Person Trapped in Truck on Route 140

This afternoon A405 came across a truck flipped over with someone trapped inside on Route 140 towards Westminster. Numerous apparatus from Baltimore County and Carroll County including S414 were dispatched on the call.

Crews worked for approximately an hour to extricate the patient trapped in the vehicle. And a State Trooper helicopter was used to transport the patient to the hospital.

Santa is Coming to Reisterstown!

Santa will be riding the firetrucks between 6:30p till around 8:30p-9p. We will be in and around the following roads.

[Santa wants to see everyone and we will make every attempt to get to all these areas but the schedule is dependent on weather and fire calls.]

Tues – December 14th

  • Weywood Dr.
  • Brian Daniel Court
  • Amy Brent Way
  • Bensmill Court
  • Carrollstown Road
  • Glyndon Trace
  • Berrymans Lane
  • Beverly Road
  • Tarragon Road
  • Statewood
  • Lamottes Court
  • Nicodemus Road
  • Chamborley Drive
  • Beau Mondes Court 

Wed – December 15th

  • Tarragon Road
  • Brookbury Dr.
  • Caraway Rd.
  • Persimmon Circle
  • Church Rd.
  • Sunnyking
  • Bonnie Meadow
  • Delight Meadow
  • Sunspot 

Thurs – December 16th

  • Chatsworth Ave.
  • Bond Ave.
  • Glyndon Dr.
  • Sacred Heart Lane
  • Northway Rd.
  • Shirley Manor
  • High Meadow Rd.
  • Chartley Dr.
  • Walgrove Rd.
  • Greenview Ave.
  • Suburbian Rd.
  • Holly Hill Ct (**)
  • Shirley Manor
  • Estate Rd.

Friday – December 17th

  • East Chestnut Hill Lane
  • Mardan Dr.
  • Erin Way
  • Parkholme Circle
  • Benwell Rd.
  • Brookshire
  • Hammershire Rd.
  • Cherry Valley Rd.
  • Terry Town Dr.
  • Rockrimmon Rd.
  • Danbury Rd.
  • W. Chestnut Hill Lane

Saturday – December 18th

  • Gwynnwest Rd.
  • Bentley Park
  • Valley Meadow
  • Mainbrook Ct.
  • Troutbrook Circle
  • Deaconbrook Circle
  • Brickston Rd.
  • Bellinger Ct.
  • Baskerville Rd.
  • Treeline Dr.
  • Kingsbury Rd.
  • Leyton Rd.

Alternate dates are December 21 and 22.

Garage Fire

Last night E413 along with other surrounding apparatus were alerted for a garage fire in Station 56’s area. E56 arrived to fire showing from a detached garage. E413 assisted with fire attack and overhaul. Units were on scene for approximately an hour.

Henry Eckhardt Jr

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Life Member Henry Eckhardt Jr. He passed away yesterday from cancer.

Henry joined the Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company in 1983 and has given of his time in many capacities around the fire station. As well, he has regularly been in the top 10 (and for most recent years the busiest) suppression riding member.

Henry was our senior driver and had the honor of driving S414 to the station prior to it being put into service.

Funeral is Saturday December 11th at 10:30 at Eckhardt’s on Reisterestown Road.

Viewings are December 10th 2pm – 4pm and 6pm – 8pm.

Car off the Road in Chestnut Ridge

Early this morning S414 was alerted for a car that had gone off the road and down an embankment. Station 50 arrived first and confirmed that one person was trapped in the vehicle. S414 setup the side winch to stabilize the vehicle and removed the door to extricate the patient.

Pictures courtesy of Station 50.

Hiring EMS Providers

The Reisterstown Vol. Fire Co. is currently hiring qualified ALS and BLS providers.

Shifts are 7am – 3pm and 3pm – 11pm 7 days a week
Recurring Shifts Available – Up to 32 hours a week

BLS-$15.00/hr ALS-$20.00/hr

A qualified person will possess the following:
High School graduate or G.E.D.
At least 18 years of age
Valid Maryland EMT-B or higher
Valid driver’s license
Valid CPR card
Current Blood Bourne Pathogens
Current Hazmat Operations
ICS 100, 200, 700, 800

Applicants with current medical clearance in Baltimore County or Carroll County will have preference.

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House Burning in Upperco

On Sunday September 5, 2021 Engine 413 and Squad 414 participated in an acquired structure burn on Glen Falls Rd. Firefighters from Upperco VFC, Reisterstown VFC, Chestnut Ridge VFC, Hereford VFC, Garrison, Randallstown, and Essex performed live burn evolutions. This training covered interior firefighting, ventilation, and rural water supply.