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2019 Incidents
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2017 478 936 11
2016 401 938 13
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2011 383 698 36
2010 426 754 14
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Chief Charlie Green Jr, May 15

Members of Gamber & Community Fire Co. received two different awards from the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 for incidents that occurred in 2018. This is the third year the Chamber of Commerce has held the Carroll County Public Safety Awards.

Gold Medal of Valor

This award may be given to an individual who has courageously risked his/her safety and/or life under extremely ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Car into a Pole on Deer Park Road

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 07

Gamber & Community Fire Co. units were alerted for a single vehicle motor vehicle collision Tuesday morning at 8:08 am. Medic 139 and Engine 134 responded to the crash site located in the 1500 block of Deer Park Rd. A small car had crashed into a utility pole and the pole with wires was broken off and lying across the vehicle.

Medic 139 returned to service after the driver refused treatment. Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine/Tanker 133 hooked up for pump testing.
Engine/Tanker 133 hooked up for pump testing.

Gamber Fire Apparatus Pass Annual Testing and Inspections

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 02

Annual pump testing and equipment inspections on Gamber & Community Fire Co.'s fire apparatus were held on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Engines 131 and 134 and Engine/Tanker 133 went to the Carroll County Public Safety Training Center in Westminster 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 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Employment Opportunity for Full-Time & Part-Time ALS Providers

Firefighter/Paramedic Jeff Fleming, April 28

We are seeking applications for Full-Time & Part-Time Paramedic Positions

Work Schedule: F/T: 24 hours’ On-Duty/72 hours’ Off-Duty on a shift rotation
P/T: 10 Hours Day Shift, 14 Hours Night Shift

Job Announcement:

Responds to emergency calls to protect life and property; combats, extinguishes and prevents fires; drives emergency apparatus; participates in rescue extrication operations and provides ... (Full Story)


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Employment Opportunity for Full-Time Advanced Life Support Provider

Firefighter/Paramedic Jeff Fleming, April 19

We are seeking applications for a Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic Position.

Work Schedule:

F/T: 24 hours On-Duty/72 hours’ Off-Duty on a shift rotation

Job Announcement:

Responds to emergency calls to protect life and property; combats, extinguishes and prevents fires; drives emergency apparatus; participates in rescue extrication operations and provides advanced and basic emergency medical care ... (Full Story)


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Finksburg Barn Fire

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, April 17

Gamber & Community Fire Co. units and neighboring fire companies were alerted for a barn fire at 1:14 pm on Wednesday, April 17. Responding units could see heavy black smoke from a distance and a tanker task force was immediately requested. The barn is situated on a large farm located between Gamber Road (Rt. 91) and Deer Park Road. It is primarily a wholesale nursery and garden center.

Arriving ... (Full Story & Photos)

The barn fire prior to arrival of fire units.
Photo by Randy Panos
The barn fire prior to arrival of fire units. Photo by Randy Panos

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Observing fire behavior inside the burn building.
Observing fire behavior inside the burn building.

Members Participate in Duty Weekend

Firefighter/EMT Todd Tracey, April 08

The members of Gamber & Community Fire Company spent the weekend logging hours at the station. Drills, training, and new member orientations were the highlight of the duty weekend.

Our duty event started Friday afternoon, April 5, and went long into the evening when members practiced hose deployment techniques and reviewed hose packing skills. The newer members of the company received an orientation ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gamber Reminds Drivers About Roadway Safety

Firefighter/EMT Todd Tracey, April 03

Gamber & Community Fire Co. has responded to several vehicle collisions in the last few days. Our surrounding fire companies have also responded to many more in recent times. As the weather finally starts to warm up, Gamber would like to remind drivers to be extra cautious as motorcycles start to traverse the roads again. When operating a motor vehicle in Maryland it is illegal to use any cellular ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Public Information Officer Clay Myers, March 24

Carroll County fire units were alerted for a house fire on Armacost Avenue in Finksburg at 2:05 pm on Sunday, March 24. This was a single-family two-story frame dwelling located off Old Westminster Pike and Rt 140.

Chief 13-1 Alan Barnes arrived first and reported a working fire well-involved. He established command and requested a tanker task force and a rapid intervention dispatch. Gamber's Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cindy Lane Garage Fire

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, March 23

A working garage fire was the second serious fire in three days in Gamber & Community Fire Co.'s district. Companies were dispatched for this fire on Saturday, March 23, at 1:43 pm. First arriving units found heavy fire coming from three sides of a two-car garage attached to a single story rancher style dwelling.

A working fire dispatch was alerted along with requests for additional tankers and a ... (Full Story & Photos)

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