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Still smiling after all the work! 
From left to right: Rose Pandolfini, MelissaTeresi, Dexter White, Bruce Bouch
Still smiling after all the work! From left to right: Rose Pandolfini, MelissaTeresi, Dexter White, Bruce Bouch

Members from Gamber Lend a Hand

Public Information Officer Bruce Bouch, September 16

Beginning at 0630 on Saturday morning, two members, Rose Pandolfini and Bruce Bouch, ascended on Firehouse Subs in Westminster to assist the owner, Dexter White and his store manager Melissa Teresi with preparing 250 box lunches. This is but a small amount of the 9,000 requested from all Firehouse Subs locations to support those who are in the devastating path of Hurricane Florence in the Carolina's. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Water Rescue Team Members Practice Rope Techniques and Knots

Public Information Officer Bruce Bouch, September 14

Chief Charlie Green leads members of the dive and swiftwater rescue team on a ropes and knots reminder course ahead of the developing storms striking the east coast. We accomplished basic knot tying to high angle boat tethering techniques on Thursday night at the firehouse. All members reviewed and displayed their skills with ease as the evening progressed.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Charlie Green Jr, September 11

Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over warm ocean waters and move toward land. Potential threats from hurricanes include powerful winds, heavy rainfall, storm surges, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, tornadoes, and landslides. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. The Pacific hurricane season runs May 15 to November 30. Hurricanes:

Can happen along ... (Full Story & Photos)

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GCFC 'Fighting for a Cure' Shirt/Sweatshirt

Chief Charlie Green Jr, August 13

The wait is over, and it is time to order your very own 'Fighting for a Cure' garment!

For every garment, you purchase there will be a $5 donation to a local charity! Unlike our other shirts, this design is open to the public for purchase; please feel free to share among family and friends! The more garments sold, the more funds we will raise for our local charity.

The order form is attached to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gamber Auxiliary Hosts Thirty One Days of Thirty One

EMS Lieutenant Bridget Weishaar, August 11

Each day during the month of October you have a chance to win a thirty one bag or bundle.

Raffle benefits the Gamber & Community Fire Company Auxiliary.

The winning number each day is based on the Maryland evening 3-digit lottery number.

Winners will be contacted to arrange delivery of prizes.

$5.00 per chance Only 1000 tickets sold.

31 chances to win per tickets.

FOR TICKETS CONTACT BRIDGET ... (Full Story)


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

Firefighter/Paramedic Jeff Fleming, July 21

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 ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Farm Sheds and Small Barns Burned

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, July 20

Firefighters and members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. assisted a landowner in burning several farm sheds and a small barn on his property. This was located in the 3300 block of Old Gamber Road in Finksburg and the controlled burning took place on Wednesday, July 18.

This was located on the same property where a house was burned previously as part of a training opportunity for members of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gamber Scholarship Winners Announced

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, July 07

Members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. and the Oscar Brothers Family are pleased to announce that Caitlin Hall and Sarah Kleb, both of Eldersburg, Maryland have been named the winners of the 2018 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 funds for tuition to both young ... (Full Story & Photos)

(l to R) Terry Brothers, Caitlin Hall, Sarah Kleb, and Gary Brothers
(l to R) Terry Brothers, Caitlin Hall, Sarah Kleb, and Gary Brothers

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No Caption Gamber Investigates Object That Fell From The Sky

Public Information Officer Clay Myers, July 02

Engine 134 and Medic 139 were alerted for an investigation at approximately 6:45 pm on Monday, July 2. The caller reported “something fell out of the sky” and landed in the vicinity of Stansfield Drive near Creekside Court off of London Bridge Road.

Upon arrival, crews saw a group of styrofoam packages on the ground tied together with strings. Apparently, this had come from a weather balloon but ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Brush 135 Sold Then Involved In Crash

Chief Charlie Green Jr, June 29

A while back the fire company decided to sell our Brush/Water Supply Unit, Brush 135. We bought Brush 135 back in 1993 and over the years it has drafted for many fires. Since buying the unit many other companies had bought water supply pieces and most of our current water supplies we can reach with a larger pump on an engine.

With the help of Firetec, a fire apparatus online broker, we had found ... (Full Story & Photos)

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