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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


Join us Tuesdays From 4-8 PM at the Station For Food Truck Tuesday! Each Tuesday This Spring and Summer (With a Few Exceptions) We Will Have a Different Lineup of Food Trucks For You to Choose From. See You There!


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Photo courtesy of HCDFRS

Barn Fire in Glenwood

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, July 15

At 14:19 this afternoon units responded to the Walnut Springs Nursery in the 3000 block of Route 97 for the reported barn on fire. The caller advised that the structure was used to store plant pots and that there were no animals or chemicals inside. Units arrived to find two large structures fully involved and began defensive operations. Water Supply 3 and Carroll Engine 124 set up draft sites to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rural Water Supply Training

Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, June 26

This evening members participated in the monthly company training session at the Howard County Public Safety Training center, where rural water supply topics were covered. This discipline is especially important as much of our response area does not have fire hydrants. Members discussed the county Standard Operating Procedure for rural water supply and the different types of water sources available ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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