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2021 Incidents
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Jan 33 63 1
Feb 29 76 1
Mar 36 80 1
Apr 31 81 1
May 48 69 1
Jun 38 79 2
Jul 42 89 2
Aug 44 100 0
Sep 42 112 5
Oct 32 125 1
Nov 45 99 1
Dec
Total 420 973 16

Past Incidents
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2020 422 770 15
2019 453 809 14
2018 445 889 37
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

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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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Scholarship Opportunity Offered for 2022-23

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, January 24

The Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund

BACKGROUND

The Gamber and Community Fire Company in cooperation with the Oscar Brothers family will once again be offering a four-year college scholarship to a student who lives within the primary area serviced by the fire company. This scholarship will officially be known as the Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund.

The Brothers family has been ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Four Members Take Ice Rescue Class In Deep Creek

Chief Charlie Green Jr, January 23

Four members of Gamber's Water Rescue Team traveled to Deep Creek Lake, Maryland for Ice Rescue Technician training. The training was led by Atlantic Technical Rescue (also known as Rescue 3 Northeast), an internationally recognized leader in water and flood water rescue training.

Members learned and practiced rescue techniques based on a citizen falling through the ice into frigid cold waters, as ... (Full Story & Photos)

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LINE OF DUTY DEATH OF PARAMEDIC/ FIREFIGHTER ROBERT A. JONES

Assistant Chief Alan Barnes, January 20

It is with profound sadness that Carroll County Department of Fire and EMS of Maryland, Reese & Community Volunteer Fire Company, and Carroll County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics IAFF Local 5184 jointly announce the Line of Duty Death of Career Paramedic/Firefighter Robert A. “Bobby” Jones. Please keep Bobby's family and fellow emergency responders in your thoughts and prayers during this ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Reisterstown Apartment Fire

Assistant Chief Alan Barnes, January 17

Volunteer crews from Gamber & Community Fire Co. responded on Engine 131 with other surrounding Carroll County companies to assist Baltimore County Fire Department with a second alarm fire in the Unit Block of Brookberry Drive. Gamber Engine 131 arrived and assisted with expanding upon a water supply. Other personnel assisted with salvage and overhaul on the second floor of the apartment building. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ice & Cold Weather Safety Tips

January 15

Each year, many residents are injured during the winter months as a result of pedestrian accidents and from exposure in cold water incidents. Skaters fall through the ice; boaters and canoeists overturn their crafts; and pedestrians are struck walking in roadways because sidewalks are snow covered.

Here are a few general guidelines for use by winter recreation enthusiasts to lessen their chances ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Joint County Ice Rescue Training

Assistant Chief Alan Barnes, January 12

Gamber & Community Fire Company‘s water rescue team assisted the Carroll County advanced technical rescue team during monthly training. This month's topic was ice rescue awareness and operations. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ambulance Stolen At Hospital; Sheriffs Stop it in Gamber

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, January 06

A Baltimore County Fire Department career ambulance, Medic 56 from the Franklin Station in Reisterstown, was stolen earlier on Thursday at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. At approximately 12:30 pm, Carroll County Sheriffs deputies rammed the ambulance and stopped it in front of the Gamber station on Route 32 in Finksburg.

Reports stated that the ambulance was not damaged but a police vehicle ... (Full Story)


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Carroll Healthcare Overwhelmed; Pleads for help

Recording Secretary Todd Tracey, January 01

Westminster, MD, December 30, 2021 – Please read the letter below to the Carroll County community, issued jointly from Carroll Hospital, Carroll County Health Department, Carroll County Department of Public Safety and Carroll County Department of Fire/EMS.

Letter to the Carroll County community,

We write to you, combining our efforts as public safety officials, to plead with you to take action now ... (Full Story)


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New Officers for 2022

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, January 01

New officers have been elected and/or appointed to Fire/Rescue/EMS and administrative positions for the Gamber and Community Fire Co. as follows:

2022 Administrative Officers

President – Dale Bollinger
1st Vice President – Chad Hastings
2nd Vice President – Chrissy Green
Treasurer – Susan Sullivan
Recording Secretary – Todd Tracey
Corresponding Secretary - Jeannie Green
Sergeant-at-Arms - Charles ... (Full Story)


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