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2010 228 455
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MVC with Rescue

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, February 23

Box 10-16. At 1749 hrs., Rescue Squad 8 was dispatched to assist Station 10 for a "MVC with Entrapment" at Route 31 and Tibbetts Lane, just east of New Windsor. Chief 10 (Coe) was travelling on Route 31 at the time and arrived within a minute, to find a 2 vehicle collision with one off the road and in a ditch, on its roof. After a quick triage of the scene, a total of 6 were found injured and 2 were ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Ambulance Nearing Completion

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, February 22

We have received pictures of our new ambulance, currently in production. The new unit will replace a 2005 Marque ambulance. The vehicle is nearly completed and members will be travelling to the plant on March 1 and 2 for the final inspection. The pictures show what the unit actually looks like at this point in the manufacturing. The pictures of the unit painted, are computer generated renditions of ... (Full Story & Photos)

Paint/Decal Design Rendition
Paint/Decal Design Rendition

Engine/Tanker 82. 1991 Spartan/Grumman (8-man cab), 1000 GPM pump with a 1500 Gallon tank.
Engine/Tanker 82. 1991 Spartan/Grumman (8-man cab), 1000 GPM pump with a 1500 Gallon tank.

Engine/Tanker 82 Sold!!!!

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, February 15

After a couple of weeks of negotiations with a fire company in Iowa, we are happy to announce that Engine/Tanker 82 has been sold.

Fire Chief Joe Rowe of the Plymouth Volunteer Fire Company contacted us several weeks ago after finding the unit on the website "Firetec", an apparatus brokerage site designed to help fire departments sell or buy used fire apparatus. The unit was on this site for about ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tractor-Trailer Roll-Over on Route 75

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, January 30

Frederick County Box 17-35. At 09:15 hours, Station 8 units were dispatched for a tractor-trailer MVC with roll-over on Route 75 near Beaverdam Road. ATR-1 (Cartwright) was first to arrive on-scene (MVC at his driveway entrance) confirming a tractor-trailer carrying cement, on it's side. He established "Route 75 Command" and requested the usual response of police and the SHA for road closure. He also ... (Full Story & Photos)

Shed Fire Near Taneytown

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, January 18

Box 5-17. At 04:51 hours, Station 5 and 8 were dispatched for a shed fire in the 4900 block of West Feeser Road, outside of Taneytown. Engine/Tanker 54 arrived to find a shed fully involved and about 50 feet from the back of the residential home. The shed primarily contained firewood and some other miscellaneous items. The crew used an 1 3/4" attack line to knock the fire down within minutes.

Units ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Ambulance for Union Bridge

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, January 14

The Union Bridge Fire Company is proudly announcing that a new ambulance has been ordered and is currently in production. The new ambulance will replace our 2006 Chevrolet C4500 Medium Duty/Marque Ambulance. We are expecting delivery of the new unit within the next 2 months.

The new ambulance is being built by "Road Rescue" and will be on a Ford F550 4x4 chassis. It will feature new technologies ... (Full Story & Photos)

Frederick County Box 17-35
Frederick County Box 17-35

Tractor Trailer Crash on Route 75

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, January 10

Frederick County Box 17-35. At about 13:50 hours, "Frederick" dispatched Station 8 units to Route 75 and Beaver Dam Road for a MVC roll-over, involving a tractor trailer with a load of cement. Frederick County Station 17 was also dispatched to assist from the south side of the MVC. "ATR-1" (Cartwright) was first to arrive on-scene and confirmed the dispatch information. He also advised that the driver ... (Full Story & Photos)

2017 Lottery Calendars On-Sale!!!!!

Captain Christopher Harris, December 20

It's not too late to get your 2017 Lottery Calendars!!! These make great Christmas gifts or stocking stuffer's that last for an entire year. Each calendar costs just $30.

Here's what you do and how the calendar and pay-out works:

Buy a calendar or multiple calendar's for yourself or to give as gifts to family and friends. Fill out the information on the calendar ticket and return it with $30 for ... (Full Story & Photos)

2017 Lottery Calendars!!!!!
2017 Lottery Calendars!!!!!

2017 Officers of the Union Bridge Fire Company, Inc.
2017 Officers of the Union Bridge Fire Company, Inc.

Elected Officers for 2017

Captain Christopher Harris, December 07

Annually, during the Fire Company's December Monthly Business Meeting, an 'Election of Officers' for the following year is held to determine Administrative, Fire and EMS leadership positions. The newly elected Officers serve for a term of 1 year (Jan 1 to Dec 31), but there are no 'term limits'.

The elections were held on December 6th, 2016 and the Officers of the Union Bridge Fire Company, Inc. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Second House Fire in Frederick County

Captain Christopher Harris, November 26

Frederick County Box 17-42. At 16:46 hrs., Station 8 units were dispatched to assist Frederick County Station 17 for a large field and house fire with an attached garage at 14634 Peddicord Road. First arriving units found fire showing and requested the “Rapid Intervention Dispatch” as well as a “Tanker Task Force”. An initial interior attack was made and firefighters encountered 'hoarding conditions', ... (Full Story & Photos)

Frederick Co Box 17-42
Frederick Co Box 17-42


Union Bridge is located in Carroll County, Maryland.

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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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