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Santa Visits Station 10
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Mackley Golf Day

The 4th Annual James H. Mackley Golf Day has been scheduled for Friday, September 19, 2014 at Maple Run Golf Course. [Read more]...

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The Guardian Hose Company, Inc., located in Thurmont, Maryland, was organized in 1887. As volunteer firefighters, we provide fire and rescue services to an approximate 84 square mile area of predominantly rural area in the Piedmont physiographic region of Maryland adjoining the Catoctin Mountains (part of the Appalachian Mountains) in Frederick County, Maryland.

Comprising over 220 members (Active and Social), the dedicated men and women of Guardian Hose pride themselves on protecting our friends, neighbors, and visitors from the ever-present dangers of fire and providing rescue service when and where needed. For over 125 years, that is what we have done, and it is our intent to continue to do so.

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Our Mission

"The purpose for organizing the Guardian Hose Company, Inc., Thurmont, Frederick County, Maryland, shall be to assist in protecting the lives and property of the people of Thurmont and vicinity, and to assist in rescuing persons and conveying them to a place of safety; to extinguish fire and prevent its spreading to adjacent property; in case of collapsed buildings, to rescue all persons or bodies; to clear debris and to remove all weak or dangerous parts of the building."
                             New Member Obligation Oath, sworn to by all new Active members

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Contact Information

As an all volunteer fire company, contacting us via telephone proves challenging at times. Typically, your best bet, unfortunately, is snail mail.

Telephone
(301) 271-3413
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Address
21 N Church Street, Thurmont, MD 21788-2028

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September 11, 2001 Memorial Candle

343 New York City Fire Department firefighters lost their lives in the line of duty on 9/11/2001.

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A large digital photograph album, courtesy of John Kinnaird, containing many photographs of Guardian Hose Company events, may be viewed here.

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