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RIC DUTIES FOR TRUCK 9 AT WAREHOUSE FIRE OFF SHERIFF ROAD

Saturday, April 5, 2014  Just after midnight, Engine 38 was alerted to 6304 Sheriff Road for the fire alarm. After arriving on the scene, they found a piece of machinery off on the inside, requesting the box to be filled. Truck 9 and the remainder of the box was sounded to the scene. With Engine 38 getting a quick knock of the fire, Truck 9 arrived and were assigned the RIC on side "A" of the building. Units opened up for 30 minutes before being released.

   


 

ENGINE 94 FOURTH DUE TO LANHAM SECOND ALARM APARTMENT FIRE

Tuesday, April 1, 2014  Just after 0730 hours, units were alerted to the 10000 block of Greenbelt Road (Company 48) for the apartment on fire. Units arrived on the scene with nothing showing. After searching some units, a fire was located in a terrace level apartment with extension in the walls. With fire traveling in the walls to upper apartments, Command requested the second alarm to the scene.

Engine 94 with 6 men arrived on the scene as the 4th due Engine Company. The crew was sent to the upper floors and assisted units opening up, checking for extension. Units worked for another 40 minutes before Command started clearing units. Engine 94 cleared the scene with-in an hour.

   


 

FIRE SHOWING FROM LANDOVER HILLS APARTMENT WITH PEOPLE TRAPPED

Thursday, March 27, 2014  At 1739 hours, units were alerted to 3809 64th Avenue for the apartment on fire with people trapped. Engine Company 30 arrived on the scene of a three story front and four story rear garden apartment with smoke showing. Truck 9 with 6 men arrived next, but now had fire showing from the rear from a balcony.

With other units arriving on the scene, the crews from 9 and 30 pushed in and found fire in the living room, kitchen, dining room and hallway in an apartment on the second floor. With Engine 30 knocking down the fire, Truck 9 searched and opened up the units on the second floor. The Truck crew located a female occupant and brought her out to side "A" of the building to awaiting EMS crews. The exterior crew threw five ground ladders and cut a 6x6 vent hole in the roof.

After all extension checks were completed, Command scaled the incident back to two Engines and two Trucks. Truck 9 cleared the scene at 1915 hours.

     



 

FIRST DUE TRUCK COMPANY WITH FIRE SHOWING FROM KENTLAND DUPLEX

Monday, March 24, 2014  At 1343 hours, units were alerted to 7704 Greenleaf Road in Kentland, for smoke coming from the house. Engine Company 33 arrived on the scene of a duplex with smoke showing from all four sides. Truck 9 and Chief's 9A & 9B (7 men) arrived on the scene and went to work, now with fire showing from the attic on both units. Interior crew assisted opening up and searching the original fire unit, while the exterior crew laddered the house and secured the utilities.

With fire now in the second unit, Command requested a fire task force to the scene to assist with operations. All units worked for 20 minutes to brig the fire under control. Chief 9A was the Division Supervisor in the original unit and Chief 9B was the Division Supervisor in the exposure unit. Truck 9 and Engine Company 33 worked until 1715 hours overhauling and assisting the 1500 cars.

   


 

FIRE SHOWING FROM OUT BUILDING AT 1701 OLIVE STREET FOR THE TRUCK COMPANY

Thursday, March 20, 2014  After a busy night from transferring to Anne Arundel County to medical locals, the crew was headed to bed when the box was sounded for a reported building fire at 1701 Olive Street (Company 38). Engine 38 arrived on the scene of an out building housing a compressor system off against the building. Truck 9 with 7 men arrived next and assisted the Engine crew open up and check for extension on the interior.

With minimal extension, Command scaled the incident back to two and two to finish up. Truck 9 cleared the scene in an hour.

