We would like to share the following information with our community.
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)
STATEWIDE (August 5, 2014) – A potentially deadly activity has been causing several victims to receive serious burn injuries resulting from pouring a liquid accelerant on their body and setting themselves on fire. The “Fire Challenge” is performed in front of a camera to be placed on social media sites for viewing and sharing with the world.
The seriousness of this stunt has rendered a call to parents ... (Full Story)
At 5:00 AM this morning crews were alerted for a car into a pole in front of the station. Crews found one car into a pole. The medic crew assessed the patient and Engine 124 took care of the fluids that were leaking on roadway. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Members of the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department will be helping during the 2014 National Night Out which will be held at our carnival grounds, 6680 Sykesville Road, Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 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, police-community partnerships, ... (Full Story)
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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.