The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring its 24th Annual Holiday Food Drive to benefit needy families in the Elkridge area. Each year the Elkridge VFD fills over 40 baskets for the area needy.
We are asking you to help by sending in monetary donations in the form of cash or check (tax deductible), made out to the Elkridge VFD, in care of the Holiday Food Drive.
• Do not place your holiday tree close to a heat source, including a fireplace or heat vent. The heat will dry out the tree and it could catch fire by heat, flame, or sparks more easily.
• Never put holiday ... (Full Story & Photos)
EMT Sergeant Jay Stanton has been discharged from the hospital and is in good spirits. Jay was injured this past week in a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer and two passenger cars. He was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Although he has a long road to recovery, today he is back home with his family. Please continue ... (Full Story & Photos)
Just after 12 noon, firefighters and paramedics from the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS), Baltimore County Fire Department, and Anne Arundel County Fire Department were dispatched for a house fire in the 5600 block of Railroad Avenue in Elkridge. Upon arrival, HCDFRS firefighters encountered heavy fire at the rear of the building. Crews quickly extinguished all visible ... (Full Story & Photos)
At approximately 9:30 am, units were dispatched to a crash on southbound I-95 prior to Route 175. Engine 91 arrived to find one person trapped in a vehicle. Rescue Squad 1′s personnel extricated the patient in fewer than five minutes; the patient was then transported to Shock Trauma as a priority 2 patient.... (Full Story & Photos)
Many fire departments encourage people to change the batteries in their smoke detectors when they change their clocks because Daylight Saving Time provides a convenient reminder.
A working smoke detector more than doubles a person's chances of surviving a home fire. More than 90 percent of homes in the United States have smoke detectors, but one-third are estimated to have dead or missing batteries. ... (Full Story & Photos)
On September 13, 2014, members of HCDFRS and several volunteer members of Elkridge VFD and Ellicott City VFD participated in the 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Gaylord National Harbor Hotel.
Shortly after 6 am, the Sprinter van left Columbia, working its way south to the National Harbor. On board were Denise Weist, Trish Harris, CC Speight, Doug Walton, Malak Soussi (ECVFD), Lauren Boor (ECVFD), ... (Full Story & Photos)
Station 1: Elkridge
6275 Old Washington Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 Phone: 410-313-4901 Battalion: One Equipment: Engine, Ambulance, Squad, Brush Truck
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