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04/30/2019 - 05/21/2019
Carnival Ride Tickets Pre Sales Announced

05/24/2019 - 06/01/2019
2019 ANNUAL FIREMAN'S CARNIVAL

06/14/2019
Father Daughter Dance


2019 Incidents
Fire EMS Dive
Jan 33 56 1
Feb 38 60 1
Mar 41 73 3
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Total 112 189 5

Past Incidents
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2018 445 889 37
2017 478 936 11
2016 401 938 13
2015 441 940 15
2014 439 850 19
2013 390 773 12
2012 369 825 9
2011 383 698 36
2010 426 754 14
2009 455 721
2008 539 754
2007 520 647
2006 561 771

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May 24-June 1(Closed May 29)

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there are some major changes

Below is the link for Pre-Sale Ride tickets. These tickets will be good on

Sunday May 26, Tuesday May 28, and Thursday May 30, 2019.

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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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Observing fire behavior inside the burn building.
Observing fire behavior inside the burn building.

Members Participate in Duty Weekend

Firefighter/EMT Todd Tracey, April 08

The members of Gamber & Community Fire Company spent the weekend logging hours at the station. Drills, training, and new member orientations were the highlight of the duty weekend.

Our duty event started Friday afternoon, April 5, and went long into the evening when members practiced hose deployment techniques and reviewed hose packing skills. The newer members of the company received an orientation ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gamber Reminds Drivers About Roadway Safety

Firefighter/EMT Todd Tracey, April 03

Gamber & Community Fire Co. has responded to several vehicle collisions in the last few days. Our surrounding fire companies have also responded to many more in recent times. As the weather finally starts to warm up, Gamber would like to remind drivers to be extra cautious as motorcycles start to traverse the roads again. When operating a motor vehicle in Maryland it is illegal to use any cellular ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Armacost Avenue House Fire

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, March 24

Carroll County fire units were alerted for a house fire on Armacost Avenue in Finksburg at 2:05 pm on Sunday, March 24. This was a single-family two-story frame dwelling located off Old Westminster Pike and Rt 140.

Chief 13-1 Alan Barnes arrived first and reported a working fire well-involved. He established command and requested a tanker task force and a rapid intervention dispatch. Gamber's Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cindy Lane Garage Fire

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, March 23

A working garage fire was the second serious fire in three days in Gamber & Community Fire Co.'s district. Companies were dispatched for this fire on Saturday, March 23, at 1:43 pm. First arriving units found heavy fire coming from three sides of a two-car garage attached to a single story rancher style dwelling.

A working fire dispatch was alerted along with requests for additional tankers and a ... (Full Story & Photos)

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A view of the house after the fire.
A view of the house after the fire.

Hughes Road House Fire Presents Challenges to Firefighters

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, March 21

Crews from Gamber and neighboring fire companies fought a challenging fire in a two story unoccupied dwelling on Hughes Road off of Route 91 in Finksburg early Wednesday afternoon.

The call was dispatched at 12:58 pm and first units arrived at 1:06 p.m. A working fire dispatch was declared which brought additional firefighters and apparatus including tankers. An interior attack was started but officers ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2018 Awards Presented at March Company Meeting

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, March 18

The Gamber & Community Fire Company presented honors and awards to its members for 2018 after the regular company meeting on Monday, March 18, 2019.

The Gerald L. Lindsay Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award was presented to Firefighter William Reardon.

Chrissy Green was presented with the Herman Hoff Memorial Award for outstanding service in fund raising.

Jeannie Green was honored as the Administrative ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Charlie Green (l) presents the Gerald L. Lindsay Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award to Firefighter William Reardon.
Chief Charlie Green (l) presents the Gerald L. Lindsay Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award to Firefighter William Reardon.

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Lieutenant Joel Caple, March 16

Members of the Gamber Fire & Community Company filled in at Pleasant Valley Community Fire Company so that their members could enjoy their annual awards banquet. Roughly 1 hour after arriving, Pleasant Valley was alerted for an auto fire on Mayberry Rd. Members from Gamber responded on E-61 to find a vehicle fully involved in front of a detached garage. The car was quickly extinguished and units were ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Social Hall Grand Reopening

Corresponding Secretary Jeannie Green, March 01

Come out and see us Tuesday, March 5, 2019 for our Grand Reopening at Bingo. We have updated the lighting system and the air conditioning system and the social hall has a fresh coat of paint.

Tuesday's Bingo will play every game for $100.00. We will give away the jackpot regardless how many numbers.

Plus every player gets Free Admission. Come out and join us and have some fun.

Any question please ... (Full Story)


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