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Sportmans Drawing Announcement

Chief Charlie Green Jr, September 20

Due to the on going Covid 19 restrictions we have decided to do the sportmans drawing virtually. We will do the drawing live on facebook starting at 630pm Sept 26 . Since we cant hold in person we have made a couple adjustments. Before we start the drawing we will pull three tickets. The first will be the guaranteed winner which is the ticket that will win one of the last 5 five prizes. The second ... (Full Story)


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No Caption E-131 Update for September 18

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, September 18

Chief Engineer Chuck Doyle reports that progress is being made on Engine 131's refurbishment.

"Doors appear to have been hung to get the "paint break line" right, then they were removed for painting. The rest of cab has been painted and a new grill has been test-fitted along with head lights. Things should start moving a little quicker now that painting looks to be done. Fingers crossed."... (Full Story & Photos)

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2020 RAFFLE WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, September 13

Congratulations to our 2020 raffle winners! Thank you for participating.

$10,000.00 Cash Giveaway

$7500.00 James Fischer
$1500.00 Ken Renehan
$500.00 M. Jozkowski
$250.00 Gary Browning
$250.00 Will Tarr

Auxiliary Raffle

Teak Finish Table and 6 Chairs - Steve and Charlene Lentzner
Samsung Galaxy Tablet/Case - Karen Wilson
$25.00 Gift Card to Bistro 91 - Hank Bachman
$25.00 ... (Full Story)


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No Caption E-131 update for 9/2020

Chief Engineer Chuck Doyle Jr., September 11

Here is another update on E-131 progress of its rehab. Cab top has been painted white. They're hoping to have the lower half painted red by end of next week. PAC trac boards came in this week along with the new SCBA Brackets. Things are moving along.... (Full Story & Photos)

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400 Club Grand Prize Winners Announced

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, August 20

The fire company is pleased to announce the following grand prize winners for this year's 400 Club. Congratulations!

1st Prize - $550.00 - Valorie Kordonski

2nd Prize - $550.00 - Barbara Thorn

3rd Prize - $550.00 - Donna Lippy

4th Prize - $300.00 - Autumn Myers

5th Prize - $300.00 - Dawn Zgorski

6th Prize - $250.00 - Terry Strawbridge

The dinner and drawing were not held this year due to Coronavirus ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Update on Engine -131 Refurbishment

Chief Engineer Chuck Doyle Jr., August 07

A little update on E-131 refurb. It's been at Atlantic Emergency Solutions' collision center in Roanoke, Virginia since January undergoing refurbishment. It's getting all new paint, corrosion repairs, and welding as needed on doors. It will also be getting all new lighting. Some is already mounted on the rear of the body and some is being test-fitted and pre-drilled before the cab is painted. New ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2019 Awards Presented at July Company Meeting

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, July 24

The Gamber & Community Fire Company presented honors and awards to its members for 2019 after the regular company meeting on Monday, July 20, 2020.

The Gerald L. Lindsay Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award was presented to Firefighter Joey Petrowicz.

Shari Schaeffer was presented with the Herman Hoff Memorial Award for outstanding service in fund raising.

Denis Leppert was honored as the Administrative ... (Full Story)


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Backup Carnival Date Cancellation

Board of Director Bruce Bouch, July 22

It is with great sadness that we must err on the side of caution and announce the cancellation of our backup September carnival date.  The opportunity to see all of our amazing community members from near and far during a week of great food and fun activities will not occur this year, as Coronavirus concerns still overshadow our attempts for this important fundraiser. 

We will, however, continue ... (Full Story)


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Scholarship Winners Announced

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, July 01

Members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. are pleased to announce six scholarship winners for the 2020-21 academic year. Scott Arrington, Samuel Boggs, and Kristina Kemp have been named the winners of the 2020 Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund Award.

This scholarship is jointly sponsored by the Oscar Brothers family and the Gamber & Community Fire Company and it awards a combined total to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Oscar Brothers Scholarship winner, Scott Arrington with (l to r) Terry Brothers, Scott, Chrissy Green, and Gary Brothers.
Oscar Brothers Scholarship winner, Scott Arrington with (l to r) Terry Brothers, Scott, Chrissy Green, and Gary Brothers.

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Crews flowing water as if they were fighting fire.
Crews flowing water as if they were fighting fire.

Gamber Crews Get Out and Train with Hose Lines

June 20

The other day, a crew from the Gamber and Community Fire Company took Engine 134 and Utility 13 out on the air to do some training. The crews practiced 2 different scenarios where it was necessary to pull hose lines to different buildings as if the buildings were on fire. Crews discussed firefighting tactics and how to handle unusual situations such as having to put together hose line that is longer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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