Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department

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2016 Incidents
Jan 115 177 60
Feb 103 160 57
Mar 96 157 47
Apr 127 161 46
May 112 201 69
Jun 111 181 62
Jul 111 186 79
Total 775 1223 420

Past Incidents
2015 1391 2224 675
2014 1215 2192 661
2013 1740 2265 667
2012 1648 2151 596
2011 1836 2149 612
2010 1691 2214 601
2009 1954 2377 711
2008 1888 2172 599

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Head-On Crash on Route 100

Department News, August 15

A man driving the wrong way on MD 100 Monday crashed into a tractor-trailer, leading to a fire and another crash, Howard County police said.

A 24-year-old Ellicott City man was killed Monday after police said he was driving the wrong direction on MD 100 and crashed head-on into a tractor-trailer, leading to a fire, a second crash and the indefinite closure of eastbound lanes.

On MD 100 between Snowden ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Courtesy - Patch.com (Joaquim Leite Neto)
Photo Courtesy - Patch.com (Joaquim Leite Neto)

Injured Person at State Park

Department News, July 09

Just before 1:30 pm, units from Company 1 and Baltimore County Medic 5 were dispatched to the Avalon area of the Patapsco State Park for an injured bicyclist who had struck a tree. The patient was evacuated from the area, and transported to Shock Trauma by MSP Trooper 1.
... (Full Story & Photos)

Executive Kittleman Signs Agreement Making New Elkridge Fire Station a Reality

Department News, June 29

County Executive Allan H. Kittleman today announced an agreement with the Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department (EVFD) that will finally make a new fire station a reality for the community. Under the Memorandum of Understanding, EVFD will provide funding up to $2.7 million to support construction costs. That money will fund the Community Hall, bi-fold doors for the apparatus bay, and the Station’s ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Courtesy of HCDFRS
Photo Courtesy of HCDFRS

Fuel Spill on I-95

Department News, May 23

At approximately 1:15 pm, HCDFRS units were dispatched to assist Baltimore County Fire Department with a personal injury crash on I-95 between 895 and 195. Engine 11 arrived to find the incident was actually in Howard County, and requested Ops 10 and Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to assist in mitigating a significant fuel leak from a ruptured saddle tank on a dump truck.... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire on Railroad Avenue

Department News, May 04

Firefighters responded to an Elkridge home where there was fire on the first floor, Howard County emergency officials reported.

Elkridge, MD
By Elizabeth Janney (Patch Staff)

ELKRIDGE, MD – Crews responded to a house fire in lower Elkridge Wednesday afternoon, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services.

First responders found fire in the first floor of a building in ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Courtesy of HCDFRS
Photo Courtesy of HCDFRS

Brush Fire Along Rail Lines

Department News, March 23

Trains were delayed, roads closed as firefighters battled brush fires near train tracks.

A series of brush fires that broke out along the CSX railroad lines stopped train travel for several hours Wednesday and will disrupt service on Thursday as well.

Nobody was injured; however, two small storage sheds were damaged, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services.

First responders ... (Full Story & Photos)

Garage Fire in Elkridge

Department News, March 18

Just before 1 pm, the box alarm was sounded for the house fire in the 7000 block of Lennox Avenue. Engine 11 arrived to find a small tri-level house with fire showing from an attached garage and fire extending into the main house. A total of three hand lines were deployed, controlling the bulk of the fire. The fire was held in check and contained primarily to the area of origin. HCPD and OFM are handling ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Courtesy of HCDFRS
Photo Courtesy of HCDFRS

Antique Engine 12 Commemorative Coin

Department News, March 17

Available while supplies last.
Each coin is 1-15/16 inches, 10 gauge Bronze and comes *wrapped in a plastic bag for protection.

The price is only $20 each and all proceeds go to the Restoration fund for our antique 1947 Mack Fire Engine as pictured on the coin.

This Fire Engine served the Elk Ridge Community and surrounding areas from 1947 until 1976.
A total ... (Full Story & Photos)


Station 1: Elkridge
6275 Old Washington Road
Elkridge, MD 21075
Phone: 410-313-4901
Battalion: One
Equipment: Engine, Ambulance, Squad, Brush Truck

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