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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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ANNUAL SANTA RUN
   
Sunday, December 18, 2016 
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The Annual Santa Run sponsored by the Whiteford Vol. Fire Co. is scheduled Sunday, December 18th. 2016 starting at 4pm. Santa will travel by fire truck only through the Whiteford/Cardiff Main Street & Chestnut Street to greet children and receive their Xmas wishes. As usual, Santa will provide each child with a special treat. Mark Your Calendar!!!!!

 
BOX 930 - DWELLING FIRE - 4 ALARMS
Saturday, September 10, 2016 
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Street,MD - At 0613hrs. Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for a full assignment mutual-aid to Co.9 (Darlington) to the 3300blk. of Ady Rd for a dwelling fire. At 0615hrs. units called en-route and was advised that Dispatch was receiving multiple calls reporting fire visible thru the roof. Chief 6 requested a working fire dispatch to the scene. At 0619hrs. Chief 6 arrived and reported fire visible thru the roof of a 3-story wood frame dwelling and requested a tanker task force assignment. Units arrived and crews were able to make an aggressive attack to the fire located to the 3rd floor. The fire was placed under control in about 45mins. Due to the heat, multiple companies were dispatched to the scene for manpower. Crews then conducted extensive salvage & overhaul operations. Units cleared about 1100hrs. Thanks to Lancaster Co. PA Sta.5-8 for the stand-by crew. Units: C-6,E612,E611,T631,R651,A681,U672

 
   
   
PASSING OF FF TYLER SMITH
   
Saturday, May 14, 2016 
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Whiteford, MD - It is with heavy heart & saddness that the Whiteford, Bel Air, & Delta-Cardiff VFC's announce the unexpected passing of FF Tyler Smith on 5/14/16. Tyler was an active member with each of the above companies. We extend our thoughts & prayers to the Smith family & friends. He will be soley missed. RIP Tyler

 
2015 WVFC BANQUET
Saturday, May 7, 2016 
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Whiteford, MD - Over 100 people attended the Whiteford VFC annual banquet held at the Whiteford American Legion. The event emcee was past Deputy Chief Rusty Leftwich. Several members were recognized for the past year efforts and dedication. This year's highlights was the 5th. Chief's Life Saving & 50 Years of Service Awards. After the ceremony, the membership enjoyed the music & dance portion. A special thank you to Level VFC for standing by to allow the members enjoy the evening. Chief's Life Saving Award: On Sunday, November 15, 2015 at about 0025 hours Whiteford Volunteer Fire Company EMS unit was dispatched for fall patient in the 800 block of Federal Hill Rd. Street, MD 21154. At 0027 hours Paramedic 6 with Foundation Paramedic Mark Hagley and A692 with Foundation EMT/Driver Ben Becker & WVFC Brock Flahart called en-route and arrived on location at 0029 hours. The EMS crew was met by the patientís son, Fredinand Buecker, in the driveway. Mr. Buecker then directed the crew to the residence, when he suddenly collapses in the driveway. The EMS crew immediately assessed Mr. Buecker and found he was in cardiac arrest (no pulse or breathing) and began CPR and advance life measures which included one (1) defibrillation to him. The crew was able to get him into the medic to continue CPR and ALS treatment and call for additional assistance. The family was unaware of the outside situation until a family member went outside to investigate the EMS crew delay. The EMS crew was able re-establish the patientís breathing and began transport to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center with WVFC FF/Driver Donald Galbreath now driving the medic unit.. While en-route to the hospital, the patient regained consciousness and began talking to the EMS crew asking why he was in the ambulance. Upon arrival at the hospital, Mr. Buecker was fully alert and talking with hospital staff. The original fall patient was transported by Jarrettsville VFC Medic 791 with non-threatening injuries to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. Chief's Life Saving Award: Foundation Paramedic Mark Hagley, Foundation EMT Ben Becker, Firefighter Brock Flahart & Donald Galbreath. The WVFC donated $500 Check to Harford County Sheriff's Office Major William Davis for the Harford County Deputy Sheriff's Union Benevolent Fund to assist the families of Senior Deputies Mark Logdon & Pat Dailey, who were killed in the line of duty on February 10, 2016. Harford/Cecil Hall of Fame Inductee: Paul Miller for 68 years of service. Years of Service Awards - Paul Miller-68 years, Richard Williams-55 years, & James Williams-50 years. Top Fire Responders: Larry Holbrook, Andrew Pritt, Ronnie Barben,Janet Holbrook, Lance Cooper, Jason Mills, Joseph Davis, Donald Galbreath, Daniel Lemmon, Chad Barben, Rachel Wooden, Gary Taylor, Paul Miller, Jeff Petty, Justin Seaman, John Monath, James Williams, Stephen Johnson, Chris Shay, & Frank Krick State & County officials honored 2015-2016 Harford County's Junior Miss Fire Prevention Queen Kaitlyn Schueler & Little Miss Fire Prevention Queen Ella Schueler for their commitment & dedication in representing fire prevention safety.

 
Hall of Fame Inductee Paul Miller
   Hall of Fame Inductee Paul Miller
50 Years of Service Awardee's Jimmy Williams & Paul Miller. Not pictured Richard Williams
   50 Years of Service Awardee's Jimmy
      Williams & Paul Miller. Not pictured
      Richard Williams
NOTICE
Monday, April 18, 2016 
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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.

 
BOX 727 - MUTUAL-AID - DWELLING FIRE
Monday, April 4, 2016 
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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

 
   
   
BOX 601 - DWELLING FIRE
Sunday, April 3, 2016 
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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

 
BOX 57-7 - MUTUAL-AID - DWELLING FIRE
   
Sunday, April 3, 2016 
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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

 
BOX 610 - BUILDING FIRE
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 
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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.

 
   
   
PASSING OF WILLIAM "BILL" GRIFFITH, SR.
   
Saturday, March 19, 2016 
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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 harkinsfuneralhome.com for more information.

 
WINTER STORM JONAS REPORT
Monday, January 25, 2016 
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 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.


 
BOX 927 - MUTUAL-AIR - WORKING DWELLING FIRE
Monday, January 25, 2016 
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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


 
   
   
LIFE SAVING RECOGNITION
Saturday, January 16, 2016 
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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
   
BOX 611 - DWELLING FIRE
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 
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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 


 
   
   
BOX 316 - MUTUAL-AID - FARM EQUIPMENT & FIELD FIRE
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 
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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.

Go to bavfc.org for more details.

Units: E611,E612,U671,SU688


 
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