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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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No Caption Rt. 32 and Pine Knob Crash

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, April 12

A reported vehicle collision with rescue was reported on Wednesday afternoon at the height of the rush hour. Gamber and Sykesville units were alerted for a crash with possible entrapment at the intersection of Rt 32. (Sykesville Rd.) and Pine Knob Rd. Engine 134 and Medic 139 arrived and reported no patients trapped and both occupants out of their vehicles. Sykesville's Rescue Squad was placed in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2017 Awards Presented at March Company Meeting

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, March 24

The Gamber & Community Fire Company presented honors and awards to its members for 2017 after the regular company meeting on Monday, March 19, 2018.

The Gerald L. Lindsay Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award was presented to Firefighter Frank Smith.

William Sullivan was presented with the Herman Hoff Memorial Award for outstanding service in fund raising.

Dale Bollinger was honored as the Administrative ... (Full Story)


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Public Information Officer Clay Myers, March 23

A second truck crash on Deer Park Rd. in the Liberty watershed area was handled by Gamber & Community Fire Co. and other county units on Friday afternoon. The fire company was alerted for a motor vehicle accident at approximately 4:42 pm in the afternoon. Engine 134 responded as well as Medic 99 from Reese. Captain 13 Hastings also responded and reported that a dump truck had overturned and was leaking ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Building Fire in Gamber

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, March 22

Gamber & Community Fire Co. and neighboring fire companies were alerted for an odor of smoke in the building at approximately 3:25 pm on Thursday, March 22 in the 3900 block of Sykesville Road (Rt. 32) in Gamber. The call was then upgraded to a chimney fire as units prepared to respond. First arriving units from Gamber & Community Fire Co. then upgraded it again to a building fire.

The fire was located ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Public Information Officer Clay Myers, March 21

Gamber Fire Company units were alerted for an overturned oil tanker truck on Wednesday, March 21 at approximately 11:45 am. The call was dispatched as a vehicle collision with hazardous materials and it was initially dispatched on Deer Park Rd and Nora Drive in Finksburg. The crash was actually located on Deer Park Rd. further inside the Liberty Reservoir watershed near the county line.

Units from ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Pickup Truck Crashes Into Pole

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, March 17

Gamber & Community Fire Co. and Reese & Community Volunteer Fire Co.'s Rescue Squad were alerted at 12:43 pm on Saturday, March 17 for a vehicle collision with rescue. The initial call reported the crash to be on Rt. 32, Sykesville Rd., near Brandy Lane in Westminster. Units arrived to find a single truck hit a pole with wires down on the truck. There was no rescue and Reese's Rescue Squad 9 was ... (Full Story & Photos)

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