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No Caption Put a Freeze on Winter Fires

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, February 02

Home fire fatalities increase during the winter. To help you know more about the increased risk, USFA (US Fire Administration) is partnering with NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) to “Put a Freeze on Winter Fires.” The initiative focuses on hazards that may increase a family’s risk of having a house fire.

In February, the focus is on electrical fire safety, complementing the American Burn ... (Full Story & Photos)

Cold Saturday House Fire

Public Information Officer Todd Tracey, January 29

A working smoke detector alerted residents to fire saving lives & property Thursday Night. Gamber & Community Fire Company with neighboring fire companies responded to a house fire around 8 pm Thursday, January 28th. The Carroll County Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call from the homeowner stating there was smoke on the second floor of their home and the smoke detector was activated. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo courtesy of J. Smith
Photo courtesy of J. Smith

Expanded Scholarship Opportunity Offered for 2021

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, January 22

The Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund


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)

New Officers for 2021

Recording Secretary Todd Tracey, December 31

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

2021 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)

Full Time ALS Positions

Firefighter/Paramedic Jeff Fleming, December 29

We are seeking applications for Full-Time & Part-Time Firefighter/Paramedic Positions

Work Schedule: F/T: 24 hours’ On-Duty/72 hours’ Off-Duty on a shift rotation
P/T: 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 ... (Full Story)

E-131 Photo's for Christmas 12/23/2020

Chief Engineer Chuck Doyle Jr., December 23

Memo from Greg Brown at Atlantic Emergency Solutions:

And just to Quote President Dale Bollinger; "Looks as if inspection may take place the week between Christmas and New Years with possible delivery the following week."

Not 100% complete quite yet, but it’s so close I just had to get you some pictures before the end of the year.

I uploaded photos to the website for the week, and as you will ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 131 almost complete.
Engine 131 almost complete.

Grille removed to install graphic's.
Grille removed to install graphic's.

E-131 Rehab Photo's for Week of 12/18/2020

Chief Engineer Chuck Doyle Jr., December 18

More progress. Graphics are going on. Items like the grille had to be removed due to some graphics behind the grille. Cross lay netting is now in place. Driver's seat is back in now. So that means the new 3rd generation command system has been completed as the original one went bad. It was a first gen system from 1999. President Bollinger was talking to staff at the shop today and looks as if its ... (Full Story & Photos)

E-131 Rehab. Update for Week of 12/11/2020

Chief Engineer Chuck Doyle Jr., December 11

New Maryland grille in place now. Lettering all laid out and getting ready to be installed. Looks to be a few items to be installed such as the spare bottle doors, fuel door, and so on. We are getting real close to being done. President Dale Bollinger is just waiting for a pick up / inspection date.... (Full Story & Photos)

New grille in place.
New grille in place.

No Caption E-131 Update for Week of 12/4/2020

Chief Engineer Chuck Doyle Jr., December 04

As you can see more has been done over the last week. Main thing is new front rims have been installed. Front bumper looks to be completed now. Even Q2B is back on. Front auto line compartment looks to be completed. Mock up grill has been removed as the new one will be like Engine 134's with the Maryland Flag when it's done. Backup screen is in place for the driver. USB ports have been added inside ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Safe Holidays

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, December 01

With continuing restrictions due to COVID, this holiday season may look different than in years past. You and your family may put up more holiday decorations to lift your spirits.

The winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. It’s fun to decorate for the winter holidays, but holiday decorations can increase your risk for a home fire. As you deck the halls this season, be ... (Full Story & Photos)

Put a Freeze on Winter Holiday Fires.
Put a Freeze on Winter Holiday Fires.


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