This morning at 4:10 AM, Tower 12 and Engine 124 responded to the 3367 Sykesville Road in Gamber for a report house on fire. First arriving Engine 134 advised that they had a large 2 story farm house with a working fire.
Tower 12 arrived and the crew went to the roof to open up. The crews from Tower 12 and Engine 124 worked for several hours removing tin from the roof and the porch roof to access ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Sunday May 10, 2015, at 4:34 PM, ATV 12, Brush 125, Utility 12, and Engine 124, responded to a large woods fire on Deer Park Road in Gamber's First Due.
Units arrived on the scene and quickly went to work assisting crews with trying to make access to the fire. ATV 12 was able to make it through the woods to the water line and set up a water supply for the attack lines being used to extinguish ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Sunday May 10, 2015, at 2:38 PM, Rescue Squad 12, Engine 123 and Paramedic 128 responded to a vehicle collision with rescue at Route 32 and Lakeland Drive in Gamber. First arriving Paramedic 139 advised that they had a two vehicle collision with a total of two patients and one fatality. P139 also requested a helicopter to assist with transport of both patients to Baltimore.
Gerald David Rains, 78, of Sykesville , peacefully left this world on Wednesday May 6, 2015 after an 8 month battle with cancer. Born August 29 ,1936 in Rockhold, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Earl and Lila Rains and brother of the late Sharon Rains Edmonds. When Gerald was 13 , the Rains' moved from Kentucky to Maryland, and eventually settled in Sykesville where he graduated from Sykesville ... (Full Story & Photos)
Life Member/Past Chief Gerald Rains
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