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West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

  Celebrating 75 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community


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No Caption WFVFD Mourns Life Member Carl W. Buell (Updated with Final Arrangements)

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 20

It is with great sadness that the West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department must announce the unexpected passing of Firefighter Carl Buell, life member and Board of Directors Chairman. He was 56 years old. Carl, a Howard County native, joined the WFVFD in 1981 and was an active operational member in addition to performing administrative duties on the Board. He worked for many years at his family's ... (Full Story & Photos)

WFVFD Holds 75th Anniversary Banquet

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 13

Tonight WFVFD members were pleased to celebrate our 75th Anniversary at the Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville. After dinner retired HCDFRS Chief John Butler, currently Fairfax County Fire and Rescue's chief, presided over the awards ceremony along with Chief Mark Miller and President Theresa Collins.
Service Pins:
5 Years: Nick Schwarz, Kevin Sharpe, John Logan
10 Years: Matt Saunders
15 Years: Norma ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 03

Are you interested in becoming a Firefighter and/or EMT? Or are you looking to serve your community in an administrative capacity? Here is your chance to learn how! In partnership with the Maryland State Firemen's Association, we will open the doors of the station on Saturday April 13th, 2019 from 12:00 PM until 4:00 PM for the Statewide Recruitment Day. We have plenty of volunteer opportunities for ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tree Fire on Triadelphia Road

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 02

Firefighters responded this afternoon for a report of a tree on fire in a backyard. At 14:42 units responded to the 13500 block of Triadelphia Road in the 3-24 box after the homeowner called 911 and advised that they had placed ashes from a fireplace in the backyard and now one of the trees was on fire. Engine 31 arrived to find exactly that and began extinguishing the fire. Fortunately the fire was ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 31

Late tonight the station was alerted for a rescue with unknown injuries on Route 32. At 23:53 units responded to Route 32 near Deer Hill Road for a reported single vehicle collision. 911 callers advised that a vehicle had flipped over several times and that the driver was still inside and trying to drive away. Upon arrival Engine 31 and Ambulance 36 observed a single vehicle with a single occupant ... (Full Story & Photos)

Collision on Marriottsville Road

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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Photo courtesy of Winfield VFD
Photo courtesy of Winfield VFD

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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