List before links to our Volunteer Fire & Rescue Companies, County Association, Frederick County Fire & Rescue Services and other Fire sites.


What's New:



Dec 9th 12 noon to 4 pm Museum by Candlelight & Toys 4 tots. Come bring a toy and visit Santa Claus!

Current News:


April's 2017 Backstep news letter is now loaded on the website for your viewing. so please check out and read our most current copy on the "The Back Step" page.


Recent Events:

Recent News

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We would like to send out a BIG THANK YOU to Stauffer Funeral Home, PA for the generosity donation toward our

 “Frederick County Fallen Firefighters and Rescue Personnel” Memorial Wall at the museum. For more information on this donation please visited our "Sponsors" page here on the website.

County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Companies


Listed by Station Number

Independent Hose Company #1 (Organized in 1818)

Junior Fire Company #2 (Organized in 1838)

United Steam Fire Company #03,#31,#33  (Co. 3 Organized in 1845)

Citizens Truck Company (Organized in 1926)

Brunswick Fire Company #5 (Organized in 1910)

Vigilant Hose Company #6 (Organized in 1884)

Middletown Fire Company #7 (Organized in 1923)

Myersville Fire Company #8 (Organized in 1946)

New Midway Fire Company #9 (Organized in 1926)

Guardian Hose Company,  #10 (Organized in 1887)

Walkersville Fire Company #11 (Reorganized in 1939, originally known as the Walkersville Water Co. in 1909)

Braddock Heights Volunteer Fire Company #12 (Organized in 1910)

Rocky Ridge Fire Company #13 (Organized in 1949)

Carroll Manor Fire Co. #14, 28  (Co. 14 Organized in 1953)

New Market District Fire Co #15,#25  (Co. 15 Organized in 1955)

Woodsboro Fire Company #16 (Organized in 1955)

Libertytown Fire Company #17 (Organized in 1964)

Graceham Fire Company #18 (Organized in 1960)

Brunswick Volunteer Ambulance Co. #19  (Organized in 1958)

Jefferson Fire Company #20 (Organized in 1970, originally known as Jefferson Station of Braddock Heights Fire Co. in 1955)

Wolfsville Fire Company #21 (Organized in 1968)

 Lewistown Fire Company #22 (Organized in 1970)

Urbana Fire Company #23 (Organized in 1973)

Walkersville Volunteer Rescue Co. #24 (Organized in 1977)

Emmitsburg Ambulance Co. #26 (Organized in 1946)

Thurmont Community Ambulance Co. #30    (Organized in 1953)




Frederick County Fire Agencies

Frederick County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association

Career Division of Frederick County Fire & Rescue Services

Frederick County Department of Communication Center

Public Safety Information - Safe Kids Site 

Child Seat Safety Program


Maryland State Fire Agencies

Maryland State Firemen's Association  

Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute

Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Service Systems



National Fire Agencies

Federal Emergency Management Agency

National Fire Academy

National Fire Heritage Center



Federal Fire Agencies

Fort Detrick Fire & Emergency Services



National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Foundation

Pink Heals Cares enough to wear Pink!

Fire & Rescue Toys

Firehouse Magazine

Maryland Fire Museum

Frederick County Wildland Fire Crew

Office Online Home of McGruff Safety 


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