Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, February 09
It was 11:28 a.m. when the tones dropped for a commercial building fire at 21895 Pegg Road at the Lexington Park Senior Citizens Apartments. Now there are times that you will run a commercial fire alarm for buildings and you really don’t think too much of them because it happens so often. However, when the E.O.C. (Emergency Operations Center) pull the call out they dispatched it as a building fire ... (Full Story & Photos)
Better shot of the front of building as I walked closer. Took me a while. lol
On Saturday 01/23 at 5:17 pm while Winter Storm Jonas was in full swing in the Southern Maryland region, Communications alerted Companies 6, 3, 9, NAS 13 and 1 to the 17000 block of Piney Point Rd for the House. Engine 61 was first arriving finding a 1 story residence with fire showing on the alpha side of the residence. Tanker 33 (SGT Sewell) was next arriving stretching a second line into the residence ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 0928 Companies 3, 9, and 7 were alerted for a MVA reported one trapped. Rescue 3, Squad 6 (filling-in for Company 9) and Engine 132 with Hazmat 13 responded shortly after time of dispatch. Squad 6 arrived on scene to find one vehicle off the roadway with one trapped. Crews off of Squad 6 started a side blow-out the drivers side. Rescue 3 arrived shortly after and started a side blow-out on the ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 09:26, Tanker 3 & 9 and Truck 3 responded to the 16000 block of Three Notch Road for the reported House on fire. At 09:33, Chief 4 arrived on scene finding a single story residence with a basement with smoke showing from the roofline. Engine 141 was first to arrive laying a line from Holland Manor Drive on the Bravo side of the residence and stretched a 1.75 handline to the front door. Tanker 44 ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 15:05 Sunday St Mary's Companies 9, 3 and 7 were dispatched mutual aid to Solomon’s Island for a reported boat fire across from the Tiki Bar. Within a minute of dispatch Engine 91, Tower 9, and Engine 33 responded along with Hollywood Engine 73.
Solomon’s Engine 31 arrived on scene with a working boat fire and took their own hydrant. They deployed an initial attack line and Engine 91 arrived ... (Full Story)
At 00:24 Tankers 9 & 3, Engine 91 and Squad 3 were alerted to the 23000 block of Mill Pond Road for the reported House on fire. At 00:32 Fire Chief 7 arrived on location finding a 2-story single-family home with fire showing from the "Delta" side of the home. Tanker 93 and Engine 73 arrived on location. Engine 73 laid supply line from the driveway where tanker 93 completed the lay. Engine 73 and 93's ... (Full Story & Photos)
On 10/01/2015 at 12:57 Company 3 and surrounding units were alerted to 21435 Indian Bridge Rd for the reported working trailer fire. Engine 132 arrived at the first entrance to the trailer park laying a supply line. Engine 32 arrived next and laid a supply line from the second entrance Engine 32's crew deployed an 1 ¾” attack line while Engine 32's officer assumed the attack group supervisor. Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)
Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, September 22
It was early in the morning when most everyone should have been in bed and the volunteers of Stations 3 and 9 were doing just that when the tones dropped. Don’t have to tell you other firefighters but when you get a call at 2:30 a.m. in the morning and fireboard tells you that they have a report of a working fire your blood pressure rises as you gear up and mount up on the engine to respond.