Saturday, January 4, 2014
With the first quarter of the NFC wild card game under way, at 2028 hours Truck 9 was alerted to 5646 Whitfield Chapel Road for the apartment on fire. Units arrived on the scene of a three story garden apartment with nothing evident. Initial crews located a bathroom on fire and made a quick knock on it. Truck 9 arrived on the scene on side "C" along with Engine 33 finding smoke still showing. Truck 9 along with other units made there way to the floor above and had heavy smoke conditions. After opening up, fire was located in the floor and pipe chases. Command added additional units to the scene, bringing Engine 92 on the fire task force. Units operated for an hour opening up to ensure all extension was out. Company 9 cleared the scene at 2200 hours.
Saturday, December 21, 2013
Just as crews were starting apparatus checks, the box was sounded for the building fire at 4088 Warner Avenue (Company 30). Engine 30 arrived on the scene with fire showing from the second floor extending to the top floor balcony. Truck 9 arrived and operated as the second due Truck Company. The interior crew went to the floor above with Engine 28 and opened up hitting some extension. The exterior crew threw 121 feet of ground ladders and aerial ladder to the building.
Engine 30 had the fire knocked with-in ten minutes of arrival. Command requested a second alarm to the scene but were released in 20 minutes after arrival. Truck 9 worked for an hour before being released.
Saturday, December 21, 2013
At 2131 hours, Ambulance 99 was alerted to the intersection of Annapolis Road and Woodlawn Road for the accident. While pulling out of the station, Communications changed the address to 5800 Annapolis Road. Engine 94 along with Engine 30 arrived on the scene of a three car crash, due to a bailout with the police department. A total of 10 patients were injured in the two vehicles struck.
An EMS taskforce was sounded to the scene to assist. A total of 6 transport units were used to get the patients to various hospitals. Engine 94 cleared the scene at 2210 hours
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
At 1139 hours, units were alerted to 7207 East Ridge Road for the house on fire. Truck 9 with 7 men, was the first due truck company on the assignment. With a large column of smoke visible from the edge of our first due, we knew there was some work to be done. Engine 33 arrived on the scene with fire on the "C" side of the house with extension into the first and second floors.The Truck crew followed the line crew in and worked on both divisions opening up all hidden fire. Trucks 9 and 28 completed the searches on both floors and opened the roof. It took two lines about 10 minutes to bring the fire under control. Units from 9, 28, 33 and 37 operated for another hour opening up and clearing out debris for the investigators. Units cleared the scene around 1345 hours.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
After clearing a first due box alarm on Tuxedo Road, Engine 38 arrived at the house beside there station with fire showing, requesting the box to be filled out. Engine and Truck 38 had a good knock of the fire before the arrival of the box alarm. Engine 94 arrived and stood fast. Truck 9 arrived and removed several bars from windows as the RIC Team. With-in 10 minutes, Command held 38 and 33 for overhaul.
Friday, December 13, 2013
At 2133 hours, Engine 94 and Truck 9 were alerted to 2406 57th Place (Company 38) for the possible basement fire. While passing the Pepsi plant on Kenilworth Avenue, a column of smoke could be seen from that direction.
Before arriving on the scene, PSCC advised fire would be located in the basement. Engine 94 and the Truck arrived on the scene with smoke showing. After talking to the home owner and completing a quick 360 of the house, the only access to the basement was located on side "C" of the house. The wagon crew stretched the 200' line and made quick work of the two room going in the basement. Truck 9 completed searches in the basement and opened up. Truck 38 checked for extension on Division one and searched.
Command Scaled the incident back to the units from 9 and 38 to finish up.
Friday, December 13, 2013
At 1610 hours, the box was sounded for smoke from the roof at 5011 Oglethorpe Street in Riverdale. Engine company 1 arrived on the scene of a story and a half single, with smoke showing from the top floor. Truck 9 with 8 men arrived seconds later and went to work. The interior crew pushed up the stairs with Engine 1 and located fire consuming most of the second floor. The line crew and two hook men opened up and had the fire darkened down with-in 10 minutes after arrival.
The exterior crew threw four ground ladders to the house and started opening up. While throwing ladders to the rear, the crew located the home owner trapped on the roof and quickly threw a ladder to him. The ladder man assisted the occupant down the ladder to safety. Crews assisted opening the roof and hitting the utilities. Command Chief 9B held two and two for overhaul operations. Truck 9 cleared the scene around 1830 hours.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
At 0157 hours, units were alerted to North bound Baltimore Washington Parkway near Landover Road for the accident with possible occupants trapped. Engine 94 and Squad 33 arrived on the scene of a two car crash, with one over turned and four occupants trapped. Both crews worked setting up struts and starting patient care. The squad crew removed all four doors of the vehicle and both crews started removing patients. Two of the patients were transported to PG Trauma center priority one and the other two patients succumbed from their injuries on the scene. Units worked for an hour on the scene before being released. Chief 38A had the Parkway Command. The Parkway remained closed for an additional 7 hours during the accident investigation.
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Just after 0830 hours, units were alerted to 8440 Ardwick Ardmore Road for the reported building fire. First arriving units arrived at the UPS facility with nothing evident. After Engine company 6 and Tower 33 gained entry into the warehouse, smoke was no showing from a bay door. Truck 9 arrived as the second due ladder company. They positioned on the "C" side and went to work.
While Engine 6 was knocking the auto off in the warehouse, Truck 9 assisted in opening numerous bay doors and sky lights directly above the incident. The fire was out wih-in 10 minutes and command scaled the incident back to two and two. Truck 9 remained an additional 30 minutes assisting with smoke removal.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Just before 1500 hours, units were working a fire in Company 20's first due and several units were transferred around, the assignment was sounded for smoke coming from the house at 1024 58th Avenue. Engine 38 arrived on the scene of a one story single with smoke showing. Truck 9 arrived and went to work assisting the engine companies. The exterior crew threw several ground ladders and opened the roof, while the interior crew searched and opened up. The interior crews found fire in the attic space of the house and had it knocked with-in 10 minutes of arrival. Units remained on the scene for hour assisting with overhaul operations.
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