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27 Dec-Door Pop in New Market
Jan 02, 2014
On Friday evening 27 December 2013, Units were alerted to Old National Pike and Eaglehead Dr for the MVA with reported one unconscious. First arrving A159 went on the scene with a single vehicle into a pole with one still inside. RE153 arrived and established the "Old National Pike" command, and went to work stabilizing the vehicle.
25 Nov- One pinned on I-70
Dec 08, 2013

On Monday afternoon 25 November 2013, units were alerted for the MVA involving a tractor trailer with entrapment on EB I-70 at Green Valley Road. First arriving A159 went on scene with a car vs. tractor trailer with one pinned. A159 requested an additional ALS, aviation and engine company for the LZ. Upon the arrival of RE153, the crew stabilized the vehicle and began the extrication. Upon the arrival of ET154, the officer was assigned the rescue group and the extrication continued. Crews removed both driver side doors and the B-post . The patient was still pinned by the dash, however due to his deteriorating condition and modified dash lift was required to expedite the extrication. The extrication was completed in approximately 10 minutes and the patient was taken via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma. All other patients were taken to local hospitals. Units Responding- A159, CCM17, RE153, ET154, CCE12 Additional- E251, M17, EMS901


30 Oct- One Trapped on I-70
Nov 14, 2013

On Wednesday afternoon October 30th 2013, Units were alerted for the MVA on I-70 in the area of Bill Moxley Road. While enroute communications advised they had reports of possibly one unconcious and a medic unit was added. First arriving A159 went on scene with a tractor trailer into the rear of a dump truck in tow with one trapped. RE153 arrived and stabilized the vehicle and went to work saw-zalling the fender away to make access to the door and then removed the door. The extrication was completed in approximately 5 minutes and the patient was taken via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore. Command requested the HIRT 31 for multiple large quantities of fluid on the roadway as well as a saddle tank pump off.

Units Responding- A159, CCM17, CCR1, RE153, ET154, A259,

LZ- ET254

Haz-Mat Assignment- HIRT31, Decon31, Safety 901


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29 Oct- One Trapped on I-70
Nov 14, 2013

On Tuesday afternoon October 29th 2013, Units were alerted for the MVA with one rolled over on WB I-70 in the area of the 66mm. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle on its top with one trapped. RE153 arrived and stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing both doors and the B-post on the drivers side to make access to the patient. The extrication was complete in approximately 10 minutes and the patient was taken via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore.

Units Responding- A159, CCM17, CCR1, RE153, ET154


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May 20th- House Fire in White Rock
May 25, 2013

On Monday evening May 20th 2013, Box alarm 01-23 was struck for the house fire in the 9100blk. of Bethel Road. First arriving E12 went on scene with a two story residential, with smoke showing. The crew stretched a line into the structure and found a room going on the second floor. The fire was knocked in a short time and crews began overhauling. Command began clearing units within the hour.


Sept 25th- Two Trapped on the Golden Mile
Sep 27, 2012

On Tuesday morning September 25th 2012, Units were alerted to W. Patrick Street and N. McCain Drive for the MVA with entrapment. While enroute communications gave additional supplements advising of multiple vehicles and possibly one unconcious. First arriving RE11 went on scene with a 6 vehicle MVA with two trapped in seperate vehicles. Command was established and the request for 3 additional BLS ambulances,a second squad and aviation were made. RE11 went to work on the higher priority car, removing the drivers door and roof to free the occupant. Upon the arrival of RS2, the crew utilized chain and a come-a-along to pull the second vehicle away from another. Once completed, the vehicle was stabilized and the drivers door was removed to free the occupant. Command began releasing units a short time later.

Units Responding- A19, M2, RE11, E31, A38, A129, A29, RS2


Sept 24th- MVA with Fire in Walkersville
Sep 27, 2012

On Monday afternoon September 24th 2012, Units were alerted to the 9200blk of Water Street Road for the MVA with entrapment and one on fire. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle into a tree on fire with all occupants out. Command was established and the request for avaition was made. All three occupants were transported to area hospitals.


May 20th- One Trapped on I-70
May 25, 2012

On Sunday morning May 20th 2012, Units were alerted to Interstate 70 at Jefferson Pike for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle down an embankment with the front seat passenger trapped. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing a door and the roof to free the occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 20 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A38, A18, RS3, E31, E122(Driver Only), RE11


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May 19th- House Fire in Woodville
May 25, 2012

In the early morning hours of May 19th 2012, Box alarm 17-26 was struck for the house on fire in the area of the 7600blk of Woodville Road. First arriving units went on scene with a two story vacant house fully involved. Crews took a defensive position and began knocking the fire with a 2-1/2" attack line. A short time later the decision was made to let the structure go. Command began scaling the assignment back a short time later.


May 16th- House Fire in North Crossing
May 25, 2012

On Wednesday night May 16th 2012, Box alarm 02-10 was struck for auto fire inside the garage at 1904 Saw Mill Court in North Crossing. First arriving E22 went on scene with a two story residential with heavy fire showing from the garage. The crew stretched an 1-3/4" handline and began knocking the fire as additional companies began to arrive. Command was established and the RID as well as the working fire taskforce was requested. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 15 minutes and began overhauling. The assignment was scaled back a short time later and command held 2 and 1.

Box Alarm- E22, E502, E12, E31, RS2(Failed to Respond), RE11(Understaffed w/ 2), RS3, TWR1, TR41, A29

 


May 14th- Door Pop in Green Valley
May 25, 2012

On Monday night May 14th 2012, Units were alerted to the 11200blk of Fingerboard Road for the MVA. First arriving ET254 went on scene with a single vehicle MVA with 3 occupants, one of which being trapped. Upon the arrival of RE153, the crew stabilized the vehicle and removed the passengers side front door to free the occupant. The extrication took approximately 5 minutes and the patients were taken to area hospitals.

Units Responding- A259, RE153, ET254, A239, CCM18


April 17th- Farm Machinery Fire in Utica
Apr 18, 2012

On Tuesday afternoon April 17th 2012, Units were alerted for the farm machinery fire at Old Frederick Road and Devilbiss Bridge Road. Crews found a large chopper well involved and began knocking the fire. Crew remained on the scene for some time hitting hots spots.

Units Responding-E221, ET114, B116, A249


April 16th- House Fire in Myersville
Apr 18, 2012

Just before midnight on April 16th 2012, Box alrm 08-05 was struck for the house fire in the 9200blk of Harmony Road in Myersville. First arriving E82 went on scene of a two story wood-frame with heavy fire showing. Command was established and the request for the tanker taskforce was made as well as the RID. Crews stretched a line into the alpha side and began an aggressive interior attack. Interior crews had the fire knocked in approximately 20 minutes. Command began scaling the incident back a short time later.

 


April 16th- House Fire in Horseshoe Estates
Apr 18, 2012

On Monday night April 16th 2012, Box alarm 17-30 was struck for the house next to 7705 Bridle Pass Circle for the house fire. While enroute communications advised they were recieving additional supplements of a corrected address of 7707 Bridle Pass and fire from the window in the rear. First arriving RE153 went on scene with a two story residential and nothing evident. Further review found a room off on division 2 and crews began an interior attack. The fire was out in a matter of minutes and command began releasing the assignment a short time later.

Box Alarm- ET172, RE153, E111, E162, RE171, Q11, TR41, T17, ET154, ET114, E23


April 14th- House Fire in East Frederick
Apr 16, 2012

In the early morning hours of Saturday April 14th 2012, Box alarm 33-11 was struck for the "House on Fire" at 5938 Quinn Orchard Road. First arriving Safety 901 went on scene with a single story residential with heavy fire showing from the bravo side attic. E331 arrived and stretched a line through the alpha side and making access to the attic. Crews were having a difficult time breaching the ceiling to access the fire due to multiple renovations within the house. Crews were able to make a small access hole and began knocking the fire. A short time later command backed crews out and took a defensive position. Crews re-entered the structure, and were able to hit the remainder of the fire. Crews operated for approximately 2 hours before command began releasing units.

Units Responding- E331, E31, E22, E311, RS3, TR41, TWR1, ET34, T1, ET154 


April 11th- House Fire Spring Ridge
Apr 13, 2012

On Wednesday evening April 11th 2012, Box alarm 33-02 was struck for the house fire in the area of the 9300blk of Hall Road. First arriving E331 went on scene with a three story farm house with heavy fire showing and the reports of one possibly trapped inside. The crew from E331 immediately began a primary search of the structure, while A339 stretched an attack line to the charlie side. Inside, crews found heavy heat and fire as well as Collyers mansion conditions. Primary searches turned up negative, and the occupant was accounted for a short time later. Crews had the bulk of the fire knocked in approximately 30 minutes and remained on scene for several hours overhauling the structure.

Units Responding- E331, ET154, E31, E22, A339, RS3, TR41, TWR1, BC901, Safety901


April 3rd- House Fire in Lime Kiln
Apr 13, 2012

On Tuesday evening April 3rd 2012, Box alarm 31-08 was struck for the house fire in the 4200blk of Buckeystown Pike in Lime Kiln. First arriving BC902(Wallick) went on scene with a two story wood frame house with heavy fire showing and one burned in the front yard. Command was established and the request for an ALS and aviation was made for the burn victim. Upon the arrival of E311, the crew stretched a line into the structure and began making an aggressive interior attack. Crews had the fire knocked within 20 minutes and began an extensive overhaul.

Units Responding- E311, ET143, E31, E22, RS3, A319, Q14, TR41, E141, A39, BC901(Poole), BC902(Wallick)


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March 31st- Unique Rescue in Baker Park
Apr 12, 2012

On Saturday night March 31st 2012, Units were alerted to the Baker Park Spillway to assist Frederick County Animal Control, for the goose stuck in the basin. First arriving units were advised by the animal control officer that the goose was suffering from a broken wing and was unable to exit the basin. TR42 dropped a 28' extension ladder into the basin and the crew from BSU2 descended into the basin to get the goose. Crews operated for approximately an hour before clearing.

Units Responding- ET34, RS3, TR42, BSU2


March 26th- One Trapped in New Market
Mar 27, 2012

On Monday morning March 26th 2012, Units were alerted to Old National Pike and Green Valley Road for the MVA. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle T-bone with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RE153, the crew stabilized the vehicle and began the extrication to free the trapped occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 20 minutes and the occupant was transported to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A159, A259, RE153


March 23rd- Door Pop in West Winds
Mar 27, 2012

On Friday evening March 23rd 2012, Units were alerted to San Andrew Drive and Country Club Road for the MVA. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle T-bone with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RE153, the crew stabilized the vehicle and popped the passengers side door to free the occupant. The extrication was complete in approimately 5 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A159, RE153, ET154


March 23rd- Door Pop in Braddock Heights
Mar 24, 2012

On Friday night March 23rd 2012, Chief 1-1 called out for the MVA with one into a pole in the 5400blk of Old National Pike. While enroute additional supplements continued to be provided, advising of one trapped and one unconcious. Command was established and the request for an additional BLS and aviation was made. Upon the arrival of RE11, the crew stabilized the vehicle and removed the passengers side door to make access to the occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 10 minutes and the patients were taken to area hospitals.

Units Responding- A129, M1, RE11, E122(Driver Only), E72(Staffing for E122), A78, EMS901


March 20th- Fatal MVA on I-70
Mar 21, 2012

In the early morning hours of tuesday March 20th, Units were alerted for the MVA with rollover and entrapment on WB I-70 at Quinn Road. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle on its side with the driver partially ejected and pinned under the vehicle. Further investigation found the pinned occupant to be Priority 4(DOA). Command began releasing some of the units and held the remainder to assist the Maryland State Police with their investigation.

Units Responding- A339, A159, M33, RE153, E331, E31, EMS901


March 19th- House Fire in Eastview
Mar 20, 2012

On Monday night March 19th 2012, Box alarm 01-21 was struck for fire in the area of J.I.Harris Memorial Drive and Bowers Road. First arriving E12 went on scene with a corrected address in the 7200blk of Drought Springs Road, with a two story residential and heavy fire showing from division 2. Crews stretched a line into the structure, however had multiple holes and the floor and rapidly deteriorating conditions, therefore forced to evacuate. Crews took a defensive position with multiple handlines from the exterior. Command began releasing units approximatley 2 hours later.

