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2015 441 940 15
2014 439 850 19
2013 390 773 12
2012 369 825 9
2011 383 698 36
2010 426 754 14
2009 455 721
2008 539 754
2007 520 647
2006 561 771

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Car Fire on Deer Park

Firefighter Dylan Baker, November 17

On November 16th at approximately 10:15PM, a Baltimore Environmental Police Officer saw and reported a vehicle on fire just before the bridge on Deer Park Road. The officer also stated he saw what appeared to be a glowing cell phone and could not verify if a person was trapped inside the vehicle.

Upon arrival Engine 134's crew found the vehicle fully involved with fire and quickly went to work extinguishing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Kidde Recalls 38 Million Portable Fire Extinguishers

Public Information Officer Bruce Bouch, November 11

The Gamber & Community Fire Company is sharing this information in an effort to provide our public with a life threatening concern about a recent recall of approximately 38 million portable fire extinguishers manufactured by the Kidde Corporation. The extinguishers listed in the recall are revealed in the link within this article. Please take a moment to read the information on the link provided ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Monday Night Vehicle Crash with Rescue

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, October 23

Gamber & Community Fire Co. and Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department were alerted for a serious motor vehicle collision with rescue on Rt 32 at London Bridge Rd. The call was dispatched at 9:55 pm. Medic 139 arrived first on the scene and requested a Shock Trauma Go Team as well as a Maryland State Police helicopter. The GO team was requested due to the anticipated length of time to extricate ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Old Utility Sold And Back Inservice At Its New Home

Chief Charlie Green Jr, October 12

In September, Gamber accepted bids for our 2004 Ford F350 pickup formally known as Utility 13. Orleans Fire Company in Little Orleans, Allegany County, Maryland placed the winning bid. Members from Orleans Fire Company including Chief John Clingerman, took delivery of the truck on September 23 while attending our yearly Sportmen's Raffle.

The truck is now known as Utility 43-2 and will pull their ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fuel Spill At Royal Farms

Chief Charlie Green Jr, October 11

Just after 1:00 pm on Wednesday, units from Gamber, Sykesville, and the Carroll County Hazmat team were alerted for a large fuel spill at the Royal Farms Store in Gamber. Engine 134 arrived and found a trail of gas from the fuel pumps to the storm drain. Engine 134 placed absorbent in front of the storm drain to prevent any additional gas from entering the drain. Engine 134 and Engine 124 crews removed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rt. 32 Vehicle Collision

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, October 04

Gamber & Community Fire Co. units were alerted for a vehicle collision on Rt. 32 and Pine Knob Rd. on Tuesday evening just after 5:00 pm. Engine 134 and Paramedic 139 responded and found a two-car collision on Rt. 32 partway between Pine Knob Road and the reservoir bridge. The cars appeared to have side-swiped and were a good distance apart with one against the guardrail.

Paramedic 139 transported ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gamber Juniors Participate in County Junior Day

Firefighter Dylan Baker, October 03

Junior members from Gamber and local stations came to the Carroll County Public Safety Training Center in Westminster to participate in the county-wide Junior Day. This day is built for the junior members of the participating fire department to learn what it is like to be a firefighter or EMS professional.

The beginning of the day is built for learning activities including; ladder operations, engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deer Park Road Vehicle Collision with Entrapment

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, September 14

Gamber & Community Fire Co. units were alerted for a vehicle collision on Deer Park Road at approximately 7:00 pm on Wednesday, September 13. Paramedic 139 and Engine 134 arrived and found a pickup truck on its side after colliding with a large utility pole. The driver was trapped in the wreckage.

Engine 134 requested a rescue squad and the Maryland State Police helicopter. The patient was extricated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Food Truck Thursday Success

Firefighter Dylan Baker, September 08

September 7th and September 21st locals gathered around Gamber and Community Fire Company's Carnival Grounds to have dinner. Fall into Food Trucks, an event scheduled by MG Events and Design, hosted a variety of food trucks ranging in culture.

This event will be held again from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursdays October 5th and October 19th.

Come join us for a great food event!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Two Animals Perish in Fire

Firefighter Dylan Baker, September 02

Gamber and Community Fire Company along with surrounding companies were alerted on Friday, September 9th at 4:42 pm. for a house fire.

Engine 134 was first on the scene and reported a house charged with smoke. It was found that the washer dryer combo was the start of the fire with most of it extinguished before arrival. The radiant heat did do damage to the upstairs bedroom above the laundry. Crews ... (Full Story & Photos)

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