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Gamber's old Engine 134 leaves for its new home in Wisconsin on December 7, 2011.
Gamber's old Engine 134 leaves for its new home in Wisconsin on December 7, 2011.

Gamber’s First Engine 134 Still Serving; Responded to NYC in 2001

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, September 20

On Wednesday, December 7, 2011, the old Engine 134, a 1999 Pierce Saber, left Gamber for its new home in Cazenovia, Wisconsin. The apparatus was sold to make room for the new engine that was expected to arrive early in 2012.

https://www.gambervfd.org/news/386/Engine-134-Leaves-for-A-New-Home

In addition to being a front-line apparatus at Gamber & Community Fire Co., the engine also has some special ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Charter Member Wesley L. "Buddy" Lindsay Remembered

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, September 14

Wesley Leroy "Buddy" Lindsay, age 77, of Finksburg, passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021, at home.

Born August 30, 1944, in Hanover, PA he was the son of the late Frank Leroy Lindsay and Ruth Mae Poole Lindsay. He was the loving husband of Sarah Elizabeth Covington Lindsay.

Buddy retired as a machinist quality control inspector from MAC Machine where he had worked for many years. He was a veteran ... (Full Story & Photos)

Buddy was honored with a certificate from the Maryland General Assembly on May 10, 2014 at the fire company's 50th Anniversary Banquet. State Senator Justin Ready and Delegate Susan Krebs presented the award.
Buddy was honored with a certificate from the Maryland General Assembly on May 10, 2014 at the fire company's 50th Anniversary Banquet. State Senator Justin Ready and Delegate Susan Krebs presented the award.

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Scene from the 2021 Carnival.
Scene from the 2021 Carnival.

Carnival Raffle Winners Announced

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, September 13

The members of the Gamber & Community Fire Company and the Gamber Junior Fire Company want to extend our thanks to the community for supporting our 2021 carnival.

Once we have taken a well deserved rest, we will begin planning for next year's big event which will return to our traditional May/June dates around Memorial Day. Thank you again from all of us.

Congratulations to our 2021 carnival raffle ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Swiftwater Training in the Potomac River

Lieutenant Patrick Livesay, July 24

Members of the Gamber and Community Fire Company Water Rescue Team, and Carroll County ATR (Advanced Technical Rescue) Team spent the day on the Potomac River practicing swift-water rescue skills.

This particular section of the Potomac River is the feeder canal adjacent to the C&O Canal, also known as Lock #6. This feeder canal was originally created to allow additional water into the C&O Canal ... (Full Story & Photos)

Proper entry technique for a live victim rescue
Proper entry technique for a live victim rescue

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No Caption Be aware, be safe, be responsible, and be prepared!

Fire Prevention , July 03

Warning: Fireworks are dangerous to people and pets. Using them puts your property at risk.
The best way to stay safe from fireworks is to not use them. Instead, attend a public fireworks display put on by professionals.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Crab drive thru news

Chief Charlie Green Jr, June 26

For those that crabs for the drive through…. The truck got into an accident but good news they did make it. It will be delayed a little bit but they are trying to get back on schedule. Sorry for any delays.

As always thanks for you undertsanding and support.... (Full Story)


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Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship winner Lydia Houle received her full scholarship from Gary Brothers (l) and Terry Brothers on Friday, June 18 at the Gamber & Community Fire Company station.
Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship winner Lydia Houle received her full scholarship from Gary Brothers (l) and Terry Brothers on Friday, June 18 at the Gamber & Community Fire Company station.

Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, June 25

Members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. and the Oscar Brothers Family are pleased to announce that Lydia Houle, Katherine de Lange, and Kyle Sherfey have been named the winners of the 2021 Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship.

This scholarship is jointly sponsored by the Oscar Brothers family and the Gamber & Community Fire Company and it awards a combined total to each student of up to $21,000.00 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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DEPUTY STATE FIRE MARSHALS REQUEST ASSISTANCE AFTER SERIES OF MAILBOX EXPLOSIONS

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, June 08

CARROLL COUNTY, MD (June 8, 2021) -The Office of the State Fire Marshal is requesting the public's assistance in identifying a suspect(s) after a series of mailbox explosions in the Finksburg area were discovered over the week.

Carroll County Sheriff's Office contacted Deputy State Fire Marshals after receiving a complaint of a mailbox explosion in the 1900 block of Green Mill Road on Saturday, May ... (Full Story)


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Public Information Officer Clay Myers, June 07

Every year we look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics, and the Fourth of July.

Summertime, however, also brings fires and injuries due to fireworks and outdoor cooking. Please review the attached fire and life safety documents provided by the United States Fire Administration. Use safe practices all summer when cooking outdoors.

The best way to protect your families is ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2020 Awards Presented at Spring Meetings

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 22

The Gamber & Community Fire Company presented honors and awards to its members for 2020 after the regular company meetings on Monday, April 19, and on Monday, May 17, 2021.

The Gerald L. Lindsay Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award was presented to Firefighter Brandon Tignor.

Rose Pandolfini was presented with the Herman Hoff Memorial Award for outstanding service in fund raising.

Susan Sullivan ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter Brandon Tignor was honored with The Gerald L. Lindsay Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award for 2020.
Firefighter Brandon Tignor was honored with The Gerald L. Lindsay Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award for 2020.

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