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2013 AWARDS PRESENTED AT MARCH MEETING

Treasurer Clay Myers, March 18

The Gamber & Community Fire Company presented honors and awards to its members for 2013 after the regular company meeting on Monday, March 17, 2014.

Mike Franklin was presented with the Herman Hoff Memorial Award for outstanding service in fund raising. Jeannie Green was honored as the Administrative Member of the Year. Brandon Tignor was honored with the Garrett M. Lindsay Junior Firefighter of ... (Full Story)



NEW OFFICERS FOR 2014

Treasurer Clay Myers, March 18

New officers have been elected and appointed to Fire/Rescue and administrative positions for the Gamber and Community Fire Co. as follows:

2014 Administrative Officers

President - Dale Bollinger; 1st Vice President - Lionel Stickles; 2nd Vice President – Michael Franklin; Treasurer - Clayton Myers, Jr.; Recording Secretary - Christine Green; Corresponding Secretary - Jeannie Green; Sergeant-at-Arms ... (Full Story)



Company Holds Training Session

Assistant Chief Shawn Chenoweth, March 10

On Sunday March 9,2014 the Gamber and Community Fire Company held a training session at the Northern Landfill Burn Building. Members assisted MFRI Instructors with a make-up session for the Firefighter I class and then conducted several evolutions practicing hose line management, forcible entry, firefighting techniques and ventilation. Members gained a lot of knowledge and experience and had a good ... (Full Story & Photos)


2014 SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCED

Treasurer Clay Myers, February 19

The Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund

BACKGROUND

The Gamber and Community Fire Company in cooperation with the Oscar Brothers family will once again be offering a four year college scholarship to a student who lives within the primary area serviced by the fire company. This scholarship will officially be known as the Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund.

The Brothers family has been ... (Full Story)



Passing Of Charter Member and Past Chief Clarence Souders

Chief Charlie Green Jr, February 18

The members and staff of the Gamber & Community Fire Company are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our outstanding Charter members. Clarence Souders always expressed his pride as a hard working member of this fire company by always assisting with any and all projects that involved improving the departments image with the community. He was always a positive, forward thinking individual we all ... (Full Story & Photos)


Dive Team Holds Annual Recertification Session

Assistant Chief Shawn Chenoweth, February 04

The Gamber & Community Fire Company Dive Team held a training session on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at the Harlow pool at McDaniel College. Even though it was chilly outside, members enjoyed the warm water of the pool inside.

Team members who participated requalified on the basic skills required for diving, a 200 yard swim, treading water for 5 minutes and retrieving a 5 lb. weight from 10 feet.

Members ... (Full Story & Photos)


Two Alarm Commercial Fire in Eldersburg

Treasurer Clay Myers, January 24

Carroll County, Baltimore County, and Howard County fire companies were alerted at approximately 10:24 pm for a building fire in Eldersburg next to the McDonald's restaurant Thursday night, January 23, 2014. Units arrived on the scene and reported a working fire in the small strip shopping center called Oklahoma Center. The center is located in the 1700 block of Liberty Road. Chief 12 (Sykesville) ... (Full Story & Photos)


1st Due Basement Fire

Board of Director Bruce Bouch, December 30

Gamber & Community Fire Company responded to 3052 Sykesville Road for a reported basement fire at 4:10 p.m. on December 30, 2013. Apparatus from multiple districts assisted with the quick extinguishment of a basement fire that was beginning to make entry into a first floor bedroom before being placed under control within 30 minutes after arrival on scene. The occupants located the fire after being ... (Full Story & Photos)


Gamber Dive Team Assists at Special Olympics Event

Assistant Chief Shawn Chenoweth, October 09

On Saturday October 5th, Gamber & Community Fire Company Dive Team members turned out to assist the Special Olympics of Maryland with their State Kayaking competition.

Members stood by on the water with Boat 13 and divers in case an emergency arose. It turned out to be an uneventful day for the crew, but a great day for the competitors and all those in attendance.

A special thank you goes out to ... (Full Story & Photos)


GAMBER AWARDED FIRE PREVENTION GRANT

Treasurer Clay Myers, October 07

The Gamber & Community Fire Co. under the direction of Chief Charlie Green and through the hard work of Fire Prevention Chairperson Bridget Weishaar was recently awarded a $1000.00 grant for the purchase of new ten-year sealed unit smoke alarms.

The grant was competitively awarded by The Grassroots Injury Prevention Support Program, a short term project funded by the Partnership for a Safer Maryland ... (Full Story & Photos)

Gamber & Community Fire Co. Fire Prevention Chairperson, Bridget Weishaar.
Gamber & Community Fire Co. Fire Prevention Chairperson, Bridget Weishaar.


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