Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department

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2014 Incidents
Jan 132 203 76
Feb 71 138 38
Mar 119 165 39
Apr 85 188 66
May 100 212 68
Jun 83 164 51
Jul 132 214 57
Aug 101 205 54
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0
Total 823 1489 449

Past Incidents
2013 1740 2265 667
2012 1648 2151 596
2011 1836 2149 612
2010 1691 2214 601
2009 1954 2377 711
2008 1888 2172 599

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Thanksgiving is top day for cooking fires

Department News, November 20

Thanksgiving remains the leading day for cooking fires, with three times as many cooking fires as an average day. That's according to statistics by the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), which also found that cooking equipment fires are still the leading cause of U.S. home fires and fire injuries, and the third leading cause of fire deaths. On Thanksgiving 2008, U.S. fire departments ... (Full Story & Photos)

Amanda Summers receiving the K. I. Lenahan Award
Amanda Summers receiving the K. I. Lenahan Award

Elkridge VFD Annual Banquet

Station News, November 08

On Saturday, November 8, the Elkridge VFD held its Annual Banquet.

The evening started off honoring our Veterans who attended.

Officers Sworn In were:

Chief Russell Pryor

Deputy Chief Marcus Amberman

Assistant Chief William Merson

Assistant Chief Dan Casey, Sr

Executive Officer David Lebowitz

Operations Coordinator Dale Merson

Captain TJ Swiney

Captain Spence McIntyre

EMS Captain Herman ... (Full Story & Photos)

One Trapped on I-95

Department News, November 04

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)

Check and replace the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms

Station News, November 02

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)

Members Participate in 9-11 Stair Climb

Department News, September 13

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)

Ground Breaking Ceremony for New Elkridge Fire Station

Department News, September 08

ELKRIDGE, MD – The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services joined members of the Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department and officials to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Elkridge Fire Station. Construction of the new station, located on Montgomery Road between the intersections of Bauman and Rowanberry Drives will begin in the spring of 2015. The site will retain station 1’s close ... (Full Story & Photos)

High-Performance CPR Save

Department News, August 26

Shortly after 9 pm, units from Company 1 and EMS 1 were dispatched to the 6200 block of Washington Boulevard for life status questionable. Paramedic 15 arrived to find bystander CPR in progress on an 80 year-old man, and began providing basic and advanced life support interventions. Engine 11 arrived shortly thereafter, and assisted with the interventions; fortunately, the chain of survival proved ... (Full Story & Photos)

Serious Crash in Elkridge

Department News, July 23

Shortly before 10 am, units were dispatched for a crash on I-95 near Route 100. Personnel arrived to find a vehicle off the road with a single occupant. The patient was quickly extricated, and was found to be in cardiac arrest, and was transported by Paramedic 15 to Saint Agnes in critical condition.

... (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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6275 Old Washington Road
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