1 Trapped one Rt. 140

Company 3 handled a serious accident one Rt. 140 near Rt. 31. Engine 31 and Medic 38 were dispatched to the area for a vehicle collision with reported entrapment. Units arrived to find one patient trapped and requested and additional 3 ALS transport units as well as aviation for one patient. Units stabilized the vehicle and began extrication. Squad 6 arrived and assisted with the final parts of extrication. Engine 63 handled the landing site for the trooper at the air port.

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Extended Extrication on Rt 32

Engine 31 and ambulance 37 were dispatched for a 2 vehicle collision on Rt. 32. Units arrived finding 2 cars with one patient heavily trapped. Units requested the Rescue Squad and began extrication efforts. Extrication took approximately 40 minutes.

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Parade Detail

Here are some pictures of Tower 3 participating in the recent parade!  [Read more…]

Multiple Company Training

Crews from Westminster met up with surrounding companies to train with a donated house. Crews were able to practice many techniques in firefighting and self rescue. Thank you to all who made this another well put on training. After the training concluded, units held a controlled burn on the house.

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Happy Thanksgiving

The members of the Westminster Fire Department wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving! Please be sure to stay safe while cooking and celebrating! 

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One trapped with fly out

Engine 31, medic 38, and medic 37 arrived on scene finding one trapped. While the engine worked on the extrication, medics evaluated another patient who they found needed to be transported to Maryland Shock Trauma via aviation.

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First Due House Fire

Box alarm 3-14 was dispatched for a garage fire out near “The Old Pike.” Engine 33 arrived shortly after finding an attached garage fully involved with extension into the dwelling. Engine 33 knocked down the majority of the fire allowing crews to enter the dwelling and open up.

Pic from Carroll fire wire

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Engine Extricates One

Engine 31 arrived on scene of a MVC to find one trapped. Engine 31 handled the extrication.

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Live Burn Training

Engine 33 was invited to join other units in New Windsor for a training involving a house burn. Thank you to all who participated and made the day fun and a good learning experience for all.

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Bus Accident on Route 27

Engine 33, Medic 48 (Manchester), Medic 49 (Manchester), Medic 28 (Hampstead), Engine 91 (Reese), and Rescue Squad 9 (Reese) were dispatched to Rt. 27 and Old Manchester Road for a reported bus accident involving a loaded school bus. Engine 33 arrived and advised of one school bus off the road and Lt 3-5 (Price) setting up Rt. 27 command. After a quick triage of the students and others involved, the assignment was scaled back to Engine 33 and the two medics from Manchester.

During this incident, numerous other car accidents and medical calls were dispatched in Westminster’s first due. Thank you to the mutual aide companies that assisted in handling those calls!

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