Westminster Volunteer Fire Department

Our Mission:  The Westminster Fire Engine and Hose Co. 1, is dedicated to providing quality Emergency Services to our community through the combined team efforts of our members, the local government organizations, and the citizens of our community to enhance our ability to protect life, property, and the environment.

        Top News

  • 2018 Santa Run to visit the neighborhoods 12/17-12/20 6-8:30 PM Weather and Emergency Calls dependent.   Details here
  • Breakfast with Santa – Saturday, December 22, 2018 7-11 AM
  • Applications for Firefighter/Paramedic are being accepted until positions are filled.  Click here for details.
  • Would you like to complete your annual fund drive online?  Just use
    Donate button to the right and it will take you to Paypal.   You do not
    need a Paypal account to use this method.  It is safe because we never
    see your credit or bank card data.

Christmas ornament for sale as a fund raiser for our 200th Anniversary.
Click here for the order form

You can complete the order form, mail your Check and form to our station
at the address at the bottom of this page.

Help us out while you shop at Amazon.   Start with this link and .5% of your purchase will be donated to us by Amazon.  Does not increase your bill.


Have you thought about how else you can help us?

Obviously, you could donate, as financial contributions are always appreciated.  There are other ways that you could assist us.

  • Do you already have Fire Fighting experience or Emergency Medical training?
  • If you are not trained, we can provide you with the training needed. It is not easy work, but challenging and extremely rewarding.
  • Not into frontline action? We have members in support roles assisting in valuable ways that do not involve Firefighting or EMS Certifications.

Contact us and let us show you how you can participate.  For Maryland residents, after your third year of qualified service, there is an outstanding state income tax break!

Incident Statistics

MONTH FIRE EMS
January 107 463
February 64 441
March 86 516
April 77 455
May 87 485
June 94 484
July 101 452
August 79 467
September 100 451
October 89 407
November 88 396
December
TOTAL 972 5017
YEAR FIRE EMS
2010 1563 4731
2011 1471 4788
2012 1486 4753
2013 1534 5007
2014 1630 5216
2015 1917 5743
2016 1761 5370
2017 2053 5256
2018 NA NA
2019 NA NA
2020 NA NA