The Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department is being awarded $74,655 through FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. This grant will be used to purchase 142 EMS Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) coats for the department's personnel who respond to emergency medical calls.
As the second busiest fire station in Carroll County, Sykesville responds to an average of seven medical calls ... (Full Story)
The Sykesville fire department received a call for a vehicle collision with rescue around 9:38 p.m. in the 6700 block of Macbeth Way in Eldersburg, Maryland. Medic 128 arrived on the scene shortly and reported a working rescue after finding a patient who was heavily trapped in one of the vehicles. Medic 128 advised that the first vehicle was on its side and the second vehicle had the trapped patient ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Sunday August 1, 2015, Sykesville Fire Departments Units responded to McKeldin State Park located on Marriottsville Road for a subject in the woods having a medical emergency. Crews arrived and gathered information to the where the patient was located in the woods.
The patient was located and packaged onto ATV 12 and transported out of the woods to the a waiting Medic Unit for transport to a ... (Full Story)
Members of the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department will be helping to provide Fire Safety Education during the 2015 National Night Out which will be held at our carnival grounds, 6680 Sykesville Road, Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 6pm to 9pm. The introduction of National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime”, began in 1984 an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, ... (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.