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Welcome to Whiteford Volunteer Fire Company
 

The Whiteford Volunteer Fire Company is an organization dedicated to providing quality Fire & Emergency Medical Services to our communities. Our personnel is comprised of approximately 70 active volunteer firefighter/EMT's. Our primary area protects a population of 6500 that covers 33 square miles of vast rural and historic district.

The Whiteford VFC is dedicated to serving the citizens of Whiteford, Cardiff, Pylesville and Street areas. We also provide mutual aid to the surrounding Mason-Dixon line communities that include Airville, Bel Air, Darlington, Delta, Fawn Grove, Jarrttesville, Norrisville, Rawlinsville, and Stewartstown.

 

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BOX 57-2 - MUTUAL-AID-FIELD FIRE
Friday, April 11, 2014 
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Delta, PA - At 1606hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for Engine, Brush unit, & Gator mutual-aid to York Co. Sta. 57 (Delta-Cardiff) first-due for a field fire at the intersection of Guppy Valley & Quarry roads. At 1610hrs. B641,U671,SU688 called en-route and arrived at 1614hrs. Crews found that Sta. 57 personnel had contained a working field fire at location and assisted with mop-up operations. Units cleared at 1720hrs.


 
Box 924/607 - WOODS FIRE
Thursday, April 10, 2014 
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Street, MD - At 1215hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for B641 mutual-aid to Co. 9 ( Darlington) first-due for a woods fire in the 1200blk of Macton Rd. Co. 9 units arrived and found a large working woods fire that was spreading rapidly due to high winds. At 1253hrs. Command 9 then requested a 2nd. alarm which brought E611, U671, SU688, A692 to the scene. Co. 6 units were directed to the 3800blk. of Prospect Rd. in effort to contained the fire that had spread towards Prospect Rd (Box 607). Crews had to cut through fencing for access and then deployed several forestry lines into service. Crews had difficulty containing the fire due to constant changes in wind direction and the steep terrain. During the incident, multiple Harford, Cecil, & York county companies responded to the scene to assist. The fire consumed 3-4 acres and was placed under control at 1500hrs. Units cleared at 1656hrs.

At 2139hrs. B641,U671,SU688 responded back to the scene to extinguish additional hotspots.

Units: E611,B641,U671,U672,SY688,Harford, Cecil, York County units.


 
   
   
BOX 702 - 2A DWELLING FIRE -- MUTUAL-AID
Monday, March 24, 2014 
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Jarrettsville, MD - At 0741hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for engine & truck as the 1st. alarm assignment mutual-aid to Co. 7 first due for a dwelling fire in the 3800blk. of Federal Hill Rd. This incident was located directly across from the Jarrettsville main fire station. At 0746hrs. Co.7 units arrived and found heavy fire & smoke to a 1-1/2 story dwelling and immediately requested a second alarm. At 0748hrs. T631 & E611 called en-route and arrived at 0759hrs.Crews were assigned to fire and overhaul operations. Command placed fire under control at 0858hrs. Units cleared at 1152hrs.  


 
Photo credit - York Fire Wire
   Photo credit - York Fire Wire
Photo credit - Tammy Hutchins
   Photo credit - Tammy Hutchins
BOX 57-6 - DWELLING FIRE - MUTUAL-AID
Saturday, March 8, 2014 
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Peach Bottom Twp .PA - At 1915hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for a full fire assignment mutual-aid to York Co. Sta. 57 (Delta-Cardiff) for a dwelling fire in the unit block of September Lane. At 1916hrs. T631, E611, E612, R651 called en-route and observed a large smoke column in the area. Sta. 57 units arrived and found two (2) double-wide trailers fully involved. Units arrived and assisted with fire attack and overhaul operations. Units cleared at 2053hrs.

Units: T631,E611,E612,R651,A691  


 
BOX 610 - MVA w/RESCUE & FLY-OUT
   
Friday, March 7, 2014 
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Pylesville, MD - At 1815hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched to the intersection of Rt. 543 & Heaps School Rd. for an MVA w/Rescue. At 1818hrs. PM6, A691, & R651 called en-route and was advised by Dispatch of single vehicle that ran & rolled off the roadway into a creek with the driver trapped. At 1820hrs. a WVFC member arrived and confirmed entrapment and requested aviation. Units arrived and found a single vehicle resting on its side in the creek and lone occupant trapped inside. Crews had difficulty accessing the vehicle due to steep embankment that was covered with snow & ice. Crews had to utilized the Jaws-of-Life Hurst tools and extricated the patient in about 30 mins. The patient was then transported to the Emory Church parking lot to meet the medi-vac. The patient was transferred to MSP Trooper 1 and flown to Shock Trauma. Also, Command requested a Haz. Mat. response due to fluids leaking in the creek. Units cleared at 1918hrs.

