Tuesday, August 26, 2014
At 0407 hours, Truck Company 9 was alerted third due to 8000 MLK Highway. Engine Company 33 arrived with a middle unit strip mall with smoke showing. With Companies working on the interior, Truck 9 arrived on the scene and established RIC on Side "A" of the building. The crew removed gates from sides "A and B" of the building along with a fence for additional access. Crews had a kitchen fire which was out with-in 10 minutes of arrival. After checking for extension, command scaled the incident back to two and two. Truck 9 cleared the scene at 0447 hours.
Monday, August 25, 2014
At 2221 hours, units were alerted to 325 Carmodyhills Drive (Company 8) for the house on fire. First arriving units had smoke showing and requested the working fire dispatch. Truck 9 arrived on the scene and staged with several units. Interior crews located a very small fire inside and quickly scaled the incident back to one and one. Truck 9 cleared the scene at 2240 hours.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Just before 1700 hours, Engine 94 and Truck 9 were alerted to 4706 Decatur Street in the first due for smoke from a house. Engine 94 and Chief 9 arrived on the scene with a two story single, with smoke showing from the top floor. Engine 94 stretched a line to the house, while the Truck handled entry and started searches. Crews located a room off on Division two. With the exception of Companies 9 and 7, everyone else level one staged. The fire was out with-in five minutes of arrival and Command scaled the incident back to our Company to assist the 1500 cars. Company cleared the scene at 1830 hours. Chief 9A was the Division two supervisor and Chief 9B was the Charlie side supervisor.
Monday, August 4, 2014
At 2139 hours, units were alerted to 2125 Queens Chapel Road for the apartment on fire. Engine Company 1 arrived on the scene of a two story apartment building with smoke showing. Engine 94 arrived and picked up Engine 7's supply line. Truck Company 9 arrived and established the RIC on side "A" of the building. Interior crews had a room off on the top floor and made quick work of the fire. Units from 9 after completing several small tasks were released at 2215 hours. Chief 9 had the Command and Chief 9A was the Division two supervisor.
Saturday, August 2, 2014
With several of the new live-ins moving in today, Company had 3 suppression crews and a dedicated Ambulance crew. At 1815 hours Engine 94 and Truck 9 were alerted to 3900 Kennedy Street for smoke coming from a house. Engine 1 arrived on the scene with the same. Engine 94 arrived picking up Engine 44's line and stretched a back up line to division two.
Truck 9 arrived as the first arriving special service and went to work on the top floor. Exterior crew laddered the house and handled utilities, while the interior crew searched and opened up for Engine 1 and 9. Crews located fire in the knee walls in the attic and had it under control with-in 15 minutes. Command (Chief 12) held the units from 1, 55 and Truck 9 for overhaul. Company was clear by 1930 hours.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Just after 0500, Truck 9 was alerted (first due) to 6200 block of Annapolis Road for the car into the building on fire. Engine 30 and Truck 9 arrived on the scene at the McDonalds with an auto off into the building. Crews knocked the auto and had minimal extension on the inside of the structure. Units worked for 90 minutes before being released.
Reminder, stealing a car and using drugs at the same time, will turn into a long day sitting in jail.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
At 1158 hours, units were alerted to 5001 38th Avenue for the house on fire. Engine 55 arrived on the scene of a two story duplex with heavy smoke showing. Engine and Truck 9 (9 men) were the next to arrive and went to work. Engine 94 stretched a line to the right unit and were met with fire on the top floor. Truck 9 laddered the outside and assisted Engine companies on the inside opening up and completing searches of the top floors. Engine crews from 55 and 9 had the fire knocked with-in 10 minutes of arrival and after 45 minutes of opening up, Command scaled the incident back to 55 and 9 for overhaul. Company cleared the scene 1330 hours.
Saturday, June 14, 2014
With members all over the County headed towards Ocean City for the week, today an old friend decided to show up and visit us. Around 1500 hours, units were alerted to 1710 Olive Street (Company 38) for the warehouse on fire. Engine 38 arrived on the scene at Smith Properties and had heavy smoke showing from a large warehouse. Engine 94 and Truck 9 were the next to arrive on the scene. Engine 94 secured 38's water supply and stretched a back up line to assist 38. The Truck crew arrived and started opening up for the Engine Companies. Lines from 38 and 9 were knocking down the fire, while Truck Companies 9 and 33 opened several roll up doors and searched the warehouse. A large pile of debris up against the building took around 15 minutes to bring under control. Command held Engines 39 and 9 along with all special services. Company cleared the scene around 1630 hours. Ambulance 99 ran the call as the dedicated EMS unit.
Reserve pumper making a knock
Friday, June 13, 2014
Just after 1200 hours, units were alerted to the 6500 Block of Annapolis Road for the dry cleaners on fire. Staffed with 7 men, the Truck was the first arriving unit with smoke showing from the roof. The interior crew located fire in a utility closet with extension to the roofing material. The can-man kept the fire in check until the first line could be stretched.
The exterior/roof crew worked with Truck Company 1 opening up around several vent pipes to expose all hidden fire. With the fire knocked and all searches coming up negative, Command held Engine 331 and Truck 9 for overhaul. Company cleared the scene at 1320 hours.
East West Highway and Taylor Road
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Around 0900 hours, rain began to fall around the Prince Georges County area. By 1000 hours, areas around the Riverdale, College Park and Berwyn Heights area started to flood. With majority of the roadways and creeks filled with water, entire communities started to get water in there homes. Units in the Battalion responded to more than 60 calls for service, from vehicles stuck in the water and many flooding conditions. Company 9 took in a total of 27 total runs for the day.
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