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06/28/2018
Food Truck Event

07/12/2018
Food Truck Night

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Annual Craft Show and Flea Market POSTPONED

07/26/2018
Food Truck Night

08/09/2018
Food Truck Night

08/23/2018
Food Truck Night

09/13/2018
Food Truck Night

09/27/2018
Food Truck Night


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2016 401 938 13
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2014 439 850 19
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2011 383 698 36
2010 426 754 14
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FOOD TRUCK EVENTS ANNOUNCED

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, June 23

The Gamber & Community Fire Co. Auxiliary is announcing twice monthly food truck events to take place beginning on June 28, 2018

Food trucks will be at the Gamber & Community Fire Co. carnival grounds the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from June 28th through September 27 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

We are going to have 5 trucks the first week. However, over the weeks to come, we will have more. The ... (Full Story & Photos)

The 2017 food truck event at the Gamber Fire Co. carnival grounds.
The 2017 food truck event at the Gamber Fire Co. carnival grounds.

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No Caption Dive Team Recovers Vehicle

Lieutenant Shawn Chenoweth, June 07

On June 7, 2018 at approximately 10:00 am, the Gamber & Community Fire Company Water Rescue Team assisted the Union Bridge Fire Company with recovering a vehicle from a farm pond. The vehicle came from a residence approximately 100 yards uphill from the pond. Union Bridge members located and marked the location on June 6th, but were unable to reach the vehicle which sat in 11 feet of water.

Divers ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2018 Carnival Raffle Winners

Chief Charlie Green Jr, June 02

The members of the Gamber & Community Fire Company, the Gamber Auxiliary, and the Gamber Junior Fire Company want to extend our thanks to the community for supporting our 2018 carnival.

Once we have taken a well deserved rest, we will begin planning for next year's big event. Thank you again from all of us.

Congratulations to this year's raffle winners:

Gamber & Community Fire Co. Major Money ... (Full Story)


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Team members returning from searching for possible victims swept away during the flash flooding in the Avalon section of Patapsco State Park, Howard County.
Team members returning from searching for possible victims swept away during the flash flooding in the Avalon section of Patapsco State Park, Howard County.

Water Rescue Teams Assist Neighboring Counties

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 28

Water rescue crews from Gamber & Community Fire co. were called to assist with water rescues and searches in Baltimore County and Howard County after severe flash flooding on Sunday, May 27, 2016.

The first call for assistance came in at 4:29 pm Sunday afternoon requesting the dive unit and boat to transfer to Baltimore County Station 18, Randallstown. Dive Unit 13 and Boat 13-1 responded with Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Water Rescue at Liberty Reservoir

Public Information Officer Bruce Bouch, May 21

At 6:15 p.m. crews from Gamber were alerted for a report of three victims in the water after their boat capsized in Liberty Reservoir.

The Dive and Swiftwater Rescue Team responded with Dive Unit 13, Utility 13, Boat 13 and Boat 13-1. Fishermen on another boat located the victims in the water, but were not able to safely bring them aboard their vessel. They contacted the Carroll County Emergency ... (Full Story & Photos)

Boat 13 returning to shore with the three victims from the overturned canoe.
photo credit - Mike Jordan/mpjordan.com
Boat 13 returning to shore with the three victims from the overturned canoe. photo credit - Mike Jordan/mpjordan.com

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Firefighter/EMT Todd Tracey, May 21

Several Gamber & Community Fire Co. members came to the station on Sunday, May 20th to complete various projects around the Firehouse. Members waxed Engine 134, Engine Tanker 133, and Utility 13. We also finished the installation of a LED light system that will be used to illuminate the station at night. The flagpoles were also completely re-done. New halyards, clips, and flags were put into use ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Crews Assist With Fire At Former Thomas O'Farrell Youth Center

Chief Charlie Green Jr, May 12

In the early evening hours of Monday, May 7, 2018, Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department along with others were alerted for a building fire in the area of Marriottsville Rd. and Henryton Rd. While en-route, Sykesville's Engine 124 asked for a Tanker Task Force. Engine/Tanker 133 from Gamber & Community Fire Co. was alerted along with other area tankers. This was soon followed by Gamber's Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo From Carroll County Times
Photo From Carroll County Times

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No Caption Vehicle Collison at Pine Knob Road & Rt. 32

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 10

Gamber & Community Fire Co. and Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department were alerted for a vehicle collision on Rt. 32 at Pine Knob Rd. in Eldersburg. The call was dispatched on Thursday, May 10 at 4:35 pm.

Units arrived on the scene to find a red Toyota under a black Dodge Charger. All drivers and passengers had managed to get out of their vehicles. One person was transported to the hospital ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gamber Responds on Reisterstown Townhouse Fire

Assistant Chief Alan Barnes, May 02

Gamber & Community Fire Co. fire crews responded with other Carroll County fire companies to assist crews from the Baltimore County Fire Department with extinguishing a fire involving 3 townhouses. Gamber Engine 131 responded with 4 personnel. Once on the scene, Engine 131 secured and pumped the secondary water supply for Pikesville Engine 2. Crew members assisted with extinguishment, overhaul and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gamber Engine 131 drafts water from the underground pit while testing its pump
Gamber Engine 131 drafts water from the underground pit while testing its pump

Gamber Fire Apparatus Pass Annual Testing and Inspections

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, April 17

Annual pump testing and equipment inspections on all of Gamber's fire apparatus were scheduled for Saturday, April 14, 2018. Engines 131 and 134, Engine Tanker 133, and Brush 135 went to the Carroll County Public Safety Training Center for the testing. Each unit went individually and connected to the underground tank that supplies the water for pump testing. A series of tests was conducted on each ... (Full Story & Photos)

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