Units Responding- E12, E502, E122, E31, RS3, TWR1, TR41, BC901, Safety901

RID- E22, TR42(Failed to Respond), M1, A29


March 19th- Small Fire in College Estates
Mar 20, 2012

On Monday afternoon March 19th 2012, Box alarm 02-06 was struck for smoke in the house at 315 W. College Terrace in the College Estates section of Frederick City. First arriving TR41 went on scene witha two story residential with light smoke showing. Further investigation found a moderate smoke condition on the interior caused by fire in the walls. TR41 began opening up as E22 stretched a line to division 1. Crews found some extension into the basement and were able to contain it without further spread. Crews remained on scene for a little over an hour before clearing.

Units Responding- E22, E31, E12, E502, RS2(Failed to Respond), RS3, TR41, TWR1, A29, A39, BC901, Safety901


March 15- Door Pop in West Frederick
Mar 16, 2012

On Thursday afternoon March 15th 2012, Units were alerted for the MVA at Key Parkway and Willowdale Drive in West Frederick. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle T-bone with one trapped. Command was established and the request was made for an additional engine and ambulance. The crew from RE11, stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the drivers door to free the occupant. The extrication was completed in approimately 5 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A18, RE11, E12, A129


March 3rd- Haz-Mat Box at FCPD Headquarters
Mar 16, 2012

On Saturday night March 3rd 2012, The Haz-Mat assignment was struck for a suspicious package in the sallyport area of the Frederick City Police Headquarters at 100 W. Patrick Street in Downtown. Units arrived on scene and were advised that a pacakage had been located in the area and had an unknown contents coming from it. Upon the arrival of HIRT31, the crew suited up to sample the product. After performing research on the product, the product was determined to not be  hazardous. Units began clearing as ready.

Units Responding- E31, E23, A19, RS3, HIRT31, BC901, Safety901


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Feb 26th-One Pinned in Frederick City
Feb 28, 2012

On Sunday night February 26th 2012, Units were alerted to the 8700blk of Gas House Pike in the area of the ALDI Distribution Warehouse for the MVA involving a tractor-trailer. First arriving units went on scene with a car that had struck a parked tractor-trailer head-on and one pinned. Command was established and the request for aviation was made. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle for a roof removal and dash lift. The extrication took approximately 25 minutes before the patient was freed. The patient was taken by an awaiting MSP Trooper 3 to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore.

Units Responding- A38, M31, RS3, E31, E23(LZ), EMS901


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Feb 26th- House Fire in Molesworth Hills
Feb 28, 2012

On Sunday afternoon February 26th 2012, Box alarm 25-17 was struck for the house on fire at 12695 Monnier Court in the Molesworth Hill section of Green Valley. First arriving ET254 went on scene with heavy fire through the roof and requested the Rapid Intervention and Tanker Taskforce. Crews stretched a handline in to the structure to make an aggressive interior attack, however were backed out moments later due to the divison 1 floor beginning to give way. Once the bulk of the fire was knocked crews re-entered the structure to hit hots spots and overhaul and again were backed out because of structural stability. Prior to the second evacuation, a May Day was sounded for a member that had fallen through the floor, the member was quickly pulled to safety without further incident. Crews continued from a defensive postion and command began releasing part of the assignment a short time later.

 


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Feb 21- One Trapped on Route 340
Feb 23, 2012

On Tuesday Morning February 21 2012, While returning from a previous run, A198 called out with overturned and one trapped on Route 340 EB just prior to Ballenger Creek Pike. Communication filled out the assignment and A198 began pt care until the arrival of the Squad. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle for a roof flap. The extrication was completed in approximately 20 minutes and the patient was taken Meritus Medical Center by A198.

 


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Feb 19th- Mutual Aid to VA, Two Pinned
Feb 21, 2012

On Sunday morning February 19th 2012, Frederick County Units were alerted to go mutual aid to Loudoun County, VA for the MVA with entrapment. Upon their arrival, crews found a two vehicle head-on MVA with two pinned. Crews went to work assisting with the extyrication. Approximately 20 minutes later the extrication of both victims was completed. All patients were taken to various area hospitals.

Frederick County Units Responding- RS19, RS20, RE52, M20, A199


Feb 12th- House Fire in Holly Hills
Feb 21, 2012

On Sunday night February 12th 2012, Box alarm 33-04 was struck for the house on fire in the 6600blk of Ritchie Drive in Holly Hills. First arriving E331, went on the scene with a two story residential with heavy fire showing from the rear and roof. E331's crew stretched a line into the structure and began an interior attack however, were severely hampered by a heavily wind driven fire. Even with the assistance of the back up line, crews continued to take a beating. A short time later, units operating on the Charlie side reported a partial collapse and command then ordered the evacuation. Crews switched to a defensive position and attacked the fire with master streams and heavy handlines. Crews remained on the scene well into the night.

 


Feb 13th- One Trapped In Uptown
Feb 21, 2012

On Monday morning February 13th 2012, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment at 6th& Market in Uptown. First arriving E22 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Command was established and a prtoection line was stretched awaiting the arrival of the squad. Command made the request for an additional ALS and BLS as well as requested aviation. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work performing a B-Post conversion to free the trapped occupant. The extrication was completed in approimately 15 minutes and the patient was driven to the MSP hangar.

Responding Units- A39, A18, RS2(Failed to Respond), E22, RS3, M2, M1


Feb 2nd- Garage Fire in Uptown
Feb 08, 2012

In the early morning hours of February 2nd 2012, Box alarm 02-03 was struck for the garage fire to the rear of 14 Frederick Avenue. While enroute communications advised they had reports of one burned. E23 arrived on scene with a single story duplex style garage with heavy fire showing. The crew stretched a 300' attack line to the rear and began an interior attack of the garage. Crews had the fire out in a matter of minutes and command began downgrading the assignment. A29 treated one with burns to the hands, patient refused.

Units Responding- E23, E31, E12, E502, RS2(Failed to Respond), RS3, TR41, TWR1, A29, M2, BC901(Coe), Safety901(Thomas IV)


Feb 1 st- Fatal MVA in New Market
Feb 08, 2012

On Wednesday night Feb 1 st 2012, Units were alerted to EB I-70 for the MVA with entrapment. While enroute communications advised they had reports of a car into the rear of tractor-trailer with one trapped. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Command was established and further investigation revealed the trapped occupant to be Priority 4(DOA). Crews remained on the scene well into the night assisting the Maryland State Police with lighting and the recovery.

Units Responding- A159, CCM17, CCM18, CCR1, RE153, ET254, BC901(Coe)


Jan 17th- Fatal MVA in Libertytown
Jan 18, 2012

Early Tuesday morning January 17th 2012, an off duty Howard County Battalion Chief called out on Frederick Main to report a head-on MVA on Green Valley Road in the area of Jones Road. As communications began filling the assignment, additional supplements were provided advising heavy entrapment. Upon the arrival of M17, the patient was declared Priority 4(DOA). Crews remained on the scene into the morning assisting the Maryland State Police.

Units Responding- A179, M17, RE171, BC901, Safety 901


Jan 14th- Small fire in Lewistown
Jan 18, 2012

On Saturday night January 14th 2012, Box alarm 22-06 was struck for the barn fire in the 9800blk of Bartgis Road in Hansonville. First arriving units went on scene with multiple pieces of farm equipment off inside a three sided barn with no extension to the structure at that time. E22 arrived and dropped it at the end of the driveway and proceeded back the lane. The crew stretched a line and began knocking the fire utilizing CAF due to no water supply being established at that point. The crew had the fire knocked in approximately 15 minutes and command began releasing the balance of the assignment a short time later.

Box- E221, E111, E502, E22, A229, A249, RS24, Q11, TWR1, T22, ET224, T1, BC902(Healy)


Dec 26th- Multiple Garages Off in the Villages of Urbana
Dec 28, 2011

On Monday night December 26th 2011, Structure alarm 23-02 was struck for the detached garage fire to the rear of an address in the 3900blk of Sugarloaf Parkway. While enroute communications advised these were recieving multiple calls  indicating that more than one garage was on fire and that they were filling the box. First arriving E231 arrived on scene with a single story garage and heavy fire showing. Moments later ET254 arrived at a seperate fire 2 blocks from the original fire, this also being a garage with heavy fire showing with extension into the delta 1 exposure. Command was established and the request for a second alarm was made due to the possibility of other fires in the area. Crews had the fires out in approximately 30 minutes and remained on the scene well into the morning assisting the Frederick County/ State Fire Marshalls Offices with their investigation and lighting.


Dec 6th- Door Pop in Braddock Heights
Dec 20, 2011

On Tuesday afternoon December 6th 2011, Units were alerted for the MVA on Old National Pike at Maryland Ave. While enroute communications advised they had reports of possibly one trapped. First arriving units on scene confirmed one trapped. Command was established and upon the arrival of RE11, the crew stabilized the vehicle and removed the drivers door to make access to the patient. All patients were taken to area hospitals.

Units Responding- A129, M1, RE11, E122(Driver Only), RE74(Staffing for 122), A79


Dec 6th- One Trapped in Evergreen Point
Dec 20, 2011

On Tuesday afternoon December 6th 2011, Units were alerted to Buckeystown Pike at Urbana Pike for the MVA with rollover and entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle on its side with one partially ejected and trapped. Further investigation revealed the patient had attempted to self extricate and became stuck under the vehicle. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and set up the airbags to lift the vehicle up off the patient. Once lifted the crew removed a portion of the roof and were then able to removed the trapped occupant. The extrication lasted approximately 20 minutes and the patient was taken by ground to Meritus Medical Center.

Units Responding- A38, M2, RS3, ET34


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Dec 3rd- One Trapped in New Market
Dec 20, 2011

On Saturday afternoon December 3rd 2011, Units were alerted to Green Valley Road at New London Road for the injured person from an MVA. While enroute communications advised they were getting reports of one trapped and were up grading the assignment. Upon the arrival of RE153, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the drivers door to make access to the trapped occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 10 minutes and all parties involved in the crash refused treatment.

Units Responding-

A159, A179, M17, RE153, RE171, EMS901, BC901


Nov 26th- Double Fatal MVA on I-70
Nov 27, 2011

On Satuday morning November 26th 2011, Units were alerted to the EB lanes of I-70 for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with multiple vehicles involved. Further investigation found a trauma code as well as another priority 1 occupant among the numerous injured. Command was established and several additional ambulances were requested. All patients were taken to area hospitals. The crash came as Maryalnd State Police began closing I-70 to initiate a felony stop on a charter bus that was believed to have been transporting a suspect from earlier shooting. The search turned up negative.

 


Nov 24th- Fatal MVA in Sandy Hook
Nov 27, 2011

On Thursday evening November 24th 2011, Units were alerted to Route 340 at Keep Tryst Road for the MVA. First arriving crews found a two vehicle T-bone with one pinned. Further investigation revealed the pinned occupant to be priority 4(DOA). Crews remained on the scene into the night assisting the Maryland State Police with their investigation.


Nov 23rd- Fatal MVA on I-270
Nov 27, 2011

On Wednesday evening November 23rd 2011, Units were alerted to NB I-270 in the area of Park Mills Road for the MVA with rollover and entrapment. While enroute communications advised they had an off duty firefighter on scene advising the car was on fire and he could not get to the patient. First arriving units went on scene with one on its side with one partially ejected and pinned with a car fully involved. The driver of the vehicle, which had recently been reported stolen was pronounced dead on the scene.


Oct 22nd- Second Fire of the Day
Oct 23, 2011

On Saturday evening October 22nd 2011, Box alarm 01-21 was struck for smoke coming from the house at 5709 Lakeview Drive in the Eastview section of Frederick. First arriving BC902 went on scene with a single story residential with light smoke showing from the attic area. As E12 and TWR1 were arriving communications advised of possibly one trapped. The crew from E12 stretched a line to the front door as TWR1 quickly placed two ground ladders and began the primary search. E23 reverse layed from E12 to a dry hydrant convienantly located approximately 600ft down the street. ET34 arrived as the first due tanker and nursed E12 until the water supply was established. Interior crews had the fire knocked down quickly, which was contained to the room of origin. Command began releasing units a short time later.

