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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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RERUITMENT OPEN HOUSE WAS A HUGE SUCCESS
Sunday, April 12, 2015 
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The WVFC Recruitment Open House held on Sunday, April 12th was a huge success. Over 100+ people attended the event and learned about joining the fire company. There were several displays for the public to view and participate in. The biggest attraction was the Backdraft monster truck. WVFC wishes to thank the following businesses for sponsoring the appearance of the monster truck;  Backyard Boys Inc, Country Store @ Backyard Boys, Inc, Buon Gusto, Atlantic Tractor, Saubel's Markets, & Whiteford Packing Company. We like to thank the community for stopping by and their continuous support. A special thank you to Fawn Grove VFC, Susquehanna Hose Co., Harford County TRT & Haz. Mat teams, & PPES company for providing their displays. Thanks to photographer Tammy Hutchins for taking pictures of the event.


 
Monster Truck sponsors:(L) Rick Enfield from Atlantic Tractor & (R) Jim Hutchins-Hutton from Backyard Boys, Inc.
   Monster Truck sponsors:(L) Rick Enfield
      from Atlantic Tractor & (R) Jim
      Hutchins-Hutton from Backyard Boys, Inc.
Future Firefighter
   Future Firefighter
BOX 56-10 - MUTUAL-AID-WOODS FIRE
Monday, April 6, 2015 
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Fawn Grove, PA - At 1319hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for SU688 (Gator) & E611 mutual-aid to York Co. Sta.56 (Fawn Grove) for a woods fire in the 600blk. of Torbert Rd. At 1436hrs. Co. 6 units called en-route and arrived at 1446hrs. Crews found a working fire to approx. 4-5 acres of woods and were assigned to fire control. Crew assisted with fire extinguishment and mop-up operations. Units cleared at 1637hrs.

Units: C-61,E611,SU688,U671 


 
BOX 923 - MUTUAL-AID WOODS/DWELLING FIRE
Sunday, April 5, 2015 
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Street, MD - At 1526hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for both engines & truck for a dwelling fire in the 3700blk  Peach Orchard Rd. At 1527hrs. Chief 6 called en-route and was advised that caller reported a woods fire that extended to a dwelling. Chief 6 reported had a large smoke column from 3 miles out and requested a brush assignment. At 1531hrs. U671,SU688,E611,641 called en-route. At 1533hrs. Chief 6 arrived and reported 3 separate working woods fires, 2 sheds fire, and side D of a dwelling involved. Command requested the additional brush unit and tanker to the scene. At 1534hrs. E913 arrived and laid a 4" supply line to the scene. The crew then deployed 2 - 1-3/4 hand lines into service and quickly knocked the dwelling and sheds fires. The crew then controlled the woods fire until additional units arrived. Additional crews arrived and quickly extinguished all fires. Units cleared at 1648hrs. 

Units: C-6,E611,B641,U671,SU688 


 
E913 with attack
   E913 with attack
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   Side "D"
BOX 1007 - MUTUAL-AID - WOODS FIRE
Sunday, April 5, 2015 
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Pylesville, MD - At 1150hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for SU688 (Gator) mutual-aid to Co. 10 (Norrisville) for a woods fire in the 2000blk. Eden Mill Rd. At 1150hrs. U671 & SU688 called en-route and monitored Co. 10 units on scene of a large working woods fire. This area is very rough and steep terrain and access is mainly by foot. At 1152hrs. E611 was dispatched to the scene. At 1205hrs. SU688 arrived and was assigned to fire suppression. At 1215hrs. E611 arrived and the crew was assigned to mop up operations. Units cleared at 1358hrs.

