West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

2015 Incidents
Month Fire EMS Total
Jan 98 115 213
Feb 102 108 210
Mar 91 122 213
Apr 76 80 156
May 96 116 212
Jun 111 119 230
Jul 100 120 220
Aug 122 133 255
Sep 103 99 202
Oct 84 100 184
Nov 89 92 181
Dec 104 146 250
Total 1176 1350 2526

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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1944 - 2016

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Collision with Fire

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, August 18

Units responded this afternoon for a reported rescue with entrapment and fire in Ellicott City. At 14:01, Tower 3 and Paramedic 35 were alerted to Baltimore National Pike at Marriottsville Road for a two vehicle collision, box 40-062. Callers stated that one vehicle was overturned and one was on fire. Upon arrival units confirmed a two vehicle collision between a work van and a sedan with fire but ... (Full Story & Photos)

It's Almost Fair Time!

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, July 22

Join us at the Howard County Fairgrounds from August 6th through August 13th for the 71st Annual Howard County Fair! In addition to providing fire and EMS protection to the fairgrounds, this is one of our most important fundraisers each year. Grab one of Howard County's best snowballs, play a few games of Bingo in the air conditioned bingo hall, try your luck at the Nevada stand, buy a few raffle ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fourth of July in Columbia

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, July 04

Members traveled to Columbia today to assist with the 4th of July fireworks display at Lake Kittamaqundi. Volunteers staffed Ambulance 36, Brush 38, and ATV 3 in the Town Center area. The rain kept the large crowds away, but for those who stayed the fireworks went off without at hitch at about 21:00. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire on I-70

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, June 19

Tanker 3 responded this evening for a fire on I-70. At 20:42 the station was alerted for the reported RV on fire on Westbound I-70 near Marriottsville Road. While units were enroute the driver of the RV called to say the rear brakes and tires were on fire and brush near the road was starting to catch fire as well. Engine 82 arrived at westbound I-70 between Bethany Lane and Marriottsville Road to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Collision on Route 32

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, May 13

At 14:31 this afternoon units were alerted for a reported single vehicle accident on Route 32 near the park and ride at I-70. Engine 31 arrived to find a pick up truck off the road with one occupant who was not trapped. After evaluation by Paramedic 35, the driver was transported to Shock Trauma in Baltimore priority 2. Initial reports indicate that the driver fell asleep and drifted off the road, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mock Extrication at MRHS

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 18

Engine 32, Ambulance 35, and Utility 3 participated in a mock motor vehicle collision at Marriotts Ridge High School today to help raise awareness in the student body about the dangers of driving while distracted and driving under the influence. Eight student volunteers from MRHS acted as victims and were given emergency medical and extrication services. We hope everyone has a safe and healthy spring ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Tanker Arrives

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 13

WFVFD members are proud to have recently taken delivery of our new tanker. Tanker 34 is a 2016 International 7600/US Tanker Patriot, carrying 3400 gallons of water in a poly elliptical tank. It is equipped with a 1250 GPM Hale PTO pump with an air primer, three 12" air dumps, and two 3000 gallon folding tanks. Tanker 34 will be placed in service soon after members mount equipment and familiarize themselves ... (Full Story & Photos)

Statewide Recruitment Day

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 10

Have you ever thought what you could do to help others in your community? Have you ever heard a siren or seen a fire engine, and wonder what was happening? Have you ever witnessed or come upon a motor vehicle accident and wished you could help? Are you looking for new friendships, challenges, and rewards? The fire service is one of the most diverse and challenging vocations today.
If this sounds interesting, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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