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Three Car Crash on RT. 32

Treasurer Clay Myers, August 20

Gamber & Community Fire Co. responded to a multi-car crash on Route 32, Sykesville Road, and Pine Knob Road in Eldersburg at approximately 1:15 pm on Thursday, August 20. Rescue Squad 12 from Sykesville Freedom District Fire Co. was also alerted.

Units arrived and found a three car crash with all occupants out of the vehicles. A mini-van, sport utility vehicle, and a sedan were involved. The Rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

Two of the three vehicles in the crash at Rt. 32 and Pine Knob Rd.
Two of the three vehicles in the crash at Rt. 32 and Pine Knob Rd.


Signing the new ambulance contract on August 4, 2015. (l to r) Brian Griffin, Atlantic Emergency Solutions, Chuck Doyle, New Ambulance Chairman, Dale Bollinger, President, Tim Brown, Chief.
Signing the new ambulance contract on August 4, 2015. (l to r) Brian Griffin, Atlantic Emergency Solutions, Chuck Doyle, New Ambulance Chairman, Dale Bollinger, President, Tim Brown, Chief.

NEW AMBULANCE ORDERED

Treasurer Clay Myers, August 10

The Gamber & Community Fire Company has placed an order for a new 2016 Ford ambulance. A contract was signed on August 4, 2015 and delivery is expected in early 2016.

The new unit will be a Road Rescue Ultra Med Ambulance on a 2016 Ford F550 4 x 4 chassis. The unit was sold by Atlantic Emergency Solutions located in Manassas, Virginia. It will be manufactured in Winterpark, Florida.

This new ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)


Corn Hole Board Winner

Assistant Chief Charlie Green Jr, July 27

The winner for the corn hole board is Abe Lazarus. We would like to thank all those that supported this fund raiser and the corn hole tournament. ... (Full Story)



Anna N. Teitt of Finksburg, Maryland has been named the winner of the 2015 Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund Award.
Anna N. Teitt of Finksburg, Maryland has been named the winner of the 2015 Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund Award.

Gamber Scholarship Winner Announced

Treasurer Clay Myers, June 26

Members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. are pleased to announce that Anna N. Teitt of Finksburg, Maryland has been named the winner of the 2015 Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund Award. The scholarship is jointly sponsored by the Brothers family and the Gamber & Community Fire Company and it awards a total of $12,500.00 over 4 years. An additional $500.00 is awarded for each semester on the ... (Full Story & Photos)


Louisville Road Fire

Treasurer Clay Myers, June 03

Gamber & Community Fire Co. and neighboring fire department units were alerted for a house fire on Monday morning, June 1 at 2:25 am in the 3900 block of Louisville Road off of Deer Park Road. Engine 134 responded at 0230 and arrived at 0237.

The first arriving engine reported fire showing from the 2nd floor and the attic area. Two occupants were safely out of the dwelling upon arrival of the fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

A view of the house fire taken by a Carroll County Sheriff prior to fire department arrival.
A view of the house fire taken by a Carroll County Sheriff prior to fire department arrival.


2015 CARNIVAL PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Treasurer Clay Myers, June 02

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 2015 carnival. It was a tremendous success with 8 nights of great weather!!

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 ... (Full Story & Photos)


Gamber Member Graduates from EST Program

Treasurer Clay Myers, May 29

Dylan C. Baker, a young member of the Gamber & Community Fire Co., recently graduated from the Emergency Services Technology Program at a ceremony held on May 27, 2015 at the Westminster Fire Station. The EST program is jointly sponsored by the Carroll County Volunteer Emergency Services Associate (CCVESA) and Carroll County Public Schools.

Dylan passed all courses in the program including the following: ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dylan C. Baker
Dylan C. Baker


Two Reisterstown firefighters put water on the area of the side porch collapse.
Two Reisterstown firefighters put water on the area of the side porch collapse.

EARLY MORNING WORKING HOUSE FIRE

Treasurer Clay Myers, May 11

Carroll County fire companies were alerted for a house fire on Sykesville Road (Rt. 32) just north of Nottingham Rd. in Westminster at 4:10 am. on Monday, May 11.

Engine 134 from Gamber arrived on the scene and reported a working fire with flames coming from the entire first floor. The structure was a two-story frame farm house with a full metal roof and a porch on the front and side of the house.

Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)


WATERSHED WOODS FIRE

Treasurer Clay Myers, May 10

Gamber & Community Fire Co. units were alerted for a brush and woods fire at approximately 4:30 pm on Sunday, May 10. Units were directed to the area of Deer Park Road in the reservoir watershed not far from the bridge.

Engine 56 from Baltimore County's Franklin Station had already been dispatched to the area for a reported woods fire. The original call had the fire located somewhere on Baltimore ... (Full Story & Photos)

A firefighter sprays foam on the brush fire.
A firefighter sprays foam on the brush fire.


Louisville Road Vehicle Collision with Pole

Treasurer Clay Myers, April 23

Gamber & Community Fire Co. units were alerted for a motor vehicle collision with entrapment on Thursday, April 22 at approximately 3:30 pm. The location was identified as the 4200 block of Louisville Rd. in Finksburg.

Units arrived on the scene and found that the driver had self-evacuated from the car but that a large utility pole and wires were down across the roadway. Ambulance services were ... (Full Story & Photos)


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