Units: U671,SU688,E611 


 
Special Appearance Backdraft Monster Fire Truck
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 
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The Whiteford Volunteer Fire Company is participating in the Maryland Statewide National Volunteer Appreciation Week in April 2015. Our open house is on Sunday, April 12th. 2015, from 11am to 4pm. at the firehouse, located at 1407 Pylesville Rd. Whiteford, MD 21160. This opportunity allows us to invite the public to learn how they can join and participate as a responder or as an administrative member of the company. There will be inter-active simulators for the public to participate first-hand of what a volunteer experiences. We will have apparatus & equipment displays, activities, hand-outs, and members to answer questions. Refreshments will be provided.

 
   
   
BOX 921 - DWELLING FIRE
Saturday, March 28, 2015 
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Darlington, MD - At 2022hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for engine & truck mutual-aid to Co. 9 (Darlington) first due for a dwelling fire in the 1600blk of Castleton Rd. At 2026hrs. Chief 6 & E611 called en-route and monitored first arriving Co. 9 unit reporting fire showing on a 2 story dwelling. Crews found an attach pump house fully involved to the rear of the dwelling and made a quick knock of the fire. Crews then checked for extension and found nothing further. Units cleared at 2134hrs.

Units: C-6,E611


 
   
   
BOX 56-1 - DWELLING FIRE - 2A
Thursday, March 26, 2015 
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Fawn Grove Boro - At 1558hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for engine & truck mutual-aid to York Co. Sta. 56 first due for a dwelling fire in the unit block of Market St. At 1604hrs. T631 & E611 called en-route and monitored Sta. 56 units arriving and reporting a working fire to a 2 1/2 story dwelling. Command then requested a 2nd alarm & tanker task force. At 1617hrs. E612 was dispatched for the 2nd alarm assignment. At 1635hrs. Co. 6 units arrived and crews began ventilation and fire attack operations. Sta. 56 crews put a quick knock on the fire and crews then assisted with overhaul operations. Units cleared at 1742hrs.

Thanks to Level VFC for station coverage.

Units:  E611,E612,T631


 
WVFC photo
   WVFC photo
Photo by T. Hutchins
   Photo by T. Hutchins
BOX 607 - MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT w/RESCUE
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 
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Whiteford, MD - At 1739hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatch for a MVA w/Rescue at the intersection of Whiteford & Prospect roads. At 1742hrs. Chief 6, A691, & R651 called en-route, followed by T631 at 1750hrs. At 1744hrs. Chief 6 arrived and found a 2 vehicles off the roadway and one on its side. One occupant was found confined inside the overturned vehicle and the second occupant had self-extricated. Units arrived and crews extricated the one occupant thru the back window in about 5mins. One occupant was transported to UCMC and the second occupant refused medical treatment. Units cleared 18321hrs.

Units: C-6,R651,A691,T631,A991


 
   
   
BOX 55-4 - MUTUAL-AID- MVA w/RESCUE
Friday, February 13, 2015 
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Lower Chanceford Township, PA - At 1407hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were alerted special request for R651 mutual-aid to York Co. Sta. 55 (Airville) for a motor vehicle accident with rescue at the intersection of Bridgeton & Pine HIll roads. At 1409hrs. R651 & U671 called en-route and arrived at 1453hrs. Units arrived and found an overturned tractor & trailer resting in a ditch and the driver heavily entrapped. Crews patiently began extrication operations to the cab utilizing all cribbing & stabilization equipment, all hydraulic, air, & portable tools, to free the driver in about 50mins. The driver was place in the care of EMS and transported to a local trauma center by medi-vac. Units cleared at 1537hrs.

Units: R651, U671      


 
Photos courtesy of Airville VFC
   Photos courtesy of Airville VFC
   
BOX 56-8 - MUTUAL AID - DWELLING FIRE
Sunday, February 1, 2015 
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New Park, PA - At 2227hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for T631 mutual-aid to York Co. 56 (Fawn Grove) first due for a dwelling fire in the 600blk. of New Park Rd. At 2236hrs. T631 called en-route and monitored 56 units reporting a working chimney fire with extension into the walls. At 2239hrs. E611 was dispatched as part of the working fire assignment. Sta. 56 crews were able to open the walls and quickly knock the fire before further damage occurred. Co. 6 units arrived and assistance with fire and overhaul operations. Units cleared at 2348hrs.

