Members of the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department will be helping to provide Fire Safety Education during the 2015 National Night Out which will be held at our carnival grounds, 6680 Sykesville Road, Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 6pm to 9pm. The introduction of National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime”, began in 1984 an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, ... (Full Story & Photos)
At the 123rd Annual Convention and Conference in Ocean City in June, four of our members were recognized for their years of outstanding service and commitment to the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department and nominated for the prestigious Marbery F. Gates Service Cup, an award which recognizes 50 consecutive years of faithful service. Since those members were not able to attend the convention, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Sykesville, Maryland – Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department, Inc. would like to announce the approval of a grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. The Sykesville Fire Department will be receiving approximately $40,000 for the purchase of three (3) PhysioControl Chest Compression Systems known as Lucas 2®.
“Children rely on our ability to protect them from burn injuries through our knowledge and experience. Please take the necessary steps required to prevent these horrible injuries from occurring by following the safety tips provided,” stated State Fire Marshal Geraci. The following safety tips will help protect you and those you love from needless burn injuries in the home and abroad:
In the early morning hours of January 11, 2013, crews from Sykesville Fire Department and Winfield Fire Department operated at a serious head on crash with one car on fire on Route 97 just North of Liberty Road. One subject was removed from a burning vehicle and one subject was extricated from another vehicle. Both patients were transported to Shock Trauma and have since been released.
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MISSION STATEMENT It is the mission of the Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department to preserve life and property, promote public safety and foster economic growth through leadership, management and actions, as an all risk life safety response provider.