Take me back to the Home Page
Who is behind the scene
Upcoming Events
Real Estate
Local Restaurants
Contact Us

Ellicott City Volunteer Fire Department

4150 Montgomery Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042
Tel: 410.313.2602
| Visit our Website | Facebook |

Ellicott City Volunteer Fire Department

A group of local citizens recognizing the need for organized fire protection, met on Tuesday evening July 10, 1888, and formed The Volunteer Fire Company of Ellicott City No. 1, 'a bucket brigade', the first within Howard County. Prior to this, coordinated firefighting activities in the town were virtually non-existent. In efforts to guard against the outbreak of fires, the City Council adopted a law on June 17, 1867 to regulate the cleaning and sweeping of chimneys. As fires were frequently caused by fouled chimneys, the Council later passed an ordinance prohibiting attempts to clean chimneys by burning them out.

Please support this site by visiting Sponsors listed below, thanks EllicottCity.net
Maryland Landscape Supply
Reyes Jewelry
Cash for Gold
Law Office of
Walter D. TY, LLC
Main Street
Oriental Rugs
Italian Restaurant
HoCo Farm
Heritage Museum
Wayside Inn Bed and Breakfast
Maryland Landscape Supply (Platinum Sponsor)
Reyes Jewelry Exchange, Cash for Gold (Platinum Sponsor)
Law Office of Walter D. TY, LLC
Main Street Oriental Rugs, SAles and Repair - EllicottCity.net (Sponsor)
Portalli's Italian Restaurant (Platinum Sponsor)
Howard County Farm Heritage Museum
The Diamondback Tavern (Platinum Sponsor)
The Wayside Inn Bed and Breakfast

© Ellicott City Graphic Arts brings you www.ellicottcity.net the best of Ellicott City Maryland - no liability for content