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2015 Responses
Fire EMS
Jan 98 148
Feb 80 100
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 178 248

2014 Responses
Fire EMS
Jan 87 143
Feb 65 94
Mar 69 100
Apr 47 92
May 53 95
Jun 66 108
Jul 52 81
Aug 58 138
Sep 60 121
Oct 54 97
Nov 65 91
Dec 76 128
Total 752 1288

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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Latest 10 Responses
  • 03/29/2015: 14:14 CT:PATIENT ASSIST 4267 SYCAMORE DR BOX:0217 DUE:E23
  • 03/29/2015: 13:15 CT:MUTUAL AID ALARM 60-2 / 4224 CHURCH RD / GRAVE RUN RD / HOUSE FIRE TAC 1-2 BOX:BC DUE:E72 ET24 T2
  • 03/29/2015: 06:07 CT:PATIENT ASSIST 922 GLOUSTER CIR BOX:0218 DUE:ET24
  • 03/28/2015: 21:43 CT:ODOR OF SMOKE 4100 MURPHYS RUN CT BOX:0206 DUE:E23 E43 T2
  • 03/28/2015: 17:22 CT:INJ PER/FALL/BLS 4480 WOODSMAN DR UNIT 1111 BOX:0217 DUE:E23
  • 03/28/2015: 15:34 CT:CARDIAC ARREST 4618 LYNNCREST DR BOX:0216 DUE:X28 E23
  • 03/28/2015: 14:05 CT:MUTUAL AID ALARM 60-17 / 801 FALLS RD / TAC12 / DWELLING FIRE BOX:BC DUE:T2
  • 03/28/2015: 00:35 CT:UNCONSCIOUS OVERDOSE 1106 CEDARBROOK RD BOX:0216 DUE:X48 FR2 E23
  • 03/27/2015: 22:09 CT:DECREASED LOC/ALS 2911 SHAMER LA BOX:0203 DUE:FR2 X48
  • 03/27/2015: 17:45 CT:MUTUAL AID ALARM 43-11 18015 FALLS RD // V/C // TG WEST BOX:BC DUE:X29 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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CHANGE YOUR CLOCK, CHANGE YOUR BATTERY

Assistant Chief J.J. Lynott, March 06

The officers and members of the Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company want to remind everyone that this weekend begins Daylight Saving Time. With the time change, it is also time to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

Roughly 2 out of 3 fire deaths happen in homes with no smoke alarms or the alarms are not working… DON’T be a statistic!!!

SAFETY TIPS:
• Install smoke alarms ... (Full Story & Photos)

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HAMPSTEAD VFC AWARDED BGE GRANT

EMS Lieutenant Brandon Solomon, January 25

The Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) has awarded the Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company the BGE Emergency Response and Safety Grant. The $10,000 grant has helped us purchase two LIFEPAK® 15 Monitor/Defibrillators, one LIFEPAK® for each of our two medic units, Paramedic 28 and Paramedic 29. Our previous monitors/defibrillators, the LIFEPAK® 12 series, were over 10 years old and it was difficult ... (Full Story & Photos)

Our appreciation to BGE has been displayed on our electronic sign in front of the firehouse. Thank you BGE!
Our appreciation to BGE has been displayed on our electronic sign in front of the firehouse. Thank you BGE!

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DUMPSTER FIRE

Firefighter/EMT Chris Zaykoski, January 20

Tuesday night, the station was alerted for a dumpster fire next to the dwelling in Arcadia's area. Engine 23 responded and arrived to find a large roll-off dumpster fully involved about 10-15 feet from a house. Crews quickly knocked the fire and began overhauling the dumpster to prevent rekindle. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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LARGE GARAGE FIRE

Firefighter/EMT Chris Zaykoski, January 19

Box alarm 4-09 was alerted for a building fire on cape horn road. Units quickly arrived to find a very large garage/barn fully involved. The tanker task force was requested and water operations were established. Crews contained the fire using defensive operations utilizing Truck 2's ladder pipe. Crews remained on scene for many hours before returning to service.


Photos by Bryan Emery.... (Full Story & Photos)

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FIRE AT THE LAUNDROMAT

Firefighter/EMT Chris Zaykoski, January 18

A fire broke out at the Manchester Laundromat Sunday afternoon. Units arrived to find a clothes dryer on fire with heavy smoke conditions inside the store. The fire was quickly extinguished, overhauled, and the store was ventilated before units returned to service.... (Full Story & Photos)

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BARN FIRE IN MANCHESTER

Firefighter/EMT Chris Zaykoski, January 15

Early Thursday morning, a box alarm was dispatched in Manchester for a barn fire off of route 27. Units arrived to find a fully involved barn. The tanker task force was requested due to lack of water as Engine Tanker 24 laid 1500 feet of supply line back the farm lane. Crews worked to extinguish the fire and remained on scene for several hours.... (Full Story & Photos)

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RESCUE FINDS ONE UNCONSCIOUS

Firefighter/EMT Chris Zaykoski, January 13

Tuesday afternoon, rescue alarm 2-21 was alerted for a vehicle collision with rescue on Route 482. Units arrived to find one subject unconscious and another trapped. Truck 2 extricated the trapped patient while Engine 23 and Medic 28 handled the other.... (Full Story & Photos)

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HOUSE FIRE IN MANCHESTER

Firefighter/EMT Chris Zaykoski, January 03

Saturday afternoon box alarm 4-03 was alerted for a house fire. Crews quickly responded and arrived to find a two story dwelling with smoke showing. The fire was found to be in the walls and attic surrounding the chimney. The fire was extinguished and overhauled before crews returned to service multiple hours later.


Photos by Mike Smith and Bryan Emery.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hampstead, Maryland 21074
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