The Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company and the Walkersville Volunteer Rescue Company responded to a chimney fire at 53 Main Street in Walkersville shortly before 5:00 p.m. this afternoon. Black billows of smoke poured from the chimney of the house and flames were visible. The apparatus responding blocked Main Street and parts of Five Corners. Junior Fire Company also responded to the call. Firefighters fought the fire from the roof and within the home. The fire was extinguished quickly. No word on injuries were given at this time, but an ambulance…Read More
At 00:41hrs units from Co.24 & Co. 11 were dispatched for vehicle fire at RT194 & Stauffer Ct for. ET114 arrived on scene to find vehicle fully involved. A247 arrived on scene and stand by. The crew from ET114 begins to make a quick knock on th…Read More
The Walkersville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Companies will escort Santa Claus through Walkersville on Sunday, December 20, 2015. He will leave the Firehouse at 2 p.m. The Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company plans to follow the route as described, but warns that changes may be required during the parade: Santa Parade – – approximate route… may change without notice . . . . . Santa will visit each neighborhood but is unable to go down every street. Start Fire Company (79 W. Frederick St) 2:00 pm Right onto Frederick Street, right…Read More
At 18:07hrs units from Co.24 & Co.11 were dispatched for a vehicle accident RT26 & Monocacy River. While units were enroute ET114 advised ECC that there was another accident in the area of the church on Woodsboro pike and advised for the squad …Read More
At 14:51 hrs. Co.24 & 11 were dispatched for Box alarm 17 in the 10300 block Old Annapolis Rd. C15-3 arrived on scene with fire showing on side A and assumed command, E172 soon arrived on scene and the crews from E172 pulled a 1”3/4 line and begin attack on the fire all other units arrived on scene and took their assigned positions. Soon after command advised ECC to start the RIT and tanker task force due to non-hydrant area. ET114 arrived on scene and began to help E23 set up water supply. Q11 arrived on scene and began laddering the roof and making trench cuts for venting. RS24 arrived on scene and set up for cascade system to fill bottles. The tankers arrived on scene to supply water. Fire was then extinguished and some Units remained on scene for extended amount of time to help clean up and overhaul. Then units went in service as ready and command was terminated.