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.


Whiteford Volunteer Fire Company


Monday, April 18, 2016 
The WVFC recently mailed the address marker flyers that contained the old 452 contact number. The current number is 410-638-3630. We apologize for this oversight.

Monday, April 4, 2016 
Jarrettsville, MD - At 1205hrs. WVFC responded 2 engines mutual-aid to Jarrettsville VFC for a working moblie home fire in the 3200blk. of Sharon Rd. Units arrived and found a fully involved moblie home fire that had extension to the woods. Crews were able to quickly knock both fires. Crews assisted with fire and overhaul operations. Units cleared at 1327hrs. Units: C6,E611,E162

Sunday, April 3, 2016 
Whiteford, MD - At 1913hrs. WVFC and surrounding companies were dispatched for a dwelling fire in the 1500blk. of Main St. At 1923hrs. YC E57-3 arrived and reported smoke showing from a 2 story fame dwelling. Crews found a fire to the chimney that extended into the dwelling. Crews were able to locate and extinguish the fire. Units cleared at 2035hrs. Units: E612,E611,T631,B641

Sunday, April 3, 2016 
Peach Bottom Township, PA - At 0335hrs. WVFC was dispatched mutual-aid to York County Sta. 57 (Delta-Cardiff VFC) first due for a dwelling fire in the 100blk. of Clubhouse Rd. At 0344hrs. units called en-route and monitored 57 units arriving and reporting a working fire to single story dwelling. Units arrived and crews assisted with fire suppression, which was hampered by the extremely high winds. Crews battled the blaze which resulted with the structure being a total loss. Crews cleared the scene at 0642hrs. Units: C6,E611,E612,T631

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 
Pylesville, MD - At 1755hours WVFC and surrounding mutual-aid companies were dispatched for a building fire in the 4000blk. of Heaps School Rd. As units called responding, Dispatch advised was receiving multiple calls reporting a working building fire. Units also observed a heavy smoke column from the area. At 1804hrs. Chief 6 arrived and reported a 60'x60' building fully involved. E612 arrived and placed multiple hand lines into service and knocked the fire in about 15 mins. Crews then conducted overhaul operations and cleared the scene at 2038hrs. MD Fire Marshal office is investigation the cause. Units: C6,C6-1,E612,T631,R651,U672, Bel Air, Delta-Cardiff, Darlington, Fawn Grove, Jarettsville, Norrisville fire companies.

Saturday, March 19, 2016 
It is with great sadness to announce the passing of WVFC & DCVFC member William "Bill" Griffith, Sr. on Saturday, March 19th, 2016. Bill was a member of the Whiteford VFC and a life member and pass President of the Delta-Cardiff VFC. Bill was a pillar of the community and will be greatly missed. Arrangments are as follows: Viewing: Wednesday, March 23, 2-4PM & 6-9PM Held at Harkins Funeral Home, 600 Main St. Delta, PA 17314 Fire Department Memorial @ 8:45PM Funeral & Interment: Thursday, March 24, 2016 @ 11AM Both held at the Slateville Presbyterian Church, 308 Slateville Rd. Delta, PA 17314. Go to for more information.

Monday, January 25, 2016 
 WVFC had prepared equipment and supplies for this event. During the storm, WVFC responded to the below listed incidents:

1/22/16 - 1641hrs.- Dwelling Fire - 1500blk. Main St. - Ashes in plastic bucket which burned and extended into the house frame. Crews made access and quickly extinguished fire.

1/22/16 - 1706hrs.-  EMS Call - 1600blk. Kerr Rd - EMS unit assisted by utility unit w/plow

1/23/16 - 1000hrs. - EMS Call - 3700blk. Grier Nursery Rd- EMS unit assisted by utility unit w/plow.

1/23/16 - 1412hrs. - Motor Vehicle Accident - Rts. 136 & 165 - units cancelled by Harford Co. Sheriff's Office.

1/23/16 - 1654hrs. - EMS Call - EMS Call - 1100blk. Ridge Rd - EMS Unit assisted by Utility w/plow.

1/24/16 - 0014hrs. - EMS Call - 3700blk. Grier Nursery Rd. - EMS Unit assisted by Utility w/plow.

1/24/16 - 0448hrs. - EMS Call - 1800blk. Susquehanna Hall Rd. - EMS unit assisted by Utility w/plow.

All these calls were challenging and the company was prepared to provide the emergency services required by our communities.

Monday, January 25, 2016 
Darlington, MD - At 1607hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for engine and truck mutual-aid to Co. 9 (Darlington) first due for a dwelling fire in the 4000blk. of Conowingo Rd. At 1612hrs. Chief 6, T631, & E611 called en-route and was advised caller reporting flames and smoke were visible from the basement. At 1618hrs. E913 & Chief 6 arrived to found heavy smoke to a 1-1/2 story wood frame dwelling. Chief 6 assumed the command and requested a working fire dispatch. Crews found the fire in the basement and conducted an extensive interior attack which extended to the first floor. Crews were able to bring the fire under control at 1719hrs. The fire displaced 9 family member which are being assisted by the Red Cross. Unfortunately, several pets inside had succumb to the fire, Units cleared at 1909hrs.

