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2014 Responses
Fire EMS
Jan 44 98
Feb 63 80
Mar 40 100
Apr 37 83
May 27 95
Jun 25 67
Jul 29 81
Aug 22 77
Sep 28 81
Oct 25 90
Nov 21 71
Dec 0 0
Total 361 923

Past Responses
Fire EMS
2013 323 1000
2012 359 1000
2011 373 947
2010 370 884
2009 335 806
2008 402 854
2007 399 918
2006 468 826
2005 379 811

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Upcoming Events


New Year's Eve Dance

Wed Dec 31st 8pm - 1am

$20 per person (no one under 21 permitted)


House Fire in Gamber

Chief Zach Schneider, December 11

Early Thursday morning surrounding fire departments were alerted at 4:22a.m. for a house fire in the 2800 Block of Bird View Road. First arriving units from Gamber Fire Company arrived to smoke showing and Chief 13-1 established the command. The house was evacuated and crews quickly went to work extinguishing the fire. Winfield's Engine 142 assisted with extinguishing the fire in the attic area ... (Full Story & Photos)

WCVFD Receives DNR Grant

Chief Zach Schneider, December 10

Winfield Community Volunteer Department was awarded the Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) grant from Maryland Department of Natural Resources. With this grant WCVFD was able to improve our wildland firefighting capabilities by purchasing 1,400’ of forest hose line, 4 forestry nozzles, two Stihl chainsaws, and a utility trailer to haul our John Deere Gator which can be used to access remote areas transporting ... (Full Story & Photos)

50th Anniversary

President Robert Farver, November 23

Although it was discussed in the community for a few years (prior to 1964) that a fire company was surely needed in the Winfield area. After some serious fires and knowing that the nearest fire protection was at least 8-10 miles or further away, it was time to set in motion the forming of a fire department. The first meeting to form and organize the fire department was held at the Winfield Elementary ... (Full Story & Photos)

2014 Open House

Prevention & Life Safety Chair Debbie Gartrell , November 16

Thanks to all that provided information, performed demonstrations and attended Winfield's open house today. Mark your calendar for next year's open house which has been scheduled for Nov. 15, 2015.

Photos by: Kim Legore... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Prevention Visits

Prevention & Life Safety Chair Debbie Gartrell, November 11

Winfield hosted South Carroll High Schools pre-k group this morning. The kids toured the firehouse, practiced dialing 911, saw a firefighter put turn out gear on (Friendly Firefighter) and then tried gear on themselves.

We also performed fire drills at South Carroll High School, Century High School and Winfield Elementary School today.

Thanks to the following for assisting: John Laster, Cindy ... (Full Story & Photos)

WCVFD Orders New Fire Engine

Chief Zach Schneider, November 04

On Monday November 3, 2014 Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department signed a contract with Atlantic Emergency Solutions to purchase a 2015 Pierce Arrow XT Pumper. The new pumper will replace Winfield’s 1998 New Lexington/American LaFrance Pumper (Engine 141). A highlight of the specifications include; Pierce Arrow XT Chassis with a 6 person seating capacity, Detroit Diesel 500HP Engine (DD13), ... (Full Story & Photos)

Change Your Clock - Change Your Battery

Prevention & Life Safety Chair Debbie Gartrell, November 01

Reminder: This weekend Daylight Savings Time ends at 2am on Sunday, November 2. You should change your clock and change your battery in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms/detectors before going to bed on Saturday night. You should also take the time to vacuum your detectors/alarms to keep them in good working order.

Maryland passed a new law during the 2013 session of the Maryland General ... (Full Story & Photos)

FPW Poster Award Winners

Prevention & Life Safety Chair Debbie Gartrell, October 30

Winfield Elementary School Fire Prevention Week Poster Award Contest Winners

Grade K: First Place: Kate Vennard Second Place: Alex Torres Third Place: Gabriella Pittinger Grade 1: First Place: Ella Matthews Second Place: Eddie Paterno Third Place: Tate Nadna Grade 2: First Place: Lily MacMaster Second Place: Bailey Henderson Third Place: Alexis Anderson Grade 3: First Place: Gianna Bleken Second ... (Full Story & Photos)

Owen Celebrates 3rd Birthday at WCVFD

Prevention & Life Safety Chair Debbie Gartrell, October 26

Owen von Lunz celebrated his 3rd birthday with family and friends at the Winfield Fire Department on Oct. 26th. They toured the facility and equipment, visited with a firefighter & practiced dialing 911 on the 911 simulator. Cupcakes and cookies were enjoyed by all.

Thanks to Sandy McKenzie, Kelsea Cimabue and Keith Clemente for assisting with the detail.... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Prevention Visits

Prevention & Life Safety Chair Debbie Gartrell, October 13

The Winfield Community VFD visited Linton Springs Elementary and Winfield Elementary Schools today to discuss a variety of fire prevention topics with pre-k, K and grade 1, as well as perform their annual fire drill.

Many thanks to those who assisted: John Laster, Jim Heckendorn, Lenny Logue-Ruckman, Cindy Cimabue, Sandy McKenzie, Tom Coe, Carol Ashelford and Donnie Fleming.

Special thanks to Jeanne ... (Full Story & Photos)


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