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03/07/2017 - 07/11/2017
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03/07/2017 - 08/29/2017
Orioles Baseball Fundraiser - September 23rd Gamber & Community Fire Co.

04/09/2017
Gamber Auxiliary’s Eggstravaganza

04/23/2017
Recruitment and Public Safety Open House Gamber & Community Fire Company

04/27/2017
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Gamber Auxiliary Wine Glass Painting Fundraiser

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Multiple Fire Fatalties Over the Weekend Remind Us to be Fire Safe

Member Charles Green Jr., March 07

Statewide (March 6, 2017) -- Four tragic dwelling fires occurred over the weekend that claimed the lives of five Marylanders. Several more individuals received injuries at these incidents and many family pets also perished as result. These incidents are a constant reminder of the need to be ever vigiliant when practicing fire safety in the places we live. Fire does not discriminate, it will strike ... (Full Story)


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MATR's Technical Rescue Weekend hosted by the Union Bridge VFD

Member Charles Green Jr., March 03

1st ever Carroll County, Maryland program!

Being held Friday, April 28, 2017 –Sunday, April 30, 2017
This newly developed program has only been offered once before and is now being offered in Central Maryland.
First presented in Adams County, PA last fall, this course received great reviews and brought inquiries from several other jurisdictions to offer additional programs. The “Technical Rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Responders Train to Hone their Incident Managment Skills

Member Tom Coe, February 26

Members of the New Windsor, Pleasant Valley and Westminster Fire Departments attended "table top" training at the Public Safety Training Center. Crews tested their knowledge of standard operating procedures and reviewed local available resources as they responded to simulated incidents. Incidents ranged in complexity and included an outbuilding fire, house fire, a mass casualty incident involving ... (Full Story & Photos)

CCVESA Training Center Manager Shane Darwick goes over the "rules of engagement" with the participants.
CCVESA Training Center Manager Shane Darwick goes over the "rules of engagement" with the participants.

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New Smoke Alarm Law Reminder

Member Charles Green Jr., January 14

A new state law aimed at reducing home fire deaths went into effect on July 1, 2013. It requires replacement of any battery-only operated smoke alarm that is more than 10 years old with a unit powered by a 10-year sealed-in battery having a “Hush” button feature – ultimately affecting more than 800,000 Maryland homes with battery- only operated smoke alarms. The effective date for this requirement ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Members Attend Training In Ocean City, MD

Member Nick Thompson, December 13

Seven members of various Carroll County fire companies attended FROG: Fire Rescue Organizational Guidance developed by the Volunteer & Combination Officers Section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs. This course emphasizes working together to develop solutions to common leadership challenges through discussions and scenarios presented by the course facilitators. Class discussion revolved ... (Full Story & Photos)

 
L to R: Jason Tyler Chief Westminster VFD; JJ Lynott Asst. Chief, Hampstead VFC; Nick Thompson Chief Hampstead VFC; Bridget Weishaar Gamber CVFC; Doug Hinkle Hampstead VFC; Charles Simpson Past President CCVESA; Kenny Ruby President Hampstead VFC
L to R: Jason Tyler Chief Westminster VFD; JJ Lynott Asst. Chief, Hampstead VFC; Nick Thompson Chief Hampstead VFC; Bridget Weishaar Gamber CVFC; Doug Hinkle Hampstead VFC; Charles Simpson Past President CCVESA; Kenny Ruby President Hampstead VFC

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