On or about Sunday night 12/7/2014, North Bound Ridge Road will be closed between Gemini Drive and MD 26 (Liberty Road) for water line installation. The working hours will be Sunday night through Thursday night 8 P.M. - 6 A.M. The closure is expected to last approximately 2 weeks, weather permitting.
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The Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department is once again collecting new unwrapped toys to benefit the John Hopkins Children's Hospital. As in years past we've gotten an enormous amount of support from the community on this very special event. We ask that anyone wanting to donate please drop off new unopened toys to the fire station prior to December 13th. We hope to be able to bring a whole lot ... (Full Story & Photos)
Patrick A. Renehan, 78 of Sykesville, MD, died Thursday, November 20, 2014 at the Carroll Dove House Hospice Center in Westminster, MD. Born April 19, 1936 in Baltimore he was the son of the late Elizabeth and Sidney H. Renehan. He was preceded in death by his sister Loretta, and brothers Joseph Hugh, Sidney H. Jr. and Dennis Renehan. He is survived by his wife Alice Renehan, son and daughter in-laws ... (Full Story)
Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires
involving cooking equipment!
PIKESVILLE, MD (November 19, 2014) – The kitchen is the heart of every home and safety must be the first recipe to follow when preparing the family feast. On Thanksgiving Day a lot of activities are occurring with friends and family ... (Full Story & Photos)
This afternoon Gamber and Sykesville units responded to the 4600 Block or Sykesville Road for a reported school bus on fire. While responding units were advised that all occupants had safely evacuated from the bus.
Engine 134 arrived on the scene with a working bus fire and crews went to work extinguishing the fire that was confined to the drivers side rear wheel area and some of the passenger compartment. ... (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.