Union Bridge Fire Company


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2017 Incidents
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Jan 56
Feb 45
Mar 50
Apr 49
Total 0 200

Past Incidents
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2010 228 455
2011 252 482
2012 197 499
2013 228 571
2014 256 551
2015 226 577
2016 232 630

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First Due House Fire

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, March 30

Box 8-8. At about 19:10 hrs., units from Station 8 and surrounding departments were dispatched for a house fire at 5571 Doody Drive near Union Bridge. First arriving Chief 8 (Green) advised smoke showing from a 2 story wood frame house. After insuring no one was in the house, flame became visible in a second floor window and established "Doody Drive Command". The "Rapid Intervention Dispatch" was ... (Full Story & Photos)

House Fire Near Westminster

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, March 29

Box 3-25. At about 10:30 hrs., Station 8 units were dispatched to assist Station 3 (Westminster) for a house fire at 1349 Western Chapel Road. First arriving units reported fire showing and requested the "Rapid Intervention Dispatch" as well as additional tankers. The fire was well advanced and crews initially attempted an interior attack, however, were quickly removed due to the weakened structure.

Crews ... (Full Story & Photos)

House Fire Near Winfield

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, March 23

Box 14-19. At 10:39 hours, Units from Stations 14, 13, 10, 12 and 3 were dispatched for a house fire at 1080 Huntfield Road near Winfield. Before arriving, Duty 14 requested the “Tanker Task Force”. Engine 141 arrived to find a 2 story single family structure with heavy fire from the attic and roof. A 2nd alarm was requested.

Engine/Tanker 84 was dispatched as an additional ‘Tanker’ on the “2nd Alarm”. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tragic Fire in Taneytown

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, March 22

Box 5-1. At 15:34 hours, Engine 81, Rescue Squad 8 and Command Support 8 were dispatched to assist Station 5 for a ‘Building Fire with Rescue” at 131 W. Baltimore Street in Taneytown. The initial dispatch advised of a fire in the attic with a child in that area of the structure. Paramedic 59 was first to arrive at 15:36 hours and advised of smoke from the attic area on Side D of a 2 story Duplex residential. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chimney Fire on Bark Hill Road

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, March 15

Structure Alarm 8-9. At 12:47 hrs., Engine 81, Engine 101, Ladder 5 and Medic 89 were dispatched for a chimney fire at 4494 Bark Hill Road (Sergeant 8-2’s residence - C. Keeney). Captain 8 (T. Marble) was first to arrive and advised of a 2 story, single family structure with nothing evident. After a quick investigation, it was confirmed that there was an active chimney fire in a stainless steel stove ... (Full Story & Photos)

Large Brush/Field Fire

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, March 11

Box 5-19. At 11:23 hrs, Station 8 units were dispatched as part of a “Brush Task Force” to assist Station 5 units on a brush/field fire at 1313 Baust Church Rd. Sergeant Jay Trankley (Station 5) had established “Baust Church Rd. Command” with a large area of open field and multiple piles of agricultural debris on fire with moderate winds quickly fanning the fires progression.

Brush 85, Engine 81 ... (Full Story & Photos)

*UPDATED* Engine/Tanker 82 Leaves for Iowa

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, March 05

Engine/Tanker 82 has finally left the Union Bridge fire station for the last time. Its new home will be in Plymouth, Iowa. Nearly 7 weeks after negotiations for the apparatus sale began, Fire Chief Joe Rowe and EMS Captain Jeff Eastman flew into BWI on the evening of March 4th, ready to drive Engine/Tanker 82 back to their home station. Assistant Chief Harris picked them up from a hotel near the airport ... (Full Story & Photos)

L to R: EMS Capt. Jeff Eastman, Chief Joe Rowe, Past Chief Jim Harris, Asst. Chief Chris Harris, Fleet Manager Archy Jones, Chief Chad Green, Captain Tom Marble.
L to R: EMS Capt. Jeff Eastman, Chief Joe Rowe, Past Chief Jim Harris, Asst. Chief Chris Harris, Fleet Manager Archy Jones, Chief Chad Green, Captain Tom Marble.

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Structure Fire in Frizzellburg

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, March 02

Box 6-13. At 17:52 hrs, Stations 6, 3, 5 and 10 were dispatched for a house fire located at 2019 Frizzellburg Road just outside of Frizzellburg. The caller advised of heavy smoke and fire from the rear of the house at the address. Duty 3 from Westminster arrived as the first fire service unit (17:59 hrs.) and reported a “2 story single family dwelling with heavy fire through the roof”. Chief 6 (Shaw) ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Ambulance Pictures

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, March 02

The "New Ambulance Committee" has nearly finished their inspection of the new unit as of today. Some discrepancies were found during the inspection, which is normal, but repairs should be finished within a day or two. After they have completed this, the unit will be brought to AES in Hanover, MD. There, it will receive some final equipment and mounting upgrades before being delivered to the fire station ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVC with Rescue

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, February 23

Box 10-16. At 1749 hrs., Rescue Squad 8 was dispatched to assist Station 10 for a "MVC with Entrapment" at Route 31 and Tibbetts Lane, just east of New Windsor. Chief 10 (Coe) was travelling on Route 31 at the time and arrived within a minute, to find a 2 vehicle collision with one off the road and in a ditch, on its roof. After a quick triage of the scene, a total of 6 were found injured and 2 were ... (Full Story & Photos)


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"Our mission is to provide high quality fire protection, rescue service and Emergency Medical Service for the citizens, businesses and visitors of our community during emergency and non-emergency incidents, while also providing safety and fire prevention education to the public. This will be accomplished by safely providing enhanced planning, equipment, training and education for our members and staff."

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