Never forgetting the history of the fire service
By Deputy Chief Bobby Wells
May 14, 2023

Members take advantage of learning historical firefighting applications. The Fire Museum of Maryland shows the rich history of the fire service and its advancements over time. The Independent Hose Company #1 values this history of being over 200 years in existence. If you want to learn more about historical firefighting in Maryland visit If you want to challenge yourself in emergency services visit the Independent Hose Company membership page at


Steve Hurst sr May 14, 2023 at 9:45 AM
Don’t forgot about the NFFF site and local
museum In Emmittsburg