Jan
19
2016

Remembering One of Our Own – Rest in Peace Mark G. Falkenhan – Gone But Not Forgotten

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On this day five years ago the Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Rescue Company lost one of our own,  FF/Paramedic Mark G. Falkenhan while operating at an apartment fire in Hillendale, Baltimore County, MD. FF/Paramedic Falkenhan was conducting search and rescue operations when fire conditions quickly turned for the worst taking his life. Please take a
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Nov
24
2015

MRVAR needs your help with our Christmas Toy Drive for sick children

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This year many children will spend the Christmas Holiday in the hospital. The Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Rescue Company will be collecting toys for its annual Christmas Toy Drive. Toys that are collected will be delivered to the children at the Franklin Square Hospital, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and the University of Maryland Hospital Children’s
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Aug
23
2015

FREE Opioid Overdose Response Training to be held at Victory Villa Community Center on August 27, 2015

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Opioid Overdose Response Training The Baltimore County Department of Health is offering free, two-hour trainings on how to recognize, prevent and respond to an Opioid overdose by using intra-nasal Naloxone (a prescription medication that is used to reverse an overdose). Due to limited seating, pre-registration is required. Training Information Trainings will take place on the
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Jul
26
2015

Busy Morning for MRVAR Dive Team

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At approximately 0330 HRS on July 26, 2015, the MRVAR Dive Team responded along with other fire department units (Baltimore County Fire Department, Baltimore City Fire Department, Anne Arundel County Fire Department, Northpoint Edgemere VFD, Bowley’s Quarters VFC, Maryland State Police Aviation Command) to a reported boat crash with multiple patients in the area of
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Jul
18
2015

MRVAR Places New Ambulance Into Service

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On July 17, 2015, the officers and members of the Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Rescue Company proudly placed into service a 2015 Horton Model 603-PE Type I ambulance. The unit is mounted on a 2015 Ford F-450 four-wheel drive chassis with a complete LED lighting package. This unit will replace our current 1999 Horton E-450
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Jul
18
2015

MRVAR Receives $20,000 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG)

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On Wednesday, July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program (AFG) announced that the Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Rescue Company, Inc., (MRVAR) was awarded $20,000 in federal funding to purchase a new turnout gear washer and dryer to remove harmful carcinogens and bodily fluids from personal protective gear. The
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May
17
2015

Remembering Connie C. Bornman – LODD – 5/17/2004

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Today marks the 11th year anniversary since the line of duty death of Connie C. Bornman. Connie, an EMT with the Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Rescue Company, Inc. (MRVAR), was driving a seriously ill patient to the hospital when she went into sudden cardiac arrest. Although life saving measures were performed on Connie by her
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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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