An unidentified motorcyclist suffered severe, life-threatening injuries on Friday (6/17) when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck on Londontown Boulevard in Eldersburg.
Sykesville fire and EMS units received the call shortly after 1:00 pm. Chief Ed Ruch, Jr., aboard Rescue Squad 12, reported a working rescue upon arrival, immediately requesting Maryland State Police aviation.
Several dogs in training to be guide dogs stopped by the Sykesville firehouse recently as part of their overall training.
Fire Lieutenant Rob Schombert has been working with the Guide Dog Foundation and America's VetDogs for several years now. The dogs are brought to the station where they are exposed to firefighters in full gear, sirens and large vehicles.
Firefighter Kevin Swain continues his recovery from gunshot wounds he suffered while on duty with the Morningside VFD in Prince Georges County, April 15.
Kevin will have follow up appointments at Shock Trauma, and will continue to receive physical therapy for his injuries. His spirits are high, and he is continuing to take paramedic classes via Skype until the semester concludes in two weeks. He ... (Full Story & Photos)
Kevin requested that this picture be posted of him and the Morningside crew that was on the call with him the night he was shot. Pictured, L-R: Firefighters Matt Ward, Branden Fitch, Kevin, Quida Livingston and Mike O'Brien
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