West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

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
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.

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

  Celebrating 70 Years of Dedicated Service to the Community

1944 - 2014


Christmas Tree Safety and Sales

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, December 01

With Thanksgiving over, the Christmas season has begun. The National Fire Protection Association has published a fact sheet on Christmas tree safety, which we encourage everyone to read. Some of the reminders include:
-Make sure the tree is at least three feet away from any heat source, like fireplaces, radiators, candles, heat vents or lights.
-Make sure the tree is not blocking an exit.
-Never ... (Full Story & Photos)

WDVFD Mourns Passing of Life Member, past Chief William Saunders

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, November 29

On November 29, 2014, William Edwin Saunders of Windsor Mill, beloved husband of the late Barbara
Saunders, devoted father of Joseph E. Saunders, loving brother of Frank and Carl Saunders, and the late David Saunders, devoted companion of Janet Mentzer and her daughter Mary Carole Stiffler, her son Craig Bowen, and her grandchildren Heather and Patrick Anske and Megan Bowen; also survived by many ... (Full Story & Photos)

Monday Morning Rescue

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, November 24

At 07:33 this morning, the tones sounded for a rescue with unknown injuries in West Friendship. Callers advised that there were several vehicles involved and one of them was overturned. Tower 3 arrived on Route 32 at I-70 to find a three vehicle collision involving a tractor trailer, a passenger car, and a pickup truck off the roadway on its side with the driver trapped inside. After a short extrication, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Electrical Fire in the 3-40 Box

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, November 09

Station 3 responded this evening for a reported house fire in West Friendship. At 19:53, the station was alerted to respond to the 13300 block of Frederick Road for the report of a house filling with smoke. Upon arrival Engine 31 and Chief 3 found a two story single family residence with nothing evident. Engine 31's crew pulled an attack line to the front door while Tower 3 met with the homeowner ... (Full Story & Photos)

Annual Awards Banquet

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, November 01

Members gathered at Circle D Farm in Woodbine this evening for the 70th annual awards banquet. After dinner, awards were presented by Chief Mickey Day and President Carroll Roles. Thanks to Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department for the fill in while we were celebrating another great year.

Glenwood Lions Club Firefigher of the Year: Kyle Fischer
Charles H. Ridgely Award (Outstanding Administrative ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tree Stand Fall

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, November 01

At 14:54, units responded to a reported rescue (other) for a subject screaming "help" in the wooded area behind 855 Driver Road in the 3-8 box. Engine 31, Paramedic 35, and Chief 3 responded on the initial. County Police arrived and advised a hunter had fallen from a tree stand in the State Park and was suspended upside down in the tree with his foot stuck in the tree stand. Tower 3 responded to assist ... (Full Story & Photos)

T-Bone Crash in West Friendship

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 31

Units responded this morning for a serious motor vehicle collision on Route 32 in West Friendship. At 06:20 the tones sounded for the rescue with injuries at Route 32 and Stiles Way, bringing Engine 32, Tower 3, Paramedic 35, Paramedic 56, and Chief 3B to the scene. Upon arrival units found a two vehicle collision blocking both directions of Route 32. One driver was still in their vehicle. Tower 3 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Train on Fire in Marriottsville

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, October 30

At 19:44, Station 3 and surrounding companies responded for the reported train on fire in the 3-8 box. The caller, with CSX Transportation, advised there was a fire in the engine room and that they were near the Marriottsville Road intersection at the Howard/Carroll County line. Upon arrival Station 3 units were unable to locate anything at the intersection so CSX was re-contacted to verify the location. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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