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No Caption Vehicle into a Tree with Rescue

Assistant Chief Charlie Green Jr, January 31

On Tuesday January 30, 2024, at approximately 9:17 am, crews were alerted for a vehicle accident with rescue. The shift commander for the Department of Fire and EMS arrived first and advised he had one vehicle off the road with the driver trapped.

Gamber & Community Fire Co. Engine 134 arrived and start to stabilize the vehicle. Rescue Squad 9 and Rescue Squad 12 arrived and assisted with stabilizing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Surface Ice Rescue Training

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, January 20

Members of Gamber & Community Fire Co. planned a surface ice rescue training for Friday evening, January 19, 2024 at a pond in Pleasant Valley.
Swiftwater rescue technicians and land support members from Gamber, Pleasant Valley Community Fire Co. and Reese and Community Volunteer Fire Co. participated. Several scenarios were conducted where technicians rescued a "victim" who had fallen through the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Officers for 2024

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, December 26

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

2024 Administrative Officers

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


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Scholarship Opportunity Offered for 2024-25

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, December 18

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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Pictured l to r, John Bartels, Assistant Chief Shawn Chenoweth, Chief Chad Hastings,  Assistant Chief Charlie Green, and President Dale Bollinger. Some of the donated items are displayed on the front of Engine 134.
Pictured l to r, John Bartels, Assistant Chief Shawn Chenoweth, Chief Chad Hastings, Assistant Chief Charlie Green, and President Dale Bollinger. Some of the donated items are displayed on the front of Engine 134.

Tool Donation

Assistant Chief Charlie Green Jr, December 14

Thanks to one member of our community, Gamber received a tool kit from Stanley Black and Decker. Community Member John Bartels works at Stanley Black and Decker. One day at work he saw a message about nominating local volunteer fire companies for a free tool kit. John, being a past member of the fire company, put Gamber in for the free tool kit.

Some of the items in the tool kit include a Dewalt ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Life Member Clifford (Cliff) Joseph Yeager

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, December 11

Life Member Clifford (Cliff) Joseph Yeager
January 11, 1944 – November 23, 2023

Gamber & Community Fire Co. Life Member, Clifford (Cliff) Joseph Yeager, 79, of Finksburg, passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2023, at Autumn Lake Longview in Manchester, surrounded by his family.

He was born on January 11, 1944, in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Robert Yeager and Helen Bursic Yeager. He was the husband ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Life Member & Past President William (Bill) R. Sullivan

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, December 09

Life Member & Past President William (Bill) R. Sullivan
March 26, 1936 - December 5, 2023

William Richard Sullivan, 87, of Sykesville passed away on December 5, 2023, at the Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center in Rosedale, MD.

He was born on March 26, 1936, in Baltimore, MD, and then raised on the family farm in Rockdale. He was the son of the late William and Dorothy (Duley) Sullivan. William ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Second House Fire in 12 Hours

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, November 15

A second house fire within 12 hours challenged firefighters from Gamber and neighboring fire companies on Wednesday, November 15. This call was dispatched at approximately 5:08 pm for a house fire in the 4300 block of Poole Rd. in Gamber. Poole Rd. runs off of Sykesville Rd., Rt. 32.

Firefighters arrived with smoke and fire showing and requested a working fire dispatch which includes staffing for ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Public Information Officer Clay Myers, November 15

Gamber & Community Fire Co. and neighboring fire departments were alerted for a house fire at 5:00 am on Wednesday, November 15, 2023. Units arrived on the scene and reported smoke showing. It was located in the 3900 block of Robin Hood Way just off of Klees Mills Road. After sizing up the residence, a two-story dwelling, firefighters declared a working fire.

Sykesville Freedom District Fire Dept. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Santa is Coming to Gamber

Lieutenant William Reardon, November 12

Ho, Ho, Ho, it is that time of year again when Santa Claus makes his rounds in Gamber and the surrounding neighborhoods with help from Gamber and Community Fire Company. All are invited to come out and see Santa Claus and his firefighter helpers bring cheer and good tidings to all.

While we are driving around with Santa Claus, the lights and sirens will be on to announce our arrival.

Please note ... (Full Story & Photos)

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