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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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No Caption Summer Fire and Life Safety

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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Jeannie Green (left) receives her plaque and citation from CCVESA Secretary Marianne Warehime on May 17, 2021 at Gamber's May company meeting.
Jeannie Green (left) receives her plaque and citation from CCVESA Secretary Marianne Warehime on May 17, 2021 at Gamber's May company meeting.

Jeannie Green Inducted into CCVESA Hall of Fame

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 21

The Gamber and Community Fire Company is proud to announce that Corresponding Secretary/Board of Director Shelby Jean Green was inducted into the Carroll County Volunteer Emergency Services Association (CCVESA) Hall of Fame on May 3, 2021. She was honored with a plaque and award at the fire company’s general meeting on May 17, 2021. CCVESA Secretary Marianne Warehime made the presentation.

Jeannie ... (Full Story & Photos)

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STATE FIRE MARSHAL OFFERS GASOLINE SAFETY AND FUEL STORAGE TIPS

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 13

STATE FIRE MARSHAL OFFERS GASOLINE SAFETY AND FUEL STORAGE TIPS

STATEWIDE (May 13, 2021) - With the Colonial Pipeline cyber-attack causing gas shortages in parts of the East Coast and Maryland, there have been reports of long lines at gas stations with some motorists traveling to remote locations to find gas reserves to stock up.

"Gasoline should only be placed into a vehicle directly or into an ... (Full Story)


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Photo From Sykesville Freedom District Fire Dept.
Photo From Sykesville Freedom District Fire Dept.

Crews Assist With 2nd Alarm Fire

Chief Charlie Green Jr, April 03

In the early morning hours of April 3, 2021, Sykesville Box 12-3 was alerted for an apartment fire with possible people trapped. Gamber's Engine 131 was alerted as part of the initial assignment. Before units arrival, Chief 12 asked for a tanker task force also adding Engine/Tanker 133. Engine 131 responded with 4 firefighters and Engine/Tanker 133 followed shortly with 2.

Units from Sykesville ... (Full Story & Photos)

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