23:35 hours. Stations 6 & 8 alerted to assist on the working house fire. Upon arrival units encountered a well involved single family structure. Units used a defensive attack due to the amount of involvement. No injuries were reported. Units cleared 02:42 hours... (Full Story & Photos)
Crews from Boonsboro stations 6 & 8, and Potomac Valley station 11 spent several hours training and opening access trails to Maryland Heights and Weverton Cliffs. The cleanup helps to provide easier access for fire & ems delivery to these remote areas. Personnel from both companies honed their saw skills, and helped install an access gate at the Miller Avenue trail.... (Full Story & Photos)
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)
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