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Scholarship Winners Announced

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, July 01

Members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. are pleased to announce six scholarship winners for the 2020-21 academic year. Scott Arrington, Samuel Boggs, and Kristina Kemp have been named the winners of the 2020 Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund Award.

This scholarship is jointly sponsored by the Oscar Brothers family and the Gamber & Community Fire Company and it awards a combined total to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Oscar Brothers Scholarship winner, Scott Arrington with (l to r) Terry Brothers, Scott, Chrissy Green, and Gary Brothers.
Oscar Brothers Scholarship winner, Scott Arrington with (l to r) Terry Brothers, Scott, Chrissy Green, and Gary Brothers.

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Crews flowing water as if they were fighting fire.
Crews flowing water as if they were fighting fire.

Gamber Crews Get Out and Train with Hose Lines

Firefighter Sean Baldwin, June 20

The other day, a crew from the Gamber and Community Fire Company took Engine 134 and Utility 13 out on the air to do some training. The crews practiced 2 different scenarios where it was necessary to pull hose lines to different buildings as if the buildings were on fire. Crews discussed firefighting tactics and how to handle unusual situations such as having to put together hose line that is longer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Help Wanted: Full Time & Part Time Firefighter/Paramedic

Firefighter/Paramedic Jeff Fleming, June 16

We are seeking applications for Full-Time & Part-Time Firefighter/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 ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Sunday Morning Garage Fire

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, June 07

A mid-morning alert for a garage fire was dispatched at 10:12 am to Gamber & Community Fire Co. and neighboring departments on Sunday. Units responded to reports of a garage fire in the 3400 block of Clover Meadow Court, cross street Deer Park Road, just off of Rt. 91.

Captain 13 arrived on the scene, reported smoke showing, and discovered a lawn mower fire inside a three-car garage with most ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Saturday Morning Auto Extrication Training

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 30

An excellent turnout on a Saturday morning resulted in training for newer and experienced firefighters from Gamber & Community Fire Co. Fire officers arranged for two vehicles to be used for extrication training, a small Dodge and a Saturn.

Several different scenarios were provided including vehicle stabilization and use of rescue tools. Firefighters had the opportunity to get hands-on experience ... (Full Story & Photos)

Assistant Chief Alan Barnes goes over some ground rules for the morning training.
Assistant Chief Alan Barnes goes over some ground rules for the morning training.

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No Caption Divers get back in the water and new tenders in training

Chief Charlie Green Jr, May 27

On May 21, 2020 the Gamber & Community Fire Co. water rescue team held two trainings at the Liberty Reservoir in Sykesville.

We held a morning and evening training to give more opportunity to get people out to the water. Some newer divers had their first chance to get into water that they couldn't see more then a couple feet while getting used to the equipment we use. More experienced divers were ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Utility Vehicle Inservice

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 10

A new utility vehicle has been purchased by the fire company. It was officially placed in service on Thursday, May 28, 2020. It will be identified as Utility 13-1.

This purchase was voted on by the fire company membership back in 2019 and the vehicle was delivered at the end of February 2020. The new truck is a 2020 Ford F-350, 4-wheel drive pickup with a crew cab and a short pick-up bed. It is powered ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Utility 13-1 ready for service.
New Utility 13-1 ready for service.

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Community Donations Appreciated

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, May 06

Gamber & Community Fire Co. is pleased to report that several generous donations have been made to on-duty members and employees of the fire company over the past several weeks. Large servings (enough to feed 12 people) of lunch were provided by the Eldersburg Chick-fil-A and by BGE in mid-April.

The Nathan Chris Baker Foundation donated pizzas for lunch on April 25.

Members of the Fire Company ... (Full Story)


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Urgent Coronavirus Updated April 30th

Chief Charlie Green Jr, April 30

The Gamber and Community Fire Company is complying with Governor Larry Hogan's statewide order to cancel the hosting of large events because of the outbreak of the COVID 19 virus.

To that end, the Firehouse and Social Hall are closed to all visitors. All social and rental events at Gamber are postponed until atleast June 15. We will be reevaluating this as time moves forward as new information is ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Carnival and Raffle Announcement

Chief Charlie Green Jr, April 28

Due to the Covid-19 virus we have decided to postpone our 2020 carnival. As of right now we are scheduled to hold a five day carnival from September 7 through September 12, 2020. Of course this is subject to the conditions in September.

Raffle tickets went out in the mail this past week. We will still hold the raffles. We will draw the winners on September 12 at the end of carnival. If the September ... (Full Story)


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