Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department

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2021 Call Stats
January 120 241
February 85 199
March 139 254
April 136 262
May 109 248
June 96 248
July 123 270
August 122 253
September 19 52
Total 949 2027

2021 Unit Run Stats
Unit Responses
Medic 127 622
Medic 128 628
Medic 129 777
Engine 123 180
Engine 124 68
Tower 12 57
Squad 12 95
Duty 12 187
Utility 12 297
Brush 125 49
ATV-12 12
Total 2972

Past Responses
Year Fire EMS
2019 1568 3265
2018 1550 2905
2017 1423 2850
2016 1469 2761
2015 1427 2852
2014 1006 2619
2013 828 2123
2012 764 2261
2011 864 2139
2010 859 2215
2009 1017 2182
2008 835 2127
2007 1057 1966
2006 1071 1947

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In Memory: Past Fire Chief Carl Leon "Brandy" Brandenburg, Jr.

Public Information Officer Bill Rehkopf, August 17

Carl Leon "Brandy" Brandenburg, Jr., age 93, of Sykesville, passed away on Sunday, August 15, 2021, at Birch Manor, Sykesville.

Born June 23, 1928, in Gaither, MD (Carroll County) he was the son of the late Carl Brandenburg and Mary Evans Brandenburg. He was predeceased by spouses, Faye McElroy Brandenburg and Marian Louise Brandenburg.

Carl retired as a maintenance supervisor from the State of ... (Full Story & Photos)

Past Chief Carl Leon "Brandy" Brandenburg, Jr.
Past Chief Carl Leon "Brandy" Brandenburg, Jr.

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Public Information Officer Bill Rehkopf, July 08

Jeff Rizzo was well-known in Carroll County, and had worked part-time with us.

We offer our sincere condolences and prayers for Jeff’s family, colleagues and friends.

Rest easy, Brother. We’ll take the line from here.... (Full Story & Photos)

2021 Carnival Cash Raffle

Treasurer Susan Tarrant, June 24

The winners of our Carnival Drawing on Saturday night were all from our Sykesville-Eldersburg neighborhood. All were notified on Sunday and have received the prizes.

Winning numbers were 1st prize - 057822; 2nd prize - 195732; and 3rd prize - 139922.

Congratulations, and THANK YOU for supporting your volunteer fire department! ... (Full Story)

SFDFD Hiring Paramedic/Firefighters and Engineers

Public Information Officer Bill Rehkopf, June 09

The Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department is seeking qualified candidates for full-time and part-time Paramedic/Firefighters and part-time Engineers.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits, and a chance to work for one of the busiest companies in Carroll County.

If interested, please review the job description below, and fill out an application (link below).

... (Full Story)

Sykesville Carnival Returns After Pandemic Layoff

Public Information Officer Bill Rehkopf, June 08

The Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department is pleased to welcome one and all to the 2021 annual carnival on the fire department grounds, June 12-19. Grounds open at 6PM each evening for food, and 7PM for rides.

"It's another sign of things returning to normal following the pandemic," said SFDFD president Kevin Shiloh. "And it's great to be able to open up to the public as a way of thanking them ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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