Union Bridge Fire Company


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May 14 46
Jun 28 58
Jul 22 55
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The members of the Union Bridge Fire Company thank the sponsors and participants in the

9th Annual Golf Tournament. Congratulations to all of the winners and hope that everyone had a

great day. We are looking forward to next years tournament.

Information for the 10th Annual Golf Tournament will be posted as soon as its available.

All-Terrain Go-Cart MVC on Fire House Parking Lot

Captain Christopher Harris, August 15

Rescue Alarm 8. At around 15:30 hrs, a 2-seat All-terrain Go-Cart being operated by a single person, rolled over in the fire house main parking lot, causing traumatic injuries to the operator. On-Duty EMS personnel in the station were summoned by a firefighter who was leaving the station parking lot as the incident occurred.

As EMS personnel arrived, they found the victim partially under the chassis ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue Alarm 8. All-Terrain Go-Cart MVC in the fire house main parking lot.
Rescue Alarm 8. All-Terrain Go-Cart MVC in the fire house main parking lot.

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Large Shed Fire

Captain Christopher Harris, July 27

Box 8-9. At 21:53 hrs, Stations 8, 10, 5, 6 and FC9, were dispatched for a “Barn Fire” at 4330 Bark Hill Road (Peace & Plenty Farm). Captain 8 arrived at 21:59 hrs to find a large shed (20' x 80'), 100% involved with multiple exposures, including a large barn filled with hay and cattle. The barn was not involved, but flames from the burning shed were threatening to set the barn on fire. The farm owner ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mobile Home Fire in Frederick County

Sergeant Joseph Wentz, July 21

FC Box 17-9. At approximately 1730 hrs, Station 8 units were alerted to assist Frederick County for a mobile home on fire in the 13000 block of Coppermine Rd. Engine 81, Rescue Squad 8 and Engine Tanker 84 responded on the initial alarm, with Ambulance 89 added to the assignment shortly after.

Frederick County Chief 17-1 arrived on scene to report a small mobile RV trailer on fire with possible exposure ... (Full Story & Photos)

FC Box 17-9.
FC Box 17-9.

Box 8-7. Fire at Lehigh in the "Mill Grinding Building"
Box 8-7. Fire at Lehigh in the "Mill Grinding Building"

Fire at Lehigh Portland Cement

Captain Christopher Harris, June 27

Box 8-7. At 1954 hours, a "Box Alarm" assignment was dispatched for a 'Building Fire', reported to be a compressor on fire in a building, at the Lehigh Portland Cement Plant in Union Bridge. Upon response, units were advised to use the "Main Street Entrance". Chief 8 (Green) arrived at the "Mill Grinding Building" at 1959 hours, where employees advised that the fire had been 'knocked down' with fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

Joint Company Training

Sergeant Joseph Wentz, June 24

Members from Rescue Squad 8 (Union Bridge), Engine 31 (Westminster) and Rescue Squad 9 (Reese) conducted Vehicle Stabilization and Extrication training Friday evening. This opportunity allowed crews to refresh some of the basic skills, along with one more advanced scenario. Training such as this allow members to share ideas between other companies while familiarizing each other with the capabilities ... (Full Story & Photos)

Lightning Strike Causes House Fire

Captain Christopher Harris, June 21

Frederick County Box 17-2. As a severe group of thunderstorms passed through the Libertytown and Johnsville area of Frederick County, a house was struck by lightning in the 9700 block of Green Valley Road, just north of Libertytown.

At 1315 hours, Station 8 was dispatched to assist on the first alarm assignment. While enroute with Engine/Tanker 84, FC Chief 17 arrived to report heavy smoke showing ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Fire in Westminster

Captain Christopher Harris, June 20

Box 3-4. At 1738 hrs, "Carroll" dispatched units from Stations 3, 6, 10 and 9; for a house fire in the 500 block of Yellow Lily Court in Westminster. Upon arrival of Engine 33 (Sgt 3-2) reported a 2 story single family dwelling with heavy fire showing on Side "C". Sgt 3-2 established "Yellow Lily Ct Command" and advised they were initiating an attack through Side "A".

A "Working Fire Dispatch" was ... (Full Story & Photos)

Box 3-4. Side "A"
Box 3-4. Side "A"

FC Box 17-19. Fire crews from Frederick and Carroll Counties extinguished a house fire caused by an electrical issue.
FC Box 17-19. Fire crews from Frederick and Carroll Counties extinguished a house fire caused by an electrical issue.

Electrical Fire Burns Home in Johnsville

Captain Christopher Harris, June 01

While a "Working House Fire" was occurring in Thurmont (Frederick County), Engine 81 was dispatched to transfer to Woodsboro, Frederick County Station 16. Enroute to the transfer, Engine 81, along with Engine/Tanker 84, Rescue Squad 8 and Medic 89 were dispatched to Frederick County Box 17-19 at 21:45 hours, for a reported "House Fire" at 10509 Renner Road in Johnsville.

All Station 8 units were ... (Full Story & Photos)

Structure Fire in Keysville

Captain Christopher Harris, May 30

Box 5-12. At 19:20 hrs, Carroll County 911 received a call for a structure fire at 2120 Keysville/Frederick Road. The caller advised that both smoke and fire were visible from a non-residential structure and that the building was almost fully engulfed. Units from both Carroll and Frederick Counties were dispatched to the incident.

Medic 58 from Taneytown was the first to arrive, confirming heavy ... (Full Story & Photos)

Box 5-12. Several structures were destroyed during this "One-Alarm" fire.
Box 5-12. Several structures were destroyed during this "One-Alarm" fire.

2016 Annual Firemen's Carnival
May 30th - June 4th
2016 Annual Firemen's Carnival May 30th - June 4th

2016 Annual Firemen's Carnival

Captain Christopher Harris, May 30

The Union Bridge Fire Company's "Annual Firemen's Carnival" starts today, Memorial Day - 2016, at 6 PM.

The Ladies Auxiliary to the Union Bridge Fire Company serve "Lunch" from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (Tuesday to Friday) and "Dinner" every day (Monday to Saturday), starting at 4:30 PM and ends at 7:00 PM, in the Activities Center/Social Hall.

Daily "Lunch" menu - BBQ, Ham Sandwiches, Hot Dogs, Fried ... (Full Story & Photos)


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"Our mission is to provide high quality fire protection, rescue service and Emergency Medical Service for the citizens, businesses and visitors of our community during emergency and non-emergency incidents, while also providing safety and fire prevention education to the public. This will be accomplished by safely providing enhanced planning, equipment, training and education for our members and staff."

Tribute to the United States Military 

The members of the Union Bridge Fire Company would like to thank the men and women of the United States Armed Forces for their bravery, service and sacrifice by putting themselves into harms way to fight terrorism and to protect our freedom. For that, we are greatful.

God Bless Them All!

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