Business, Emergency Response, Government

WMVFC awarded bond bill to help fund construction of new station

The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company got a boost in their fundraising efforts this week. On Wednesday, WMVFC Captain Rick Blubaugh and President Kevin Palmer attended the State of Maryland Board of Public Works meeting to testify on behalf of a state bond bill that would provide funding toward the construction of their new fire station. The board, which consist …


Emergency Response, Science

WMVFC members deployed to Texas to help with Harvey response

Four Baltimore County Fire Department personnel have been deployed to assist with emergency response to the historic flooding in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey.  Two of those individuals are members of White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company. Two firefighters were deployed early Sunday morning as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency‘s Pennsylvania Task Force #1, a team of specially trained …


WMVFC Captain receives Governor’s service award

One local firefighter has received a prestigious award. Captain Rick Blubaugh of the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company received a volunteer service award from Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Governor’s Office on Service & Volunteerism this week. Capt. Blubaugh was one of 16 award recipients who received recognition on Thursday, October 20, at an event hosted by Lt. Governor …

Two WMVFC members awarded Baltimore County commendations

Two local EMTs were recognized for their heroic efforts this week. White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company members Anna Duranske and Rob Powell were recognized on Tuesday at the annual Baltimore County Commendations Ceremony. Duranke and Powell witnessed the driver of a vehicle along Pulaski Highway go into cardiac arrest a few months ago.  They quickly applied the defibrillator and performed …