   


 

SECOND ARRIVING TRUCK COMPANY AT SEAT PLEASANT HOUSE

Tuesday, March 18, 2014  With units in the area clearing a call, Ambulance 38 noticed a header of smoke and headed in that direction. They arrived at 606 63rd Street of a two story single with fire showing and people possibly trapped. Communications dropped the box bringing Truck 9 and the "B" Chief to the scene with 8 men.

First arriving units worked on Division 1 knocking fire and checking for trapped occupants. Truck 9 arrived and was granted permission to operate as the second due special service. Half the crew threw ladders and completed VES, while the interior crew located the interior steps. Crews had moderate smoke conditions on the second floor. Truck 9 and Engine 37 searched and opened up checking for extension. Majority of the fire was knocked with-in 15 minutes of arrival. Company cleared the scene in 75 minutes.

A total of 5 occupants jumped out a second floor window to there safety. All were transported to local hospitals for injuries and check ups.

     



 

TRUCK COMPANY 9 ASSISTS AT ST. PATRICKS DAY PARADE IN DOWNTOWN WASHINGTON D.C.

Sunday, March 16, 2014  Today Truck Company 9 assisted in setting up the American flag during the annual St. Patrick's Day parade in Washington D.C.  Thousands of participants walked under the flag set up by Truck 9 and Berwyn Heights Truck 14. Truck 9 cleared the District around 1430 hours.

     



 

ENGINE COMPANY AND DEPUTY CHIEF OPERATE AT WEST LANHAM HOUSE

Sunday, March 16, 2014  At 1307 hours, Engine 94 was alerted fourth due to 6633 Adrian Street (Company 48) for the house fire. Engine 28 arrived on the scene of a split level house with smoke showing. Initial crews found fire in the basement with extension to the first floor. Engine 94 arrived on the scene as the second due Engine. The wagon crew stretched a line in and assisted knocking down the fire. With hording conditions on both levels, units worked for almost two hours opening up and hitting hot spots. Chief 9A had the basement division. Units cleared the scene at 1545 hours.

     



 

OUTSIDE FIRE TURNS INTO TOWNHOUSE FIRE IN BUNKERHILL FOR TRUCK COMPANY AND AMBULANCE

Saturday, March 15, 2014  Around 0040 hours, Engine 55 was alerted to 4011 Parkwood Court for the outside fire. Engine 55 arrived on the scene to find an outside fire with extension to the "C" wall of the townhouse. The box was filled bringing Truck Company 9 and Ambulance 99 to the scene with a total staffing of 7. Once on the scene, the Truck Company assisted Engine 55 opening up the kitchen and exterior wall. Units operated for 90 minutes on the scene before being released.

   


 

TRUCK COMPANY AND DEPUTY CHIEF RUN BACK TO BACK FIRES IN BUNKERHILL AND CHILLUM

Thursday, March 13, 2014  Just as the fellows were waking up for apparatus checks, Truck 9 was alerted first due to 5012 38th Avenue (Company 55) for the house fire with people trapped. Engine 55 and Battalion Chief 4 arrived on the scene with smoke showing from all four sides. Truck 9 and Engine Company 1 arrived next with fire showing from sides A and D.  Crews from 9,1 and 55 pushed in and were met with fire in three rooms. As those crews were gaining access on side "A" of the house, the ladder crew and the Deputy Chief completed VES on side "B" of the structure.

All crews had the fire knocked with-in 10 minutes of arrival and all occupants made it out of the house before our arrival. Crews worked for another 120 minutes opening up and assisting the 1500 cars. The membership wishes the Officer from Engine Company 55 a speedy recovery. He received minor burns to both his ears. Company cleared the scene at 1200 hours.

Just as the crews jumped off the Truck from the Bunkerhill fire, Truck 9 was alerted to 790 Fairview Avenue (Company 44) for smoke in the building. Units arrived on the scene with nothing showing. After gaining access to the building, crews located a kitchen going on the second division. Truck 9 arrived on the scene and established the RIC group and assisted with venting the floors. After 30 minutes, Command scaled the incident back to 2 and 2.

     



 
 
 

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