Monday, June 9, 2014
At 1601 hours, Truck 9 was alerted third due special service for the house on fire at 18th Avenue and East West Highway. Engine 34 arrived on the scene of a two story single with fire showing from two sides of the top floor. With crews making there way to the top floor, Truck 9 arrived on the scene and established the RIC on side "A" of the house. The crew forced several doors, threw additional ladders and controlled utilities. Interior crews had the fire knocked with-in 10 minutes of arrival and command scaled the incident back to 2&2 for overhaul. Truck 9 cleared the scene at 1630 hours.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
After months of hard work and training at the FDNY academy "The Rock", Drew Lebed graduated in the top ten of the class. A former live-in at Bladensburg and Baltimore City fireman, Drew was assigned to Engine Company 280 in Brooklyn. We had four members make the trip to celebrate with Drew. Congrats on your accomplishment and enjoy your career.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Just as any usual afternoon after 1500 hours would begin, multiple units out of service and on calls and the Engine Company headed on a medical local to assist the Ambulance. While pulling into the complex, Communications dropped the box for the house at 54th Street and Emerson Street. Engine 94 quickly turned around in the complex and added on to the call as first due. Chief 9 arrived at 5409 Emerson Street with smoke from all 4 sides and fire showing from the "B" side. Engine 94 arrived and stretched a line to Division one and located a room off with extension. Crews from 9, 12, 33 and 7 worked for 15 minutes to bring the fire under control. Units worked for another 90 minutes opening up before being released. A crew member from Company 7 and 14 received minor injuries during the incident. Wish a speedy recovery to both.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
At 1131 hours, the box alarm was sounded for fire in the house in the 4500 block of Russell Avenue (Company 55). Engine 55 arrived on the scene of a cape cod style house, with smoke showing from all four sides. Engine 94 arrived and secured first due's supply line and stretched a line to the top floor to handle extension. Engine 55 and Truck 1 handled fire on the first floor, while Engine 9 and Truck 12 worked the second floor. All units worked for 30 minutes to knock all fire. At the hour mark, Command held two and two for overhaul and to assist the 1500 cars. Engine 94 cleared the scene at 1330 hours.
Friday, May 30, 2014
At 1726 hours, the box was sounded for fire in the apartment at 4410 Oglethorpe Street in Company 7's first due. Engine 94 was the third arriving Engine and took position on side "C" at the connections, while the Truck was first arriving special service and took side "A" with Engine 1. The crew from Engine 1 was met on the sixth floor with smoke banked down and all units were assigned to operate. Truck 9 assisted Engine 1 in the fire apartment searching and opening up. Engine 94 stretched a line to the floor above and checked for extension. Crews had a kitchen going and made quick work of it. With no extension, Command held two and two for smoke removal. Units cleared the scene in an hour.
Thursday, May 8, 2014
At 1431 hours, Engine 94 and the Chief were alerted first due to 4801 52nd Avenue for fire coming from the roof. Units arrived on the scene of a story and a half single with fire showing from the attic on side "B" of the house. After completing the 360 of the structure, the crew stretched the bumper line up the outside staircase. The crew had a 10x10 room off in the attic and made quick work of the fire. With all searches negative and minimal extension, Chief 9 held Engine 94 and Tower 7. With several EMS units out of service or on calls, the Ambulance crew did manage to pull in 6 calls during the fire.
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Help support the Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary at it's summer Purse Bingo. Date- May 17th 2014Time- Doors open at 1630 Games start at 1730Location- 4213 Edmonston Road in the Bingo HallCost- $20.00 for 21 gamesFeaturing Coach, Vera Bradley and other designer handbagsFor information contact one of the following members:Paula Ayres- 2408827503Crystal Ayres- 3012544257Crystal Machado- 2406048487Thanks for your support
Photo from Company 33
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Today at the 37th annual Public Safety Valor Awards, Fireman Richard Neuner received the Bronze Medal of Valor. Rich assisted three members from Kentland Company 33 with the removal of trapped occupants at a fire in Glenarden last year.Listed in the picture are Lieutenant Tim Mcclosky (Silver Medal), Lieutenant Kevin Kane, Sergeant Tim Jones and Fireman Richard Neuner. Congrats to all the men involved in the rescue.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
At 0815 hours, Truck 9 was alerted second due truck to 7933 Johnson Avenue in Kentland for the apartment fire. Engine 33 arrived on the scene with smoke showing from a top floor apartment. Truck 9 staffed with 8 men arrived and went to work. The interior crew assisted with operations on the top floor, while the exterior crew threw 7 ground ladders to the rear of the building. Interior crews had the fire knocked with-in 5 minutes and Command scaled the incident back to 2 & 2 for overhaul. Truck 9 cleared the scene at 0915 hours.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Around 1800 hours, Truck 9 was alerted to the 6900 block of Randolph Street (Company 30) for the house on fire. Truck 9 and the three Chief's arrived as dispatched and went to work. The crew laddered the structure, while the interior crew assisted completing various tasks inside. The crews had a kitchen off and made quick work of the fire and command scaled it back to two and two with-in 15 minutes.
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