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2014 Responses
Fire EMS
Jan 44 98
Feb 63 80
Mar 40 100
Apr 37 83
May 27 95
Jun 25 67
Jul 29 81
Aug 22 77
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 287 681

Past Responses
Fire EMS
2013 323 1000
2012 359 1000
2011 373 947
2010 370 884
2009 335 806
2008 402 854
2007 399 918
2006 468 826
2005 379 811

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Vehicle Collision with Rescue

Chief Zach Schneider, September 22

On Sunday September 21st Winfield & Sykesville Fire Departments were alerted for a vehicle collision with reported entrapment. First arriving Paramedic 149 arrived and advised there were two vehicles in the center of the roadway. Chief 14 arrived and established the Route 26 Command advising there was a working rescue with one patient trapped. Engine 141 arrived and quickly begun to stabilize the ... (Full Story & Photos)

House Fire in Sykesville

Chief Zach Schneider, September 22

On Tuesday September 16th surrounding fire departments were alerted for a house fire in the 6900 Block of Zinnia Drive in Sykesville. The Carroll County Sheriff's Department was the first to arrive at the scene and confirmed that there was a working house fire.

The Carroll County Sheriff’s deputy used his fire extinguisher to help suppress the fire, the deputy then used a nearby garden hose to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Kidde Recalls Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Due to Alarm Failure

Prevention & Life Safety Chair Debbie Gartrell, September 12

Kidde Recalls Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Due to Alarm Failure

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Kidde hard-wired smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms

Hazard: The alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or a CO incident following a power outage.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: Kidde toll-free at (844) 553-9011 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday ... (Full Story)


Mutual Aid Barn Fire

Chief Zach Schneider, August 19

Early Tuesday morning April 19th at 4:37a.m. Winfield Units were alerted as part of a Tanker Task Force for a barn fire in the 13200 Block of Coppermine Road in Frederick County. Tanker 14 responded to the incident and hauled 11 loads of water (38,500 gallons).... (Full Story & Photos)

Mutual Aid House Fire

Chief Zach Schneider, August 17

On August 16th around 11:00a.m. Winfield's Engine 142, Tanker 14, and Command Support 14 were alerted to assist with a house fire in the 600 Block of Wilmot Ridge Road. First arriving units arrived to a two story single family dwelling with heavy fire conditions. Firefighters from several Carroll County Fire Departments worked to bring the blaze under control. The crew from Engine 142 assisted ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photos Courtesy of Gamber VFD
Photos Courtesy of Gamber VFD

Recall Announced by FM Office

Prevention & Life Safety Chair Debbie Gartrell, August 16

About 141,000 smoke detectors are being recalled because radio frequency interference can cause them not to alert people to fires.

This recall involves 33 models of the 400 and 500 series Edwards (ESL)-branded and Interlogix smoke detectors hard-wired into a security system. Edwards and Interlogix smoke detectors are identical.

The two-wire or four-wire detectors are round, white and measure 6 inches ... (Full Story & Photos)

Water Supply Testing

Chief Zach Schneider, July 17

On Wednesday evening July 16th Winfield firefighters traveled throughout the first due response area testing underground tanks and dry hydrants located at streams and ponds. This is a task Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department performs throughout the year making sure water supply sources in the rural part of the district are in service and ready for use at any time. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Prevention Ambassadors 2014 / 2015

Assistant Treasurer Sandra McKenzie, July 10

Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department has enjoyed a year of spreading the word of fire prevention with our Fire Prevention Ambassadors. On Monday, July 7, 2014 we held our contest for the new Fire Prevention Ambassadors for 2014 / 2015.

On stage all of the girls shared information about Fire Prevention. The Little Miss contestants talked about their fire prevention posters they had drawn ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fireworks Safety Tips

Prevention & Life Safety Chair Debbie Gartrell, July 03

Follow these safety tips when using fireworks:

•Never allow young children to play with or ignite fireworks. •Avoid buying fireworks that are packaged in brown paper because this is often a sign that the fireworks were made for professional displays and that they could pose a danger to consumers. •Always have an adult supervise fireworks activities. Parents don't realize that young children suffer ... (Full Story & Photos)

Life Safety Issues During Power Outages

Prevention & Life Safety Chair Debbie Gartrell, July 02

STATE FIRE MARSHAL REMINDS ALL MARYLANDERS OF FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY ISSUES DURING POWER OUTAGES

Severe storms may cause disruption in electrical service to our homes. State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci is cautioning citizens when using alternative light and electrical sources during power outages. “These easy to follow tips will help all Marylanders avoid injury or death during power outages,” ... (Full Story & Photos)

 

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