Units: T631,E611


 
   
   
BOX 605 - CHIMNEY FIRE
Sunday, February 1, 2015 
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Whiteford, MD At 1807hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for a chimney fire in the 4500blk. of Greaceton Rd. At 1814hrs. Safety 6 arrived and reported fire was out. At 1815hrs. Chief 6 & E612 called en-route and arrived at 1819hrs. Crews found a minor fire and able to clean the flue. Units cleared at 1846hrs.

Units: C6, E612, E57-3, E1011


 
BOX 55-3 - DWELLING FIRE - 2A
Sunday, February 1, 2015 
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Lower Chanceford Township, PA - At 2332hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched mutual-aid to York Co. Sta. 55 (Airville) first due for a dwelling fire in the 4200blk of Delta Rd. At 2338hrs. Chief 6 & T631 called en-route and monitored Sta. 55 units arriving on location with a working fire. At rs. E611 was disptached for the working fire assignment. At 2349hrs. Co. 6 units arrived and found a 2.5 story duplex (converted into apartments) with heavy fire & smoke from 2nd. floor. All residents had been evacuated prior to arrival.T631 crew was split and positioned the truck to vent the roof. E611 crew assisted with interior operations and overhaul. The fire was placed under control at 0115hrs. and crews assisted with extensive overhaul operations. Units cleared at 0255hrs.

Thanks to Jarrettsville & Susquehanna Hose Companies for standing by at the station.

Units: C6, T631, E611


 
   
Photo credit: Airville VFC
   Photo credit: Airville VFC
BOX 1011 - BARN FIRE - 2A
   
Friday, January 30, 2015 
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Norrisville, MD - At 1330hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatch for engine & truck mutual-aid to Co. 10 (Norrisville) first due for a barn fire in the 5100blk. of Jolly Acres Rd. At 1334hrs. Chief 6, T631, E611 called en-route and observed a large smoke plume several miles away. Co. 10 units arrived and found a fully involved 75x25 utility barn and requested a 2nd. alarm. At 1356hrs. Co. 6 units arrived and assisted with fire suppression and overhaul operations. Several explosions occurred during the fire attack from unknown material which hampered the defensive attack.The fire was placed under control at 1501hrs. Units cleared at 1653hrs.

Units: C6,T631,E611


 
BOX 363 - MUTUAL-AID - DWELLING
Photo credit: Austin Ensor
   Photo credit: Austin Ensor
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 
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Forest Hill, MD - At 1553hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for a engine mutual-aid to Co. 3 (Bel Air) first due for a dwelling fire in the 1200blk. of Walters Mill Rd. At 1602hrs. E612 called en-route and monitored radio transmissions that the caller advise of heavy smoke coming from a house. At 1603hrs. Chief 3 arrived and reported a working fire to a 2 story wood frame dwelling and add the working fire dispatch, which added E611 to the assignment. Both engines arrived and assistance with fire suppression operations. At 1646hrs. T631 was dispatched to the scene for additional manpower. Crews then assisted with overhaul operations before clearing at 1804hrs.

Thanks to Co. 7 for the stand-by engine.

Units: E611,E612,T631


 
BOX 601 - VEHICLE FIRE
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 
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Whiteford, MD - At 0724hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched to the intersection of Rt.136 & Rt.165 for a vehicle fire. At 0730hrs. Chief 6 called enroute, with Dispatch advising the caller reported a vehicle fire that was loaded on a rollback tow truck. At 0733hrs. Chief 6 arrived and found a fully involved van that had been unloaded from the tow truck. At 0734hrs. E612 arrived and deployed the trash line and extinguished the fire in about 15mins. Units cleared at 0812hrs.

Units: C6,E612,E611,YC E57-3 


 
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