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(L-R) Joseph Petrowicz, Matthew Biscotti, Dylan Baker, Joel Caple
(L-R) Joseph Petrowicz, Matthew Biscotti, Dylan Baker, Joel Caple

Engine 134 Goes to Ocean City

Firefighter Dylan Baker, June 21

Wednesday, June 21st at 0500 Gamber members took Engine 134 on a three hour trek to Ocean City, Maryland for the 125th Maryland State Firemen's Association (MSFA) Parade. Gamber's crew was met by members from neighboring Carroll County departments Hampstead and Pleasant Valley.

Carroll County was set to lead the parade due to Mark Bilger (Hampstead) becoming the new MSFA President.

Members left ... (Full Story & Photos)


Boat Operators Training at Liberty Reservoir

Lieutenant Joel Caple, June 14

On June 13, members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. went to Liberty Reservoir to refresh and train on Boat 13 and Boat 13-1. Members went over basic operations and handling of each boat as well as training on the sonar/ depth finder on Boat 13. This was also a good opportunity to get the boats out on the water and exercise the motors after sitting all winter. ... (Full Story & Photos)


The Salem Bottom Boys perform for the crowd.
The Salem Bottom Boys perform for the crowd.

SCENES FROM THE 2017 CARNIVAL

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, June 06

Some scenes from the Gamber & Community Fire Company 2017 Carnival.... (Full Story & Photos)


2017 CARNIVAL RAFFLE PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, June 04

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 2017 carnival. It was a great success with overall great weather except for a drizzly Tuesday night.

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 ... (Full Story)



Brittany Hill, 2017 Gamber & Community Fire Co. Scholarship Award winner.
Brittany Hill, 2017 Gamber & Community Fire Co. Scholarship Award winner.

Gamber Scholarship Winner Announced

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 28

Members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. are pleased to announce that Brittany Hill of Westminster, Maryland has been named the winner of the 2017 Gamber & Community Fire Co. Scholarship Award. The scholarship is sponsored and funded by the Fire Company. This is the second year of the scholarship program. (This scholarship is not to be confused with the Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship which ... (Full Story & Photos)


Vehicle on Fire into Pole

Firefighter Dylan Baker, May 28

While members were hard at work preparing for carnival, the 911 center received a call for a vehicle collision at the intersection of Deer Park Road and Kays Mill Road. Station 13 was alerted at 12:39 pm. Engine 134 arrived with a car into a pole and fully involved in fire. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and requested BGE to survey the poles damage. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured and ... (Full Story & Photos)


Route 32 Vehicle Fire

Firefighter Dylan Baker, May 26

On May 26th Carroll County Emergency Communications Center dispatched Engine 134 for a reported vehicle fire at the intersection of routes 32 and 91 in Gamber. While en-route, ECC notified us that the vehicle may be more south on route 32. Engine 134 continued south on 32 and found an SUV on fire at Route 32 and Guinevere Drive. The fire was contained to the engine compartment, but, was spreading ... (Full Story & Photos)


Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Winner Announced

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 22

Members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. are pleased to announce that Kellie Schinzel of Westminster, Maryland has been named the winner of the 2017 Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund Award. The scholarship is jointly sponsored by the Brothers family and the Gamber & Community Fire Company and it awards a total of $12,500.00 over four years. An additional $500.00 is awarded for each semester ... (Full Story & Photos)

Kellie Schinzel, 2017 Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship winner.
Kellie Schinzel, 2017 Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship winner.


Gamber provides mutual-aid for Boring house fire

Captain Alan Barnes, May 21

On May 20th around 10pm Gamber & Community Fire Company was alerted to assist other companies from Baltimore and Carroll County on a reported house fire. Units from Baltimore County arrived and found an advanced fire in a single-family home. Engine/Tanker 133 responded on the tanker task force dispatch . Upon arriving crews from Gamber assisted with fire attack and overhaul operations, while Engine/Tanker ... (Full Story & Photos)


Lawnmower Fire

Firefighter Dylan Baker, May 20

Saturday, May 5, 2017 Gamber Fire Company was alerted for a lawn mower on fire in the 3500 block of Niner Rd. Capt 13 (Hastings) was first on scene and advised he had a lawn mower fully involved. Engine 134 arrived seconds after, deployed an auto line, and had the fire out quickly. After overhaul, crews packed up hose and returned to the station. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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