“Children rely on our ability to protect them from burn injuries through our knowledge and experience. Please take the necessary steps required to prevent these horrible injuries from occurring by following the safety tips provided,” stated State Fire Marshal Geraci. The following safety tips will help protect you and those you love from needless burn injuries in the home and abroad:
In the early morning hours of January 11, 2013, crews from Sykesville Fire Department and Winfield Fire Department operated at a serious head on crash with one car on fire on Route 97 just North of Liberty Road. One subject was removed from a burning vehicle and one subject was extricated from another vehicle. Both patients were transported to Shock Trauma and have since been released.
On June 1, 2015, at 2:25 AM, Engine 124 and Engine 123 responded along with Gamber Fire Department and other surrounding Departments for a reported house stuck by lightning and on fire in the 3900 Block of Louisville Road.
First arriving Engine 134 reported fire showing from the attic and roof area of a two story farm house. Engine 134 and Engine 124 proceeded back the farm land and initiate an ... (Full Story & Photos)
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)
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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.