Allegany County Department of Emergency Services ~ Allegany County ~ Maryland

On February 10,2021 Allegany County’s Department of Emergency Services Firefighter/EMT Mark Blacker was on duty & staffing Station 7 District 16 VFC’s ambulance.< ...

BURLEY, Clyde A.

BURLEY, Clyde A.

December 24, 1991

On November 11, 1991 Firefighter Clyde A. Burley was directing traffic at the scene of a vehicular accident on Cash Valley Road when he was struck by an automobile and critically injured. He was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuri ...

DURST Jr, Joseph R.

On the afternoon of Monday,August 21, 1978, Frostburg Fire Department No. 1 Fire Chief, Joseph R. Durst Jr, along with many other FFD members, were decorating the town in preparation for the events of the upcoming weekend that included the Frostburg Fire ...

Frye, Kelly W.

Having responded to multiple medical calls for sick patients who were COVID-19 positive, City of Cumberland MD Firefighter/EMT Kelly Frye contracted the COVID-19 virus and became critically ill. After a month-long battle with the vir ...

FULK, Bruce C.

Bowman Addition VFC ~ Allegany County ~ Maryland . . October 14, 1946. . Late in the evening on Saturday October 12, 1946, Bowman’s Addition VFC was responding in their 1933 Ford Fire appartatus to assist Bedford Road VFC for a working house fire on B ...


Chief James E. Lamberson responded from work directly to the scene of a working house trailer fire in Frostburg reported to have children trapped. Upon arrival, Chief Lamberson, along with Frostburg Fire Department Firefighter James McMorran, entered the ...


On Saturday January 29, 1966, Past Chief James A. Michael was driving his tractor to the fire house to plow snow for a banquet. He was critically injured when the tractor turned over, pinning him, and crushing his chest. Chief Michael died from his injuri ...

MILLER, George W.

Severely injured when pinned between engine and police wagon after patrol wagon crashed into rear of engine due to extreme dusty conditions. He passed away following surgery. Was a volunteer member for 11 years and served as Captain.

PRYOR, Christopher C.

LaVale VFD ~ Allegany County ~ Maryland February 25, 2018 At 02:53 hours, LaVale VFD was dispatched for a reported motor vehicle accident on National Highway. LaVale members, including Assistant Chief Christopher Pryor, arrived to the station and responde ...

RENNIE, Alexander

Midland V.F.D. ~ Allegany County ~ Maryland April 9, 1974 Firefighter Alexander Rennie died from a heart attack after returning from an incident. Firefighter Alexander Rennie was 56 years old. Number of years served are unknown at this time.

RICE, Waverly F.

On December 16, 1964, units responded to the scene of a working townhouse fire on National Pike. Firefighter Waverly Rice was at the rear of the engine pulling hose when the brakes slipped, causing the engine to jump backwards. The engine struck Firefight ...


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THOMPSON, John DeSales

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Cumberland Fire Department ~ Allegany County ~ Maryland September 2, 1907 ** "At City Hall Square, there was a public showing of the uses of an aerial ladder. Fireman James A. Valentine had made two trips in a highly successful manner up and down the ladd ...

WILT, Donald

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