West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department

2014 Incidents
Fire EMS Total
Jan 103 102 205
Feb 93 101 194
Total 196 203 399

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

Community Outreach Program 

The WFVFD Auxiliary will be collecting pantry supplies to support local food pantries, as part of our Community Outreach Program. This time we will be collecting paper products (paper towels and toilet paper) and small sizes of liquid laundry detergent. Please drop off these supplies inside the front entrance of the fire station, between August 10 and September 10. The supplies will be delivered to West Liberty United Methodist Church for distribution in September.

For Yard Sale vendor information Click Here!

Fire in the 3-63 Box

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, August 23

West Friendship and surrounding stations responded this evening for a fire in Sykesville. At 20:58 the tones sounded for a house fire in the 1100 block of Underwood Road. An initial caller to Howard County Communications stated that there was a garage attached to a home that was on fire. A second caller advised that there was a fire on the outside of the garage but that it had spread to the home. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Motor Vehicle Accident on Route 32

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, August 04

While at the Howard County Fair this evening units were alerted for a motor vehicle collision. At 19:53 the tones sounded for Route 32 near Day Road for a reported collision with multiple injuries. With plenty of volunteers at the Fairgrounds to run our stands and staff the EMS tent, the Engine, Tower, and Ambulance responded, along with an Ambulance from Carroll County's Station 12 (SFDFD). Units ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fatal Accident on I-70

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, July 09

Station 3 and surrounding companies responded this morning for a motor vehicle accident on I-70. At 08:59, units were alerted to respond to Eastbound I-70 near Route 32 for a two vehicle MVC. Upon arrival units found a box truck in the median strip and a sedan in the roadway. A priority 1 patient in the sedan required extrication which was handled by Tower 3 and Engine 131. Maryland State Police Aviation ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mock Crash Scenario at Glenelg High School

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, May 13

The West Friendship VFD assisted Glenelg High School Resource Officer Steve Willingham with a DWI Mock Crash Scenario for the seniors and juniors. Two crashed vehicles with 8 students acting as victims were staged on the parking lot. HCPD and Fire Department personnel from Station 3 responded and extricated the victims. Our staffing for this event included 6 career staff and 9 volunteers. After the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Box Alarm 3-30

Sean Hussle, May 06

At 23:45 this evening the tones went off for a structure fire. The caller advised that his house, in the 12600 block of Golden Oak Drive, was on fire and that he was evacuating. Engine 31 was first on scene followed by Chief 3A, who assumed command. Upon arriving there was no fire evident from the outside, and crews immediately pulled a line to the house and searched the home for flames. Firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Fire in Glenelg

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 30

Engine 31 responded this afternoon for a vehicle fire in the 3-49 box. At 15:58, the tones sounded for the truck on fire in the 13900 block of Triadelphia Rd. Upon arrival E31 found a pickup truck in a yard with the engine compartment fully involved. 31's crew pulled the bumper line and made quick work of the fire. The truck's owner stated that he had recently installed a new engine.... (Full Story & Photos)

Cookout and Unveiling of Memorial Plaque

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 24

Members gathered last evening with former members, career and contingent staff, and the Hoffman family to remember our friend Luke Hoffman. On April 25, 2007 WFVFD member Luke died in the line of duty as a Montgomery County Police Officer after graduating from the police academy less than a year prior. FF/EMT/Chaplain Jeff Sturgess designed and built a beautiful memorial for the firehouse entrance ... (Full Story & Photos)

Brush Fire in Woodstock

Fire Fighter/EMT Pieter Lucas, April 10

Tanker 3 responded today along with Baltimore County and other units from Howard County for a brush fire in Woodstock. At 14:37, the tones sounded for a working brush fire at 2800 Hernwood Road in Liberty Road Volunteer Fire Company's first due. Tanker 3 arrived to find units working a ten acre brush fire in the area of Hernwood Road and Old Court Road. Tanker 3 was utilized as a nurse tanker, supplying ... (Full Story & Photos)

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