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2017 Incidents
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Jan 49 81
Feb 31 60
Mar 57 77
Apr 49 84
May 41 84
Total 227 386

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2016 413 938
2015 456 940
2014 455 850
2013 402 773
2012 378 825
2011 419 698
2010 425 754
2009 455 721
2008 539 754
2007 520 647
2006 561 771

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Baltimore County Water Rescue

Firefighter Dylan Baker, July 19

On July 17th a strong storm cell hovered over Reisterstown in Baltimore County dumping several inches of rain within minutes. Our Dive Team was alerted to help Baltimore County Fire Department at the Cherryvale Plaza and Cherry Valley Shopping Center located in the 11700 block of Reisterstown Rd. with a man stuck in his vehicle with swift moving water. While responding to the scene, our swift water ... (Full Story & Photos)

Gamber Assist Winfield on House Fire

Firefighter Dylan Baker, July 19

July 16th 911 ECC dispatched Winfield and surrounding companies for a house fire at the 700 BLK of Buckhorn Rd. Gamber's Engine 131 staged away from the scene and was placed in service. Engine/Tanker 133 assisted with overhaul operations. Brush 135 set up water supply via a stream on Freter Rd. Finally, Duty 13 assisted with command support.

Gamber units were on scene for an hour and a half while ... (Full Story & Photos)

Live Fire Training

Firefighter/EMT Frank Smith, July 09

Today over 30 members of Gamber Fire Company were joined by members of Reese and Pleasant Valley Fire Companies to participate in an acquired structural training burn. The house was scheduled for demo and the contractor contacted the fire company to see if we wanted to use for training. The first two burns were a basic fire behavior scenarios to allow newer firefighters to see what would happen in ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Courtesy of: April Simpson
Photo Courtesy of: April Simpson

Brush Fire on Klee Mill Rd.

Firefighter Dylan Baker, July 02

On July 1st, Gamber & Community Fire Company was alerted for an investigation of a brush fire in the area of Klee Mill and Bartholow Road. Crews on Brush 136 arrived in the area to see a man burning several large cut-up trees and limbs. Brush 136 requested Engine-Tanker 133 to assist with water operations. The brush fire and the surrounding area were extinguished.

We would like to remind everyone ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 134 Goes to Ocean City

Firefighter Dylan Baker, June 21

Wednesday, June 21st at 0500 Gamber members took Engine 134 on a three hour trek to Ocean City, Maryland for the 125th Maryland State Firemen's Association (MSFA) Parade. Gamber's crew was met by members from neighboring Carroll County departments Hampstead and Pleasant Valley.

Carroll County was set to lead the parade due to Mark Bilger (Hampstead) becoming the new MSFA President.

Members left ... (Full Story & Photos)

(L-R) Joseph Petrowicz, Matthew Biscotti, Dylan Baker, Joel Caple
(L-R) Joseph Petrowicz, Matthew Biscotti, Dylan Baker, Joel Caple

Boat Operators Training at Liberty Reservoir

Lieutenant Joel Caple, June 14

On June 13, members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. went to Liberty Reservoir to refresh and train on Boat 13 and Boat 13-1. Members went over basic operations and handling of each boat as well as training on the sonar/ depth finder on Boat 13. This was also a good opportunity to get the boats out on the water and exercise the motors after sitting all winter. ... (Full Story & Photos)


Public Information Officer Clay Myers, June 06

Some scenes from the Gamber & Community Fire Company 2017 Carnival.... (Full Story & Photos)

The Salem Bottom Boys perform for the crowd.
The Salem Bottom Boys perform for the crowd.


Public Information Officer Clay Myers, June 04

The members of the Gamber & Community Fire Company, the Gamber Auxiliary, and the Gamber Junior Fire Company want to extend our thanks to the community for supporting our 2017 carnival. It was a great success with overall great weather except for a drizzly Tuesday night.

Once we have taken a well deserved rest, we will begin planning for next year's big event. Thank you again from all of us.

Congratulations ... (Full Story)

Gamber Scholarship Winner Announced

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 28

Members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. are pleased to announce that Brittany Hill of Westminster, Maryland has been named the winner of the 2017 Gamber & Community Fire Co. Scholarship Award. The scholarship is sponsored and funded by the Fire Company. This is the second year of the scholarship program. (This scholarship is not to be confused with the Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship which ... (Full Story & Photos)

Brittany Hill, 2017 Gamber & Community Fire Co. Scholarship Award winner.
Brittany Hill, 2017 Gamber & Community Fire Co. Scholarship Award winner.

Vehicle on Fire into Pole

Firefighter Dylan Baker, May 28

While members were hard at work preparing for carnival, the 911 center received a call for a vehicle collision at the intersection of Deer Park Road and Kays Mill Road. Station 13 was alerted at 12:39 pm. Engine 134 arrived with a car into a pole and fully involved in fire. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and requested BGE to survey the poles damage. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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