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05/01/2014 - 09/20/2014
BROWNING GUN SAFE RAFFLE

09/14/2014
Open House

09/20/2014
Sportsman’s Giveaway/Gun Raffle

10/04/2014
400 Club Dinner & Grand Drawing


2014 Incidents
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Jan 35 61
Feb 38 74
Mar 45 64
Apr 40 63
May 39 75
Jun 30 61
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 227 398

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2013 402 773
2012 378 825
2011 419 698
2010 425 754
2009 455 721
2008 539 754
2007 520 647
2006 561 771

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Fire Prevention and Life Safety Awards

Chief Charlie Green Jr, July 01

On Monday June 16, 2014 in Ocean City, MD two members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. were recognized for their outstanding work in fire prevention and life safety.

Rose Pandolfini was awarded the Jane Todd “Firewoman of the Year” award which recognizes outstanding involvement in fire prevention within ones company and community. Rose was recognized for the countless fire department birthday ... (Full Story)



2014 Scholarship Winner Announced

Treasurer Clay Myers, June 27

We are pleased to announce that Rebecca Reed of Finksburg, Maryland has been named the winner of the 2014 Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund Award. The scholarship is jointly sponsored by the Brothers family and the Gamber & Community Fire Company.

This year's application process saw many very strong applicants and the selection committee had a challenging time deciding on the winner.

As part ... (Full Story & Photos)

Terry Brothers and Rebecca Reed pose at the Gamber & Community Fire Co. firehall after Rebecca was selected as this year's scholarship winner.
Terry Brothers and Rebecca Reed pose at the Gamber & Community Fire Co. firehall after Rebecca was selected as this year's scholarship winner.


Scene from the 2013 Gamber Carnival.
Scene from the 2013 Gamber Carnival.

2014 CARNIVAL WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Treasurer Clay Myers, June 01

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 2014 carnival. It was a tremendous success!!

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 ... (Full Story & Photos)


Scenes from the 2014 Carnival

Treasurer Clay Myers, May 25

The 2014 Annual Fireman's Carnival opened on Saturday night. Everyone had a great time on the rides and carnival goers enjoyed food, drink, games, and music.

A short spring rain interrupted the festivities for about 20 minutes but the carnival remained open the first night. A beautiful double rainbow appeared in the sky after it cleared.

The carnival closed early on Tuesday and was rained out on ... (Full Story & Photos)

A double rainbow appeared in the sky during the Gamber carnival after a spring rain.
A double rainbow appeared in the sky during the Gamber carnival after a spring rain.


E/T 133 going through one of the drafting/pumping evolutions.
E/T 133 going through one of the drafting/pumping evolutions.

ANNUAL PUMP TESTS

Treasurer Clay Myers, May 17

All of Gamber & Community Fire Co. fire apparatus passed their annual pump tests and inspections on Saturday, May 17, 2014.

Engines 131 and 134, Engine Tanker 133, and Brush 135 were tested by CCVESA members. Besides the pump tests, all apparatus are inspected against a required checklist of equipment. Chief Engineer Chuck Doyle coordinated the scheduling for these tests.... (Full Story & Photos)


GAMBER CELEBRATES 50 YEARS – 1964 - 2014

Treasurer Clay Myers, May 11

Gamber & Community Fire Co. celebrated its 50th Anniversary on Saturday, May 10, 2014 with a banquet and awards ceremony. Officers, directors, and active members of the fire company planned the event to recognize the hard work, time, and dedication contributed by members of the fire company since 1964.

Special guests included charter members, auxiliary members, local politicians, neighboring fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

Gamber & Community Fire Co. Charter Members (l. to r.) Robert Sawyer, Kenneth Linton, David Lentzner, Buddy Lindsay, Ralph Ford, William Bollinger, Jr., and Charles Arnold.
Gamber & Community Fire Co. Charter Members (l. to r.) Robert Sawyer, Kenneth Linton, David Lentzner, Buddy Lindsay, Ralph Ford, William Bollinger, Jr., and Charles Arnold.


Firefighters standby while crews work inside to remove smoke and check for extension. A fan on the landing was ventilating the house.
Firefighters standby while crews work inside to remove smoke and check for extension. A fan on the landing was ventilating the house.

Gamber House Fire

Treasurer Clay Myers, April 28

A call for a brush fire was upgraded to a house fire on Monday morning, April 28, 2014. Units were initially alerted for a brush fire behind a residence on Sykesville Rd. in Gamber at approximately 10:09 am. Gamber Brush 136 responded and reported fire showing. This upgraded the call to a full box alarm assignment.

Engine 134 responded next and reported a working fire extending up the exterior ... (Full Story & Photos)


Car vs. Utility Pole on Rt. 32

Treasurer Clay Myers, April 26

Gamber & Community Fire Co. units were alerted for a motor vehicle collision with a car vs. a utility pole on Rt. 32 approaching Smallwood. The call came in on Saturday evening at approximately 7:23 pm. Units found a car on the side of the road and a broken utility pole with wires hanging in the roadway.

The driver of the car refused treatment. Units returned to service after applying absorbant ... (Full Story & Photos)


Emily Franklin shows her Gerald L. Lindsay Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award plaque.
Emily Franklin shows her Gerald L. Lindsay Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award plaque.

FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR HONOR

Treasurer Clay Myers, April 22

Emily Franklin was awarded the 2013 Gerald L. Lindsay Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award at April's Company Meeting on Monday, April 21, 2014.

Chief Charlie Green presented Emily with the award plaque at the end of the meeting. She was recognized for fire calls, training hours, and many other contributions to fire suppression and administration in the fire company.

Previously, Emily was awarded ... (Full Story & Photos)


2013 AWARDS PRESENTED AT MARCH MEETING

Treasurer Clay Myers, March 18

The Gamber & Community Fire Company presented honors and awards to its members for 2013 after the regular company meeting on Monday, March 17, 2014.

Mike Franklin was presented with the Herman Hoff Memorial Award for outstanding service in fund raising. Jeannie Green was honored as the Administrative Member of the Year. Brandon Tignor was honored with the Garrett M. Lindsay Junior Firefighter of ... (Full Story)



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