Units: PM6, A691,R651,U671, Trooper 1 


 
BOX 55-3 - 2A DWELLING - MUTUAL-AID
Thursday, March 6, 2014 
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Lower Chanceford Twp, PA - At 1150hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for the Truck mutual-aid to York Co. Sta. 55 (Airville) for a dwelling fire in the 500 blk. of Norris Rd. At 1155hrs. T631 called en-route and monitored Sta. 55 units reporting a working fire to a 2.5 story wood frame dwelling. Command then requested a 2nd alarm which brought E611 to the scene. Both the truck & engine crews were assigned to ladder placement & roof ventilation. Crews cleared at 1418hrs.

Units: T631,E611


 
Photo credit - AVFC
   Photo credit - AVFC
Photo credit - K. Harrington
   Photo credit - K. Harrington
BOX 56-4 - MUTUAL AID - CHIMNEY FIRE
Friday, February 7, 2014 
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Fawn Grove, PA. - At 1258hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for 2 engines & the truck mutual-aid to York Co. Sta.56 (Fawn Grove) first due for a chimney fire in the 500blk of N. McDermott Rd. At 1259hrs. E611,T631, & E612 called en-route and arrived at 1350hrs. Upon arrival, both engines crews assisted with cleaning out the stove, with the truck crew assisted with cleaning the chimney. Units cleared at 1349hrs.

Units: E611,T631,E612


 
Photo credit: Tammy Hutchin
   Photo credit: Tammy Hutchin
   
BOX 58 - MUTUAL-AID -TRANSFER
Friday, January 31, 2014 
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Martic Township, PA - At 2147hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for an engine transfer to Lancaster Co. PA Sta. 58 (Rawlinsville). Sta. 58 and surrounding companies were on-scene of a working dwelling fire in the 100blk. Pencroft Rd. At 2152hrs. E611 called en-route and arrived at 2219hrs. At 2256hrs. Command 58 requested E611 to the scene. The crew arrived and assisted with overhaul operations. E611 cleared at 0039hrs.

Units: E611


 
   
   
BOX 601 - DWELLING FIRE
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 
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Whiteford, MD - At 0909hrs. Whiteford Volunteers along with Delta-Cardiff & Darlington fire companies were dispatched for a dwelling fire in the 1500blk. of Main St. At 0911hrs. Deputy Chief 6 & E612 called en-route and were advised that the caller only reported that the house was on fire. At 0914hrs. E612 arrived and found heavy smoke from a 2 1/2 wood frame dwelling. Command then requested the working fire assignment. Interior crews located the majority of the fire in the basement which had extended into the walls. Crews made access into the walls and quickly knock down the fire which was declared under control at 0935hrs. The Fire Marshal determined an electrical malfunction caused the fire. Units cleared at 1025hrs.

Units: DC6,E612,T631,E611, A691, Airville, Bel Air, Detla-Cardiff, Fawn Grove, Jarrettsville, & Norrisville


 
   
   
BOX 89 - MUTUAL AID - TRANSFER
Sunday, January 26, 2014 
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Matric Township, PA - At 1251hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for an engine transfer to Lancaster Co. Sta. 58 (Rawlinsville). Sta. 58 and surrounding companies were assisting Sta. 89 (Robert Fulton)  on a working structure fire in Drumore Township. At 1302hrs. E611 called en-route and arrived at 1328hrs. E611 was cleared by Command upon arrival at Sta. 58.

Units: E611


 
BOX 317 - MUTUAL AID - WORKING DWELLING FIRE
Saturday, January 25, 2014 
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Kalmia, MD - At 0440hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for an engine mutual-aid to Co. 3 (Bel Air) first due for a working dwelling fire located in the 2800blk. of Kalmia Rd. At 0456hrs. E611 called en-route and was re-assigned to transfer to Co. 9 (Darlington) Dublin station for stand-by. At 0503hrs. E611 arrived and cleared at 0612hrs.

