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Gamber Visits Greater Baltimore Temple

Treasurer Clay Myers, December 16

On Sunday, December 14, 2014, members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. attended a Sunday school program at The Greater Baltimore Hindu-Jain Temple in Finksburg.

Veterans, police officers, and firefighters were honored by members of the Temple. A prayer for honorees and families was offered. They also blessed some fruit and gave it to the honorees as a token of their appreciation.

Fire company ... (Full Story & Photos)

Members of the Temple listen to Firefighter Bethany Mangle as she explains her role on the engine company.
Members of the Temple listen to Firefighter Bethany Mangle as she explains her role on the engine company.


Early Morning Dwelling Fire on Bird View Rd. Crews enter the front door to check for hot spots on both floors.
Early Morning Dwelling Fire on Bird View Rd. Crews enter the front door to check for hot spots on both floors.

Early Morning Dwelling Fire

Board of Director Bruce Bouch, December 11

At 4:20 a.m. the Gamber & Community Fire Company responded to the scene of a reported dwelling fire located at 2814 Bird View Road in Westminster. First arriving units observed smoke emanating from the eaves of the roof upon arrival and requested a working fire assignment. The four occupants of the dwelling had safely evacuated the home prior to the arrival of the fire department. Additional personnel ... (Full Story & Photos)


AFTERNOON SCHOOL BUS FIRE

Treasurer Clay Myers, November 18

Gamber & Community Fire Co. and Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department were alerted for a large vehicle fire on Rt. 32 just south of the Louisville curve at approximately 2:07 pm on Tuesday, November 18.

Engine 134 arrived on the scene of a school bus partially involved in fire in the roadway. The driver had been safely evacuated. Engine 124 from Sykesville assisted with extinguishment.

The ... (Full Story & Photos)


Gamber & Community Fire Co. firefighter and Public Information Officer, Bruce Bouch, inspects an old smoke alarm. This existing alarm was discovered to be dated August 1981.
Gamber & Community Fire Co. firefighter and Public Information Officer, Bruce Bouch, inspects an old smoke alarm. This existing alarm was discovered to be dated August 1981.

New Smoke Alarm Walk

Treasurer Clay Myers, October 27

Members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. canvassed a portion of the Gamber community on Saturday, October 18, 2014 doing a smoke alarm inspection. The focus area was Woodridge Lane in Eldersburg. Fire Company members offered free smoke alarm and carbon monoxide (CO) alarm inspection and installation.

On that Saturday, members approached 63 houses on Woodridge Lane off of Irving Ruby Road from 11:00 ... (Full Story & Photos)


CHARTER MEMBER PASSES

Treasurer Clay Myers, October 21

Gamber & Community Fire Co. charter member, William E. (Bill) Bollinger, Jr., age 67, passed away on October 21, 2014, at the Carroll Hospice Dove House in Westminster, MD. Born October 23, 1946 in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Eva Janett Barnes and William Bollinger, Sr.

He was self employed. He served in the United States Marine Corps as a Sergeant and served two tours in Vietnam; earning ... (Full Story & Photos)

William E. (Bill) Bollinger, Jr. 1946 - 2014
William E. (Bill) Bollinger, Jr. 1946 - 2014


Sportsmans Raffle Winning Numbers

Chief Charlie Green Jr, September 21

2014 Winners Ticket #- Prize

296- Ruger Hawkeye 300 Win Mag ; 155- $30 ; 315- Henry Lever Action 22 LR ; 223- $30 ; 333- Mossberg 500 410 pump ; 18- $30 ; 282- CZ 455 American 17 HMR ; 180- $30 ; 97- Remington 870 Exp 20 ga. ; 329- $30 ; 26- Savage 93 BTVSS 22 Mag ; 231- $30 ; 198- Smith & Wesson Bodygaurd 380 ; 356- $30 ; 288- Remington 700 SPS 30-06 ; 224- $30 ; 379- Savage ... (Full Story)



Car vs. Pole on Route 32

Treasurer Clay Myers, September 21

Gamber & Community Fire Co. was alerted for a motor vehicle collision Saturday afternoon at approximately 3:24 pm. Units responded and found a Volkswagen sedan in the front yard of a house on Rt. 32 just north of Cindy Lane. The car had struck a utility pole and completely severed it near the ground. The driver, who was still in the vehicle, was removed from the car, treated on the scene, and transported ... (Full Story & Photos)


Parents watch as their children enter the fire engine moon bounce.
Parents watch as their children enter the fire engine moon bounce.

2014 OPEN HOUSE

Treasurer Clay Myers, September 14

The Gamber & Community Fire Co. held its annual Open House on Sunday, September 14, 2014. Thank you to all who attended and participated.... (Full Story & Photos)


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)


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