Well, it's definitely fall! It's fun to sit around a bonfire and spend time with friends and family, but be sure you do it safely and legally. Read on to learn what's required for a safe, and legal, bonfire.
Recreational bonfires, typical in the Fall, require a Recreational Fire Permit – which are issued as single-use permits for recreational fires only. It is illegal in Howard County to hold a ... (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)
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)
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)
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.
Just before 7:30 AM on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 firefighters and paramedics from Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) were dispatched for a motor vehicle collision with injuries along the 7500 block of Washington Blvd in Jessup.
Units arrived to find two vehicles, a pickup truck and a 10 passenger van involved with at least 10 patients complaining of minor injuries. A mass ... (Full Story & Photos)
Units from Stations 1, 6, 9, Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties responded to a kitchen fire in the 6000 block of Hunt Club Road. Engine 11 arrived and quickly extinguished a small kitchen fire. Salvage and overhaul were completed in a single corner of a small kitchen (removed cabinets and drywall and insulation). The four occupants were displaced and were put in contact with Red Cross to seek shelter ... (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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