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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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