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)
This afternoon Gamber and Sykesville units responded to the 4600 Block or Sykesville Road for a reported school bus on fire. While responding units were advised that all occupants had safely evacuated from the bus.
Engine 134 arrived on the scene with a working bus fire and crews went to work extinguishing the fire that was confined to the drivers side rear wheel area and some of the passenger compartment. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Just after noon this past Saturday, Sykesville Fire and Rescue Units responded to Liberty Road and Johnsville Road for a vehicle collision. Captain 12 arrived on the scene and advised he had two vehicle involved in a head on crash. Paramedic 127 arrived on the scene and begin treating one of the injured drivers. Rescue Squad 12 arrived and the crew begin to stabilize one of the vehicles that was partially ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Sunday November 2nd, 2014 we "Fall Back" which means when we turn our clocks back to get an extra hour of sleep we should also change the batteries in our smoke alarms or better yet replace your smoke alarms with the new 10 year lithium battery smoke alarms. Maryland has passed a new law during the 2013 session of the Maryland General Assembly, the thirty-eight year old Maryland Smoke Alarm ... (Full Story & Photos)
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