Carroll County Emergency Operations Center received a call reporting that there was visible fire at the rear of a house in the 6900 block of Zinnia Drive in Sykesville, Maryland shortly before 10:00 am on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014. Emergency apparatus from Sykesville, Winfield, Gamber and Howard County West Friendship and Glenwood fire departments were dispatched and quickly responded.
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The Sykesville fire department was alerted for a house fire in the 1200 block of Lancaster Drive in Eldersburg, Maryland around 9:00 pm on Wednesday night, September 3, 2014. The bulk of the fire was out on arrival. The fire was contained to the front garden area and behind the brick facade of the house. Sykesville crews had extinguished the fire shortly after their arrival. Efforts with overhauling ... (Full Story & Photos)
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The Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department is a volunteer department and is supplemented by career staffing that is “partially” paid for by the Carroll County Government. The amount of money received by Carroll County only covers a small portion of the overall operation of the department and staff to help make sure we are ... (Full Story)
This afternoon at 4:20 PM, Sykesville Fire and Rescue Units responded to Route 97 and Obrecht Road for an overturned cement truck. EMS 12 arrived on the scene and advised that there was one overturned cement truck and one subject had self extricated from the truck and laying on the ground. Paramedic 127 arrived on the scene and assisted EMS 12 with patient care. Rescue Squad 12 and Engine 124 arrived ... (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.