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West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

  Celebrating 75 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community

1944-2019



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Rescue With Entrapment

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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No Caption 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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WFVFD Mourns Past Chief Francis Saunders

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)

Chief Saunders (center) in 2017 being honored for his many years of service with WFVFD.
Chief Saunders (center) in 2017 being honored for his many years of service with WFVFD.

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 05

Units from West Friendship and surrounding companies responded early this morning for the reported house on fire in the 3-6 box. At 03:10 the alarm was sounded for the 11800 block of Old Frederick Road in Marriottsville. Upon arrival Engine 31 reported visible fire from the deck on the delta side and pulled an attack line while Squad 3 began an interior search, which was negative. Engine 82 picked ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Year's Eve Rescue

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, December 31

At 13:25 units were dispatched to Marriottsville Road for the reported vehicle collision. Callers advised that there were two vehicles involved with one subject trapped, bringing the rescue assignment to the scene. Upon arrival units found a head on collision involving a pickup truck and a passenger vehicle on Marriottsville Road just north of Route 40. Units worked to quickly extricate one patient ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, December 24

Units responded mutual aid today to Carroll County for a working house fire. Firefighters from the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department were alerted for an odor of smoke in an apartment in the 900 block of Marimich Court in Eldersburg; upon their arrival they observed heavy smoke on the second floor and requested the working fire dispatch bringing Engine 31 to the scene at 09:32. 31's crew ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Last Chance for Holiday Decorations

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, December 15

Thank you to all who have supported us by purchasing your Christmas trees, wreaths, and other decorations from the stand across from the station on Butterfly Court. The stand will be closing for the season tomorrow Sunday, December 16, 2018 so get them while you still can!... (Full Story & Photos)

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