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Apartment Fire in Taneytown

Captain Christopher Harris, February 07

Box 5-1. On Saturday afternoon (2/6/16) at 1524 hrs., EMS personnel from Taneytown investigated smoke coming from a building across from the fire station at 46 E. Baltimore St. As they approached the building, they advised 'Carroll' to dispatch a "Box Assignment" for smoke showing from a building. Engine 81 and Command Support 8 were dispatched to assist units from Taneytown, Harney, Adams Co. Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

Box 5-1. Station 8 units assist at an apartment fire in Taneytown. Photo: FF Daryl Koontz
Box 5-1. Station 8 units assist at an apartment fire in Taneytown. Photo: FF Daryl Koontz

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Engineers and Officers practice "Drafting" with the new engine/tanker. Photo: Capt. C. Harris
Engineers and Officers practice "Drafting" with the new engine/tanker. Photo: Capt. C. Harris

First Training on Engine/Tanker 84

Captain Christopher Harris, January 31

On Sunday, January 31 at 0800 hrs, several Engineers and Officers conducted the first pump training on the new unit. The training was primarily based on the drafting and uninterrupted water flow operations. Each member took the opportunity to draft from a dry hydrant located at the site of the old M.R. Phoutz and Sons drafting pond.

The new unit is equipped with a Trident "Air" primer. This type ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of Lifetime Member Alton Raymond "Ack" Hesson

Captain Christopher Harris, January 29

It is with sadness and sorrow that the Union Bridge Fire Company announces the passing of Lifetime Member Alton Raymond "Ack" Hesson. "Ack" became an Active Member of the fire company on March 5, 1940. He was a firefighter, driver, past president (1957/1958) and served on several committees during his years of service. He retired on January 1, 1976 and was awarded Lifetime Honorary Membership on February ... (Full Story & Photos)

Alton Raymond "Ack" Hesson. September 25, 1921 - January 28, 2016
Alton Raymond "Ack" Hesson. September 25, 1921 - January 28, 2016

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Presenting "Carroll County Engine/Tanker 84"
2016 Spartan/4 Guys 1500GPM/3000 Gallon
Presenting "Carroll County Engine/Tanker 84" 2016 Spartan/4 Guys 1500GPM/3000 Gallon

New "Engine/Tanker 84" is Home

Captain Christopher Harris, January 23

The new “Engine/Tanker 84” has been completed and brought back to Union Bridge. Six committee members went to pick up the unit on January 21. Members arrived at the hotel in Grantsville on Wednesday evening so that we could be at the plant early. While on our way there, it began to snow and by morning, nearly 3 inches covered the ground.

We were informed about a week prior to the final inspection, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of Lifetime Member C. Douglas Bostian

Captain Christopher Harris, January 09

It is with deep sorrow, that the Union Bridge Fire Company announces the passing of one of our family members, Lifetime Active Honorary Member - Charles Douglas Bostian, 71. "Doug" died on Friday, January 8, 2016 at The Dove House in Westminster after a two-year fight with cancer. He was the husband of Linda E. Bostian, his wife of 30 years. Born June 19, 1944, he was the son of the late Charles ... (Full Story & Photos)

Charles Douglas Bostian: 6/19/1944 - 1/8/2016
Charles Douglas Bostian: 6/19/1944 - 1/8/2016

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MISSION STATEMENT

"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."

Tribute to the United States Military 

The members of the Union Bridge Fire Company would like to thank the men and women of the United States Armed Forces for their bravery, service and sacrifice by putting themselves into harms way to fight terrorism and to protect our freedom. For that, we are greatful.

God Bless Them All!

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