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2017 478 936 11
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2011 383 698 36
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Scholarship Winners Announced

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, June 12

Oscar Brothers Scholarships

Members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. and the Oscar Brothers Family are pleased to announce that Sydney White and Wyatt Cox, both of Westminster, Maryland, have been named the winners of the 2019 Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund Award.

The scholarship is jointly sponsored by the Brothers family and the Gamber & Community Fire Company and it awards generous ... (Full Story)


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Two Students Graduate from the Emergency Services Training Program

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, June 08

Story by Bridget Weishaar
EMS Lieutenant

Jack Bez and Joseph Petrowicz, both members of Gamber & Community Fire Co., graduated the Emergency Services Training (EST) Program to become certified as Emergency Medical Technicians. The program ran from February to May of 2019 as part of a concurrent enrollment program offered to high school students. Its annual Family Skills Night was held on Friday, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Gamber & Community Fire Co. members Joe Petrowicz and Jack Bez (l to r) graduated from the Emergency Services Training (EST) Program.
Gamber & Community Fire Co. members Joe Petrowicz and Jack Bez (l to r) graduated from the Emergency Services Training (EST) Program.

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2019 Carnival Raffle Winners

Chief Charlie Green Jr, June 03

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 2019 carnival.

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 Fire Co. Major Money ... (Full Story)


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Swiftwater Team Training in Deep Creek Lake, Maryland

Lieutenant Patrick Livesay, May 22

This past weekend, 4 members of the Gamber and Community Fire Company attended training at Adventure Sports Center International, a man-made whitewater course in Deep Creek Lake, MD. The training, Rescue from Vehicles in Water, was put on by Atlantic Technical Rescue, an international leader in water rescue and flood water training.

Gamber and Community Fire Company has the only water rescue asset ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Members Receive Awards From Carroll County Chamber Of Commerce

Chief Charlie Green Jr, May 15

Members of Gamber & Community Fire Co. received two different awards from the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 for incidents that occurred in 2018. This is the third year the Chamber of Commerce has held the Carroll County Public Safety Awards.

Gold Medal of Valor

This award may be given to an individual who has courageously risked his/her safety and/or life under extremely ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Car into a Pole on Deer Park Road

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 07

Gamber & Community Fire Co. units were alerted for a single vehicle motor vehicle collision Tuesday morning at 8:08 am. Medic 139 and Engine 134 responded to the crash site located in the 1500 block of Deer Park Rd. A small car had crashed into a utility pole and the pole with wires was broken off and lying across the vehicle.

Medic 139 returned to service after the driver refused treatment. Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine/Tanker 133 hooked up for pump testing.
Engine/Tanker 133 hooked up for pump testing.

Gamber Fire Apparatus Pass Annual Testing and Inspections

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 02

Annual pump testing and equipment inspections on Gamber & Community Fire Co.'s fire apparatus were held on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Engines 131 and 134 and Engine/Tanker 133 went to the Carroll County Public Safety Training Center in Westminster for the testing.

Each unit went individually and connected to the underground tank that supplies the water for pump testing. A series of tests was conducted ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Employment Opportunity for Full-Time & Part-Time ALS Providers

Firefighter/Paramedic Jeff Fleming, April 28

We are seeking applications for Full-Time & Part-Time 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 and provides ... (Full Story)


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Employment Opportunity for Full-Time Advanced Life Support Provider

Firefighter/Paramedic Jeff Fleming, April 19

We are seeking applications for a Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic Position.

Work Schedule:

F/T: 24 hours On-Duty/72 hours’ Off-Duty on a shift rotation

Job Announcement:

Responds to emergency calls to protect life and property; combats, extinguishes and prevents fires; drives emergency apparatus; participates in rescue extrication operations and provides advanced and basic emergency medical care ... (Full Story)


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Finksburg Barn Fire

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, April 17

Gamber & Community Fire Co. units and neighboring fire companies were alerted for a barn fire at 1:14 pm on Wednesday, April 17. Responding units could see heavy black smoke from a distance and a tanker task force was immediately requested. The barn is situated on a large farm located between Gamber Road (Rt. 91) and Deer Park Road. It is primarily a wholesale nursery and garden center.

Arriving ... (Full Story & Photos)

The barn fire prior to arrival of fire units.
Photo by Randy Panos
The barn fire prior to arrival of fire units. Photo by Randy Panos

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