Units: C-6,E611,T631

Saturday, January 16, 2016 
Whiteford,MD - Whiteford Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. EMS personnel along with EMS Foundation employees received a world of thanks today from the Buecker family. On November 15, 2015 just after midnight they were dispatched out for a fall patient. Upon arrival Mrs. Grace Buecker's son met EMS personnel in the driveway, directed them to the house, then he collapsed in the driveway. The crew immediately assessed Mr. Buecker and found he was in cardiac arrest. They immediately began CPR and Advanced Life Support interventions which re-established breathing and a pulse. Mr. Buecker regained consciousness enroute to the hospital and was alert and talking when they arrived. The original call for Mr. Buecker's mother, Grace Buecker, was handled by Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company. The family presented the company with a $100.00 donation. Congratulations to the EMS crew EMT Ben Becker, Paramedic Mark Hagley, firefighter Donald Galbreath and Brock Flahart.

Brock Flahart (WVFC), EMT Ben Becker, Heather Buecker (wife of Mr. Buecker), Fredinand Buecker, Paramedic Mark Hagley, Grace Buecker
   Brock Flahart (WVFC), EMT Ben Becker,
      Heather Buecker (wife of Mr. Buecker),
      Fredinand Buecker, Paramedic Mark
      Hagley, Grace Buecker
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 
Pylesville, MD - At 1121 hours Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for a dwelling fire in the 3900 block of Ady Rd. At 1124 hours E612 & Chief 6 called en-route and was advised the caller reported a chimney fire with extension. At 1127 hours E612 arrived and found fire in the wall of a 2-story dwelling. Crews made quick access to the 1st. floor wall where the woodstove and chimney were attached. A checked for additional fire extension to the second floor was conducted, with nothing found. Crews had to open up the wall behind the chimney and basement floor area to access the fire in the chimney clean-out area. The fire was placed under control at 1146 hours.  The Red Cross was notified to assist the family. Units cleared at 1244 hours.

Units: C-6,E612,E611,R651,A692,Bel Air, Delta-Cardiff, Fawn Grove VFC's 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 
Forest Hill, MD -  At 1451hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for both engines and the gator mutual-aid to Co. 3 (Bel Air) first due for a field fire in the area of Rt. 543 & Slade Rd.  Co. 3 units were on-scene with a several separate large field fires that was spread by farm equipment being on fire. At 1515hrs. Co. 6 units arrived and began extinguishing the fire. At 1552hrs. Command reported fire under control with extensive mop-up to hot spots involving about 15 acres. Units cleared at 1629hrs.

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Units: E611,E612,U671,SU688

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 
Pylesville, MD - At 1424hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for a field fire in the 4200blk. of Graceton Rd. At 1433hrs. Safety Officer 6 arrived and found a down electric pole that caused a working fire involving about 1 -1/2 acres of a corn field. Command then requested brush units from York Co. Sta. 56 & 56 for assistance. The crews were able to quickly control the fire that involved about 3 acres in about 25 mins.  Units cleared at 1536hrs.

Units: SO-6,E611,YC B56, B57,E57-4

Kaitlyn & Ella Schueler
   Kaitlyn & Ella Schueler
Sunday, November 1, 2015 
Level, MD - The WVFC is proud to announce the crowning of Kaitlyn Schueler as the 2016 Harford County Junior Miss Fire Prevention and her younger sister, Ella Schueler as the 2016 Harford County Little Miss Fire Prevention. Both represented the WVFC in the Harford County Miss Fire Prevention pageant that was held at the Level VFC. 

The WVFC is extremely proud of Kaitlyn and Ella and look forward in supporting them in 2016.

Friday, October 30, 2015 
Street, MD - At 1201hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for an engine & truck mutual-aid to Co. 9 (Darlington) first due for a dwelling fire in the 3500blk of Mill Green Rd. At 1203hrs. E611 called en-route, followed by T631 at 1206hrs. Dispatch advised responding units that the caller reported flames & smoke were visible from the dwelling. At 1208hrs. Co. 9 units arrived and reported fire showing from a 2 story dwelling. At 1212hrs. Co. 6 units arrived and assisted with interior & roof operations. At1238hrs. Command reported fire was knocked with extensive overhaul. Crews then assisted with overhaul operations. Units cleared at 1415hrs.  

Units: E611,T631

Photo credit - J. Scarborough
   Photo credit - J. Scarborough
Saturday, September 19, 2015 
Peach Bottom Township, PA - At 1534hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for 2 engines & the truck mutual-aid to York Co. Sta. 57 first due for a dwelling fire in the unit block of September Lane. At 1541hrs. E612 & T631 called en-route and arrived first-in at 1544hrs. Crews found a working bedroom fire in one-story modular home that was being held in check by the homeowner with a garden hose. E612 crew deployed a 1-3/4 attack line and quickly extinguished the fire in the master bedroom. Crews then assisted with overhaul operations. Units cleared at 1706hrs.

Units: E612,E611,T631

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