Apr
6
2015

Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Rescue Company to Participate in 1st Annual Statewide Volunteer Open House Recruitment on Sunday, April 12, 2015

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The Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Rescue Company, Inc. will open its doors to area residents, so they can learn about what it takes to be a volunteer emergency responder in their community as part of the Maryland State Firemen’s Association’s first annual Statewide Volunteer Recruitment Open House recruitment initiative. Over the last several years, it
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Feb
10
2015

MRVAR Receives FEMA Grant to Purchase Backup Emergency Generator

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On February 5, 2015, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) notified the Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Company (MRVAR) that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Application to purchase a new backup generator for the station. The total amount of the FEMA grant award was for $86,387. MRVAR is very
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Jan
27
2015

MRVAR Dive Team Rescues Child Who Fell Through Icy Pond

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On Sunday, January 25, 2015, at approximately 1:30 PM the Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Rescue Company (MRVAR) Dive Team was alerted along with other westside fire companies (Landsdowne, Arbutus, Halethorpe, EMS-2 and BC-2) and special services units (BCoFD USAR, Bowleys Quarters VFC MET, Northpoint Edgemere VFC, and the Gamber Dive Team, Carroll County, MD) to
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Jan
22
2015

MRVAR Receives $10,000 BGE Emergency Response and Safety Grant

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The Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Rescue Company (MRVAR) would like to extend our sincerest appreciation to the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) for naming MRVAR as one of the recipients of the 2014 Emergency Response and Safety Grant Awards. The grant valued at $10,000 will be used to purchase a much needed thermal imaging
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Jan
19
2015

Remembering Mark G. Falkenhan – LODD 1/19/2011

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Fours years ago today, the Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Rescue Company suffered a significant loss to our fire department family. Firefighter Mark G. Falkenhan (past Chief) was lost in the line of duty while performing search and rescue operations on the 30 Dowling Circle fire in Hillendale. Another year has past since FF Falkenhan’s passing
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Jan
7
2015

LODD of Bel Air VFC Paramedic Erik Staciek

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The members of the Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Rescue Company would like to express our sincerest condolences to the Bel Air VFC and to the West Friendship VFC in the line of duty death of Paramedic Erik Steciak, 29. Paramedic Steciak was working his shift as a paid EMS employee at the Bel Air VFC
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Dec
10
2014

MRVAR – Franklin Square Hospital Children’s Toy Drive

MRVAR Toy Drive
Spread joy and happiness this holiday season by participating in the MRVAR Christmas Toy Drive. MRVAR will be delivering donated toys to more than 20 children hospitalized at Franklin Square Hospital. We are asking the community to assist MRVAR by providing donations of different toy items such as new stuffed animals, coloring books, children books,
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Oct
30
2014

8th Annual Free Drive Through Seasonal Flu Vaccination Clinic

Franklin Square Hospital Drive Through Flu Clinic - 11-2-2014
Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 8 a.m. to Noon (or until supplies run out) CCBC – Essex campus, Rossville Boulevard and College Drive MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center continues to help arm the community against the flu! Come to our flu clinic and our nurses will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations to everyone in the car
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Oct
23
2014

Kevin G. Seaman, MD, Appointed Head of Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS)

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By MIEMSS PIO James Brown October 21, 2014 Baltimore, MD (October 20, 2014) – Maryland’s State Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Board today announced the appointment of Dr. Kevin G. Seaman as Executive Director of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) following nineteen years of service as medical director of the Howard County
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Oct
22
2014

Remembering Those Lost 30 Years Ago Today

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The Events of Monday, October 22, 1984… On Monday October 22nd 1984, Fire Box 6-2 was struck out at 13:33hrs for a reported building fire at the Shillers Furniture Store in the 7400 block of Holabird Ave. While enroute Engine 6 (Dundalk) advised they had heavy smoke showing from a mile away. Engine’s 6 &
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