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05/01/2014 - 09/20/2014
BROWNING GUN SAFE RAFFLE

09/14/2014
Open House

09/20/2014
Sportsman’s Giveaway/Gun Raffle

10/04/2014
400 Club Dinner & Grand Drawing

11/01/2014
Gun Bingo


2014 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 35 61
Feb 38 74
Mar 45 64
Apr 40 63
May 39 75
Jun 30 82
Jul 42 71
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 269 490

Past Incidents
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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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BIRD VIEW ROAD TRAILER FIRE

Treasurer Clay Myers, August 25

On August 25, 2014 at 10:54 am units were dispatched to a trailer fire in the 2600 block of Bird View Road, Westminster.

At 11:02 am, first arriving units found an RV/motor home fully involved in fire with a close exposure of a 24 X 24 garage. Units on the scene worked to extinguish the fire and protect the garage. The fire was placed under control at 11:17 am. The RV motor home was a total loss. ... (Full Story & Photos)


Mutual Aid House Fire

Chief Charlie Green Jr, August 16

Just before 11am, crews were alerted for a house fire on Wilmot Ridge Drive. As units called en route, dispatch advised they had multiple calls and believed it was a working fire. Engine 131 arrived and layed a supply line back the driveway and found a 2 story single family dwelling with fire showing from the second floor and most of the roof burned off. Two residents were home at the time but ... (Full Story & Photos)


Second Smoke Alarm Walk

Treasurer Clay Myers, August 05

Members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. canvassed a small portion of the Gamber community on Saturday, August 2. The focus area was Georgia Ave. and Rt. 32 just south of Rt. 91.

In the wake of a house fire on Georgia Ave. earlier in the week, where there were no smoke alarms present, officers of the fire company decided to do a "Smoke Alarm Walk" in this community.

On Saturday members approached ... (Full Story)



First Due House Fire

Chief Charlie Green Jr, July 25

Just after 9:00 pm on Friday, July 25th, Carroll County 911 received calls reporting a possible shed fire on Georgia Avenue in Gamber. As crews from Gamber and Sykesville went en route, additional information was received reporting the fire was spreading to the house. As Engine 134 turned onto Georgia Avenue, fire could be seen from the rear of the single family house and the assignment was upgraded ... (Full Story & Photos)


Fire Prevention and Life Safety Awards

Chief Charlie Green Jr, July 01

On Monday June 16, 2014 in Ocean City, MD two members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. were recognized for their outstanding work in fire prevention and life safety.

Rose Pandolfini was awarded the Jane Todd “Firewoman of the Year” award which recognizes outstanding involvement in fire prevention within ones company and community. Rose was recognized for the countless fire department birthday ... (Full Story)



Terry Brothers and Rebecca Reed pose at the Gamber & Community Fire Co. firehall after Rebecca was selected as this year's scholarship winner.
Terry Brothers and Rebecca Reed pose at the Gamber & Community Fire Co. firehall after Rebecca was selected as this year's scholarship winner.

2014 Scholarship Winner Announced

Treasurer Clay Myers, June 27

We are pleased to announce that Rebecca Reed of Finksburg, Maryland has been named the winner of the 2014 Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund Award. The scholarship is jointly sponsored by the Brothers family and the Gamber & Community Fire Company.

This year's application process saw many very strong applicants and the selection committee had a challenging time deciding on the winner.

As part ... (Full Story & Photos)


2014 CARNIVAL WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Treasurer Clay Myers, June 01

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 2014 carnival. It was a tremendous success!!

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 to this year's raffle winners:

Gamber & Community ... (Full Story & Photos)

Scene from the 2013 Gamber Carnival.
Scene from the 2013 Gamber Carnival.


A double rainbow appeared in the sky during the Gamber carnival after a spring rain.
A double rainbow appeared in the sky during the Gamber carnival after a spring rain.

Scenes from the 2014 Carnival

Treasurer Clay Myers, May 25

The 2014 Annual Fireman's Carnival opened on Saturday night. Everyone had a great time on the rides and carnival goers enjoyed food, drink, games, and music.

A short spring rain interrupted the festivities for about 20 minutes but the carnival remained open the first night. A beautiful double rainbow appeared in the sky after it cleared.

The carnival closed early on Tuesday and was rained out on ... (Full Story & Photos)


ANNUAL PUMP TESTS

Treasurer Clay Myers, May 17

All of Gamber & Community Fire Co. fire apparatus passed their annual pump tests and inspections on Saturday, May 17, 2014.

Engines 131 and 134, Engine Tanker 133, and Brush 135 were tested by CCVESA members. Besides the pump tests, all apparatus are inspected against a required checklist of equipment. Chief Engineer Chuck Doyle coordinated the scheduling for these tests.... (Full Story & Photos)

E/T 133 going through one of the drafting/pumping evolutions.
E/T 133 going through one of the drafting/pumping evolutions.


Gamber & Community Fire Co. Charter Members (l. to r.) Robert Sawyer, Kenneth Linton, David Lentzner, Buddy Lindsay, Ralph Ford, William Bollinger, Jr., and Charles Arnold.
Gamber & Community Fire Co. Charter Members (l. to r.) Robert Sawyer, Kenneth Linton, David Lentzner, Buddy Lindsay, Ralph Ford, William Bollinger, Jr., and Charles Arnold.

GAMBER CELEBRATES 50 YEARS – 1964 - 2014

Treasurer Clay Myers, May 11

Gamber & Community Fire Co. celebrated its 50th Anniversary on Saturday, May 10, 2014 with a banquet and awards ceremony. Officers, directors, and active members of the fire company planned the event to recognize the hard work, time, and dedication contributed by members of the fire company since 1964.

Special guests included charter members, auxiliary members, local politicians, neighboring fire ... (Full Story & Photos)


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