Box- E12, E502, E122, E23, A19, RS2(Failed to Respond), RS3, TWR1, TR41, T1, ET34, T7, BC902


Oct 22nd- House Fire in Johnsville
Oct 23, 2011

On Saturday afternoon October 22nd 2011, Box alarm 17-02 was struck for the house fire in the 9700blk of Green Valley Road. First arriving A179 went on scene with a two story vacant farm house with smoke showing from the attic. Command was established and the decision was made to attack the fire from a defensive position. Crews stretched multiple handlines and an aerial master stream was placed into service. E331 established the fill site at FS17 and tankers began running the loop. A short time later, the decision was made to let the structure go do to its age and condition. Command began releasing units a short time later.

Box- ET172, CCE81, E162, E91, A179, CCRS8, Q11, TR41, T17, CCET82, ET94, CCT1, ET154

RID- E23, CCE101, RS16

Tanker Taskforce- CCT14, ET114, ET254, ET34, E331


Oct 4th- House Fire in Dearbought
Oct 09, 2011

On Tuesday evening October 4th 2011, Box alarm  11-30 was struck for 1615 Cyril Street in the Dearbough section of Frederick City for fire to the rear of the address. While enroute communications advised that they had reports of a gas grill and deck on fire and it was extending into the house. First arriving E23 went on scene with smoke showing from the rear and deployed the "Detriot" lay. The crew from E23 had the fire knocked in a matter of minutes and then TR41 began opening up. Crews found minimal extension and command began downgrading the assignment a short time later.

Units Responding- E111, E23, E31, E502, RS24, A247, TR41, TWR1, BC901, BC902, Safety901


Oct 3rd- Third Fire of the Day
Oct 09, 2011

On Monday afternoon October 3rd 2011, Box alarm 15-16 for the house fire at 6712 Acipiter Drive in the Eaglehead section of Lake Linganore. First arriving units went on scene with a two story residential with smoke showing. Further investigation found fire in the walls and the command was established. Crews made quick work of the fire and command began releasing units a short time later.

Units Responding- RE153, E331, E111, RE171, RS24, TR41, TR50, ET154, ET114, RE171, ET34, BC901, Safety901


Oct 3rd- One Trapped in Riverside
Oct 09, 2011

On Monday afternoon October 3rd 2011, Units were alerted to Monocacy Boulevard in the area of Progress Drive for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a tractor-trailer versus car with one trapped. Command was established and upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and performed a B-post conversion as well removed the roof to make access to the trapped occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 20 minutes and the patient was taken by ground to Meritus Medical Center.

Units Responding- A39, M17, RS3, E31, EMS901


Oct 3rd- Second Fire of the Day
Oct 09, 2011

While most of the North County comapnies were tied up on the 18 box, Box alarm 13-07 was struck for the Silo on fire in the 15000blk of Grimes Road in Northern Frederick County. Crews went on scene with smoke showing from a Silo. Command was established and crews utilized foam to contain the balze to the silo.


Oct 3rd- Barn Fire in Graceham
Oct 05, 2011

On Monday morning October 3rd 2011, Box alarm 18-03 was struck for the barn fire in the 14000blk of Frushour Road in Graceham. First arriving units went on scene with a 200X80 Barn wll involved full of hay. Command was established and the tanker taskforce was requested. Crews protected exposures and knocked as much of the barn down as possible.


Oct 2nd- Apartment Fire in Downtown
Oct 05, 2011

On Sunday morning October 2nd 2011, Box alarm 03-03 was struck for the apartment fire at 107 S. Bentz Street in the Downtown section of Frederick City. First arriving E31 went on scene with a two story apartment building with smoke showing from division 2. Crews stretched a line to the rear of the structure to the only second floor access point and made the push down the hallway to the fire apartment. Crews found a room off and made a quick knock before beginning overhaul.

Units Responding- E31, E23, RE11, E501, RS3, A39, TR41, TWR1, BC901, Safety901

RID- D50, RS2(Failed to Respond), A28, M2, A19


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Sept 28th- Garage Fire in Braddock Heights
Oct 05, 2011

On Wednesday afternoon September 28th 2011, Box alarm 12-5 was struck for smoke coming from a house in the 5100blk of Old National Pike. First arriving A19 went on scene with a single story residential with a working car fire in the garage. Upon the arrival of E121, the crew stretched a line into the garage and began making quick work of the fire. Crews had the fire knocked in 5-10 minutes and command began releasing units a short time later.

Units Responding- E121, E12, E501, E23, RS3, TWR1, TR41, T7, ET204, ET114, BC902(Healy), Safety901(Thomas)


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Sept 24th- Motorcycle MVA in Middletown
Oct 05, 2011

On Saturday September 24th 2011, Units were alerted for the motorcycle MVA in the 6100blk of Holter Road in Middletown. First arriving A129 went on scene with a single bike down with two patients both priority 1 category A traumas. Command was established and the request for aviation X 2 was made as well as a second ALS. Crews began patient care, as E122 established the landing zone. Both patients were flown to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore.

Units Responding- A129, A78, M20, RE74, E122(Driver Only), EMS901(Newman)


Sept 23rd- One Trapped on I-70
Oct 05, 2011

On Friday afternoon September 23rd 2011, Units were alerted for the MVA on WB I-70 at I-270. First arriving RS3 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. The crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle as ET34 stretched a protection line. The crew from RS3 performed a B-post conversion to free the occupant and were complete in approximately 15 minutes. The patient was taken to an area hospital and crews cleared a short time later.

Units Responding- A39, A18, RS3, ET34, RE11(Diverted to another MVA), Safety901(Barnes)


Aug 21st- House Fire in Unionville
Aug 30, 2011

In the early morning hours of Sunday August 21st 2011, Box alarm 17-24 was struck for the house fire with possible people trapped in the 13800blk of Unionville Road. First arriving units went on scene with a two story farm house with heavy fire showing from division 1. Crews stretched an attack line into the structure and began an aggressive interior attack. A short time later crews were backed out due to deteriorating condition however were able to re-enter the structure soon after. Crews were able to hold the fire to the room of origin and began overhauling.


Aug 11th - Garden Apartment - 2 Alarms with Mayday
Aug 18, 2011

August 11, 2011 Box Alarm 01-01 was sounded for the second floor on fire at 650 Heather Ridge Drive in West Frederick. ECC advised responding that they were taking multiple calls and that the second and third floors were involved. First arriving A18 went on scene with a 3 story, garden apartment with smoke showing.  A MAYDAY was transmitted shortly into the incident by Rescue Co. 3 for a member of Tower Ladder 1 who experienced a SCBA malfunction. The MAYDAY was quickly resolved and the member was treated on-scene. The incident went to a second alarm and members operated for 45 minutes before placing the incident under control. 29 people were displaced and 12 units were severely damaged. The fire started on a second-floor balcony in the rear of the building at about 3:40 p.m. The State and County Fire Marshal’s office ruled it an accidental fire.


Aug 8th- Fatal MVA on Interstate 70
Aug 16, 2011

On Monday afternoon August 8th 2011, Units were again dispatched to the EB Lanes of Interstate 70 at the 36mm for the MVA with entrapment. Crews went on the scene of a roll back tow truck underneath a tractor-trailer with one pinned. Command was established and further investigation revealed a trauma code on the other side of the tractor-trailer. Crews split and began resuscitation efforts on the trauma code. Meanwhile the crew from SOP20, began stabilizing the two truck for the extrication. Crews worked together to pop the drivers door and remove the roof to free the occupant. The extrication was completed in 15 minutes and patients were taken to various local hospitals.


Aug 7th- One Pinned, One Ejected on I-70
Aug 16, 2011

On Sunday night August 7th 2011, Units were alerted to Interstate 70 in the area of the 36mm for the MVA with rollover. First arriving units wnet on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one ejected and one with an extremity pinned under the vehicle. Command was established and the request for aviation was made. Crews went work stabilizing the vehicle and using a hi-lift jack to lift the vehicle to free the occupants extremity. Occupants from all vehicles were transported to various hospitals and trauma centers.


Aug 2nd- Mutual Aid to Carroll for Two Alarm Fire in Mount Airy
Aug 04, 2011

On Tuesday afternoon August 2nd 2011, Frederick County units were alerted to go Mutual Aid to Carroll County to 1604 Back Acre Circle for the commercial building fire. First arriving units went on scene with smoke shwoing and requseted the RID, thus bringing more Frederick County units to the fire. Crews stretched lines into the structure to find that the fire involved combustible metal, therefore they were unable to knock the fire using traditional methods. Crews then resorted to using Class D extinquishers to knock the fire down. Due to the nature of the material involved Command established a Haz-mat sector to research the material involved. Due to the fire involving a machine that needed to be dismantled by hand to check for extension and extreme weather conditions, command requested the second alarm, bringing even more Frederick County Units to the fire. Crews reamined on the scene for some time dismantling the machine and ventilating the large structure.

Box- RE153, TR41, BC901

RID- ET154, RS3, AU4

2nd- TL1, RS2, ET114,


Aug 2nd- Fatal MVA on I-70
Aug 04, 2011

On Tuesday morning August 2nd 2011, Units were alerted to the WB lanes of I-70 for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving crews went on the scene with a single vehicle MVA with rollover. Further investigation revealed a single occupant priority 4(DOA) that had been partially ejected. Crews remained on the scene for sometime assisting the Maryland State Police with their investigation.

Units Responding- A89, A79, M8, RE83(Understafffed w/ 2), RE74, E72(Failed to Respond), E212, EMS901


Aug 1st- House Fire in Bartonsville
Aug 04, 2011

On Monday evening August 1st 2011, Box alarm 33-01 was struck for the house on fire accross from 5804 Broad Branch Way in the Bartonsville section of Frederick. First arriving E331 went on scene with a two story residential with heavy fire showing from all floors. E331 stretched a 2-1/2" attack line in an attempt to make an interior attack, however were backed out a short time later due to rapidly deteriorating conditions on the interior. Crews operated well into the evening overhauling the structure. Multiple animals were rescued from the home prior to crews being withdrawn.

Box- E331, E31, E22, RE153, TR41, TL1, RS3, A339


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July 29th- Building Fire in Downtown
Aug 02, 2011

Just after midnight on Thursday July 29th 2011, E31 was alerted for the investigation of smoke in the area of Patrick Street and Carroll Street in Downtown. While enroute communications advised they were recieving additional calls now reporting the building to the rear of 200 E. Patrick Street was on fire and had possible homeless people trapped. E31 arrived on the scene with a 2-1/2 story vacant commercial structure with heavy smoke showing. Crews stretched a line and began making an aggressive interior attack. Primary searches came up negative. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 30 minutes and began overhauling.


July 26th- Fire in Downtown
Jul 29, 2011

In the early morning hours of July 26th 2011, Box alarm 03-03 was struck for the building fire at Goodwill Industries at 400 E. Church Street in Downtown Frederick. First arriving E22 went on scene with what appeared to be fire through the roof, however further investigation revealed a trailer on fire against the building in the rear. Crews made a quick knock of the fire and spent the next several hours overhauling the contents of the trailer and assisting the Frederick County Fire Marshals Office with their investigation.

Box- E31, E22, E12, E502, RS3, TR41, TL1, A38, BC901, Safety901


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July 24th- Second Fire of the Night in College Estates
Jul 29, 2011

Sunday morning July 24th 2011, Box alarm 01-01 was struck once again for the house fire in the 1500blk of W. 8th Street in the College Estates section of Frederick City. First arriving units went on scene with a small trash pile on fire against the rear of the house. Crews made quick work of the fire and opened up to assess for extension.

 


July 24th- House Fire in College Estates
Jul 29, 2011

In the early morning hours of July 24th 2011, Box alarm 01-01 was struck for the house fire with reported people trapped at 1004 Young Place in the College Estates Section of Frederick City. First arriving units went on scene with a single story residential with heavy fire showing from the car port with extension into the house. Command was established and the RID requested, as crews acertained that all occupants were out of the house. Crews advanced multiple handlines into the structure and began an aggressive interior attack on the attic. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 20 minutes and began overhauling. This fire is one of many in the College Estates area recently and is under investigation by the Frederick County Fire Marshals Office.

