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

  Celebrating 75 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community

1944-2019



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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 28

Firefighters responded tonight for a serious motor vehicle collision in the 3-10 box. At 20:38, units were dispatched to Marriottsville Road near Resort Road for a reported head-on collision with injuries. Chief 3 arrived to find a two vehicle crash on Marriottsville Road between Route 40 and Resort Road and established command. No occupants were trapped; one patient was transported priority 2 to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Working Fire in Carroll County

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 28

Members responded again to Carroll County this morning for a working house fire. At 03:49 Engine 31 was alerted for a fire at Raincliffe Road and Slacks Road in Company 12's first due. Arriving units found an abandoned house fully involved. Engine 31 operated on scene for about an hour, assisting with fire attack and protecting exposures.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Commercial Fire in Sykesville

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 26

Units traveled to Sykesville in Carroll County tonight for a fire at a commercial establishment. At 19:51 Engine 31 and Tower 3 were alerted for the working fire at Bolen's Bull Pen restaurant on Old Liberty Road in Company 14's area. Upon arrival units found the building fully involved and commenced an exterior attack. Aerial master streams were put into service, and West Friendship crews operated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Water Rescue Training

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 24

Members took advantage of a quiet Sunday and reported to the Public Safety Training Center on this windy evening for the monthly company training. This month's training centered on water rescue techniques. The sediment pond at the training center proved to be an ideal static water environment to practice setting up rigs, throwing rope bags, and donning/doffing rescue suits and equipment. Thanks again ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 14

It was a busy day in the Sykesville area of Howard County on this Valentine's Day. At 13:56 units were dispatched to the area of Route 32 and Coventry Meadows Drive for the reported collision with entrapment. Callers advised that there was one patient who was unresponsive. Units arrived on Route 32 closer to River Road to find a rear end collision with one patient trapped and commenced extrication. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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First Due Garage Fire

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 14

Members were up early this morning fighting a house fire in the 3-60 box. At 01:36 units responded to the 1400 block of Coventry Meadows Drive in Sykesville for the report of a fire in the attached garage. Arriving minutes after being dispatched, Paramedic 35 advised of a single family home with fire in the garage and that the home appeared to have been evacuated. Engine 31 arrived moments later and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 17

The West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of past Chief and Life Member Francis "Frank" Saunders. He was 82 years old. Chief Saunders joined the WFVFD in 1958 and was a member for 61 years. Over the years he served in every operational position including Chief, Deputy Chief, Assistant Chief, Captain, Ambulance Captain, First Lieutenant, Firefighter, and Emergency ... (Full Story & Photos)

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