West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department
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West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

2014 Incidents
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
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 555 641 1196

Past Incidents
Fire EMS Total
2013 995 1189 2184
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.



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West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

  Celebrating 71 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community

1944 - 2015


Howard County Fire & Rescue Services and the

Volunteer Training Board Graduation Ceremony


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Crash on I-70

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 26

Units responded tonight for a rescue with unknown injuries on I-70 in Marriottsville. At 22:29, Howard County Communications began receiving multiple calls for a motor vehicle collision on I-70 near Route 40. Callers said there was a vehicle upside down that was also on fire, causing the call to be upgraded to a rescue with fire. Chief 3B arrived at eastbound I-70 between the Rt. 40 split and Marriottsville ... (Full Story & Photos)

Company Training on Electric Vehicles

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 22

The Company Training meeting was tonight, and the topic was Electric Vehicle First Responder Safety. Members met in the training room for a video and PowerPoint presentation by one of our members who is a Tesla vehicle technician, after which we were able to examine a Tesla Model S upstairs in the engine bay.
Members learned about the high voltage system and how to disable it via the cut loop in ... (Full Story & Photos)

Collision on Route 32

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 19

At 22:28, units were dispatched to Routes 32 and 99 in the 3-60 box for a two vehicle collision with one driver reportedly unconscious. Units arrived to find a pickup truck and passenger vehicle involved in a "T-Bone" collision. As crews began stabilization of the passenger car the driver self-extricated himself. The pickup truck then caught fire and crews began extinguishment. One patient was transported ... (Full Story & Photos)

First Due Fire on Old Frederick Road

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 18

This afternoon at 13:08, Station 3 was dispatched for a fire in the Sykesville area of Howard County. Howard County Communications received several calls for a barn on fire in the 13500 block of Old Frederick Road in the 3-61 box, bringing the West Friendship VFD and surrounding companies. Engine 31 arrived to find an outbuilding on fire, approximately 20 feet by 20 feet, and pulled an attack line. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Fire in Clarksville

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, February 02

Units responded this morning for a fire in Clarksville in the 5-25 box. At 06:38, Tower 3, Water Supply 3 and Tanker 3 responded to 13517 Silent Lake Drive for a fire in the attached garage. Due to the length and steepness of the driveway, first arriving engines could not make access because of the snow and ice conditions. Engine 52 requested a four wheel drive unit, bringing Water Supply 3 and Brush ... (Full Story & Photos)

Old Frederick Road Rescue

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 30

The station was alerted this afternoon for a rescue with injuries in the Sykesville area of Howard County. At 15:58, the tones sounded for the motor vehicle collision with injuries at Routes 32 and 99, right outside the firehouse. Howard County Police in the area could not locate anything at the intersection; the location was subsequently updated to the 13200 block of Old Frederick Road, west of Route ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Fire in Sykesville

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 23

Units responded today for the mutual aid call to Sykesville for a vehicle fire. At 20:04, the station was alerted to assist the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department for a car on fire next to a house at 7400 Buttercup Road. Units from station 12 arrived to find a truck on fire next to a garage and requested the fire box assignment, bringing units from West Friendship, Winfield, Gamber, and Randallstown. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Diesel Spill on Route 32

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, January 19

Engine 31 responded this morning for a fuel spill on Route 32 in West Friendship. At 06:20, the station was alerted to respond to the scene of a property damage tractor trailer collision on Route 32 at Pfefferkorn Road to assist with diesel fuel containment. Engine 31 arrived to find a single vehicle collision involving a tractor trailer loaded with 41,000 pounds of Wisconsin cheese that had crashed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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