2018 Reisterstown Festival Parade

Owings Mills Volunteer Fire Company attended the 2018 Reisterstown Festival Parade on Saturday, September 8th, with Engine 312 and Truck 313. The parade began at 9:00am on Main Street in Reisterstown.

Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford along with many antique and sports cars were in attendance. OMVFCo was joined by volunteer fire companies from Glyndon, Reisterstown, and Upperco.

Due to expected heavy rain & possible flooding, the remaining Reisterstown Festival activities were cancelled for today, Sunday, the 9th.

Reisterstown Road Rescue

For the second time in the early hours of September 8th, and within an hour of returning to the station from a previous call, units from OMVFCo along with nearby fire stations, were alerted for a motor vehicle crash involving a single vehicle versus a pole.  Initial reports stated that a vehicle struck a pole, and that someone was trapped inside.

Truck 313 responded with several other units from Garrison, Pikesville, and Randallstown.  One patient was extricated and treated for injuries.

Car Strikes Pole, Vehicle Flips Over on Reisterstown Road

Just after midnight on September 8th, units from Owings Mills VFC, Garrison, and Franklin were alerted for a motor vehicle crash on Reisterstown Road at Pleasant Hill Road.  

Units arrived to find a vehicle flipped on its side and a utility pole sheered in half.  The vehicle's driver had left the scene prior to the arrival of police and the fire department.  

Engine 312 remained on scene for nearly an hour, clearing just after 2am

Garrison Fire on August 28th

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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.

2018 National Night Out

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.

REISTERSTOWN RD & GWYNNBROOK AV RESCUE

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.

Truck 313 Responds to Rescue

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.

High Winds Bring High Call Volume to Station 31

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.