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2021 Awards Presented at March Company Meeting

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, March 22

The Gamber & Community Fire Company presented honors and awards to its members for 2021 after the regular company meetings on Monday, March 21, 2022

The Gerald L. Lindsay Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award was presented to Sean Baldwin.

Chad Hastings was presented with the Herman Hoff Memorial Award for outstanding service in fund raising.

Todd Tracey was honored as the Administrative Member ... (Full Story & Photos)

Sean Baldwin accepts the Gerald L. Lindsay Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award from 1st Vice President/Captain Chad Hastings (L) and President Dale Bollinger.
Sean Baldwin accepts the Gerald L. Lindsay Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award from 1st Vice President/Captain Chad Hastings (L) and President Dale Bollinger.

No Caption Probationary Firefighters Complete Skill Checkoffs

Public Information Officer Todd Tracey, March 13

Early Saturday morning, March 12, 2022, Gamber's newest firefighters gathered to gain proficiency with skills learned in Firefighter I courses. Each firefighter must successfully pass the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute's (MFRI) Firefighter I course (135 hours of classroom instruction and practical skill evolutions) as well as MFRI's Hazardous Materials Operations course (36 hours). Gamber requires ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 131 Responds to House Fire in Baltimore County

Public Information Officer Todd Tracey, March 13

Gamber's Engine 131 was alerted for a house fire in the 11000 blk of Long Lake Drive in Baltimore County Sunday morning. Upon arrival, Engine 131's crew operated in the basement division assisting with fire suppression and overhaul efforts. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Courtesy of Lt. Baldwin
Photo Courtesy of Lt. Baldwin

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Recording Secretary Todd Tracey, March 11

Gamber & Community Fire Company Volunteers and Employees responded to a building fire early Wednesday Morning. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered a 20'x20' chicken coop fully involved in fire.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire within 10 minutes followed by extensive overhaul operations. Initial investigation determined the point of origin to be a heat lamp within the structure. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Gamber First Arriving Engine to Building Fire

Recording Secretary Todd Tracey, February 26

A group of Gamber & Community Fire Company volunteers and employees quickly transitioned from training to firefighting operations Saturday afternoon. Shortly after 12pm on Saturday, Gamber and surrounding companies were alerted for a structure fire in Reese's area. Gamber responded with Engine 131, Engine-Tanker 133, Engine 134, and Duty 13 within 2 minutes of dispatch. Chief 9-1 arrived shortly before ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Courtesy of K. Sherfey
Photo Courtesy of K. Sherfey

Part-Time Firefighter/Paramedic Position Available

Jeff Fleming, February 22

We are seeking applications for Part-Time Firefighter/Paramedic Position

Work Schedule:

10 Hours Day Shift, 14 Hours Night Shift

Job Announcement:

Responds to emergency calls to protect life and property; combats, extinguishes and prevents fires; drives emergency apparatus; participates in rescue extrication operations and provides advanced and basic emergency medical care to the sick and injured; ... (Full Story)

Serious Crash Closes Rt. 91

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, February 18

Units from Gamber & Community Fire Co. and Reese & Community Volunteer Fire Co. were alerted for a serious crash with entrapment on Rt. 91 at the intersection of Old Gamber Rd. in Finksburg. The call was dispatched at 2:24 pm.

Units arrived on the scene where a small Nissan Versa had rear-ended a heavy duty Chevrolet pickup truck. The driver of the Nissan had to be extricated from the car. Firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assistant Chief Alan Barnes, February 13

On Sunday, February 13, 2022, several members and paid staff from the Gamber & Community Fire Company participated in countywide training sponsored by CCVESA. The February topic was forced entry. Members had the opportunity to practice several hands-on techniques to make entry into secured structures. This month's training was developed and taught by Gamber‘s own, firefighter Ian Runkles.... (Full Story & Photos)

Gamber Life Member, Tom Flater, Remembered

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, February 04

On January 30, 2022, Thomas M. Flater, III passed away after a long battle with early onset Alzheimer's.

Tom was born on January 31, 1966 in Westminster and grew up in Gamber. He was quite proud of his family's history in Gamber and that he and his family still lived on what used to be the family farm.

Tom was a life member of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. He joined the Gamber Junior program in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Gamber Extends Deepest Sympathies to the Families and Colleagues of Those Lost in Monday's Fire

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, January 25

The Officers and Members of Gamber & Community Fire Co. extend our deepest sympathies to the firefighters/paramedics of the Baltimore City Fire Department and to the families of the fallen.

We followed Monday's terrible news of Baltimore City Fire Department's tragic loss of three firefighters and one seriously injured and in the hospital.

Breaking news on Tuesday reports that the injured firefighter ... (Full Story & Photos)


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