Captain / 1st Vice President Jeff Wickline, December 09
Carefully decorating Christmas trees can help make your holidays safer! Here some cold, hard facts about what improperly decorating your tree can lead to:
•Between 2007-2011, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 230 home fires that started with Christmas trees per year. These fires caused an average of 6 deaths, 22 injuries, and $18.3 million in direct property damage annually.
Captain / 1st Vice President Jeff Wickline, November 30
Saturday November 30, 2013 marks the first day of sales for Christmas Trees. At 9:00 am Saturday morning several members finished the final touches to open our doors for our 1st annual Christmas Tree sale. A large selection of beautiful evergreens take up a portion of our parking lot next to the firehouse for the next month. Locally grown, fresh cut trees of all different shapes and sizes are waiting ... (Full Story & Photos)
Captain / 1st Vice President Jeff Wickline, November 26
Arcadia Medic 435 and Engine 432 assisted units from Boring, Reisterstown, Glyndon and Hampstead on a working vehicle extrication on rte. 30 @ 5th Ave. last night. At approximately 9:20pm units were alerted for a vehicle accident with rescue. First in unit arrived to find two vehicles involved with one person trapped. Extrication tools were immediately deployed and after approximately 20 minutes ... (Full Story & Photos)