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2019 Incidents
JAN 562 408 120
Total 562 408 120

Past Incidents
Sta3 Sta31 Sta33
2008 4934 3504 1546
2009 5119 4104 1301
2010 5298 3446 1256
2011 5028 2690 1280
2012 5157 2781 1424
2013 5193 2870 1304
2014 5700 3054 1413
2015 6285 3528 1288
2016 7732 3991 1349
2017 7693 4065 1568
2018 8142 4393 1549

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Welcome to United Steam Fire Engine Company #3

Thank you for taking the time to visit, we hope that you find this site helpful and informative. To United Fire Company there is nothing more important to us than the community we serve. We strive to maintain the highest operational status with regards to our personal, equipment and training.  

United Steam Fire Engine Company #3 was established November 1845 and has maintained it’s proud tradition of answering the call for help ever since.  Currently operating with over 150 volunteers and three (24/7) career shifts we stand ever ready to respond to “all-hazards” including fires, medical emergencies, car accidents, airplane crashes, hazardous materials releases and rescues.  

The United Fire Company of today is a proud organization that sits atop a solid foundation of history and tradition.  Combined with it’s ability to adapt and change to meet today’s dynamic world of fire & rescue services United Fire Company volunteers stand ready to meet the needs of our community day or night.


Power-line Sparks Multiple Car Fire

Assistant Chief Brendan Beaton, March 13

Units from Junior Fire Company were dispatched for a reported vehicle fire at the intersection of North East Street and East Fourth Street. Units arrived, at the corrected location of North East Street and East Sixth Street, to find a single vehicle well involved due to a downed power line. The power company was requested for an expedited response. Prior to the power company securing the power, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Rob Lamoureux, September 26

*** Reminder ***

Fire Prevention week is October 7-13

What is Fire Prevention Week?
National Fire Prevention Week is observed in the United States and Canada, during the week (from Sunday to Saturday) in which October 9 falls. In the United States, the first Presidential proclamation of Fire Prevention Week was made in 1925 by President Calvin Coolidge.
The Fire Prevention Week commemorates the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident with Ejection

Deputy Chief Jerry Dorsey, February 23

Units from Station 3 were dispatched to the 400BLK of East Patrick Street for a vehicle accident with ejection. Units arrived on scene to find a vehicle on its side with a patient who was partially ejected. Crews worked for 20 mins to extricate and remove the patient. The patient was transported to an area hospital for additional treatment.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Rob Lamoureux, November 10

Help Support United Fire Company!!!

Buy a calendar - or multiple calendars - for yourself or to give as gifts to family and friends. These will make excellent gifts for the holidays (awesome stocking stuffers)!

The calendar has a 3 digit number on the front. The amount awarded for each day is listed on the calendar. During the Maryland Evening Pick 3 Lottery drawing, if your number comes up exactly ... (Full Story & Photos)

United Fire Departments On Line Store!

Captain Rob Lamoureux, June 09

Check out the new UFC On Line Store for everything United! We have T-shirts, Event Tickets, a place to make donations and a lot more to come in the near future so check in often!


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Deputy Chief Jerry Dorsey, November 09

Units were dispatched for a house fire with reported smoke coming from the house. A/C 20 was on the scene with smoke and fire showing and requested the tanker task force. Crews worked for over 2 hours overhauling and assisted the Fire Marshall Office.... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing of Jim "Sonny" Ridgely

Deputy Chief Jerry Dorsey, October 24

United Fire Company is saddened to announce the passing of James "Sonny" Ridgely. Sonny was a Life Member, Past President. In 1967, Sonny was appointed the first Chief Dispatcher of Central Alarm. He retired as Chief of the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) Fire Department. Arrangements have not been announced. Please keep his family and his fire service family in your thoughts ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Jerry Dorsey, September 01

Congratulations to "A" Firefighter Chris Dimopoulos and wife Carli on the birth of their baby girl. Congratulations from ALL of us at The "U"... (Full Story & Photos)



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