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.
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.
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)
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)
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)
(Hampstead, Maryland) - On Thursday January 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the American Red Cross Chesapeake Region Headquarters located in Baltimore, Maryland, BG&E held a press conference to announce the recipients of their 2nd Annual Emergency Responder Safety Grant.
Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company (HVFC) was selected as one of the recipients to receive $10,000.00. The proceeds from the grant will ... (Full Story & Photos)
Mid Tuesday afternoon a Box alarm was dispatched for a dwelling fire on Carrollton Road in Reese's 9-13 box. Hampstead was due with all three pieces and quickly responded with the Truck and both Engines and Command Support. Units fought the snowy conditions, limited accessibility, and arrived to find fire on the side Charlie deck with extension into the house. The fire was extinguished and overhauled ... (Full Story & Photos)
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