04/23/2017: [Sta 2 Fire]11:20 CT:BUILDING FIRE 100 CHARLES ST @BISHOPS GARTH APTS BOX:0334 DUE:E91 E63 E102 E131 RS9 T2 TO12 X99 CS6
The Hampstead Volunteer Fire Engine & Hose Company No. 1 is dedicated to protecting and preserving the lives, property, and environment of the citizens and visitors of the communities to which we serve. We will achieve this by providing the highest levels of fire suppression, rescue services, and emergency medical care through continual training, public education, and emergency response.
On Tuesday evening inland water rescue 3-11 was dispatched for a vehicle into the pond on Brehm Road. The 911 callers reported that an occupant was trapped on top of the submerged vehicle. Units arrived to find a vehicle completely submerged in the pond. All of the occupants managed to self extricate and swim to shore before the first rescue units arrived.
On Friday evening a Baltimore County 43-6 fire box was dispatched for a building fire at the Mt Zion Church (Black Rock Road). Caller reportedly saw smoke coming from the church and soon called back advising fire was now visible. Crews quickly arrived to confirm fire and smoke showing from the church. A rapid interior attack contained and knocked the fire. Units remained on scene for about 2 hours ... (Full Story & Photos)
Last evening three members from Hampstead VFC were part of the contingent from the Maryland State Firemen's Association and the Maryland Fire Chiefs Association that attended the Congressional Fire Services Institute's (CFSI) 29th Annual National Fire And Emergency Services Dinner in Washington, DC.
This event was attended by several of our nation's elected officials and over 1500 Fire Service leaders ... (Full Story & Photos)
Early in the evening on March 27th box 2-17 was struck out for the basement fire in the 800 block of Gaming Square. Engine Tanker 24 , Truck 2, and Engine 23 as well of many neighboring companies responded. Hampstead units arrived on scene and advised "smoke showing". Crews went to work deploying a hose line to the basement while other crews searched the house to ensure no one was still inside. ... (Full Story & Photos)
A box alarm was dispatched for a building fire with hazmat at the Hampstead Town Maintenance building Monday afternoon. Crews arrived to find a furnace caused a fire and extended into the roof and walls. Luckily, the town personnel were able to extinguish the fire before it continued to spread. Crews overhauled the structure and ensured the fire was extinguished. ... (Full Story & Photos)
At approximately 1:45 PM, Station 2 and Rescue Squad 4 were alerted for a vehicle collision involving at least two vehicles and a report of one trapped in the 3100 block of Hampstead Mexico Road (Maryland Route 482). Medic 29 and Truck 2 arrived on the scene to find two vehicles were involved: a large box truck from which the driver had self-extricated was rolled onto its side, and a full-sized ... (Full Story & Photos)
Another chimney fire occurred Thursday afternoon in Manchester. Units were dispatched to Hanover Pike and quickly arrived to investigate. It was determined that minor extension into the walls occurred. Units worked to ensure the fire was completely extinguished and overhauled.
Box alarm 4-9 was dispatched for a house fire Thursday morning on Albert Rill Road. Units quickly responded and arrived to report a working fire originating from the chimney with extension into the house. Units from Manchester made a quick knock of the fire while Truck 2's crew carried out overhaul on the roof. The fire was stopped before any major spread into the home occurred. ... (Full Story & Photos)
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