On August 28th just after 10pm, units from OMVFCo, Reisterstown VFC, Garrison, and Randallstown were alerted for a dwelling fire on Hunt Cup Circle in McDonogh Township. E312 and T313 responded along with other area units. Crews from OMVFCo assisted with securing utilities, ventilating, throwing ladders, supplying lighting, and finding a secondary water source.
The National Night Out - 2018 in Owings Mills was a huge success. Volunteers from OMVFCo attended the annual community building campaign that promotes making neighborhoods safer and a more caring place to live.
Dozens of businesses and organizations from around Owings Mills attended the event in Central Park in New Town.
Just before 9pm on July 5th, Engine 312, Truck 313 and Medic 315 responded to a motor vehicle collision with entrapment at Reisterstown Road and Gwynnbrook Ave. Crews assisted patients out of the vehicles and provided medical care until additional medic units from Franklin Station and the Reisterstown VFCo arrived to transport the other injured parties to local hospitals. Reisterstown Road reopened after the police investigation. Photo courtesy of Ivan Opher.
Just before 10:30pm last night, Truck 313 responded to the report of a car accident with rescue in the Chestnut Ridge area of Owings Mills. The 911 caller stated that a vehicle struck a pole and went off the road in the 11600 block of Greenspring Avenue. The crew of Truck 313 assisted units with removing the patients from the vehicle and with patient care.
On May 7, 2018 at 1:15pm, units from OMVFCo were alerted for a motor vehicle crash with injuries, in front of the Owings Mills Metro Station. Units provided medical care to patients with minor injuries and assisted with vehicle fluid clean up,
The last 24 hours have been extremely busy for all units in Baltimore County. And the volunteers at OMVFCo have experienced a high amount of emergency calls. Crews from station 31 have responded to approximately 20 calls since the wind storm began, most of which have been weather related. These have included several reports of downed trees and electrical wires. Below are photos from some of these incidents.
On February 7th, 2018, just before 1:30pm, units from OMVFCo, Garrison, Glydon, and Reisterstown were alerted for a possible motor vehicle crash with rescue. Callers to 911 stated that a vehicle had flipped over and that someone was trapped, near the intersection of Reisterstown Road and Pleasant Hill Road.
The patient was extricated and transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Just after 1:00pm on Friday, December 15, 2017, units from OMVFCo, Garrison, Franklin, Glyndon, Chestnut Ridge, and others, were alerted for a townhouse fire on Gwynnswood Road in Owings Mills. First arriving units found smoke and fire coming from the 2nd story and roof. A working fire assignment was quickly dispatched, and crews remained on the scene for 3+ hours.
Photos and video courtesy of William Montgomery
On November 30, 2017, EMT/FF Jon Michael Hickey tragically lost his life. Jon was a member of OMVFCo from 09/26/2011 - 01/30/2017. Several members from OMVFCo attended his funeral on December 7th.
At the request of the Hickey family, Jon’s memorial service was recorded. We understand that a lot of Jon’s friends and colleagues are in the fire department and may not have been able to attend his funeral due to work.