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FVFAC DELIVERS FIRE SAFETY LESSONS

           The Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Co. (FVFAC) provides Fire Safety Education to many groups throughout the year. October, which is National Fire Prevention Month, is always our busiest time for these visits. Today our members and our HCVFEMS Foundation Paramedic visited Fallston Child Care (FCC) at Fallston Methodist Church to talk with the 2-5 year olds in their Pre-School Program. After speaking with the students, teachers, and parents on topics related to Fire Safety and Prevention the group was given a walk-around tour of Rescue 1351 and Ambulance 1391.

           FVFAC would like to say THANK YOU to the FCC staff for the opportunity to talk with their group about these important topics. Any local group that would like to have FVFAC visit and deliver a Fire and Life Safety and/or Fire Prevention program please contact Lt. Steve Hull by email at   firehull87@gmail.com.    



     



 

FVFAC RESPONDS TO VEHICLE VS. STRUCTURE CRASH

courtesy of Capt. Jason Tarbell, FVFAC

courtesy of Capt. Jason Tarbell, FVFAC

           At approximately 9:00 A.M. on Saturday October 18, 2014 the Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Co. was dispatched for a motor vehicle crash in the 1800 block of Arabian Way. As units responded Harford County DES Dispatchers provided additional information that the crash involved a vehicle that had struck a building, and that the driver was believed to be trapped in the vehicle. Further information relayed to responding units indicated that the driver was able to self extricate from the vehicle and had left the scene on foot. Ambulance 1391, Rescue 1351, and Chief 13-2 arrived to find a vehicle that had left the roadway, crashed through the door of an attached garage, and exited the rear wall of the garage. Although the occupants of the home were inside the dwelling at the time of the incident, they as well as the driver of the vehicle were not reported to be injured. Representatives of the Harford County Technical Rescue Team and the Harford County Building Inspector were requested to the scene to assess the structural damage prior to removal of the vehicle. The  Harford County Sheriff's Office is handling the crash investigation. 

   


 

A FIRE SERVICE TBT VIDEO

Paul Harvey's "FIREMEN"

           The FVFAC would like to share this video from one of America's most reknown radio journalists- Mr. Paul Harvey. Harvey was well known for his "pauses" for effect, tales of American life, and down home folksy observations. Please take a few moments to view his thoughts on the Firefighters of America. His observations are as accurate today as they were then!   

   


 

TEST YOUR FIRE SAFETY KNOWLEDGE!!!

courtesy of NFPA

courtesy of NFPA

 TAKE THIS FIRE PREVENTION QUIZ !!!

   


 

FVFAC FIRE PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY OPEN HOUSE

 The Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company will be hosting a Fire Prevention and Public Safety Open House at our Carrs Mill Road Station on Saturday October 11. Click on the flyer here for more info and watch this space for details!   

     



 

FVFAC RESPONDS TO LONG GREEN CRASH

             On Monday August 25, 2014 at approximately 8:20 P.M. the Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company (FVFAC) was dispatched to assist the Long Green VFC and other Baltimore County Fire and EMS responders at the scene of a serious motor vehicle crash on Bottom Road south of Fork Road in the Baldwin area. First arriving units from Baltimore County Volunteer fire companies found a single vehicle crash involving a SUV which was overturned and off the roadway. There were two adult patients trapped in the wreckage of the vehicle. FVFAC initially responded with Truck 1331 and subsequently responded two (2) Advanced Life Support Ambulances, Medics 1392 and 1393. When the patients were extricated from the vehicle EMS personnel from FVFAC and Baltimore County units continued patient care as they were transported to a landing site on Long Green Pike where the transfer of patient care to Maryland Sate Police Aviation Command personnel occurred. The patients were flown to the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.  

               This call is an excellent example of the level of cooperation among public safety agencies that exists in the region. Responding agencies from Harford County, Baltimore County, and the State of Maryland worked closely together to insure the best possible outcome for the citizens involved in this incident.  

     
photos courtesy of Kingsville VFC

photos courtesy of Kingsville VFC



 

FVFAC ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE FOR ALS

FVFAC Ice Challenge video courtesy of Christine M. Sullivan

              FVFAC members and friends from the Fallston community joined together Friday August 15 to hold a Ice Bucket Challenge that was, at a minimum, incredible! Thanks to Paramedic Frank Janczak for organizing and executing this amazing challenge to benefit such a worthwhile cause! 

   


 

FHS PARKING PERMITS 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR

               Parking permits for Fallston High School students are currently available. Applications are available at the FVFAC Carrs Mill Road Station.  Please click on the "FHS Parking Permits" link to the left for additional information, and see the links below for forms and FAQs.

     


 

AC/USB DEVICE CHARGER RECALLS ANNOUNCED BY CPSC

            The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued recalls on 120 VAC to USB port power adapter/chargers that are used to charge handheld devices. The recalls affect several manufacturers products. Details can be found by clicking on the links below. Please check any USB type chargers you may have in your home for inclusion in these safety recalls.

              

     
Gemini USB-A/C Chargers

Gemini USB-A/C Chargers

Lifeguard Press USB-A/C  Set

Lifeguard Press USB-A/C Set



 

TEXAS ROADHOUSE RIB CHALLENGE

               On Saturday July 12 members of the Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Co. (FVFAC) and the Bel Air Volunteer fire Co. (BAVFC) squared off in a Rib Eating Challenge sponsored by and held at the Texas Roadhouse restaurant on Bel Air Road in Fallston. As may have been expected, the 11:30 A.M. start of the event was delayed due to the response of the competing teams to emergency calls, for a vehicle fire and motor vehicle crash on Grafton Shop Road. Once the personnel from Engine 1311 and Engine 315 returned from the calls, the competition began!

                The format for the Challenge was a "Relay" event, wherein each team member must completely clear their plate of a rack of Texas Roadhouse ribs before the next member of their team can start eating. The participants were motivated throughout the event by the support of company members, family, and friends to be the first team to have all six participants finish their ribs. At the end of the event the Bel Air Volunteer fire Company prevailed with a time of 41 minutes to the Fallston VFAC time of 48 minutes.

                The FVFAC congratulates the BAVFC Texas Roadhouse Rib Challenge Team on their win, but we are already looking forward to a rematch!

                 In addition to sponsoring the Rib Challenge, Texas Roadhouse is donating 10% of the proceeds from customers presenting a Rib Challenge Flyer to their server after the event to the two Volunteer Fire Companies.  

                The FVFAC and the BAVFC would like to take this opportunity to say "THANK YOU !" to the management and staff of the Fallston Texas Roadhouse restaurant for inviting us to this event, and for their generous ongoing support of the Volunteer Fire and EMS Service in Harford County! 

(Complete gallery of photos courtesy of Christine M. Sullivan at the link below) 

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10203416962417430.1073741917.1613394707&type=3 

     
photos courtesy of Christine M. Sullivan, FVFAC

photos courtesy of Christine M.
      Sullivan, FVFAC

BAVFC and FVFAC Rib Challenge Teams and TEXAS ROADHOUSE Staff

BAVFC and FVFAC Rib Challenge Teams and
      TEXAS ROADHOUSE Staff



 
 
 

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