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Frederick County Fire & Rescue Museum

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No Caption FINAL DAYS FOR MUSEUM SEASON, SEPTEMBER 30 LAST DAY

Member Clarence Jewell, September 15

The 2023 season for the Frederick County Fire & Rescue Museum will come to an end on Saturday, September 30, 2023. The museum will be open the following two weekends from 12 noon until 4PM on Saturday September, 16; Sunday September 17; Saturday September 23; Sunday September 24 and Saturday September 30 for the final days of regular museum hours.

Thanks to the many people and families that have ... (Full Story & Photos)

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B225 Back in Museum

Member Clarence Jewell, August 21

The former Brush 225 previously owned by the Lewistown District Volunteer Fire Department is back on display at the Frederick County Fire & Rescue Museum. This 1952 former military style M38A1 jeep served as a brush unit many years at Lewistown. Years ago, several military and CJ style Jeeps were in service in Frederick County at Urbana, Middletown and Wolfsville. The unit is now owned by museum ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Walkersville's beautiful blue 1940 Ford Howe, former Middletown Engine 72 and former Lewistown Brush 225  were just some of the apparatus on display
Walkersville's beautiful blue 1940 Ford Howe, former Middletown Engine 72 and former Lewistown Brush 225 were just some of the apparatus on display

Successful "Mini-Muster" at Rose Hill Manor

Member Clarence Jewell, August 21

Thanks to everyone that attended the "Mini-Muster" of historic apparatus sponsored by the Frederick County Fire & Rescue Museum during the Francis Scott Key Antique Automobile Club 37th annual car show at Rose Hill Manor. A special thank you to Steve Hurst and Doug Riddle for coordinating the event and museum members Doc Kinney, Kenny Day, Ramona Ridgely, Susie Nicol, Skeeter Droneburg, and Sharon ... (Full Story & Photos)

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1919 Ahrens-Fox "Gladhill No. 1" Now On Display

Member Clarence Jewell, July 28

The beautiful, fully restored 1919 Ahrens-Fox owned by the Gladhill family is now “in service” at the Frederick County Fire & Rescue Museum, 300B South Seton Avenue in Emmitsburg. The engine was originally purchased by the city of Frederick for the United Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 3 and remained in service until the 1950’s. According the Maurice Gladhill, son of Bernard “Buck” Gladhill, his father ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption WELCOME TO THE FREDERICK COUNTY FIRE & RESCUE MUSEUM NEW WEB SITE

Member Clarence Jewell, April 24

Welcome to the new web site of the Frederick County Fire & Rescue Museum!! We are very fortunate to have received grant funding from the Delaplaine Foundation to allow us to upgrade to a web site developed by FIREHOUSE SOLUTIONS, the same vendor used by many of the fire and rescue companies in Maryland. We will be able to provide frequent updates and add a members roster to provide direct communication ... (Full Story & Photos)

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