BAKER, Merle C.

Firefighter Merle C. Baker was driving Engine 7-1 responding to a reported barn fire on Keiffer Funk Road. Engine 7-1's crew realized that Firefighter Baker had done something out of character and had driven right past Keiffer Funk Road. Having notified h ...


Leitersburg VFC ~ Washington County ~ Maryland

 January 19, 2022

December 2021 was a busy month for the Leitersburg Volunteer Fire Company . Fire Company President and fire ap ...

DOBBINS, Mitchell Duane

On the morning of March 26, 2014, Mitchell D. "Mick" Dobbins, President of Western Enterprise Fire Co.4, was out performing administrative duties. He was returning to the firehouse, traveling on I-81, when "from out of no where" there came an intense snow ...

FAITH, Charles W.

Firefighter Charles W. Faith transported a patient to Washington County Hospital in the Williamsport VFC ambulance.The ambulance arrived to the hospital and the patient was taken into the Emergency Room where Firefighter Faith collapsed having suffered su ...


On December 5, 1871 at 10:00 p.m. a fire was discovered in the agricultural implement store and warehouse of Messrs. Burbank and Rollins on Antietam Street by the watchman of the Washington County Railroad Depot. The first alarm was the frantic cry of the ...


On May 3, 1998 Captain Joseph Kroboth, Jr., appropriately wearing a reflective safety vest and utilizing a flashlight with safety wand, was directing traffic at the scene of a serious motor vehicle collision on I-81 near Hagerstown. The scene was very bus ...

NEGLEY, William

On September 18, 1930 Fireman William Negley was on duty when he was struck and killed by an automobile at the intersection of Potomac & Franklin Streets.

SHARER, Walter R.

Firefighter Walter Sharer "died from injuries sustained at a fire".

WHITE, Frederick W.

Firefighter Frederick W. White, having suffered an apparent heart attack, was found dead in the station. Firefighter Frederick Walter White was 51 years old. 

Zimmerman, George J.

While fighting a fire at Dam No. 4, Williamsport Fire Chief George J.  Brandy" Zimmerman was stricken by a fatal heart attack. Chief George J. Zimmerman was 45 years old and had been Chief for 11 years.