Just before 5:00 A.M. this morning Sykesville Fire and rescue Units along with surrounding Mutual Aid Units from Winfield, Gamber, West Friendship, and Randallstown, responded to a reported basement fire in the 6200 Block of Samara Circle in Sykesville.
Chief 12 arrived on the scene and advised that the occupants were out of the house, smoke detectors were sounding, and smoke was coming from the ... (Full Story & Photos)
On or about Sunday night 12/7/2014, North Bound Ridge Road will be closed between Gemini Drive and MD 26 (Liberty Road) for water line installation. The working hours will be Sunday night through Thursday night 8 P.M. - 6 A.M. The closure is expected to last approximately 2 weeks, weather permitting.
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The Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department is once again collecting new unwrapped toys to benefit the John Hopkins Children's Hospital. As in years past we've gotten an enormous amount of support from the community on this very special event. We ask that anyone wanting to donate please drop off new unopened toys to the fire station prior to December 13th. We hope to be able to bring a whole lot ... (Full Story & Photos)
Patrick A. Renehan, 78 of Sykesville, MD, died Thursday, November 20, 2014 at the Carroll Dove House Hospice Center in Westminster, MD. Born April 19, 1936 in Baltimore he was the son of the late Elizabeth and Sidney H. Renehan. He was preceded in death by his sister Loretta, and brothers Joseph Hugh, Sidney H. Jr. and Dennis Renehan. He is survived by his wife Alice Renehan, son and daughter in-laws ... (Full Story)
Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires
involving cooking equipment!
PIKESVILLE, MD (November 19, 2014) – The kitchen is the heart of every home and safety must be the first recipe to follow when preparing the family feast. On Thanksgiving Day a lot of activities are occurring with friends and family ... (Full Story & Photos)
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MISSION STATEMENT It is the mission of the Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department to preserve life and property, promote public safety and foster economic growth through leadership, management and actions, as an all risk life safety response provider.