The busy Holiday Season continues for both Stations 6 & 8 as units were alerted to the 7700 Blk of Mapleville Road on the 6-16 box for the Barn Fire. Rescue Engine 6-1, DC6, arrived with a barn fully involved with exposures. DC8 on scene assuming water supply, Truck 6 arrived and placed ladder pipe operations in service knocking the bulk of fire down. Crews finished mopping up hot spots with handlines. ... (Full Story & Photos)
00:01 Hours. Station 8 alerted to assist Frederick County Station 5 on a structure fire. Upon arrival PM/ET - 8 was assigned to staging, and later rotated to assist with salvage and overhaul operations.No injuries were reported. PM/ET-8 cleared at 02:00 hours.... (Full Story)
Fatal House Fire 322 Lanafield Circle. Box 6-1 Crew dispatched for house fire with entrapment . Crews arrived to find a single story rancher with heavy fire showing , crew worked to gain entry as Chief6 arrived and assumed command. Crews were hampered by hoarding conditions inside the residence making access to home difficult and adding to the fires fuel load. Firefighter worked diligently to rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)
03:59 hours. Units from five counties were dispatched for a house on fire 2237 Boteler Rd. Lt. 11 (Payne) arrived on scene with a "working fire". Command was established by Deputy Chief 8 (Wachter). Crews from Paramedic/Engine Tanker 8 and Medic 691 initiated an aggressive interior attack. Crews brought the fire under control approximately 10-15 minutes after initial attack. The house sustained heavy ... (Full Story & Photos)
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