08/18/2014: 20:54 CT:HOUSE FIRE 3444 AUGUSTA RD BOX:0405 DUE:E43 ET73 E23 YE52-1 T2 TO3 X48 CS2
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.
Five minutes after the clocks struck midnight, Station 2 was alerted to assist on the large mulch fire in Lineboro's first due on North Church Street near the Pennsylvania Line. The call came after station 7 units were dispatched to investigate an outside fire in the area, upon their arrival, it became clear some additional resources were needed. A very large pile of mulch, tree stumps, and wood burned ... (Full Story & Photos)
At approximately 3:15 Saturday afternoon, Station 2 was alerted for a vehicle collision in the 43-11 box on Mount Carmel Road. Truck 2, with a crew of five, was the first unit to arrive and found a van over the embankment in a stream. The lone occupant had self-extricated prior to arrival. Part of the truck’s crew began patient care of the driver while the remainder of the crew checked the vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)
Around 11 PM Friday night, Station2 and Medic 28 were alerted for a vehicle rollover into water in the 43-14 box near 18706 Upper Beckleysville Road. Truck 2, with a crew of five, arrived on the scene shortly after Medic 28 to find an overturned vehicle in a stream. Both occupants of the vehicle had self-extricated before our arrival and refused treatment. Truck 2 cleared after the vehicle had ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Wednesday evening, after a thunderstorm, stations 2 and 3, Engine 43, Baltimore County Engines 432 and 422, and Medic 28 were dispatched to the 4200 block of Hillcrest Avenue for a box alarm for a shed fire next to a dwelling. Engine 23, Truck, and Engine/Tanker 24 arrived and found a shed, approximately 15x15 feet, fully involved. The shed was not near any other structures and there were no ... (Full Story & Photos)
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)
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