08:03 Hours.For the second time this week, Station 8 alerted to assist with the mountain fire on the "Yellow Trail" at Sugarloaf Mountain. Upon arrival, Gator 8 was deployed to the south flank at the top of the mountain to assist with containment, and to haul personnel and extra equipment from the wildland trailer. With limited access, the Gator and crew got quite the workout, Units cleared at 16:04 ... (Full Story & Photos)
05:57 Hours. Stations 6 & 8 alerted to assist with the mountain fire on Jugtown Rd. Upon arrival Tanker 6 Technician Grossnickle was assigned staging officer. Manpower and Gator 8 were assigned to the North flank for containment and suppression duties. Chief 6 (Griffith) was assigned as officer. Station 6 & 8 units cleared at 12:38 hours.... (Full Story & Photos)
01:31 hours. Station 8 alerted to assist on the mountain fire / wildland assignment at Sugarloaf Mountain, Frederick County box area 14-12. Upon arrival, Station 8 units were assigned suppression and fire line duties on the mountain. Access was limited, hand tools and leaf blowers were used to contain the fire.Units cleared at 05:23 hours.... (Full Story & Photos)
Box 1-4 Sounded for reported fully involved house fire on Red Hill Rd. While units in route a large glow could be seen on the mountain, Chief 6 first arriving on scene confirmed dispatch of a single story home fully involved and assumed command until deputy chief 1 arrival. Crew also found several spot fires in the mountain. crews worked for about 3 hrs. ... (Full Story & Photos)
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