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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Kevin Dayhoff Westminster Patch: The first Carroll County Firemen’s Association Convention, May 15, 1924



Fire department volunteers pose with fire suppression equipment in front of the Westminster fire station at 66 East Main Street in Westminster in a photo believed to have been taken around 1924.  The station was located there from 1896 to 1998.  Photo courtesy of the Westminster Fire Engine and Hose Co. No.1.




In June of 1924 volunteers from the six fire departments in existence at the time in Carroll County were no doubt comparing notes at their monthly meetings after the first ever-annual convention of the newly formed Carroll County Firemen’s Association...

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Today there are a total of 14 volunteer fire companies in the county.  In addition to the initial six companies that formed the association in 1923: The Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company began organizing in 1921; Pleasant Valley Community Fire Company, 1931; Sykesville Freedom District Fire Company, 1933; and the New Windsor Fire and Hose Company No. 1 first came into being in 1908 and re-organized in 1948.



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CONTRIBUTOR: Kevin E. Dayhoff Joined Patch on January 14, 2011 Photos (1)

Welcome to the Blog for Westminster Fire Engine and Hose Co. No. 1 | Kevin E. Dayhoff | Jun 6, 2011 The volunteers of the Westminster fire department appreciate this opportunity to acquaint you with the vital work they do every single day of the year. Photos (4)

Accident scene responders face increasing dangers ISSUES |Kevin E. Dayhoff| Jun 8, 2011 Accident scene responders face increasing dangers as roadways are more congested with motorists who aren't always taking necessary precautions in moving past an accident scene. Photos (1)


Take this Time to Educate Yourself about the Dangers of Heat Exposure HEALTH |Kevin E. Dayhoff| Jun 9, 2011 As we begin to experience excessive periods of heat, the Westminster Fire Department, along with other health care partners, would like to remind the public of the dangers of prolonged heat exposure. Photos (1)

Blog: The first Carroll County Firemen’s Association Convention, May 15, 1924 HISTORY | Kevin E. Dayhoff | Jun 13, 2011 Firefighters from across the county held the first-ever Carroll Co. Firemen’s Assoc. county convention on May 15, 1924 at the Westminster fire station located at 66 E. Main St. Westminster. Photos (1)

NEWS: Annual Westminster Memorial Day Parade Steeped in Tradition May 30, 2011 By Kevin Dayhoff … The annual Carroll Post 31 American Legion Westminster Memorial Day Parade steps off at 10 a.m. today. The parade will begin at the west end of town at Comments (5)|Photos (2)

POLICE & FIRE: Westminster Fire Department Recognizes Top Responders By Kym Byrnes Feb 8, 2011 Tyler, Captain James Falise, Jr., Marshall Michael Garber, Assistant Marshall Kenny Carlisle, Chaplain Kevin Dayhoff, Historian James Brown, and Assistant Historian James… Photos (4)

NEWS: Junction, Inc. the Latest Victim of Budget Cuts By Kym Byrnes May 23, 2011 sources, especially for community outreach programs in the field of mental health and drug addiction," said Kevin Dayhoff, a Junction board member for the past 11 years. "It… Comments (1)|Photos (1)

NEWS: Junction Survives, Will Continue to Serve Community By Kym Byrnes Jun 13, 2011 keep the organization operating. … Kevin Dayhoff, a Junction board member for the past 11 years, said he is happy that a resolution was found that allows Junction to continue Comments (4)|Photos (1)

ART & ENTERTAINMENT: Off Track Art Exhibition with guest artist Kelly Heck May 6, 2011, 5:30pm–7:30pm 11 Liberty St, Westminster, MD

ARTS: "Lucky 13" by Off Track Art Showing at Birdie's Cafe By Kym Byrnes Jan 13, 2011  artistic visions of its partners. “Lucky 13” By Off Track Art is featuring the work of Kevin Dayhoff, Mary E. Decker, Gail Elwell, Judy Goodyear, Phil Grout, Charlotte Laslo  Photos (4)|

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