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The Hampstead Volunteer Fire Engine & Hose Company No. 1 is dedicated to protecting and preserving the lives, property, and environment of the citizens and visitors of the communities to which we serve. We will achieve this by providing the highest levels of fire suppression, rescue services, and emergency medical care through continual training, public education, and emergency response.
Looking for Young Ladies Ages 11-24 For Miss Fire Prevention Contest.
Around 10:40 AM Engine 23 and Utility 2 arrived to find a car had driven through the front doors of 7-Eleven on Hanover Pike. The car was completely inside the store. The driver and passenger were visibly shaken but otherwise OK. Two customers, an adult and a minor, who had just checked out and were near the counter, were transported with cuts, bruises, and a leg injury to Carroll Hospital Center ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Hampstead Junior Fire Company, Hampstead Miss Fire Prevention, Hampstead Miss Junior Fire Prevention, Brush 25, and Ambulance 28 participated in the Union Bridge Firemen’s Parade Wednesday evening. This parade marked the debut of the second Junior Fire Company Honor Guard. Several years ago, the original Junior Honor Guard had won the admiration of many throughout the state. Most of the original ... (Full Story & Photos)
Around 14:45 hours, as Hampstead Day was unwinding, Station 2 was alerted for a pedestrian struck by a train in the area of North Carroll St and Hampstead-Mexico Rd. Paramedic 29, Engine 23, and Truck 2 called en route and was advised by dispatch the subject was struck on the railroad tracks underneath the bridge of Hampstead-Mexico Rd prior to North Carroll St. It was further deemed that the best ... (Full Story & Photos)
Thursday afternoon the station was alerted for a 'vehicle into the building' at Wendy's Restaurant on North Woods Trail. The call came in after a Carroll County Sheriff's Deputy watched a four door sedan drive straight through the wall. The medic unit and Engine 23 arrived to find this car in the middle of the restaurant after it punched through the outer walls. The patrons and workers inside the ... (Full Story & Photos)
Around 11:30 AM on July 21st 2013, Medic 28, dispatched for an unknown medical problem, found an unconscious patient with bruises and abrasions in a field behind a shopping center. They quickly determined that the patient was unstable with a life-threatening condition. They rapidly packaged the patient and transported him priority 1 to the hospital. Their quick actions helped to save his life.
Junior Day was Saturday, April 19, on the New Windsor Fire Company Grounds. Junior Day is an annual event at which the Junior Fire Companies from Carroll County meet for a day of instruction, hands-on activities and practical evolutions, and competitions. Normally Junior Day is held at the Carroll County Emergency Services Training Center, but due to construction, New Windsor graciously hosted the ... (Full Story & Photos)
With today's world of technology and hand held devices, communicating with others can be done anywhere and at any time. Most people today own a cell phone and use it not only to talk, but also to text and surf the web. These devices are great and make our lives easier. However, there's a time and place to use them and driving is not one of those times.