Units: E611


 
   
   
BOX 56-7 - MUTUAL-AID-2A DWELLING FIRE
Thursday, January 23, 2014 
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Peach Bottom Township, PA - At 1306hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatch for engine & truck as part of the 1st. alarm assignment to Sta. 56 (Fawn Grove) first due for a dwelling fire in the 800blk. of Mt. Olivet Rd. At 1308hrs. E611 & T631 called en-route and monitored Sta. 56 units reporting a fully involved 2.5 story farmhouse and requested a 2nd. alarm. At 1313hrs. E612 was dispatch as part of the 2nd. alarm assignment. Command 56 reported that the roof and second floor of the dwelling that already collapsed and using exterior operation only. At 1320hrs. Co. 6 units arrived and were assigned to assisted with exterior fire operations. Units cleared at 1539hrs.

Thanks to Co. 7 (Jarrettsville) for standing by at the station.

Units: E611, E612, T631


 
   
   
ICY ROADS CAUSES 3 ACCIDENTS
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 
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Pylesville, MD - Between 0621hrs. to 0704hrs. WVFC responded to three (3) motor vehicle accidents at thebelow listed locations. The causes of these accidents was due to icy roadways.

0621hrs.- Rt. 165 & St. Marys Rd - Units found a single vehicle that ran off the roadway on St.Marys Rd. The lone driver was transported to York Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. While at the scene, personnel witness another vehicle slid off the roadway into a field, see below for details.

0637hrs. - 700blk St. Marys Rd. - Personnel witnessed a single vehicle that ran off the roadway into a field. Additional EMS responded to transport 3 children & 1 adult with non-life threatening injuries.

0704hrs. - 4000blk. of Street Rd. Units arrived and found a single vehicle off the roadway. The lone driver was transported to Bayview hospital.

 Mutual-aid was received from Delta-Cardiff, Darlington, Fawn Grove, Jarrettsville, & Norrisville  fire companies.


 
COLD WEATHER KEEPS WVFC BUSY
Sunday, January 5, 2014 
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Between Friday 1/3/14 to Sunday 1/5/14, the cold weather kept the WVFC busy with various emergency calls. Here is a summary of those calls.

1/3/14 - Peach Bottom Township - 1833hrs. - Mutual -Aid - Dwelling Fire - 300blk. of Watson Rd. Crews assisted with York Co. Sta.57 with both engines & truck with a chimney fire that extended into the walls. Crews were able to quickly knock the fire and assist with overhaul operations.

1/4/14 - Street, MD - 0241hrs. - Automatic Alarm - 3600blk. of Emory Church Rd. - Units arrived and found an malfunctioning alarm.

1/4/14 - Pylesville, MD - 0728hrs. 0 Automatic Alarm - 300blk. of Saint Mary's Rd - Units arrived and found an malfunctioning alarm.

1/4/14 - Street, MD - 0927hrs. - Motor Vehicle Accident - 3400blk. of Grier Nursery Rd. - Units arrived and found a single vehicle had stuck a utility pole. The lone driver was treated and transported to UCMC with non-life threatening injuries.

1/4/14 - Bel Air, MD - 1215hrs. Transfer Assignment - Call Cancelled - Co. 3 & surrounding companies were on-scene of a 1-alarm working dwelling fire in the 500blk. of Forest Valley Drive.

1/5/14 - Whiteford, MD - 1440hrs. - Motor Vehicle Accident - Whiteford Rd. & Graceton Rd. - Units arrived and found a single vehicle MVA. The lone driver was treated and transported to UCMC with non-life threatening injuries.

1/5/14 - Whiteford, MD - 1440hrs. - Manpower Assist - 1400blk. of Heaps Rd. - The crew assisted EMS personnel with additional manpower.

During this period, the company handled an additional  four (4) EMS calls.


 
BOX 57-7 - MUTUAL AID - WORKING DWELLING FIRE
Friday, December 20, 2013 
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Peach Bottom Township, PA - At 1756hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for 2 engines and the truck mutual-aid to York Co. Sta. 57 (Delta-Cardiff) first due for a dwelling fire in the unit block of Twin Oak Trail. At 1759hrs. E611 & E612 called en-route and monitored York Co. units arriving & reporting a working dwelling fire. At 1803hrs.both engines arrived and crews were assigned to fire, search & rescue operations. The crews then assisted with overhaul operations before being release. Units cleared at 2144hrs.

Units: E611, E612


 
   
   
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