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2014 Responses
Fire EMS
Jan 87 143
Feb 65 94
Mar 69 100
Apr 0 0
May 0 0
Jun 0 0
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 221 337

2013 Responses
Fire EMS
Jan 68 131
Feb 57 96
Mar 49 112
Apr 52 96
May 45 99
Jun 42 102
Jul 42 93
Aug 54 117
Sep 38 95
Oct 59 116
Nov 45 99
Dec 57 95
Total 608 1251

Past Responses
Fire EMS
2012 619 1366
2011 627 1250
2010 617 1296
2009 636 1169
2008 695 1192
2007 775 1175
2006 581 1084

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Always Remember
Latest 10 Responses
  • 04/22/2014: 12:11 CT:BLS MEDICAL CALL 2000 WALSH DR BOX:0204 DUE:E23
  • 04/21/2014: 21:01 CT:STRUCTURE ALARM 4226 MAPLE GROVE RD BOX:0412 DUE:E43 E23 RS4
  • 04/21/2014: [Bangerd,John]Rescue Alarm 13-12, area of Mineral Hill Road and Pine Knob Road, Medic 139 on scene with one trapped, requesting Rescue Squad. Captain 13 with command [19]
  • 04/20/2014: 11:57 CT:ALS MEDICAL CALL 1202 NORTHBROOK DR BOX:0221 DUE:X48 FR2
  • 04/20/2014: 10:15 CT:RES FIRE ALARM 3610 STEWART LA BOX:0221 DUE:E23
  • 04/20/2014: 08:17 CT:IVT MEDICAL ALARM 4947 MILLERS STATION RD BOX:0214 DUE:E23
  • 04/19/2014: 16:31 CT:CARDIAC ARREST WEIS MARKET @720 HANOVER PKE BOX:0217 DUE:X28 E23
  • 04/19/2014: [Eckhardt,Derek]On Box alarm 3-3, 1600 blk of Exeter Rd, Chief 3 on scene with heavy smoke showing. [18]
  • 04/19/2014: 14:06 CT:HOUSE FIRE 1644 EXETER RD BOX:0303 DUE:E31 E101 E141 E134 TO12 T2 TT14 TT6 BR135 X38 CS14
  • 04/19/2014: 10:35 CT:PATIENT ASSIST 4607 LYNNCREST DR BOX:0216 DUE:E23

Mission Statement

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.

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BUNNY BREAKFAST AND EGG HUNT

Firefighter/EMT Richard Zaykoski, April 12

The Hampstead Junior Fire Company hosted their annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and Egg Hunt on April 12.

Children of all ages ate breakfast, visited the bunny, and "hunted" eggs.

The breakfast crowd was steady throughout the morning.

The grassy lot was divided into sections for the three age groups: 0-5 years old, 6-10 years old, and 11 years and older. It is amazing how quickly ... (Full Story & Photos)

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TEXTING AND DRIVING

EMS Lieutenant Derek Eckhardt, April 08

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.

Distracted driving is causing an increasing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo courtesy of Lucy Staub.
Photo courtesy of Lucy Staub.

SIMULTANEOUS HOUSE/FIELD AND SHED/FIELD FIRES

Firefighter/EMT Corey Milewski, March 15

At approximately 12:45 PM on March 15, Hampstead was dispatched for a first-due house fire on Boerner Road, off of Route 482. As Engine 23 called en route, they received were advised that the homeowner was burning a large brush pile that then spread to his house. E23 arrived at Route 482 and Boerner Road and started down the long muddy driveway. About half way down the driveway, E23 started to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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DID YOU REMEMBER TO CHANGE YOUR BATTERIES?

EMS Lieutenant Derek Eckhardt, March 11

With the excitement of Spring around the corner and clocks being moved forward it's easy to forget to change the batteries in your smoke detectors.

It is always recommended to change the batteries in all detectors (Smoke and Carbon Monoxide) every time we change our clocks.

This keeps batteries fresh and your detectors in working condition. Always be sure to check your detectors once a month ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo by Carroll County Times
Photo by Carroll County Times

HOUSE FIRE IN FINKSBURG

EMS Lieutenant Derek Eckhardt, March 07

Upon clearing from the vehicle collision on Route 30, units from Hampstead were alerted for a possible house fire in Finksburg. While en-route, Chief 9-1 advised he was a few miles out and could see a large column of smoke. Minutes later he arrived to find a two story single family home with flames showing from the basement and requested a tanker task force.

Units from Hampstead, Arcadia, and Gamber ... (Full Story & Photos)

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BUSY EVENING FOR HAMPSTEAD

EMS Lieutenant Derek Eckhardt, March 07

Friday evening started off quite busy for Hampstead Fire Company. Units were alerted around 3:45pm for a vehicle collision with entrapment on Route 30 in front of The Mill. Medic 29 and Engine 23 responded and arrived within minutes to find a three vehicle collision with two subjects trapped. Crews from Hampstead and Manchester quickly began extrication while the EMS crews from Hampstead and Arcadia ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo by Alyssa Taylor-Free
Photo by Alyssa Taylor-Free

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SNYDERSBURG ROAD ROLLOVER

Firefighter/EMT Connor Risner, February 10

Around 21:06 hrs station 2 was alerted for a vehicle collision with reported rollover in the area of Snydersburg Road and Albert Rill Road. Units called en route and were further advised the accident was near the entrance of Cascade Lake. Medic 29 arrived to find one car on its top with the occupant trapped inside. Fire suppression arrived and command was assumed by the Chief. The truck crew stabilized ... (Full Story & Photos)

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VEHICLE COLLISION IN FRONT OF 7-11

Firefighter Corey Milewski, February 07

On 02/06/2014 at approximately 9 AM Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company and Baltimore County Station 43 (Arcadia) were alerted for a vehicle collision in front of the 7-11 near the county line. Upon arrival Medic 29 and Engine/Tanker 24 found two vehicles off the roadway, both very close to striking houses. The crews from Engine/Tanker 24 and Truck 2 checked for leaking fluids from the vehicles, but ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hampstead, Maryland 21074
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