WFD members surprises local woman for Mother’s Day

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Governor Hogan visits Carroll’s Emergency Training Center

Members of our department were pleased to participate in Governor Hogan’s visit to our Emergency Services Training Center.   Members were able to meet with him and talk about the volunteer service as well as show him the facility.

New Chief’s Vehicle

Chief 3 has a new vehicle. The 2016 4×4 Chevy Tahoe has been in service for quite some time now but has been recently been lettered. The vehicle has a hideaway interior light bar and is set up to run a command post from the rear of the vehicle.

 

Christmas Tree donation

  • The Westminster Fire Department extend a big thank you to Douglas
    Lawn and Landscaping and the Zepp Tree Farm for donating a
    Christmas tree to the station to help celebrate the season.

Box 3-3

Box alarm 3-3 was dispatched for fire extending into a house on 10-17-16. Chief 3-1 (Haddad) arrived to smoke smoke showing and fire extending into the dwelling. Units extinguished the fire on the 1st floor with minor extension to the 2nd floor.

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imagephoto credit: FF/Paramedic Jackie Pickett

imagePhoto credit: FF/Paramedic Jackie Pickett

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Rescue on 140

Engine 31 assisted with an extrication on Route 140. Units from company 9 (Reese) arrived with one overturned confirming a working rescue.

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Saturday afternoon mulch fire at KFC in the Westminster TownMall, Carroll County Maryland

Saturday afternoon mulch fire at KFC in the Westminster TownMall, Carroll County Maryland

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Staff report: Sat. afternoon, June 11, 2016 Westminster, Carroll County Maryland – [Sta 3 Fire] 13:50 CT: BUILDING FIRE 400 N CENTER ST @KFC BOX: 0380 DUE: E31 E91 E61 E43 RS9 TO3 T2 X39 CS6

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Pictures by Kim Royer, Caroline Babylon, a bystander, and Kevin Dayhoff. “Firefighters responded to a mulch fire at Kentucky Fried Chicken in the 400 block of Center St. on Saturday afternoon, according to Westminster Volunteer Fire Company spokesman Kevin Dayhoff,” as reported in the Carroll County Times by Jacob deNobel on June 11, 2016

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“Though an exact cause has not been determined, Dayhoff urged residents to exercise caution in the summer months when extinguishing small flames and cigarettes, taking care to dispose of them in proper receptacles.” Click here for more information: http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/news/westminster/ph-cc-kfc-fire-20160611-story.html June 11, 2016 By Jacob deNobel, Carroll County Times “Mulch fire extends to KFC exterior in Westminster”

Box 3-31

Box 3-31 for the working building fire with reported entrapment. Units arrived with fire showing but negative entrapment.

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Photo from Wendy bowersox

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2 Serious Accidents

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Minor Accident & First Due House Fire

Engine 31 and Medic 38 handled a minor vehicle collision on Main Street around noon. They found 1 vehicle into a pole with one patient who was transported to a local hospital. Approximately 1 hour later, Box alarm 3-33 was dispatched for the house fire around the corner from the station. Units arrived to find smoke and fire showing from the house. Units found fire in the walls and extinguished the same without incident. 

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