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.
On Monday, January 4th, at approximately 1041 hours, station 2 was alerted for a gas line struck in the 1000 block of South Main Street. The call was initially dispatched as a 4 inch gas main to have been ruptured during construction work on the town's renovation and rehab project. Upon arrival of EMS 2 and Engine 23, it was determined that when the workers were making the initial cuts with a saw ... (Full Story & Photos)
The vehicle collision with rescue was dispatched on Route 27 near Sullivan Road. Units arrived on scene to find a SUV on-top of a sedan. All patients were transported to area hospitals for treatment.... (Full Story & Photos)
Hampstead Firefighter Sean Mitchell recently graduated from the 106th firefighter recruit class of the Baltimore County Fire Department. The company congratulates Sean on his hard work, dedication, and his commitment to serving the community. Sean will continue this passion as he excitingly begins his career in Baltimore County. Congratulations! ... (Full Story & Photos)
A house slated for demolition was donated for training purposes. Crews from the Hampstead, Manchester, Westminster, and Gamber fire companies participated in various training evolutions including ventilation, forcible entry, egress, firefighter rescue, building construction, and much more. After the house was thoroughly used to practice, it was burned down to its foundation. ... (Full Story & Photos)
A box alarm was struck out on Thanksgiving morning for the house fire on Lineboro Road. Units arrived to find smoke showing and heavy fire in the rear. The tanker task force was immeditly requested. The fire was quickly knocked and overhauled before units returned to service. ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company wants to remind everyone of some Halloween safety tips and statistics provided by the USFA.
The United States Fire Administration latest data shows that there are 10,300 fires during the there-day period around Halloween. These fires cause about 25 deaths, 125 injuries and $83 million in property loss.
The Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company reminds Hampstead Residents:
Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!
Location matters when it comes to your smoke alarm. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!” Along with firefighters and safety advocates nationwide, Hampstead ... (Full Story & Photos)
Around 4 PM, station 2 was alerted for a vehicle collision with rescue involving two vehicles with one of them overturned on Dave Rill Road. Units arrived on the scene to find that one vehicle was rolled over on its passenger side with the driver inside in his seatbelt. Crews stabilized the vehicle with the winch on Truck 2 and the struts from Rescue Squad 4. Relief cuts at the lower portion of ... (Full Story & Photos)
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