Box- E12, E502, E23, E31, RE11(As the RS), TL1, TR41, A19, A28, M2, BC901, Safety901, Rehab100

 


July 19th- Two Alarm Fire Downtown
Jul 21, 2011

On Tuesday afternoon July 19th 2011, Box alarm 02-07 was struck for fire in the building at 412 N. Market Street in the Uptown section of Frederick City. First arriving E22 went on scene at a corrected address of 41o with heavy smoke showing from an attached garage to the rear of the 3 story apartment building. Crews went in service with multiple 2-1/2" handlines, while TR41 went to work removing bars from the windows. Command requested the second alarm due to extreme weather conditions as well as the rapid intervention dispatch. Upon the arrival of TL1,  their crew as well as TR41 went to the roof and made a trench cut in an effort to stop the fire. Crews had the fire knocked in about 20 minutes and then began an extensive overhaul.

Box- E22, ET34, E12, E502, RS2(Failed to Respond), RS3, TR41, TL1, A28, BC901(Finnin), Safety901(B. Barnes)

RID- RE11(Failed to Respond), A39, M2, RE74, E231(Failed to Respond)

2nd- E311, E331, E111, E122, A339, RS24, Q11, TL23


July 13th- Basement Fire in Copper Oaks
Jul 14, 2011

On Wednesday afternoon July 13th 2011, Box alarm 16-01 was struck for the basement fire at an address in the 100blk of Copper Oaks Court in Woodsboro. First arriving units went on scene witha two story residential structure with smoke showing from the basement. The crew from E162 stretched a line to the rear of the structure and made access to the basement via a set of Bilco doors. Crews encountered heavy smoke and were able to located and extinguish the fire within 10 minutes.


July 6th- One Trapped on The Catoctin Mountain Highway
Jul 07, 2011

On Wednesday afternoon July 6th 2011, Units were alerted to the SB Lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Willow Road for the MVA. First arriving E22 went on scene with a two vehicle accident with one trapped. The crew from E22 pulled a protection line and initiated patient care until the arrival of the ambulance. Upon the arrival of E502, both crews went to work stabilizing the vehicle and began the extrication. RS24 arrived to make the final cuts and the patient was freed and taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A29, A249, RS2(Failed to Respond), E22, E502, RS24


July 3rd- One Trapped on I-270
Jul 04, 2011

On Sunday afternoon July 3rd 2011, Units were alerted to NB I-270 in the area of Fingerboard Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units found a two vehicle MVA with one on its side and one trapped. Command was established and the request for two additional BLS units was made. Upon the arrival of RE709, the crew stabilized the vehicle and flapped the roof down to make access to the trapped occupant. The extrication took approximately 15 minutes before the patient was freed and taken to an area hospital.


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July 3rd- Church Fire in Plain #4
Jul 04, 2011

With two box alarms going on in 15's area already, one of which a working fire, Emergency Communication struck the box for a church on fire in the 5100blk of Woodville Road. First arriving CCET14, went on scene with a two story church with heavy fire showing from the attic. Command was established and the tanker taskforce and the second alarm were requested. Crews stretched multiple handlines into the structure to begin an aggressive interior attack. A short time later crews were backed out due to deteriorating conditions and partially collapse of the steeple. Crews set up for an exterior operation and put to aerial ladders in operation opening up the roof area. Crews operated well into the morning hitting hot spots and performing an extensive overhaul.


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July 3rd- House Fire in Woodspring
Jul 04, 2011

On Sunday morning July 3rd 2011, the local assignment was struck for the odor of smoke in the house in the 5700blk of Heatherwood Court in the Woodspring section of New Market. First arriving RE153 went on scene with fire showing from the attic and requested the box be filled. Command was established as crew began an aggressive interior attack. Interior crews located fire in the attic space of the house and were able to put a good knock on the fire within 15 minutes. About 20 minutes into the incident communications advised command they were getting ready to tap out a box in the 5100blk of Woodville Road and asked if any units could free up for that. Command scaled the assignment back to free up units for that assignment.


July 1st- One Pinned on Catoctin Mountain Highway
Jul 01, 2011

On Friday afternoon July 1st 2011, Units were alerted to the NB Lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving RS2 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one pinned. Command was established and aviation requested, as RS2 stabilized the vehicle for the extrication. The crew from E23 and RS2 went to work removing the door and rolling the dash to free the pinned occupant. The extrication was completed in 14 minutes and the patient was taken via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore. One patient was taken to FMH and the remainder refused.

Units Responding- A29, A18, M31, RS2, E23, E502, EMS901(Cole)


June 30th- Door Pop on W. Patrick Street
Jul 01, 2011

On Thursday morning July 30th 2011, Units were alerted to W. Patrick Street and Hillcrest Drive for the MVA. While enroute communication advised they had a report of one with chest pains and were adding a medic unit. First arriving RE11 went on scene with a two vehicle crash with occupants still in the vehicles. The crew from RE11 split up stabilizing both vehicles and then went to work on removing the passengers side door on the one vehicle to ease removal of the elderly occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 5 minutes and the patient was taken by ground to FMH.

Units Responding- A18, A19, M2, RE11


June 18th- Door Pop in Green Valley
Jun 23, 2011

On Saturday morning June 18th 2011, Units were alerted to the intersection of Green Valley Road and Cook Brothers Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving ET254 went on scene with a single vehicle into pole with one trapped. Command was established and upon the arrival of RE153 and RE709, the crews worked to together to stabilize the vehicle and remove a door to free the occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 10 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A259, M23, RE709, RE153, ET254, EMS901


June 10th- Fatal MVA on I-70
Jun 23, 2011

On Friday afternoon June 10th 2011, Units were alerted to the WB lanes of Interstate 70 for the motorcycle accident. First arriving units went on scene with a single motorcycle down in the median. Further investigation revealed a seriously injured rider and aviation was requested. Shortly before the patient was transferred to awaiting Maryland State Police Trooper 3, the patient went into trauma arrest. Due to the extent of the patients injuries he was pronounced dead upon arrival to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore.

Units Responding- A158, A339, M31, RE153(As the RS) E331, ET154, EMS901


June 2nd- Fatal Fire in Downtown
Jun 03, 2011

In the early morning hours of June 2nd 2011, Box alarm 03-08 was struck for the house fire at 808 E. South Street in Downtown Frederick City. While enroute communications advised they now had reports of possibly one trapped inside. First arriving E31 went on scene with heavy fire showing from the 1st floor of a two story single family home, confirming one trapped inside. The crew from E31 stretched a line into the structure and began making an aggressive interior attack. The crew from RS3, began the primary search and were later assisted by TWR1 who located the victim on division 2 and brought them down via a ground ladder on the bravo side of the structure. EMS crews initiated patient care, however the victim later died of her injuries. Crews operated well into the morning overhauling the structure.

Units Responding- E31, E22, E331, E311, RS3, TR41, TWR1, A39, M2, BC901, Safety901


May 28th- Car Into Building Downtown
Jun 03, 2011

On Saturday afternoon May 28th 2011, Units were alerted for the car into the building and possibly one trapped at 100 W. Patrick Street in Downtown Frederick. First arriving A39 went on the scene with a single vehicle into the building with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the drivers door to free the occupant. the extrication was completed in approximately 5 minutes and the patient was transported to the MSP Hangar and then flown to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore.

Units Responding- A39, M2, RS3, E31, TR41, BC901(Healy)


May 28th- Car in The Water in North Frederick
Jun 03, 2011

On Saturday afternoon May 28th 2011, Units were alerted for a car in the water to the rear of 7404 Willow Road in North Frederick. While enroute communication provided additional suplements stating the car was actively sinking and that the occupant was still trapped inside. First arriving M2 went on scene with a single vehicle in the water fully submerged. Further investigation found that the occupant had been pulled from the vehicle by an off duty Loudoun County Firefighter and Frederick City Police Officer. A29 checked out the patient and BC901 terminated the command.

Units Responding- A29, M2, RS2, E23(Failed to Respond), E502, BSU2, DIVE16, BC901(Healy), Safety901(Thomas)


May 19th- Fire Showing in Downtown
May 26, 2011

On Thursday morning May 19th 2011, Box alarm 03-03 was struck for the house fire with reported people trapped on the roof at 236 E. Patrick Street in the downtown section of Frederick City. First arriving ET34 went on scene with fire showing from the second floor of three story middle of the row, confirming people trapped. The crew from ET34 stretched a line to the second floor and began making an aggressive interior attack while RS3 assisted the trapped occupants down via ground ladders. The crew from ET34, found a room off to the rear of the apartment and had the fire knocked down in approximately 15 minutes. Crews operated for approximately an hour and half before command was terminated.

Box Alarm- ET34, E22, RE11, E502, RS3, A38, TR41, TWR1, BC901, Safety901

RID- E311, TR42(NOT STAFFED), Q11, M2, A29


May 17th- Mutual Aid to Washington County for the Church Fire
May 19, 2011

On Tuesday May 17th 2011, frederick County units were alerted to respond on Washington County Box alarm 06-01 at 64 S. Main Street in Boonsboro for fire in the church. First arriving units found fire in the ceiling and attic of the church and began an aggressive interior attack. Command was established and the working fire dispatch was requested. Crews operated for several hours and were able to hold the fire to the attic area of the church.

Frederick County Units Responding-

Box- E82(4th due), RE74(As the RS)

WF Dispatch- E72

Special Call- ET212(From FS08)


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May 13th- Mutual Aid to Washington County for 1 Trapped
May 15, 2011

On Friday evening May 13th 2011, Units from Frederick County were alerted to Baltimore National Pike at the Washington County line for the MVA. While enroute communication advised that they had recieved conflicting reports on the location and that an assignment from Washington County was being dispatched as well, they also advised of possible entrapment.  First arriving RE83 went on scene with a corrected location of Baltimore National Pike and Boonesboro Mountain Road, advising of two vehicle head on with entrapment. Command was established and the request for two additional ALS transport units was made. A89 arrived and split their crew to begin EMS intervention on both vehicle occupants. The crew from RE83 stabilized both vehicles and stretched a protection line and then began the removal of the B-post and doors and roof of the vehicle with the trapped occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and upon the arrival of the additional EMS units patient care was transferred to the respective units. Great job to the Frederick County units that responded, as many of the above tasks were accomplished prior to the arrival of mutual aid companies.

Frederick County Units Responding- A89, M8, RE83


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April 25th- Transformer Fire and Explosion in Downtown
Apr 26, 2011

On Monday afternoon April 25th 2011, E31 was alerted for the transformer on fire at 17 E. Patrick Street. While enroute a large column of smoke could be seen as well as additional supplements from communications were provided indicating a fire. E31 arrived to find an elevated transformer platform with fire showing from 1 transformer, that was dropping down onto the roof of an occupancy. The officer off E31(Morlan) established the command and requested the box be fill due to exposures on all sides. Box alarm 03-03 was sounded bringing the balance of the assignment. BC901(Coe) arrived and assumed the command and due to the large area affected by the fire, set up numerous divisons on all sides of the fire. E23 and RS2 had the Patrick Street Divison and stretched a 400' pre-connect to multiple occupancies attempting to locate charlie side access to extinguish contents on fire in a court yard under the pole. Access was impossible from the Patrick Street Divsion, so the Market Street Divsion, E12 and E502 stretched a line down a foot alley from Market to knock the fire. While attacking the fire, conditions rapidly changed as the 2 other transformer units began to become involved by fire and the line was repositioned to a safe location. Once Potomac Edison arrived, after sorting out the grids the power was secured and crews were able knock the fire in the transformer.

Local- E31

Box- E23, E502, E12, TR41, Q11, RS2, A38, B35, BC901(Coe), Safety901(Thomas), FD1(Owens), FD100(Brown), FM300(Dmuchowski), BC Safety(Crawford), HIRT31, DECON 31


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April 19th- One Trapped on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
Apr 21, 2011

On Tuesday afternoon April 19th 2011, Units were alerted to the NB Lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Motter Avenue for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving BC902 went on scene with three vehicles, one over an embankment with one trapped and semi-concious. Command was established and aviation requested as well as 2 additional BLS ambulances. Upon the arrival of RS2(Understaffed w/ 2), the crew stabilized the vehicle and began a B-post conversion on the drivers side. Upon the arrival of RE11, the crew assisted RS2 with the final cuts before the driver was freed. The patients of the other vehicle were transported by ground to FMH, while the trapped occupant was taken priority 2 to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore.

