Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department

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2016 Call Stats
January 171 264
February 91 197
March 116 209
April 116 215
May 70 224
June 136 232
July 115 212
Total 815 1553

Unit Run Stats
P-127 551
P-128 451
P-129 597
E-123 219
E-124 86
TWR-12 68
SQ-12 123
Duty 12 103
U-12 158
BR-125 23
ATV-12 12
HMV-12 17
Total 2408

Past Responses
Year Fire EMS
2015 1,427 2,852
2014 1,006 2,619
2013 828 2,123
2012 764 2,261
2011 864 2,139
2010 859 2,215
2009 1,017 2,182
2008 835 2,127
2007 1,057 1,966
2006 1,071 1,947
2005 960 1,849

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Employment Opportunities

Chief Eddie Ruch Jr, August 12

As of this date the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department is currently looking for full time and part time ALS providers. Anyone that is interested is encouraged to fill out an application, which is located on the department webpage ( under the employment / recruitment tab. Once you complete the application you can drop it off at the station or email to ... (Full Story)

Inaugural Sportsman's Bingo

Firefighter/EMT Heather Blum, July 26

Location: Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department
POC: Robert Blum, 443-974-3366,
Start Date: 08/20/2016
Duration 5:00 PM to 12:00 AM

What: Inaugural Sportsman's Bingo

When: August 20th, 2016
Doors Open 5PM, Dinner at 5:30, Bingo starts at 7:00

Where: Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department

Food: BBQ Chicken, Ham, Green Beans, Scalloped Potatoes, Cole Slaw, Rolls & ... (Full Story)

SFDFD Annual Carnival Raffle Winners

President David Kreimer, July 01

Congratulations to the following ticket holders for winning the $6,000 Raffle at our Annual Carnival.

$3,000 - Ticket #072249

$2,000 - Ticket#073008

$1,000 - Ticket#042166

And Thank You to everyone who came out to support the Department during our annual Carnival. ... (Full Story)

A motorcyclist was critically injured after his bike crashed into a truck in Eldersburg
A motorcyclist was critically injured after his bike crashed into a truck in Eldersburg

Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Crash With Pickup

Public Information Officer Bill Rehkopf, June 17

An unidentified motorcyclist suffered severe, life-threatening injuries on Friday (6/17) when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck on Londontown Boulevard in Eldersburg.

Sykesville fire and EMS units received the call shortly after 1:00 pm. Chief Ed Ruch, Jr., aboard Rescue Squad 12, reported a working rescue upon arrival, immediately requesting Maryland State Police aviation.

The motorcyclist ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Tower 12 Preparing For Service

Public Information Officer Bill Rehkopf, May 27

Maybe you've seen it around town, and it caught your eye. Perhaps you've seen the tower rising above the firehouse. Sykesville's new Tower 12 is getting closer to being placed in service.

The new piece is an E-ONE Cyclone II Extreme Duty HP 100' Rear Mount Platform, and replaces our 2003 E-ONE 95' aerial platform/pumper, which was sold.

The tower features an extended cab with seating for six firefighters. ... (Full Story & Photos)

The new Tower 12 will be in service soon
The new Tower 12 will be in service soon



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.





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