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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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House Fire in Marriottsville

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, June 21

Units from WFVFD and surrounding companies responded early this morning for a house fire in Marriottsville in the 3-07 box. At 00:55, the alarm sounded for the 1200 block of Sugar Maple Drive. Initial callers advised there was an electric vehicle in the garage that was on fire. Units arrived to find heavy fire showing from the attached garage and worked quickly to extinguish the blaze. The fire was ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Turf Valley Water Rescue

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, May 11

At 00:17 this morning units were alerted for the reported water rescue at the Turf Valley Resort. A caller stated that there was a vehicle overturned in a pond, but was not sure if anyone was still inside. EMS Battalion Chief 3 arrived to find the situation as reported. A rescue swimmer entered the pond to confirm that the vehicle was unoccupied, and the scene was turned over to Howard County Police. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 20

Members took the night off and met at Turf Valley Resort for the 80th Annual Awards Banquet. After dinner and a generous check presentation from Howard County Chief Administrative Officer Brandee Ganz, various awards were bestowed for calendar year 2023.

Service Pins:
5 Years: Richard Blair, Justin Stirn
15 Years: Chris Cobleigh, Ryan Eglseder, Bobby Evans
55 Years: Gary Unverzagt

Top Fire Responder: ... (Full Story & Photos)

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House Fire in Carroll County

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 14

At 13:02 this afternoon Engine 31 was requested by Carroll County to respond to Sykesville for a reported house fire in the 1600 block of Heather Heights Road. Engine 31's crew arrived on scene after units from Carroll County's Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department and deployed a 400 foot attack line to the rear of the residence from an adjoining court. The fire was brought under control in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 10

Units were dispatched early this morning for a reported collision with fire on I-70. At 02:42 the tones sounded for a two vehicle accident with a semi truck on fire, alerting units from WFVFD and Station 8. The incident was upgraded when Paramedic 35 arrived on scene on eastbound I-70 just past Marriottsville Road to find a tractor trailer with heavy fire showing from the cab and a pick up truck with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Food Trucks Are Back!

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 09

Starting this Wednesday, April 10 we will be hosting Food Truck Wednesdays! Join us across the street each Wednesday this spring and summer from 4-8 PM for a rotating variety of food trucks.
Please note that this event takes place on Butterfly Court, across Route 99 from the station. No parking or picnicking will be available in the fire station parking lot.
Singh Sugar Maple Farm will also open ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 28

Units responded this afternoon for a house fire in West Friendship. At 15:28 WFVFD and surrounding companies were alerted for a reported basement fire in the 2600 block of Wellworth Way. Units arrived to find a two story single family home with smoke showing from side C. Engine 31 encountered heavy smoke in the basement and located the fire in the sub-basement. Units made a quick knock on the fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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