awards Banquet

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 02

Members met this evening at the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department's Legacy Hall for the 78th Annual Awards banquet. After dinner, officers for 2022 were sworn in and awards were presented.

Service Pins:
5 Years: Taylor Castaneda, Sara Giddings, Jane Hoffman, Patrick Jeffrey, Evelyn Logan, Shannon Spicer, Li Tong, Kyle Fischer
10 Years: Trent Fuller, John Logan
15 Years: Bambi Nelms, Matt ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, July 13

We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of member Jeff Rizzo. He was a dedicated Firefighter and community servant, joining the WFVFD in July, 2010 in addition to serving as a career Firefighter/Paramedic in Loudoun County, Virginia since 2017.

We send our condolences to his family, friends, and fellow Firefighters, and we ask that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers. We will miss you ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue on Folly Quarter

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 14

Station 3 responded tonight for a collision on Folly Quarter Road. At 22:58 units were alerted for the single vehicle flipped over with one possibly trapped.
Upon arrival units found an SUV on its side on Folly Quarter Road near Ridgewood Drive. The single occupant had self-extricated prior to arrival with the assistance of a bystander and was evaluated by Ambulance 36. The patient refused treatment ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 22

At 18:50 units were dispatched to the 11800 block of Old Frederick Road in Marriottsville for the report of a horse stuck in the mud. Upon arrival units located Hershey, who was unable to free himself from a mud pit. Engine 32 requested the HCDFRS Special Operations unit and their specialized equipment was utilized to extract Hershey, who was not injured. Thanks to Doug Walton, HCDFRS Office of Public ... (Full Story & Photos)

2020 WFVFD Awards Banquet

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 30

While we were physically apart, members were able to meet virtually for our annual awards banquet tonight. The food wasn't great, but we were glad to be able to revisit and reflect on the past year.
After an invocation by Chaplain Ryan Eglseder we took a moment to remember members we lost last year, Shirley Mills and Will Spicer. Both were longtime members who contributed greatly to the department, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 06

Today marks the sixth anniversary of the passing of Paramedic/Captain Erik Steciak, a paid paramedic with the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company and a valuable dedicated member of the West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department. He died in the line of duty while responding to a call when he was struck by a utility vehicle that slid on icy pavement.

Erik was 29 years old at the time of his death. He joined ... (Full Story & Photos)


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