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2018 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 68
Total 0 68

2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 21 56
Feb 19 45
Mar 25 50
Apr 18 49
May 17 47
Jun 23 66
Jul 17 45
Aug 23 55
Sep 11 47
Oct 24 58
Nov 20 55
Dec 21 48
Total 239 621

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2010 228 455
2011 252 482
2012 197 499
2013 228 571
2014 256 551
2015 226 577
2016 232 630
2017 239 621

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Feb 20, 2018

Monthly Business Meeting: First Tuesday at 7:00 PM


Once again, due to the inclement weather forecasted on Sunday, February 11th, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will now be closing MD 75 (Green Valley Road) at Coppermine Road (north of MD 26/Liberty Road) on Sunday, February 18. The closure and detour, which will occur between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., is necessary for crews to replace a broken drainage pipe.

MDOT SHA will direct motorists on MD 75 onto Coppermine Road to MD 31 (New Windsor Road) to Clemsonville Road and back to MD 75.

No plans were provided for southbound traffic from Union Bridge, however, travelers can use MD 75 onto Clemsonville Road to MD 31 (New Windsor Road) to MD 26 (Liberty Road) to MD 75 (in Libertytown).

Weekend travelers should plan approximately ten minutes extra commute time during the pipe repair. The work is weather permitting. MDOT SHA will perform the pipe replacement.

Jack Irvin Harris: July 19, 1932 - February 5, 2018
Jack Irvin Harris: July 19, 1932 - February 5, 2018

Passing of Life Member Jack I. Harris

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, February 06

The Union Bridge Fire Company is sad to announce the passing of Jack Harris, a life member of the company. Jack served as Assistant Chief for 20 years, under Chief Jack Gray. After retiring from riding emergency calls, Jack spent much of his time with his family and hunting.

Jack Irvin Harris, age 85, of Union Bridge, died Monday, February 5, 2018 at Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, after a brief illness. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Box 14-11 Shed Fire

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, January 30

Box 14-11. At 02:45 hrs, Rescue Squad 8 was dispatched as special service to assist on a shed fire in the 3000 block of Hooper Road (Box 10-14). Upon receiving further information, the address was updated to the 3000 block of Hoppers Delight Road (Box 14-11). The assignment was upgraded when it was determined to be a working fire and a Tanker Task Force was dispatched as well, sending Engine/Tanker ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, January 27

Frederick County Box 9-9. At 12:04 hrs, Station 8 units responded to a field fire in the 11000 block of Houck Road. First arriving Chief 8 (Green) reported a working field fire as Brush 85 began extinguishment. Chief 8 requested an additional Brush Unit and Utility 10-1 who was in the area also assisted.

Crews worked for about 45 minutes to completely extinguish the fire.

Union Bridge Units: B-85, ... (Full Story & Photos)

House Fire in New Midway

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, January 26

Frederick County Box 9-1: At 20:59 hrs, Engine 81, Engine/Tanker 84 and Rescue Squad 8 were dispatched as part of the first alarm assignment, for a House Fire in the 12000 block of Legore Road in New Midway. First arriving units reported heavy fire showing and FC Engine 161 began a quick attack on the fire.

Engine 81 and the crew from Engine/Tanker 84 were assigned to assist with fire attack and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Box 10-14
Box 10-14

Structure 10-14 Working Garage Fire

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, January 24

While a two alarm house fire near Mt Airy was in progress, Structure Alarm 10-14 was dispatched at 16:29, sending Engine 81 to a reported garage fire in the 3300 Block of Hooper Road. Engine 102 (New Windsor) arrived to find a 20' x 50' detached garage, well involved with exposure concerns on two sides of the building. Chief 10-1 (M. Moser) established "Hooper Road Command" and requested the remainder ... (Full Story & Photos)

First Due Chimney Fire

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, January 20

Box 8-3. At 22:45 hrs, Station 8, 10, 5, 6 and Frederick County 9 units were dispatched for a chimney fire with extension to the 4100 block of Middleburg Road. First arriving Chief 8-1 (Harris) arrived to report nothing showing, normal conditions from a 2 story single family home. After speaking to the owners, they reported a fire on the wall in the kitchen area above a woodstove. Chief 8-1 established ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Working Chimney Fire

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, January 08

Box 8-8. At 08:31 hrs, Station 8, 10, 5, Frederick 9 and Frederick 13 units were dispatched for a chimney fire with smoke inside the residence at 384 Bucher John Road. First arriving Engine/Tanker 84 (Hess) found heavy smoke and fire from the chimney; and smoke conditions coming from the front door. FF Hess established "Bucher John Road Command" and requested the "Rapid Intervention Dispatch", bringing ... (Full Story & Photos)

2 Alarm Fire in Taneytown

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, January 07

Box 5-1. At 14:47 hrs, Station 8 units were dispatched to assist on the first alarm assignment at 44 E. Baltimore Street in Taneytown, for fire in a bathroom with extension. The address was located directly across from the Taneytown fire station. First arriving personnel found a 2 story duplex with fire from the second floor Side "C" and the attic.

Command was established by Chief 5-1 (Newman) and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Box 5-1

Deputy Chief Fire Marshal Sander Cohen
Deputy Chief Fire Marshal Sander Cohen

Maryland State Fire Marshal Tragic Loss

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, December 09

It is with profound sadness that the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office and the Maryland State Police have reported the tragic loss of one of their own last night. Deputy Chief Fire Marshal Sander Cohen of the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office was fatally injured after being struck by vehicles on I-270 last night, while assisting off-duty FBI Supervisory Special Agent Carlos Wolff who was involved ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Officers Elected For 2018

Assistant Chief Christopher Harris, December 06

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 5th, 2017 and the newly elected Officers of the Union Bridge Fire ... (Full Story)


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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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