Assignment- A29, A38, M100, RS2(Understaffed w/ 2), RE11, E502, E12(LZ), A249, BC902(Healy), EMS901(Nuse)


April 18th- Small Fire in Stone Gate Farms
Apr 21, 2011

On Monday afternoon April 18th 2011, Box alarm 01-10 was struck for the house fire in the 100blk of Deerfield Place in the Stone Gate Farms section of Frederick City. First arriving E12 went on scene with nothing evident. The crew from E12 stretched a line to the door and upon further investigation found smoke on division 2. E12 advanced their line to division 2 and found fire in a bedroom closet. Crews had the fire knocked in a matter of minutes and command began clearing units a short time later.

Box- E12, RE11, E122, E502, E31, RS3, TWR1, TR41, A19, BC901


April 16th- Numerous Water Rescues
Apr 21, 2011

On Saturday evening April 16th 2011, the day long rain began to fall harder thus causing several Northern and Western Frederick County Roads to flood. Units were first alerted to assist in Adams County, PA for multiple people trapped in their homes, after several hours and numerous rescues Frederick County units were able to clear and head home. In the meantime, Frederick County units were dispatched for several in county rescues, at times multiple incidents going at once. Boat 2 and ATR operated just over an hour in 18's area pulling one from a car on Frushour Road near Rocky Ridge Road. Units cleared that to run several in the Franklinville Section of 10's area, while over on the Western side of Frederick County TWR1 pulled one from a car at Old National Pike and Marker Road. Great job to all!

Incidents Saturday Night

-Boat 16, ATR- Mutual Aid to Adams County, Sunshine Trail: Home owners trapped in houses

-Boat 2, Boat 14, ATR-Rocky Ridge Road/ Frushour Road: One Trapped in a Car

-Boat 14, ATR- Catoctin Mountain Highway and Franklinville Road- Unfounded

-TWR1- Old National Pike/ Marker Road: Multiple Cars in the Water

-Boat 2, Boat 14- 10900blk of Hessong Bridge Road: Multiple Cars in the water

-Boat 2- Wolfsville Road/ Crow Rock Road: One Trapped in a Car

-Boat 2, Boat 14- 7000blk of Blacks Mill Road: One Trapped in a Car


April 16th- One Trapped on I-70
Apr 21, 2011

On Saturday afternoon April 16th 2011, Unist were alerted to the WB Lanes of Interstate 70 in the area of Spring Ridge Parkway for the MVA with rollover and entrapment. First arrivinf RE153 went on scene with a single vehicle on its wheels with one trapped. The crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the passengers door and roof to free the occupant. The extrication took approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A339, A159, M2, RE153(As the RS), E331, E31, EMS901


April 16th- Door Pop in Clover Hill
Apr 21, 2011

On Saturday afternoon April 16th 2011, Units were alerted to Yellow Springs Road and Clover Hill Drive for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RE11, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the drivers door to get to the occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 5 minutes and the patients were taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A19, M2, RE11, E502, A129, EMS901, BC902(Healy)


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April 12th- Room Off in Whittier
Apr 14, 2011

On Tuesday morning April 12th 2011, Box alarm 01-11 was struck for the house firein the 2400blk of Dunmore Court in the Whittier section of Frederick City. First arriving A129 went on scene with a two story middle of the row town home with smoke showing from the second floor. Upon the arrival of E12 the crew stretched a line to find a room going on the second floor. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 10 minutes and command began releasing units a short time later.

Units Responding- E12, E502, E23, E31, RS2, TWR1, TR41, A19, BC901, Safety901


April 4th- Second Fire of the Tour
Apr 05, 2011

Just after midnight on April 4th 2011, Box alarm 12-18 was struck for the garage fire in the 7000blk of Ridge Road in Braddock Heights. First arriving E122 went on scene with a two story residential structure with smoke showing from the garage. The crew from E122 stretched a line into the structure and found fire in the garage and began putting a knock on it. Upon the arrival of TWR1, the inside team entered the structure and began opening up for E122, while the outside team threw multiple ground ladders and went to the roof to cut a hole. Command began releasing units a short time later.


April 3rd- House Fire in River Oaks
Apr 03, 2011

On Sunday night April 3rd 2011, Box alarm 33-10 was struck for fire in the garage of 5827 Winding Oaks Court in the River Oaks Section of Frederick. First arriving units went on scene with a two story residential with smoke showing from a two car attached garage. Further investigation found fire showing from the bravo side of the structure. The crew from E331 arrived and extended a line in through the alpha side and began an aggressive interior attack. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 15 minutes before command began releasing the units from the RID.

Box- E331, E31, E23, E311, RS3, A339, TR41, TWR1, BC901(Poole), Safety901, ET154, ET233, T1

RID- RE153, TR50, M2, A39


March 26th- Room Off in Stone Gate
Mar 27, 2011

On Saturday evening March 26th 2011, Box alarm 01-08 was struck for the house fire at 1493 Key Parkway in the Stone Gate section of Frederick. First arriving E12 went on scene with a two story duplex with smoke showing from the second floor. The crew from E12 stretched a line to find a room going on the second floor. Crews made quick work of the fire and command began releasing units a short time later.

Units Responding- E12, E502(Failed to Respond), E122, E31, E23, RE11(As the RS), TWR1, TR50, A19, BC901, Safety901

 


March 25th- Barn Fire in West Frederick
Mar 27, 2011

On Friday evening March 25th 2011, Box alarm 01-10 was struck for the barn fire in the area of Eagle Rock Lane and Carroll Creek View. First arriving units went on scene with a corrected address of 1117 Rocky Springs Road with 40x 100 barn well involved. Command requested the tanker taskforce as units took defensive positions to protect the exposures. Crews operated into the night knocking the fire.

Units Responding- E12, E502(Failed to Respond), E23, E31, E311, TWR1, TR50, RS2(Failed to Respond), A18, RS3

Tanker Taskforce- T1, ET34, T7, ET114, T22, E122

 


March 18th- Apartment Fire, 12 Rescues
Mar 24, 2011

Minutes after midnight on Friday March 18th 2011, Box alarm 01-01 was struck for fire in a trash can underneath a carport at 1511 W. 8th Street in Frederick City units arrived to confirm dispatch and with no extension began placing the assignment in service. Hours later, box alarm 01-01 was struck for fire in a trash can underneath a carport, this time in the 500blk of Grant Place. Upon arrival crew found fire in a trash can with minor extension to the house. A brief overhaul took place and once again command began clearing the assignment. Less than an hour later box alarm 01-01 was struck yet again, now to 1336 Taney Avenue in the Potomac Commons neighborhood of Frederick City for the apartment fire. RE11 arrived on the alpha side of a three story garden apartment with nothing evident and quickly changed the report to heavy smoke and heat in the stairwell on all three floors with numerous rescues to made from balconies. The crew from RE11, stretched a line into the stairwell to attack the fire as the crew from TWR1, TR50, and E22 began initiating rescues via ground ladders on the alpha and charlies sides. ET34 went on the scene in the rear with no elevation change and fire showing in the stairs. RE11 was able to get the fire knocked down quickly and hold it to the stairwell. RS3 assisted in the rear with occupant removal. Great job to all present! In total 12 occupants were pulled to safety from all three floors.

Units Responding- RE11, E502(Failed to Respond), E23, ET34, E311, RS2(Failed to Respond), TWR1, TR50, A18, A28, M2

Rapid Intervention- A247, M31, TR41, E111


March 14th- Fatal MVA on I-70
Mar 15, 2011

On Monday morning March 14th 2011, Units were alerted to the WB Lanes of I-70 in the area of Green Valley Road for the MVA with rollover. While units were enroute, a Carroll County Chief came across the crash and advised he had a tractor trailer rolled over with one ejected and requesting aviation. A short time later the request to cancel aviation was made, as the patient was now a trauma code. The patient was taken by ground to Frederick Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead despite efforts of the crews. Command requested the Haz-Mat assignment due to ruptured saddle tanks causing a significant diesel fuel leak.

Units Responding- A158, CCM17, CCR1, ET154, E251, BC901(Coe), EMS901

Haz-Mat Assignment- HIRT31, Decon 31


March 11th- Serious MVA on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
Mar 12, 2011

On Friday night March 11th 2011, Units were alerted for the MVA in the NB lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Rosemont Ave. While enroute communications advised they were adding a medic unit because they now had reports of a pedestrian struck with a head injury. First arriving RE11, went on scene with a two vehicle rear end collision with one down in the roadway. Crews began EMS interventions and the request for avaition was made for a category A multi-system trauma. Further investigation revealed, that the patient had been out attempting to fix his disabled vehicle and was struck by a passerby.

Units Responding- A18, A28, M2, RE11(As the RS), E23, E502


March 7th- Basement Fire on Westside
Mar 12, 2011

On Monday evening March 7th 2011, Box alarm 01-23 was struck for smoke in the house at 8911 Yellow Springs Road. First arriving RE11, went on scene with a single story wood frame house with smoke showing. Command was established and the RID was requested. The crew from RE11 found a rear entrance that led into the basement division where they encountered heavy fire as well as "Colliers Mansion" conditions. Crews were able to put a knock on the fire and then began the extensive overhaul.

Units Responding- RE11, E502(Failed to Respond), E221, E23, T1, ET34, T22, RS2(Failed to Respond), RS3, TWR1, TR50, A18, BC901, Safety 901

RID- RE83, TR41, A28, M2


March 6th- Barn Fire in Ceresville
Mar 12, 2011

On Sunday evening March 6th 2011, Box alarm 11-03 was struck for the barn fire 8707 Liberty Road in Ceresville. First arriving E23 went on scene with a large barn with fire showing. Command was established and the tanker taskforce was requested as crews took a defensive position protecting the numerous exposures. Crews had the fire knocked down a short time later and command began releasing units.


March 2nd- House Fire in Urbana
Mar 12, 2011

In the early morning hours of Wednesday March 2nd 2011, Box alarm 23-09 was struck for the house fire at 8404 Ball Road in Urbana. First arriving E231 went on scene with a two story wood frame with fire showing from division 2. Command was established and the RID was requested. The crew from E231 stretched a handline to the second floor and made a quick knock on the fire and began checking for extension. Command began clearing units from the RID a short time later.

Units Responding- E231, E31, E331, E311, TWR23, TR41, RS3, A239, ET233, ET34, ET154, BC901, Safety 901

RID- E23, RS2(Failed to Respond), TWR1, A339, M23


Feb 26th- Mutual Aid to Howard for the House Fire
Feb 28, 2011

In the early morning hours of February 26th 2011, Frederick County units were alerted to go mutual aid to Howard County for the house fire at 18355 Penn Shop Road. First arriving units went on scene with a two story residential structure with heavy fire showing from the charlie side. Due to the volume of fire and the home being vacant crews took a defensive position and knocked the bulk of the fire from the exterior before changing the attack mode and entering the structure. Crews operated well into the morning overhauling and knocking hot spots.

Frederick County Units- ET154, TR41


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Feb 24th-Mutual Aid to Carroll for the House Fire
Feb 28, 2011

On Thursday morning Fevruary 24th 2011, Frederick County Units were alerted to go mutual aid to Carroll County for the house fire at 309 N. Main Street in Mount Airy. First arriving units went on the scene and began an aggressive interior attack however were backed out a short time later due to rapidly deteriorating conditions. Command requested the second alarm be sounded bringing more Frederick County Units. Crews operated into the afternoon opening up and overhauling.

Frederick County Units Responding

Box- RE153, ET154, TR41

RID- AU4, E331, A259

2nd- E311, RS3, TWR1, E172


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Feb 19th- Multiple Brush Fires in County
Feb 23, 2011

On Staurday February 19th 2011, the county was fanned by high winds all day long making the numerous structure and brush fire quite the task for responding units. Units from the eastern portion of Frederick County were tied up for hours operating on a major field fire in the 8000blk of Timmons Road. During the field fire, crew from Frederick City were busy handling calls in the out lying areas due to other units being out of position or tied up. During the 22 box early, command freed up some units to respond for additional calls for service in nearby areas. In addition, multiple crews were sent to assist on the numerous brush and structure fires in Montgomery, Howard and Carroll Counties.


