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.
After the brush task-force was requested for a large woods fire in Manchester, Brush 25 and Engine 23 responded to assist the units on scene. Crews worked to extinguish multiple acres of forest that were burning into the darkness of the night. The fire was contained and thoroughly overhauled before units returned to service. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Around 1 AM, November 8th, Station 2 was dispatched for a structure alarm (chimney fire) in the 3500 block of Carrollton Road. Paramedic 29, on their way back from the hospital, arrived first and had fire through the wall on the center Bravo Side at the peak of the roof. P28 had Carroll Emergency Communications upgrade the dispatch to a full Fire Box. Engine 23 arrived and stretched a 1-3/4 inch ... (Full Story & Photos)
Shortly after 1 PM on November 1st, Station 2 was alerted for a vehicle collision with rollover. Medic 29 and Engine 23 arrived to find a single vehicle on its side down an embankment. The three patients from the vehicle had self-extricated and refused treatment and transport to the hospital.... (Full Story & Photos)
Approximately seven minutes after midnight on November 1st, Station 2 was alerted for a vehicle collision with rollover. Medic 29 and Engine 23 arrived to find two vehicles involved – one on its side. The vehicle on its side apparently had rolled about 150 feet after a near head-on collision before coming to rest at its final location. Two patients from the SUV were transported priority 3 to Carroll ... (Full Story & Photos)
Hampstead's Truck 2 attended a training with Baltimore County's Maryland Line Volunteers, and Station 60, Parkton this past Saturday afternoon. The day consisted of auto extrication training on three cars, auto fire training on three more cars, and the burning of a large RV-Camper. It was a great training opportunity for the firefighters while onlookers at the Morris Meadows Campground got a great ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), firefighters, and line officers of the Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company completed the Carroll County Volunteer Emergency Services Association (CCVESA) High Performance Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training Program at the station Monday evening. High Performance CPR is a jurisdictional option within the Maryland Medical Protocols for Emergency Medical ... (Full Story & Photos)
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)
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