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2021 Call Stats
FIRE EMS
January 111 250
February 81 218
March 123 269
April 112 286
May 119 263
June 97 267
July 129 284
August 126 284
September 141 310
October 122 315
November 116 282
December 127 314
Total 1404 3342

2021 Unit Run Stats
Unit Responses
Medic 127 931
Medic 128 1232
Medic 129 1271
Engine 123 393
Engine 124 145
Tower 12 167
Squad 12 192
Duty 12 322
Utility 12 515
Brush 125 82
ATV-12 22
Total 5272

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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Sykesville Units Battle First Working House Fire Of 2023

Public Information Officer Bill Rehkopf, January 03

At approximately 8:20PM on Monday, January 2, the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department was alerted, along with mutual aid units, for the reported house fire in the 6100 block of Frontier Road in the Oklahoma Estates neighborhood of Eldersburg.

Within minutes, Deputy Chief 12 (Polikoff) arrived on scene and confirmed a fire in the garage involving several vehicles and threatening the rest of ... (Full Story & Photos)

Sykesville and mutual aid units working a house fire in the 6100 block of Frontier Road in Eldersburg, 1/2/23
Sykesville and mutual aid units working a house fire in the 6100 block of Frontier Road in Eldersburg, 1/2/23

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Board of Director David Kreimer, October 08

Thank you to all those who purchased tickets and came out for a wonderful time for our 16th Annual 30K Big Money Give A Way, October 8th, 2022. Here is a list of all of the winners and times.

All of the winners will be contacted to claim their prize money.

Mark your Calendars October 14th, 2023, will be the 17th Annual 30K Big Money Give-A-Way. Tickets will be available soon and will be on sale ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Ed Ruch Receives Honor

Public Information Officer Bill Rehkopf, October 03

The Carroll County Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution has honored Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Chief Glenn E. (Eddie) Ruch Jr. with their "Fire Medal."

Chief Ruch was awarded the medal in recognition of outstanding service to the Sykesville Fire Department and the Carroll County Department of Fire & EMS.

Chief Ruch was presented the award at the Fire Operations Group meeting, which ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Eddie Ruch Jr. receives the award from CCDFEMS Director Michael Robinson
Chief Eddie Ruch Jr. receives the award from CCDFEMS Director Michael Robinson

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Public Information Officer Bill Rehkopf, September 14

Recently, the Guide Dog Foundation paid a visit to Station 12 to be introduced to the sights, sounds and smells of the fire service.

Firefighter Rob Schombert hosted the dogs and their handlers as part of the animals' training to be guide dogs and service dogs.

Among those visiting the station was "Tucker," WBAL-TV's Puppy With A Purpose.

You can watch more of Tucker's visit at the link below. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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First Due Garage Fire

Lieutenant Timothy Deklau, August 05

Just after 4am on August 5, the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department was alerted to the 6300 block of Sykesville Road for a possible structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a detached garage fully involved. Crews were able to quickly knock down the fire.

The garage was also close to two houses and a shed causing an exposure concern. Other than burned siding on the exposures, crews were ... (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.


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