Company Pride!

Members spent most of the day on 8-14-2015 washing, waxing, and cleaning the interior of the apparatus.


Head on Collision with Ejection

On 8-11-2015, Engine 31 and Medic 38 were dispatched for a vehicle collision in the area of Rt. 27 and Kate Wagner Road. Units arrived finding two vehicles head on with one patient partially ejected. Units began patient care and requested aviation for one patient. Engine 33 responded to handle the landing site but aviation was cancelled due to the weather and medics transported to a local trauma center.


Another Rescue on Rt. 27

On 8-14-2015 during early rush hour, Engine 31 and Medic 38 were dispatched to the area of Rt. 27 and Old Manchester Road for a vehicle collision. Units arrived to find 2 vehicles in the roadway with one trapped. Lt. 3-3 (Bangerd) set up command and requested a squad, a second medic unit, and aviation. Engine 31 stabilized the vehicle and removed the door gaining access to the patient. Engine 33 responded on the assignment and set up a landing site at the airport.



Box 3-31

Less than 3 hours after returning from a shed fire in the same area, E33 and E31 were responding for another shed fire in the area of School House Avenue. Units arrived with a large shed with multiple exposures and requested the working fire dispatch. (Pictures from FF J. Tyler and Carroll Fire Wire)











50 Years of Service!

During the company meeting on Wednesday, August 5th, member Jerry Dell was honored by the company, as well as the Maryland State Legislature for 50 years of service to the Westminster Fire Engine and Hose Company #1. Congratulations Jerry!

Pictured: President Dan Plunkert (left), Jerry Dell (Center), and Joe Ebaugh (right)

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3-13 Rescue

During the monthly meeting, units were dispatched to the intersection of Route 482 and Route 27 for a vehicle collision with one trapped. Engine 31 arrived and advised of one trapped. Chief 3-1 arrived and established the command. Engine 33 assisted on scene and then went to establish a landing zone. Engine 33 handled the LZ for both troopers. Engine 31 with the assistance of Rescue Squad 4 (Manchester) working on extricating the patient. The passenger side of the vehicle was removed along with the roof. The dash was then lifted allowing access to the patient. IMG_0084IMG_0088IMG_0085IMG_0093

Engine runs 4 Box

Engine 33 and Chief 3-1 responded to a house fire in Manchester. Initial units arrived to find fire through the roof of the home. Westminster units assisted in extinguishment and overhaul. IMG_3474IMG_2292

3-3 House Fire

Crews responded for a house fire in the 3-3 box. Units arrived with a hose fully involved. A tanker task force was requested to assist in extinguishment. IMG_7953

Dine with us at Bob Evans

Dine with us at Bob Evans on Tuesday, August 18th 9AM Р9PM.  Download the flyer in the below link and present it to your server.  bob Evans will in turn donate 15% of your sales to our department.

Click here to view and print the required flyer.

National Night Out

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