04/19/2014: 10:35 CT:PATIENT ASSIST 4607 LYNNCREST DR BOX:0216 DUE:E23
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.
With today's world of technology and hand held devices, communicating with others can be done anywhere and at any time. Most people today own a cell phone and use it not only to talk, but also to text and surf the web. These devices are great and make our lives easier. However, there's a time and place to use them and driving is not one of those times.
At approximately 12:45 PM on March 15, Hampstead was dispatched for a first-due house fire on Boerner Road, off of Route 482. As Engine 23 called en route, they received were advised that the homeowner was burning a large brush pile that then spread to his house. E23 arrived at Route 482 and Boerner Road and started down the long muddy driveway. About half way down the driveway, E23 started to ... (Full Story & Photos)
Upon clearing from the vehicle collision on Route 30, units from Hampstead were alerted for a possible house fire in Finksburg. While en-route, Chief 9-1 advised he was a few miles out and could see a large column of smoke. Minutes later he arrived to find a two story single family home with flames showing from the basement and requested a tanker task force.
Friday evening started off quite busy for Hampstead Fire Company. Units were alerted around 3:45pm for a vehicle collision with entrapment on Route 30 in front of The Mill. Medic 29 and Engine 23 responded and arrived within minutes to find a three vehicle collision with two subjects trapped. Crews from Hampstead and Manchester quickly began extrication while the EMS crews from Hampstead and Arcadia ... (Full Story & Photos)
Around 21:06 hrs station 2 was alerted for a vehicle collision with reported rollover in the area of Snydersburg Road and Albert Rill Road. Units called en route and were further advised the accident was near the entrance of Cascade Lake. Medic 29 arrived to find one car on its top with the occupant trapped inside. Fire suppression arrived and command was assumed by the Chief. The truck crew stabilized ... (Full Story & Photos)
On 02/06/2014 at approximately 9 AM Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company and Baltimore County Station 43 (Arcadia) were alerted for a vehicle collision in front of the 7-11 near the county line. Upon arrival Medic 29 and Engine/Tanker 24 found two vehicles off the roadway, both very close to striking houses. The crews from Engine/Tanker 24 and Truck 2 checked for leaking fluids from the vehicles, but ... (Full Story & Photos)
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