September 21, 2014 - LVFC spent the morning at Goucher College in Towson in support of the 8th Annual Walkabout Abilities two-mile walk. The event was organized by Abilities Network, which is a non-profit organization that assists individuals with disabilities in Maryland to achieve their personal goals and reach their maximum potential.
September 16, 2014 - Due to renovation / construction, Station 30's voice messaging system is temporarily unavailable / out of service. Our phone line is still operational , however voice messages cannot be left. In the event you need to leave a message, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.We apologize for the inconvenience.
September 13, 2014 - LVFC hosted a vehicle stabilization and extrication training this morning at Sullivan's Garage in Golden Ring. For several hours, members had the opportunity to refresh on the tools and techniques utilized when operating on scene of a motor vehicle accident with rescue / entrapment. Members from Hereford Volunteer Fire Company (Station 44) and Cockeysville Volunteer Fire Company (Station 39) also participated in the training. LVFC greatly appreciates Sullivan's Garage for use of their facility and donating vehicles for the training exercise.
July 13, 2014 - Building construction on the new firehouse addition has progressed. To date, initial site work has been completed along with the foundation, structural concrete block walls, and the slab floor for the new addition. Simultaneously, conversion of the third floor in the existing firehouse from meeting space to new living quarters has begun along with sitework for the new entrance way to the rear of the firehouse.
July 12, 2014 - At approximately 8:15pm, Station 30 was alerted to respond to the report of a motor vehicle accident with rescue on northbound Interstate 83 (Harrisburg Expressway) between Timonium Road and Padonia Road in Lutherville. Squad 303 and Engine 302 immediately responded and were first to arrive on scene to find one vehicle overturned with two patients trapped. Squad 303 assumed rescue operations and, with the assistance from Station 17 (Texas) units, stabilized the vehicle and extricated the patients by removing the passenger and driver side doors. Both patients were packaged and transported to local trauma centers. Crews remained on scene for approximately 25 minutes.
July 13, 2014 - At approximately 7:15pm, Station 30 was alerted to respond to the report of a motor vehicle accident with rescue at the intersection of Goucher Boulevard and Providence Road in Towson. Squad 303 immediately responded and while en route, first arriving units from Station 1 (Towson) arrived to find a two vehicle motor vehicle accident with two patients trapped and began vehicle stabilization and patient extrication. Squad 303 arrived moments later and assisted Truck 1 with rescue operations by flapping the roof to extricate the patients. A total of three patients were transported to local hospitals for evaluation. Crews remained on scene for approximately 20 minutes.
July 04, 2014 - LVFC celebrated Independence Day with the community by participating in Towson's Annual 4th of July Parade along with the Pine Valley community parade. Apparatus made available for the parades included Engine 301, Engine 302, and Utility 306.
June 11, 2014 - At approximately 7:50pm, Station 30 was alerted to respond to the report of a dwelling fire on Westridge Road in Timonium. Engine 307 immediately responded and while en route, first arriving units from Station 17 (Texas) arrived to find heavy fire showing from a two-story dwelling. Engine 307 arrived moments later, secured a water source, and deployed a secondary handline to the rear of the dwelling and to the second floor, assisting with extinguishment operations. Crews were able to knock the fire, which was primarily contained to the rear patio, breezeway, and garage. Squad 303 also responded and assisted with extinguishment and overhaul operations. Crews remained on scene for approximately three hours.
June 07, 2014 - LVFC spent the morning participating in a training session with Maryland State Police (MSP) Aviation at Martin State Airport in Middle River, home of Trooper 1. Training included an orientation and walk around of the existing aircrafts (Eurocopter Dauphin and Agusta Westland 139) and a discussion on aircraft / crew capabilities and landing zone / safety procedures. LVFC frequently utilizes MSP Aviation to transport critically injured patients to local trauma centers, typically when involved in a serious motor vehicle accidents.
May 26, 2014 - At approximately 6:00am, Squad 303 was alerted to respond to the report of a motor vehicle accident with rescue on southbound Interstate 83 (Jones Falls Expressway) between Falls Road and Northern Parkway in Brooklandville. Squad 303 immediately responded and while en route, first arriving units from Station 14 (Brooklandville) arrived to find one vehicle down an embankment with one trauma patient. Due to the severity of the slope and terrain, crews from Squad 303 and Truck 1 (Towson) set up a 3:1 hauling system, which was used to evacuate the patient out of the embankment. The patient was packaged and transported to a local trauma center for treatment. Crews remained on scene for approximately 30 minutes.