DVFD History

Damascus Volunteer Fire Department History 

 Please see the following pictures which provide a glimpse of the history of the DVFD!

Please check back soon for more historical details.


Original DVFD Firehouse Trucks & Ambulance. From Left to Right: 1945 Ford, 1937 Buick Ambulance which was originally a hearse that was purchased from Damascus Funeral Home for $1, 1932 Reo, 1942 Chevrolet


Original DVFD Firehouse with Trucks & Ambulance. From Right to Left: 1945 Ford, 1953 Ford, 1955 Chevrolet Ambulance, 1956 Chevrolet Brush Truck, 1942 4-wheel drive Brush Truck

DVFD First Pumper. 1945 Ford - Oren, Active Service 1945-1970, Restored 1979

1958 Takoma Park Parade. Frank Leizer, Billy Riggleman, Bob Shaw, Uknown, Jerry Hyatt, Leonard King

1960 DVFD Hook Up Team. From left to right in the back, Frank Leizer, Bobby Runkles, Danny Ifert, Arthur German, kneeling in front from left, Ronnie Gue, George Easterday, Luther Burke, Lester Runkles, Roger Runkles, Ronald R. Watkins

1970 DVFD Ladies Auxiliary Hook Up Team. Driver Unknown, Marsha Gue, Linda Watkins Brightwell, George Easterday, the "Judge"


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