Emergency Services


If you are experiencing an emergency fire, rescue, police, or emergency medical event, call 911.

​The Town of Thurmont and surrounding communities receive emergency medical services from the Thurmont Community Ambulance Service, Inc (Frederick County Station 30).  This department is staffed by a combination of career and volunteer emergency medical personnel.  The ambulance station located at 27 North Church Street houses multiple ambulances and a Frederick County Dept. of Fire/Rescue Advanced Life Support Medic Unit.  ATV 30 is set up for off road wilderness and mountain rescue operations, special operations and provides medical services for special events. For more information on this department or on becoming a member, go to www.thurmontambulance.com.

​Fire and rescue services in Thurmont and the surrounding communities is provided by the Guardian Hose Company (Frederick County Station 10).  This combination career/ volunteer department was organized in 1887 and is located at 21 North Church Street.    Structural and wildland fire suppression, along with heavy rescue services are provided by highly trained personnel and state of the art equipment.  For more information on this department or on becoming a member, go to www.guardianhose.org.​


Law enforcement and police services, code enforcement, K-9 operations, and criminal investigations in Thurmont are provided by the Thurmont Police Department. For more information on TPD, go to the "Government" tab on the home page.​

​The Town of Thurmont partners with Frederick County Emergency Management to provide an emergency notification service to our residents and visitors.  Emergency messages specific to Thurmont are available through ALERT Frederick County. To sign up, go to www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/ALERT.  If you need assistance in signing up, call the Municipal Offices at (301)-271-7313.