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05/26/2018 - 06/02/2018
2018 ANNUAL FIREMAN'S CARNIVAL

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2018 Incidents
Fire EMS Dive
Jan 38 90 1
Feb 30 71 0
Mar 34 77 0
Apr 43 69 0
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Total 145 307 1

Past Incidents
Fire EMS Dive
2017 478 936 11
2016 401 938 13
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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Boat 13 returning to shore with the three victims from the overturned canoe.
photo credit - Mike Jordan/mpjordan.com
Boat 13 returning to shore with the three victims from the overturned canoe. photo credit - Mike Jordan/mpjordan.com

Water Rescue at Liberty Reservoir

Public Information Officer Bruce Bouch, May 21

At 6:15 p.m. crews from Gamber were alerted for a report of three victims in the water after their boat capsized in Liberty Reservoir.

The Dive and Swiftwater Rescue Team responded with Dive Unit 13, Utility 13, Boat 13 and Boat 13-1. Fishermen on another boat located the victims in the water, but were not able to safely bring them aboard their vessel. They contacted the Carroll County Emergency ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Members complete work detail

Firefighter/EMT Todd Tracey, May 21

Several Gamber & Community Fire Co. members came to the station on Sunday, May 20th to complete various projects around the Firehouse. Members waxed Engine 134, Engine Tanker 133, and Utility 13. We also finished the installation of a LED light system that will be used to illuminate the station at night. The flagpoles were also completely re-done. New halyards, clips, and flags were put into use ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo From Carroll County Times
Photo From Carroll County Times

Crews Assist With Fire At Former Thomas O'Farrell Youth Center

Chief Charlie Green Jr, May 12

In the early evening hours of Monday, May 7, 2018, Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department along with others were alerted for a building fire in the area of Marriottsville Rd. and Henryton Rd. While en-route, Sykesville's Engine 124 asked for a Tanker Task Force. Engine/Tanker 133 from Gamber & Community Fire Co. was alerted along with other area tankers. This was soon followed by Gamber's Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vehicle Collison at Pine Knob Road & Rt. 32

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 10

Gamber & Community Fire Co. and Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department were alerted for a vehicle collision on Rt. 32 at Pine Knob Rd. in Eldersburg. The call was dispatched on Thursday, May 10 at 4:35 pm.

Units arrived on the scene to find a red Toyota under a black Dodge Charger. All drivers and passengers had managed to get out of their vehicles. One person was transported to the hospital ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Gamber Responds on Reisterstown Townhouse Fire

Assistant Chief Alan Barnes, May 02

Gamber & Community Fire Co. fire crews responded with other Carroll County fire companies to assist crews from the Baltimore County Fire Department with extinguishing a fire involving 3 townhouses. Gamber Engine 131 responded with 4 personnel. Once on the scene, Engine 131 secured and pumped the secondary water supply for Pikesville Engine 2. Crew members assisted with extinguishment, overhaul and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gamber Fire Apparatus Pass Annual Testing and Inspections

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, April 17

Annual pump testing and equipment inspections on all of Gamber's fire apparatus were scheduled for Saturday, April 14, 2018. Engines 131 and 134, Engine Tanker 133, and Brush 135 went to the Carroll County Public Safety Training Center 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 on each ... (Full Story & Photos)

Gamber Engine 131 drafts water from the underground pit while testing its pump
Gamber Engine 131 drafts water from the underground pit while testing its pump

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No Caption Single Car Rollover Crash on Irving Ruby Road

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, April 17

Gamber & Community Fire Co. and Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department units were alerted for a single vehicle rollover crash on Irving Ruby Road just off of Rt 32 in Eldersburg. The call came in at 4:20 pm on Tuesday. Maryland State Police were on the scene reporting the crash.

Sykesville's medic unit responded since Gamber's ambulance was out on another call. Gamber Engine 134 also responded. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Recruitment & Public Safety Open House

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, April 15

Gamber & Community Fire Co. hosted a Recruitment & Public Safety Open House Day on Sunday, April 15, 2018. It ran from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm at the fire station, 3838 Niner Road, Finksburg. Some of the activities and displays include the following:

Child ID Kits, Games, Food, and More. Public Safety displays by the State Fire Marshal’s Office, Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Carroll County Health ... (Full Story & Photos)

Master Deputy Brittany Powell of the Carroll County Sheriff's Office and K-9 Jake demonstrate their skills at the Open House.
Master Deputy Brittany Powell of the Carroll County Sheriff's Office and K-9 Jake demonstrate their skills at the Open House.

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No Caption Brush Truck/ Mini Pumper For Sale Price Reduced

Chief Charlie Green Jr, April 13

1993 Ford F450 with an S&S Stainless Steel Body
7.3 Diesel 5 speed Manual Transmission 4x4
Unit is in-service and has 16,248 miles
Waterous 750GPM Pump (Pump replaced in 2010)
Pump and roll
250 gallon Stainless Tank
200ft of 3/4 booster line on drivers side
600ft of 4"
150' of 3"
5" floating strainer
15'x5" soft sleeve
5" barrel strainer
3-9.5" hard sleeve
Ramsay 12,000lb front winch
Honda 2500 portable ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Westminster House Fire

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, April 12

Carroll County fire units were alerted for a house fire in the 500 block of Ann Drive in Westminster, just off Old Westminster Pike. The call was dispatched at approximately 4:22 pm on Thursday, April 12. Reese Medic 99 arrived on the scene first and reported a working fire. Additional units from Westminster and neighboring companies also responded.

Gamber's Engine 131 responded and sent its crew ... (Full Story & Photos)

Gamber's engine crew reporting to the fire scene.
Gamber's engine crew reporting to the fire scene.

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