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

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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West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

  Celebrating 71 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community

1944 - 2015

2015 Open House

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 11

Members opened the doors of the station today for the annual Open House. Held every year in October during Fire Prevention Week, our Open House allows members of the community to come see what it is we do. This year, visitors could get tours of our equipment and station, participate in different demonstrations, obtain fire prevention and fire safety information, and even pose with Smokey Bear.
The ... (Full Story & Photos)

Combine Fire in the 3-45 Box

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 11

Just before the Open House today, the station was alerted for a combine on fire in Glenelg. Units responded to 3145 Pfefferkorn Road where the caller advised a combine was on fire next to the driveway and away from any buildings. Upon arrival Tanker 3 located the combine as described and proceeded to pull an attack line to extinguish the fire. Chief 3B held the command, and units made quick work of ... (Full Story & Photos)

SIREN Training At PSTC

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, September 26

WFVFD went to the James N. Robey Public Safety Training Center today to participate in the Simulated Incident Response Evolution Night, an evening full of training scenarios. There, members joined with volunteers from stations 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, and 8 to learn and practice responses to EMS calls, vehicle extrications, vehicle fires, and structure fires. There was great attendance from every volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

Early Morning Rescue on Rt. 32

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, August 30

Units were alerted early this morning for a first due rescue with entrapment with possible fire. At 03:52, units responded to Route 32 near Day Road for a reported vehicle on its side. Units arrived at Route 32 near Deer Hill Road to find a pickup on its driver side with the single occupant, conscious and alert, still inside. Chief 3B established command while Tower 3 stabilized the vehicle using ... (Full Story & Photos)

Luke Hoffman Festival and Fundraiser

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, August 21

The LTH Foundation invites you to the annual Luke T. Hoffman Festival and Fundraiser on Saturday, September 19 from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department. Luke was a member here at West Friendship when he was killed in the line of duty as a Montgomery County Police officer on April 25, 2007. The LTH Foundation was created by his family and seeks to honor and remember ... (Full Story & Photos)

First Due House Fire

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, August 04

Early this morning units were alerted for a possible house fire in the 3-28 box. At 05:23, shortly after heavy thunderstorms passed through the area, the tones sounded for a house that was on fire after being struck by lightning on Homeland Way in Ellicott City. The caller advised that the roof was on fire and the home was being evacuated.
Chief 3 arrived to confirm that there was fire through the ... (Full Story & Photos)

70th Annual Howard County Fair!

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, August 03

Please join us for the Howard County Fair, which this year runs from August 8th through August 15th. This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year and we will be there all week providing fire and EMS services as well as staffing our fundraising booths. Play a round of two of bingo, grab a snowball, try your hand at the dunking booth, and take a chance on the Nevada tickets. New for this year ... (Full Story & Photos)

Van vs. Dump Truck

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, July 13

At 10:47 this morning, units were alerted for a rescue with unknown injuries on Baltimore National Pike. Callers advised that a vehicle ran into the rear of a dump truck, bringing Tower 3, Engine 82, Paramedic 25, Ambulance 26, and Chief 3B to the scene. Upon arrival Chief 3B found a medical transport van with heavy damage and one passenger trapped on the ramp from westbound Route 40 to westbound ... (Full Story & Photos)

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