Feb 19th-House Trailer Fire in Utica
Feb 23, 2011

On Saturday morning February 19th 2011, Box alarm 22-06 was struck for a house trailer on fire with reported children trapped in 10000blk of Old Frederick Road. First arriving units went on scene with a house trailer and car fully involved. Command was established and moments was able to advise that children reported to be trapped were safe at another location. Even with high winds crews were able to hold the fire to the trailer and car with out extension to anything else. Command began releasing units within the hour.


Feb 13th- Door Pop at Clemson Corner
Feb 23, 2011

On Sunday evening February 13th 2011, Units were alerted for the MVA at Liberty Road and Routzahns Way in the Clemson Corner Section of Frederick. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Command was established and the upon the arrival of RS2 the crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle and removing the drivers door to make access to the patient. The extrication was completed in approximately 5 minutes and the patients were taken to area hospitals.


Feb 7th- One Trapped on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
Feb 07, 2011

Just after the stroke of midnight on Monday morning February 7th 2011. Units were dispatched to the SB Lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway for the MVA with rollover. First arriving RE11 went on scene with a single vehicle versus tree with one trapped. Crews began stabilizing the vehicle and the request for an additional engine company for staffing was made. Once stabilized the crew removed the drivers door to free the occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 20 minutes and command began clearing units. The patient was taken by ground to an area trauma center.

Units Responding- A18, A19, M2, RE11(As the RS), E31, E22


Feb 3rd- House Fire in Tuscarora Springs
Feb 07, 2011

On Thursday afternoon February 3rd 2011, Box alarm 22-02 was struck for smoke coming from the house across from 9716 Putman Road. While enroute communications advised the caller stated that smoke was coming from the roof area. First arriving BC901, went on scene with a two story farmhouse with smoke showing from the eaves of the house. RE11 arrived and laid out from the end of the drive way and stretched an 1-3/4" line into the structure. TWR1 was assigned the primary search and in completing that found multiple rooms off on division 2. Interior crews were hampered in getting access to the fire due to "Collyers Mansion" conditions. As fire conditions progressed, multiple lines were put into service to combat the increased fire load. Crews operated for about 30 minutes before they had a knock on the fire. Command held units into the evening assisting with an extensive overhaul.

 


Jan 31st- Barn Fire in Jefferson
Feb 01, 2011

On Monday night January 31st 2011, Box alarm 20-26 was struck for the barn fire in the 5100blk of Cap Stine Road. While units were enroute communications advised they had a Loudoun County unit on scene with a barn well involved. E311 arrived on scene and began laying out half way back the driveway with a barn 25 X40 well involved. Command was established and the tanker taskforce was requested due to numerous exposures. Crews had the fire knocked down in approximately an hour before command began clearing units.

 

 


Jan 31st- Mutual Aid to Montgomery for the Crash
Feb 01, 2011

On Monday evening January 31st 2011, Rescue Squad 14 was alerted to go mutual aid to Montgomery County for the MVA with entrapment at Dickerson Road and Beallsville Road. First arriving units advised they had a two vehicle MVA with one pinned and one trapped in seperate vehicles. The crew from RE714 began stabilizing the vehicle and was assisted by RS914 upon their arrival. Command was established and the request for a second rescue squad was made. The crews went to work removing the rear doors of the van to make access to the driver. Once that was completed and upon the arrival of RS729, crews began working on the other vehicle, laying down the B-post to free its trapped occupant. Both extrications were completed within 20 minutes and both patients were taken to area trauma centers.


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Jan 19th- House Fire on the Westside
Jan 20, 2011

Just before midnight on Wednesday January 19th 2011, Box alarm 01-08 was struck for the house fire at 5776 Old National Pike on the Westside of the City. First arriving RE11 went on scene with a two story vacant residential with fire showing from the alpha side. Crews stretched a line into the structure and began knocking the fire. Command advised of the possibilty of people trapped due to knowledge of frequent usage by vagrants. All searches turned up negative and command began releasing units a short time later.

Units Responding- RE11, E12, E502(Failed to Respond), E122, E31, E23, RS3, TR50, TR41, A19, BC902

RID- E311, RE74, A28, M2


Jan 16th- House Fire on the Westside
Jan 17, 2011

On Sunday night January 16th 2011, Units were alerted for the chimney fire at 7825 Old Reciever Road. While enroute communications advised they now had reports of fire in the attic and were upgrading the assignment to the house fire. First arriving BC902 went on scene with fire showing from the bravo side and established command. Upon the arrival of RE11, the crew stretched a line to the bravo side and began tearing the encased chimney apart to get to the seat of the fire. E23 arrived and secured 11's water, and the crew stretched the back up line into the structure and knocked the fire in the attic. Command began releasing units a short time later.

 


Jan 11th- House Fire in Discovery
Jan 15, 2011

In the early morning hours of January 11th 2011, Box alarm 11-22 was struck for the house fire in the 8000blk of Inspiration Ave in the Discovery Section of Walkersville. First arriving ET114 went on the scene with heavy fire showing from the alpha side and the crew began advancing an attack line into the structure. E22 arrived dropping a line from successful and inspiration and then advanced the back-up line into the basement. E31 arrived to pick up E22's water supply and discovered the hydrant was bad. E31 supplied E22 with tank water until E502 arrived to reverse from E31 to another hydrant. In the meantime, E22 went to CAF operations in an attempt to reduce water usage. After a few minutes had gone by, the water supply was finally completed, without ever having lost water. Crews on the interior continued to make a good fight against a very stubborn fire. After 40 minutes of very aggressive firefighting, crews were finally able to bring the fire under control. Crews remained on the scene into the morning overhauling the heavily damaged structure.


Jan 10th- Garage Fire in Broadview Acres
Jan 11, 2011

On Monday afternoon January 10th 2011, the street assignment was struck for the garage on fire to the rear of 7925 Longmeadow Drive in the Broadview Acres Section of Frederick. E22 arrived with a corrected address of 8302 Old Line Drive with a 12 X 15 detached garage with smoke showing. The crew from E22 stretched a 300' pre-connect to the structure and forced entry through the roll up door and  began attacking the fire. The fire was knocked in a matter of minutes and command began releasing units a short time later.

Units Responding- E22, ET114, A249, Q11


Jan 9th- House Fire in Petersville, One Trapped
Jan 11, 2011

On Sunday afternoon January 9th 2011, Box alarm 05-05 was struck for the house fire at 1510 Jefferson Pike in Petersville. First arriving ET204 went on scene with a two story residential with fire showing from the alpha side and were informed by a neighbor of a possible trapped occupant in the home. The crew from ET204, quickly made their way to the rear of the house where an off duty firefighter had located the victim and began to pull him to safety. The crew from ET204 assisted in the removal and brought the victim to awaiting EMS units. Command requested aviation for one with severe burns. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 15 minutes and then began overhauling the structure. Great Job to all involved with the grab, apologies for the mix up in information.


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Jan 4th- Car into an Apartment Building, One Trapped
Jan 08, 2011

On Tuesday night January 4th 2011, Units were alerted for the MVA with one into the building at 5650 Wade Court in the Stuart Mechanic Section of Frederick. First arriving E311 went on scene with a single vehicle into the apartment with one trapped. The crew from E311, investigated the structural integrity as well as searched for any possible utilities hazards. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and then went to work removing the passengers door as well as the roof to free the occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 25 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A319, M31, RS3, E311, E31, BC901(Healy)


Jan 2nd- House Fire in Brunswick
Jan 03, 2011

Early sunday January 2nd 2011, Box alarm 0501 was struck for the house on fire at 402B  E. H Street in Brunswick. First arriving units went on the scene with a two story residential with heavy fire showing from the charlie side. Crews stretched multiple lines into the structure and hold the fire with minimal extension into the structure. Command began clearing units a short time later.


Dec 29th- House Fire in Discovery
Dec 30, 2010

On Wednesday afternoon Decmeber 29th 2010, Box alarm 11-22 was struck for fire in the basement of 8505 Adventure Court in the Discovery section of Walkersville. First arriving M17 went on scene with a two story residential with a fire in the basement division. Upon the arrival of ET114, the crew stretched a line into the structure and made quick work of the fire. Command began releasing units within the hour.

Units Responding- ET114, E23, E31, E502, Q11, TR41, RS24(Understaffed), BC901(Healy), Safety901(Hartle), A247

RID- A28(Staffing for RS24), RE11, RS3


Dec 29th- Door Pop in Ballenger Creek
Dec 30, 2010

On Wednesday morning Decmebre 29th 2010, Units were alerted to Ballenger Creek Pike at Solarex Court for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving E311 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one over the embankment and one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew strung the winch around the vehicle on the embankment and then went to work removing the door to free the occupant. M319 transported the pt to MMC and command began releasing units a short time later.

Units Responding- A319, M31, RS3, E311


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Dec 27th- House Fire in College Estates
Dec 30, 2010

In the early morning hours of December 27th 2010, Box alarm 01-01 was struck for the house on fire at 1503 W. 8th Street in the College Estates section of Frederick City. First arriving T50 went on scene with a single story residential structure with heavy fire showing from an attached carport. Upon the arrival of RE11, the crew stretched a line into the structure via the alpha side and began opening up to extinguish the heavy volume of fire in the attic space. Interior crews realized that there was no access from the house to carport so an exterior line began making the attack on the carport. Crews were able to have the fire knocked in approximately 20 minutes. Command began releasing the assignment within the hour.

Units Responding- RE11, E502(Failed to Respond), E22, E31, E311, A19, RS2(Failed to Respond), RS3, TR50, TWR 1, BC901(Coe), Safety 901(Thomas IV), EMS901(Schultz)

RID- A28, M2, TR41, E111


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Dec 22nd- Building Fire in Libertytown
Dec 24, 2010

On Wednesday morning December 22nd 2010, Box alarm 17-01 for the building on fire in 9700blk of Woodsboro Road. First arriving units went on the scene with a large storage facility well involved. Command was established and the tanker taskforce was requested. Crews established a water supply and protected the exposures. The original fire building was a total loss.

 


Dec 21st 2010- Second Fire of the day
Dec 24, 2010

On Tuesday morning Decmeber 21st 2010, Units were alerted to 12600blk of Brandenburg Hollow Road for the 911 hang up investigation. As units began marking up, communications advised them to switch to TAC30, as the box was getting ready to be filled. Box alarm 21-08 was struck for the house on fire in the 12600blk of Brandenburg Hollow Road. First arriving units went on scene with a single story residential structure with heavy fire showing from the large two car attached garage. Crews stretched multiple lines into the structure and began knocking the fire that had extended into the house. Crews were unable to attack the garage from the interior due to large quantities of acetalyhne present. Command requested the second alarm for additional staffing. Crews operated well into the day overhauling the structure.


Dec 21st- House Fire in Emmitsburg
Dec 24, 2010

In the early morning hours of December 21st 2010, Box alarm 06-01 was struck for the house fire in the 300blk of Timber Mill Run. First arriving units went on scene with a two story residential strucrure with smoke showing. Crews entered the structure and located an occupant on the second floor and were able to successfully remove them to safety. Attack crews located several different fires within the structure, and were able to knock them down quickly. Command requested aviation for the occupant that had been removed due to smoke inhalation. Investigators were later able to determine that the fire was intentionaly set, as a suicide attempt.


Dec 18th- Fatal House Fire in Brunswick
Dec 19, 2010

On Saturday night December 18th 2010, Box alarm 05-01 was struck for the house fire in the 900blk of East B Sreet. While enroute communications advised they had a corrected location of the 900blk East C Street. First arriving units went on the scene with heavy fire showing and a report of one trapped. Crews entered the structure and were able to locate the occupant, unfortunately they had already passed. Crews had the fire knocked a short time later and remained on scene into the night while the Frederick County Fire Marshals Office conducted their investigation. A Brunswick Police Officer was transported via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area chamber for smoke inhalation recieved while attempting a rescue prior to the arrival of the fire department.


