Sep
7
2015

SSVFD Auxiliary Scrapbooking Event

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Please join the Sandy Spring Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary for their Scrapbooking Event on Saturday, November 7th 2015 from 10am-10pm in THE OAK ROOM  at Sandy Spring, located at 17921 Brooke Road, Sandy Spring, MD, 20860. Please click on the link to see the flyer for more information:  SSVFD Scrapbook Event Flyer- November 7, 2015
Sep
2
2015

Meet Your Newest Firefighters And EMTs…

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Sandy Spring would like to congratulate, and introduce you to the following members who graduated from the Montgomery County Fire Rescue Public Safety Training Academy. EMT-B: Jonathan Godfrey Rebecca Howell Jose Esteves Da Silva Fire Fighter: Elizabeth Arnoult Jonathan Arnoult David Denaburg Colin Eckroade Robert Seggel
Sep
1
2015

Sandy Spring Takes Delivery of New Brush Truck

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On Tuesday September 1, 2015… Members traveled to the Eastern Shore to Inspect, and take delivery of Brush-740. The unit, built by Winstead’s Fire Equipment of Denton, MD is a 2014 Ram 5500 4X4 with a Reading Aluminum Service Body. It features custom diamond plate compartments designed very similar to the compartments on the old
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Aug
27
2015

Fire In The Walls In Co. 4′s First Due

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In the early morning hours of Saturday August 22nd, crews were alerted to a reported house fire on Brinkwood Rd. Units arrived on scene with nothing showing, however once inside they soon discovered fire hidden in the wall on the rear of the house. Crews worked for several hours opening ceilings, and pealing back exterior
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Jul
30
2015

Sandy Spring Remembers Calvin Musgrove

It is with great sadness that the officers and members announce the passing of Life Member, Calvin Musgrove… Calvin E. Musgrove, a resident of Northern Silver Spring, MD died on Friday, July 24, 2015 at the age of 88. Calvin was the dearly beloved husband for 69 years to his wife Alice Edwards Musgrove. Beloved
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Jun
5
2015

Olney Days

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A weekend filled with fun & games, fire truck rides, fireworks (some provided by Zambelli, some provided by mother nature herself), and last but not least… a parade. Sandy Spring V.F.D. participated in another successful Olney Days celebration this year, thanks to everyone who came out to join in the festivities, support our department, and
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Apr
6
2015

Busy Evening For Sandy Spring ATV Crew…

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Monday, April 6, 2015 At approximately 1730 hrs. (5:30pm) a brush fire was reported at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg. Units arriving on scene reported a large brush fire, and requested additional resources. Multiple units including Engines, Brush Engines, and Brush Trucks were sent. Special requested on this incident was Sandy Spring’s ATV-740 Bravo,
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Mar
9
2015

Chief Emeritus, George W. Brown Jr. Honored By GOCA

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Monday, March 9, 2015 On Sunday March 8, 2015 the Greater Olney Civic Assoc. honored Chief George Brown by presenting him with the Ron Berger Olney Heritage Award. Chief Brown began his fire service career in 1958 at the Clinton Volunteer Fire Dept. in Prince George’s Co. After serving in Vietnam in 1962-63 as a
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Feb
27
2015

2 Alarm Fire in Co. 4′s First Due

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Friday, February 27, 2015 At approximately 0515hrs. (5:15am), companies 4 & 40 were alerted for a reported house fire on Norwood Rd. in Sandy Spring. Units arrived, and reported “heavy smoke showing from the roof”. Chief-704 Charlie (Deputy Chief Baker) took command, joined by Battalion-704. Additional resources were requested to include the RID, a Task-Force,
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Feb
24
2015

Congress & Homeland Security Funding

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Sandy Spring Volunteer Fire Department Chief Kelley speaks at the Senate Democratic Leaders on Homeland Security Funding conference. Click HERE to see the video