On Saturday May 17, 2014 the Arcadia VFC held its 1st Demolition Derby. We had a good crowd and all seemed to have a good time. Plenty of good times and good food were had by all. Mark your calendars for July 26, 2014 and October 4, 2014 for our next Derby's.
A huge thanks to the Hampstead Volunteer Fire Co. Truck 2 for their assistance in protecting the safety of the drivers. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Each year, the Baltimore County Fire Department requires fire companies have their engines attend a performance test to evaluate their fire engines. The tests are rigorous and comprehensive, and each of Arcadia's three engines participated in the required testing. Engine 432, a 1999 Seagrave equipped with a 1,500 gallon per minute (GPM) Hale Pump, was the first engine to participate. The second engine ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Officers and Members of the Arcadia Volunteer Fire Company want to remind you that they are here, for good! Recently, local news brought to light an incident where a volunteer firefighter was indicted on charges that he started a fire as a "right of passage." In no fire service, volunteer or career, is it ever considered to be a "right of passage" to destroy someone's property or possessions. ... (Full Story)
On Sunday, April 6, Baltimore County residents may bring household hazardous waste items to a one-day collection event scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Baltimore County Central Acceptance Facility, located at the intersection of Drop Off Drive and Warren Road in Cockeysville. The event is hosted by the Baltimore Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability (EPS) in cooperation ... (Full Story)
On Wednesday, Arcadia Volunteer's Gary "Tadpole" Snyder was recognized at the annual McCormick Shareholder Meeting held in Hunt Valley, MD. The meeting, celebrating McCormick's 125 years, drew a crowd of over 900 people. Gary, a long time employee for McCormick, was recognized during an early part of the meeting, in which McCormick spotlighted employees who volunteer in their communities. The McCormick ... (Full Story & Photos)