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Dec 14th- One Trapped, One Ejected in Kemptown
Dec 15, 2010

On Tuesday night December 14th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA with rollover and entrapment in the 3400blk of Kemptown Church Road. While enroute communications advised they now had reports of one trapped and one ejected. First arriving units went on the scene with a single vehicle on its roof with one trapped and one in the roadway. The crew from RE153, stabilized the vehicle and began working to remove the drivers door to free the occupant. CCM18, established patient care on the ejected patient and the request for aviation x 2 was made. Crews had the extrication completed in approximately 15 minutes and both patients were taken to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore.

Units responding- A259, CCM18, M23, RE153, CCR1, ET254, EMS901


Dec 8th- Fatal MVA on Interstate 70
Dec 12, 2010

In the early morning hours of December 8th 2010, Units were alerted to the WB lanes of Interstate 70 in the area of South Street for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle head on accident with one pinned. Further investigation revealed the pinned occupant to be priority 4(DOA). Crews provided lighting and support for the Maryland State Police and removed the body once the reconstruction was completed. The Haz-Mat assignment was added later into the incident for a diesel fuel leak from the tractor-trailer involved.


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Nov 24th- House Fire in Clover Hill
Dec 06, 2010

Nov 20th- Small Fire in Downtown
Nov 22, 2010

On Saturday evening November 20th 2010, Box alarm 03-03 was struck for the house fire at 310 W. South Street. First arriving T41 went on scene with a two story end of the row with smoke showing from division 2. The crew from RS2 entered the structure and conducted a quick primary search of division 2 as E31 stretched their line. Interior crews found a small amount of fire in a front bedroom and were knock the fire down quickly. Command held the assignment with 2 and 2 and returned the rest.

Units Responding- E31, E22, RE11, E311, TR41, TWR1, RS2, A29, BC901(Healy)


Nov 3rd- House Fire in Clover Hill
Nov 03, 2010

On Wednesday evening November 3rd 2010, Box alarm 01-13 was struck for the house fire at 8232 Fox Hunt Court in the Clover Hill Section of Frederick. First arriving RE11 went on scene with a two story single family home with heavy fire showing from division 2. Crews stretched a line into the structure and found a room off in the delta quadrant of div 2. Crews made quick work of the fire and were cleared a short time later.

Units Responding- RE11, E502(Failed to Respond), E22, E31, RS2, TR50, TWR1, BC901, Safety901


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Nov 2nd- One Trapped on I-270
Nov 03, 2010

On Tuesday afternoon November 2nd 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA with rollover on NB I-270 at the ramp to I-70 WB. First arriving E311 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one in the spur and possibly one trapped. Further investigation revealed one trapped and upon the arrival of RE11 the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the door to make access to the patient. The extrication was completed in approxiamtely 20 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A319, A39, M23, RE11(As the Squad..), E311, E31, EMS901


Oct 27th- One Trapped in Riverside
Nov 01, 2010

On Wednesday afternoon October 27th 2010, Units were alerted to Liberty Road and Routzahns Way for the MVA with possibly one trapped. EMS901 arrived with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped and established the command. Upon the arrival of RS2, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work performing a B post conversion of the drivers side to free the occupant. During the extrication, RS2 suffered a blown hydraulic line causing a set of cutters to fail mid cut. despite this failure the extrication was still completed in under 20 minutes. The patient was taken by ground to an area trauma center.

Units Responding- A28, A29, M31, RS2, E22(Failed to Respond), E502, EMS901


Oct 24th- Small Plane Crash at Frederick Airport
Oct 26, 2010

On Sunday afternoon October 24th 2010, Units were alerted for the Plane with landing gear difficulty at the Frederick Municipal Airport at 310 Aviation way. While enroute communications provided additional information that the plane had approximately 25 gallons of fuel onboard and was going to attempt a landing when authorized. E31 arrived to take the command, and deployed units to their pre-determined staging areas. Once ready the plane made its approach and shortly after touching down had a failure of its front landing gear, causing the plane to skid on it nose down the runaway. Staged units converged on the wreckage to find the pilot uninjured. Crews on the runway assisted aiport staff to get the plane on a dolly and then cleared when ready.

Units Responding- A38, A39, M2, RS2, RE11, E502, E31, E23, BC901, EMS901


Oct 23rd- One Trapped in Mount Pleasant
Oct 26, 2010

On Saturday night October 23rd 2010, Units were alerted to the 7300blk of Dance Hall Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle into a tree with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS24, the crew stabilized the vehicle and were assisted by E23 with the extrication. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area trauma center.

Units Responding- A247, M17, RS24, E23, E111(LZ)


Oct 19th- One Trapped On I-270
Oct 26, 2010

On Wednesday night October 19th 2010, Units were alerted to the NB Lanes of I-270 in the area of Buckeystown Pike for the MVA. While units were enroute communications advised they were now getting reports of possibly one trapped. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle MVA with one trapped. The "I-270 Command" was established and upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and performed a B-post conversion on the drivers side to free the occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 10 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital. The command was terminated and units began clearing a short time later.

Units Responding- A319, A238, M31, RS3, E311, E231


Oct 18th- One Trapped in Riverside
Oct 19, 2010

On Monday night October 18th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA at Liberty Road and Routzahns Way. First arriving RS2 went on scene with a two vehicle T-bone with one trapped. The crew from RS2 stabilized the vehicle and went to work performing a B-post conversion on the drivers side. The extrication was completed in 9 minutes and the patients was transported to an area hospital.

Responding Units- A29, RS2, E23(Failed to Respond), E502


Oct 16th- House Fire in White Rock
Oct 19, 2010

On Saturday night October 16th 2010, Box alarm 22-22 was struck for the house fire in the 6000blk of Blue Stone Cir in White Rock. First arriving E12 went on scene with a single story residential structure with smoke showing. The crew from E12 stretched a line into the structure and began knocking the fire. E22 arrived to secure E12's water supply and discovered the hydrant was bad. Crews were able to utilize a tanker as a nurse to knock down the fire. Crews had the fire knocked in about 10 minutes.

Units Responding- E221, E12, E502(Failed to Respond), E23, RS2(Failed to Respond), TWR1, TR50, ET224, T22, T1, A229, A19, BC901, EMS901

 


Oct 15th- One Trapped on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
Oct 17, 2010

On Friday morning October 15th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Mountville Road . First arriving units went on scene with a tractor trailer on its side with one trapped. Command was established and due to insufficient staffing, additional units were alerted. Crews stabilized the truck and began the extrication which was completed in approximately 20 minutes before the occupant was transported to the hospital. The occupants in the car involved were also transported to area hospitals.

Units Responding- A148, A209, RS20, RS14(Driver Only), RE281(Understaffed w/ 2), RS3, E201, M20


Oct 14th- One Trapped in Lander
Oct 17, 2010

On Thursday morning October 14th 2010, Units were alerted to the 2600blk of Point of Rocks Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with single vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS20, the crew stabilized the vehicle and removed the drivers door to free the occupant. The patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A289, M20, RS20, ET284(Driver Only)


Oct 13th- One Pinned in Mount Zion
Oct 13, 2010

On Wednesday morning October 13th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Route 340 at Mount Zion Road. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one pinned. Upon the arrival of RS20, the crew stabilized the vehicle and began the extrication. Once command was established the request for aviation as well as a second squad was made. Crews removed the doors, roof and displaced the dash to free the driver. The xetrication was completed in approximately 20 minutes and the patient was taken to awaiting Maryland State Police Trooper 3 and taken to an area trauma center.

Units Responding- A209, A39, M20, RS20, ET204(Driver Only), E31, RS2, M31, A38, A19


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Oct 12th- One Trapped in Westridge Square
Oct 13, 2010

On Tuesday morning October 12th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment at 1015 W. Patrick Street in the Westridge Square shopping center. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle into the structure with one trapped. Command was established and a squad was requested as the crew from RE11 went to work stabilizing the vehicle and starting the extrication. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew assisted with the remainder of the extrication. The occupnat was taken to an awaiting Maryland State Police Trooper 3 for transport to an area trauma center.

Units Responding- A18, M31, RE11, RS3


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Oct 11th- One Trapped on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
Oct 13, 2010

On Monday evening October 11th 2010, Units were alerted to the NB Lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway for the MVA with entrapment. While enroute communications advised they were getting numerous reports that the crash began on the NB side however is in the SB lanes. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle head on collsion with one trapped. Command was established and aviation was requested as the crew from RS10 went to work stabilizing the vehicle and extricating the occupant. The extrication was completed a short time later and the occupant was taken to a local trauma center.

Units Responding- A309, M30, RS10, ET104, A269, A229, A308(Failed to Respond), BC902(Wallick)


Oct 11th- Building Fire in Bartonsville
Oct 12, 2010

On Monday afternoon October 11th 2010, Box alarm 33-13 was struck for the Eddie Mercer Agricultural Chemicals at 6900 Linganore Road in Bartonsville. First arriving E331 went on scene with a larger machine that had caught fire extending fire into a nearby wall. Crews had the fire knocked a short time later. Command requested the Haz-Mat assignment due to the product that was involved in fire. Units began clearing approximately 2 hours later.

 


Oct 11th- Fatal MVA in Myersville
Oct 12, 2010

On Monday afternoon October 11th 2010, Units were alerted to Old National Pike and Church Hill Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a three vehicle MVA with one heavily pinned. A short time later the pinned occupant was determined to be priority4(DOA). Command began releasing units a short time later while the remainder assisted with lighting and the recovery.

Units Responding- A89, M8, RE83


Oct 9th- One Pinned in Walkersville
Oct 12, 2010

On Saturday evening October 9th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Woodsboro Pike at Deer Run Drive. While enroute communications advised, they had reports of a car into the rear of an SUV with one pinned by the dash. First arriving units went on scene confirming dispatch. Command was established and the request for aviation and two additional BLS ambulances was made. Upon the arrival of RS24, the crew stabilized the vehicle and began the extrication which was completed in approximately 20 minutes. The patient was taken to an area trauma center by Maryland State Police Trooper 3.

Units Responding- A249, M17, RS24, E111, A248(Failed to Respond), A169, A179


Oct 7th- One Trapped in Olde Town Walkersville
Oct 07, 2010

On Thursday morning October 7th 2010, Units were alerted to Woodsboro Pike and Crum Road for the MVA with Rollover. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA, with one on its top and one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS24, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the door on the drivers side of the vehicle to free the occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 10 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A249, M17, RS24, E111


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Oct 3rd- One Trapped in Mill Island
Oct 03, 2010

On Sunday afternoon October 3rd 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA with rollover in the 2500blk of Mill Race Road in the Mill Island section of Frederick City. RS2 went on the scene with a single vehicle MVA with on its side and one trapped. The crew from RS2 stabilized the vehicle and went to work on flapping the roof to free the occupant. The extrication was completed and the patient was taken by ground to an area hospital. Units began clearing when ready.

Units Responding- A29, M2, RS2, E22(Failed to Respond), E111


Oct 1st- Heavy Fire Showing in Brunswick
Oct 03, 2010

On Friday night October 1st 2010, Box alarm 05-01 was struck for the house fire in the 800blk of Brunswick Street in Downtown Brunswick. First arriving A198 went on scene with a two story single family home with heavy fire showing from the alpha and charlie sides of the structure with extension into the Delta 1 exposure. Upon the arrival of E51, command was established and the RID and the second alarm were requested. The crew from E51 and E201 stretched multiple handlines into the structure but due to heavy fire conditions were ordered out a short time later. Once the fire had been knocked down from a defensive position, crews re-entered the structure and knocked the remaining fire. Crews were on the scene well into the night overhauling and hitting hot spots. M198 transported an occupant with burns.


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Sept 27th- One Trapped in Hansonville
Oct 03, 2010

On monday afternoon September 27th 2010, Units were alerted to the 9900blk of Hansonville Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving RS2 went on scene with a single vehicle into a tree with the tree on top of the car and one trapped. As the crew stabilized the vehicle the squad chauffer began hacking the tree apart. Once the tree was removed, the crew began the extrication. The extrication was completed in approximately 12 minutes from the time of arrival. The patient was transported by M229 to Washington County Hospital and units began clearing a short time later.

