West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

2015 Incidents
Month Fire EMS Total
Jan 98 115 213
Feb 102 108 210

2014 Incidents
Month Fire EMS Total
Jan 103 102 205
Feb 93 101 194
Mar 103 122 225
Apr 77 108 185
May 93 111 204
Jun 86 97 183
Jul 84 101 185
Aug 83 124 207
Sep 77 108 185
Oct 88 95 183
Nov 85 95 180
Dec 98 127 225
Total 1070 1291 2361

Past Incidents
Year Fire EMS Total
2013 1123 1087 2210
2012 1146 1347 2493
2011 1202 1378 2580
2010 1161 1304 2465
2009 1075 1218 2293
2008 1031 1093 2124
2007 1138 1161 2299

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We will not forget.

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

  Celebrating 71 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community

1944 - 2015

 The Portrait door-to-door fund raiser has now completed. We thank you for generous donation in making this a successful fund raiser. AGAIN WE THANK YOU...

Overturned Vehicle

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, May 10

Units responded today for a rescue on Triadelphia Road in the 3-49 box. At 19:21, the tones sounded for the rescue with unknown injuries at 13785 Triadelphia Road. The caller stated that she didn't think anyone was injured but that her fence was damaged. Units arrived to find a vehicle off the road, upside down in a creek. The single occupant self extricated prior to the arrival of police and fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

Small Basement Fire

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, May 03

Units handled a small basement fire in Sykesville tonight. At 22:37, units responded to the 1100 block of Taylor Park Road for a report of fire in the basement. The caller stated that workers were sweating copper pipe and that insulation in the floor boards was on fire. Upon arrival Engine 31 found some insulation in the drop ceiling that had been on fire and the home filled with smoke. After some ... (Full Story & Photos)

2015 Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, May 02

Members spent the weekend at the Howard County Fairgrounds for the annual Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival. Held every year since 1974, the festival brings thousands of people to the Fairgrounds on the first full weekend in May for contests, demonstrations, workshops, fiber and yarn sales, and food and entertainment. Members stood by in the first aid tent and with our new ATV in case of medical emergencies; ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fundraiser for Captain Baker This Sunday

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 23

A fundraiser to benefit Captain Jimmy Baker will be taking place at Memories Charcoal House in Mount Airy on Sunday, April 26th from Noon-5 pm. Memories will be donating 10% of all proceeds that afternoon to Jimmy and his family. There will also be raffles and 50/50 door prizes.
On Friday November 28, 2014 Captain Baker went into cardiac arrest while at the firehouse. Jimmy was quickly treated and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Captain Steciak Posthumously Awarded

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 08

Howard County held its annual Volunteer of the Year ceremony last night in Ellicott City, where the In Memoriam Volunteer Award was presented to Erik's parents. From the county's press release: Erik Steciak’s passion for volunteering was enormous. As a member of the West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department, he spent countless hours personally mentoring new members. He trained and familiarized them ... (Full Story & Photos)

Join us for our Recruitment Open House

Chief Mickey Day, April 04

We will be holding a Recruitment Open House on Sunday, April 12. Stop by the station and learn how you can help your community and be a member.... (Full Story & Photos)

Brush Fire in Montgomery County

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 31

Units in Montgomery County responded today for a large brush fire. According to the Montgomery County fire department, embers from a resident burning a pile of debris in a yard caused a 70 acre brush fire in the Laytonsville area. At 14:43, Water Supply 3 was special requested to respond to Damascus Road and Hipsley Mill Road to assist with the water supply operation. WS 3 remained on scene until ... (Full Story & Photos)

Car Fire on I-70

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, March 27

Squad 3, returning from a couple of runs this morning, picked up the fully involved auto on westbound I-70 near Rt. 40, arriving first on scene. (Squad 3 is running in place of Tower 3 while it is in the shop.) Squad 3 shut down I-70 so Engine 81 could make access eastbound in the westbound lanes, stabilized the vehicle, and handled the forcible entry into the engine compartment while Chief 3B held ... (Full Story & Photos)

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