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2016 Incidents
JAN 583 316 122
FEB 484 283 91
MAR 462 303 99
APR 636 302 144
MAY 770 365 117
JUNE 652 350 125
JULY 719 325 94
Total 4306 2244 792

2015 Incidents
Sta3 Sta31 Sta33
January 466 260 114
February 472 289 102
March 433 234 139
April 507 287 99
May 538 288 114
June 536 296 105
July 579 300 113
August 586 324 79
September 568 293 108
October 590 329 117
November 550 312 97
December 460 316 101
Total 6285 3528 1288

Past Incidents
Sta3 Sta31 Sta33
2014 5700 3054 1413
2013 5193 2870 1304
2012 5157 2781 1424
2011 5028 2690 1280
2010 5298 3446 1256
2009 5119 4104 1301
2008 4934 3504 1546

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Welcome to United Steam Fire Engine Company #3

Thank you for taking the time to visit, we hope that you find this site helpful and informative. To United Fire Company there is nothing more important to us than the community we serve. We strive to maintain the highest operational status with regards to our personal, equipment and training.  

United Steam Fire Engine Company #3 was established November 1845 and has maintained it’s proud tradition of answering the call for help ever since.  Currently operating with over 150 volunteers and three (24/7) career shifts we stand ever ready to respond to “all-hazards” including fires, medical emergencies, car accidents, airplane crashes, hazardous materials releases and rescues.  

The United Fire Company of today is a proud organization that sits atop a solid foundation of history and tradition.  Combined with it’s ability to adapt and change to meet today’s dynamic world of fire & rescue services United Fire Company volunteers stand ready to meet the needs of our community day or night.


Passing of Jim "Sonny" Ridgely

Deputy Chief Jerry Dorsey, October 24

United Fire Company is saddened to announce the passing of James "Sonny" Ridgely. Sonny was a Life Member, Past President. In 1967, Sonny was appointed the first Chief Dispatcher of Central Alarm. He retired as Chief of the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) Fire Department. Arrangements have not been announced. Please keep his family and his fire service family in your thoughts ... (Full Story & Photos)

Congratulations Dimopoulos

Deputy Chief Jerry Dorsey, September 01

Congratulations to "A" Firefighter Chris Dimopoulos and wife Carli on the birth of their baby girl. Congratulations from ALL of us at The "U"... (Full Story & Photos)

Elks Lodge Annual Awards

Deputy Chief Jerry Dorsey, May 01

Daryenne Dorsey from (Company 3) and Zoe Carnegis (Company 1) were recognized this past weekend at the Elks Lodge Annual Youth Appreciation Ceremony. They were recognized for their community involvement and volunteerism. Way to go ladies! ... (Full Story & Photos)

ET-34 on the front cover of United States 17th edition

Deputy Chief Jerry Dorsey, April 29

The cover of the new Fire in the United States report produced by the USFA. Some of you will recognize the pumper on the front (ET34). You can read the entire report here: https://www.usfa.fema.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/fius17th.pdf... (Full Story & Photos)

ATV 31 Mutual Aide - Clarke County Va.

Deputy Chief Jerry Dorsey, April 21

ATV 31 was alerted for special response to assist on a mountain fire near Mount Weather Va. Upon arrival, ATV 31 was staged at the Mount Weather research facility for assignment and briefing. After the briefing, ATV 31 was deployed to move manpower and equipment to the fire area on the Appalachian Trail crossing 2-3 miles approx. from the staging area. ATV 31 crew was assigned to a work group with ... (Full Story & Photos)

Auto Accident in front of Station 23

Deputy Chief Jerry Dorsey, February 16

At 0100 hrs this am Rescue 3 was dispatched to the 3500blk of Urbana Pike (in front of Station 23) as the 2nd Rescue Squad for one into a pole with 1 pinned. Upon the arrival of Rescue 3 the crew assisted RE709 with completing the stabilization and then went to work removing a section of the roof while RE709 worked on the passenger side of the vehicle. Both crews worked extremely well together and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Auto Accident 400 BLK S. Jefferson St

Deputy Chief Jerry Dorsey, January 15

Ambulance, Rescue Squad, Engine Company and Deputy Chief responded for a Auto Accident 400 BLK S.Jefferson St. Vehicle hit a crane and parked cars.... (Full Story & Photos)

House Trailer Fire 3 Box

Deputy Chief Jerry Dorsey, January 13

5700Blk of Mayer Drive yesterday morning. (Photo: Doug Wallace)... (Full Story & Photos)


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