Units Responding- A229, M2, RS24(Understaffed with 2, placed in service), RS2, E221, A249, EMS901(Nuse)


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Sept 25- Deck Fire in Deerfield
Sep 25, 2010

On Saturday afternoon September 25th 2010, Box alarm 11-04 was struck for fire on the deck of a house in the 200blk of Kenwood Place in Deerfield. First arriving E111, found fire on and under the rear deck with extension up the exterior of the house. The crew had the fire knocked in approximately 5 minutes and then began overhauling. Command began clearing units a short time later. 


Sept 22nd- Heavy Fire Showing in Downtown
Sep 23, 2010

On Wednesday morning September 22nd 2010, Box alarm 03-03 was struck for the house fire at 124 W. All Saints Street in Downtown Frederick City. First arriving ET34 went on scene with a two-story single with heavy fire showing from the rear on both floors. As the crew from RS3 made entry to begin a primary search, the floor felt very unstable  and then the discovery was made that sheets of plywood were in place of the actually flooring because the structure was under rennovation. Additional lines were stretched into the delta exposure because fire had extended into the wall facing the original structure. Crews backed out and began attacking the fire from a defensive position. The fire was knocked in about 30 minutes and crews began overhauling the structure from the exterior. Command began releasing units about and hour and a half later.

Units Responding- ET34, E22, E502, E12, RS3, A38, TR41, TWR1, BC901(Coe), Safety 901(Bennett)

RID- E311, RS2(Failed to Respond), RS24, A29, M2


Sept 18th- One Trapped on Rosemont Ave.
Sep 20, 2010

On Saturday evening September 18th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA with rollover on Rosemont Avenue in the area of Grant Place. First arriving RE11 went on scene with an updated location of the ramp from the SB lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway onto Rosemont Ave, with one on its side with one trapped. Crews stabilized the vehicle and went to work flapping the roof down to make access to the patient. The extrication was completed in approximately 20 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A19, M2, RE11


Sept 11th- Garage and Barn off in Mount Pleasant
Sep 12, 2010

On Saturday afternoon September 11th 2010, Box alarm 11-32 was struck for the attached garage and barn on fire at 9529 Liberty Road. While enroute communications advised they believed they had a working fire due to numerous calls. First arriving BC902 went on scene with a garage and barn on fire with an exposure on the Alpha side, requesting the RID and tanker taskforce. Upon the arrival of ET114, the crew stretched a line and began protecting the exposure while another line was directed at the fire building. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 15 minutes and command began releasing units a short time later.

Units Responding- ET114, E22, ET172, E31, A247, RS24, Q11, TR41, T17, T1, ET34 BC902, Safety 901

RID- A28,M2, RS2(Failed to respond), RE171(as the RS), ET154

Tanker Taskforce- T22, ET224, ET94, T7, E12


Sept 6th- One Trapped in Gambrill Park
Sep 07, 2010

On Monday afternoon September 6th 2010, Units were alerted to the 10100blk of Gambrill Park Road for the MVA. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle into a tree with two patients, one trapped. Upon the arrival of RE83, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the passengers side door to free the trapped occupant. The extrication was completed in about 5 minutes and both patients were taken to area hospitals.

Units Responding- A89, A129, RE83, E82


Sept 6th- Serious MVA on I-70
Sep 07, 2010

On Monday morning September 6th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA with Rollover on I-70 EB in the area of the rest stop. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle MVA off the roadway down a  steep embankment with two patients possibly ejected. The crew from RE83 and A89 ascened the embankment and began patient care. It was later determined that the patients had self extricated and were not ejected. The crew from RE83 assembled a 3:1 mechanical advantage system to haul the patients up to the roadway in a stokes basket. Command requested aviation and later cancelled that request. Both patients were taken by ground to an area trauma center.

Units Responding- A89, A79, M8, RE83, RE74


Sept 5th- Fatal MVA in Yellow Springs
Sep 07, 2010

In the early morning hours of September 5th 2010, Units were alerted to the area of Walter Martz Road and Yellow Springs Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle into a tree. Due to the severe damage sustained in the crash, no extrication was needed. Crews found the driver to be DOA and the passenger to be a priority 1 trauma. Command was established and the request for aviation was made. The passenger was taken via MSP Trooper 3 to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore.

Units Responding- A18, M2, RS2, RE11, E12, EMS901


Sept 2nd- Small Fire College Estates
Sep 05, 2010

On Thursday afternoon September 2nd 2010, Box alarm 02-01 was struck for the house fire at 641 W. 7th Street in the College Estates section of the City. With E23 out of position on another run, E12 was first arriving with a corrected address of 641 Schley Ave and fire showing from the charlie side of the structure. Command was established and crews began knocking the fire which was mainly kept to the exterior. Command held two and one and placed the remainder of the assignment in service.

Units Responding- E12, E31, E23, E502(Failed to Respond), RS2(Failed to Respond), RS3, TR50, TR41, A29


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Sept 1st- Third Fire of the Tour, Hillside Turkey Products in Thurmont
Sep 01, 2010

On Tuesday morning September 1st 2010, E102 and TWR6 were alerted for the alarm bells sounding at Hillside Turkey Products at 30 Elm Street in Thurmont. First arriving E102 went on scene with heavy smoke showing and requetsed the box be filled. Crews stretched numerous lines into the structure and found a large volume of fire in the rear of the building. Command was established and the Rapid Intervention Dispatch and the fire taskforce were requested. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 45 minutes and began overhauling the large structure.


Sept 1st- Second Fire of the Tour, Room Off in Dearbought
Sep 01, 2010

In the early morning hours of September 1st 2010, Box alarm 11-30 was struck for fire in the basement of the house at 1804 N. Greenleese Drive in Dearbought. First arriving E23 went on scene with a two story residential with smoke showing from the rear. The crew stretched a line to the charlie side and entered the structure from the exterior to find a room going in the bravo quadrant of the basement. The crew was able to make a quick knocked and hydraulicly ventilate. During the overhaul phase, crews discovered that the room of origin was a storage area for approximately 50-60 of the residents snakes. The request for animal control was made and the homeowner and animal control handled that portion of the incident. Crews cleared around 0530, some to be picked up for the working fire in 10's area.

Units Responding- E111, E23, E31, E502, RS24, Q11, TR41, A249, BC901(Healy), Safety901(Thomas)

 


Aug 31st- Large Shed Fire in Lewistown
Sep 01, 2010

On Tuesday afternoon August 31st 2010, Structure Alarm 22-10 was struck for the shed  fire at the Shuffs Meat market at 12247 N. Baugher Road. First arriving E102 went on scene with a large shed with heavy smoke showing. Command was established and the crew stretched a line to the interior and began making a knock of the fire. Command advised the fire was knocked and the that crews were beginning overhaul.

Units Responding- E221, E102, ET104, A229(Late Response), A307, Q11


Aug 22nd- One Trapped, One Pinned on I-70
Aug 23, 2010

In the early morning hours of Sunday August 22nd 2010, communications requested that several units be freed up from the second alarm to take in an MVA with entrapment on I-70 in the area of Mussetter Road. First arriving ET254 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with two trapped and one pinned. Command was established and the request for aviation times 2 was made. Upon the arrival RE74(as the RS), the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the doors and rolling the dash forward to free the driver and rear passenger. Prior to the extrication, command made the decision to rapid extricate one of the trapped occupants. The extrication was completed in approximately 20 minutes and the patients were taken to area hospitals.

Units Responding- CCM18, CCM19, RE11, RS24(Understaffed w/ 2), RE74, ET254, HCE41


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Aug 21st- Two Alarm Fire in Shab Row
Aug 23, 2010

Just before midnight on Saturday August 21st 2010, Box alarm 03-03 was struck for smoke coming from the rear of a house in the 300blk of E. 2nd Street in the Shab Row section of Frederick City. First arriving E22 went on scene with a two story cape cod with heavy fire showing from the charlie and delta sides of the structure. As the crew was stretching the line into the structure, a neighbor advised the officer from E22 that their may be children trapped in the house. Command was established and the Rapid Intervention Dispatch and the Second Alarm were requested. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew immediately began an aggressive search of the structure, which proved to be quite difficult due to collyar's mansion conditions on the interior. Primary searches proved negative and interior crews were making good headway on the fire. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 30 minutes and then began on a very extensive overhaul.

Units Responding- E31, E22, E12, E502, TR41, TWR1, RS3, BC901, A39

RID- E311, TR42(Failed to Respond), M31, A28, Q11

2nd- ET34(Failed to Respond), E331, ET233(Understaffed w/ 2), E122, E111, TR50(Failed to Respond), TWR23, RS2(Failed to Respond), RS24(Understaffed w/ 2), Q14(Understaffed w/ 2)


Aug 20th- House Fire in Braddock Heights
Aug 21, 2010

On Friday afternoon August 20th 2010, Box alarm 12-04 was struck for the house fire in the 5600blk of Stone Road. First arriving E122 went on scene with smoke showing and the crew stretched a line into the structure. Interior crews found fire in the kitchen and living room of the home and were able to make a quick knock of the fire. Crews began overhauling and command began releasing units a short time later.


Aug 8th- Serious MVA on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
Aug 09, 2010

On Monday morning August 8th 2010, Units were alerted to the NB Lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Auburn Road for the MVA with rollover. While enroute communications advised they were now recieving reports that the crash was located at CMH and Sphars Quarry Road. First arriving A229 went on scene with a work van on its side in the median with two piority one patients inside. Further investigation revealed 5 more occupants located in the back of the work van. Command was established and the request for 4 additional BLS units as well as aviation for two was made. Both of the front seat occupants were transported by Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore. The remainder of the patients were taken to local area hospitals.

Units Responding- A229, A308, M30, RS10, RE101, E221, B226, A309, A307, A249, A247, A169, M2, EMS901


Aug 7th- 3 Alarm Fire in Urbana
Aug 09, 2010

On Sunday night August 7th 2010, Box alarm 23-02 was struck for the house fire in the 3500blk of Winthrop Lane in the Villages of Urbana section of Urbana. First arriving units went on the scene with a two story twonhome with heavy fire showing from the charlie side, extending to the adjacent units. Command was established and the second alarm was requested as fire had spread to a total of 5 units. Crews operated interior and were later backed out to flow master streams to knockdown a well advanced fire. Crews later re-entered  the houses to knock the remainder of the fire and begin an extensive overhaul.


Aug 6th- Small Fire on the West Side
Aug 09, 2010

On Saturday afternoon August 6th 2010, Box alarm 01-05 was struck for the house fire on Hillcrest Drive in the Hillcrest Orchards Section of Frederick City. First arriving A129(Staffing for E122) went on the scene with a single story residential with bushes on fire next to the house, extending into the house. E12 arriving and made a quick knock of the fire and began opening up the house to check for extension. The fire was confined to the front porch and command began releasing units a short time later.

Units Responding- E12, E31, E502, E122(Driver Only), RS3, A18, A129(Staffing for E122), TWR1, TR41, BC901(Healy)


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July 29th- Door Pop on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
Aug 07, 2010

On Thursday evening July 29th 2010, Units were alerted to the NB Lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Motter Ave for the MVA with rollover. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle off the road with evidence that it had rolled over at least once. The crew from RE11 and RS2(Understaffed) went to work stabilizing the vehicle and removing the drivers door to make access to the pt. The extrication was completed in approximately 7 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A18, A19, M31, RS2(understaffed), RE11, E23(Failed to respond), E502


July 24th- Two Trapped in Jefferson
Jul 27, 2010

In the early morning hours of July 24th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA with rollover on Route 340 between Horine and Gene Hemp Roads. Fisrt arriving units went on the scene with a single vehicle on its side with two trapped. Upon the arrival of RS20, the crew stabilized the vehicle and flapped the roof down to make access to the occupants. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patients were all taken by ground to FMH.


July 20th- Two Alarm Fire in Woodsboro
Jul 20, 2010

On Tuesday morning July 20th 2010, E162 was alerted for the investigation of smoke in the area of the 600blk of Main Street in Woodsboro. Just as E162 began responding communications filled box alarm 16-01, for the building on fire at Bowers Lumber Yard at 625 Main Street. E162 advised that they had heavy smoke in the area and were dropping a line at the entrance to the complex. Further investigation found a 200X 100 Warehouse approximately 20% involved with fire and the tanker taskforce as well as the second alarm were resquested. The crew from E162 stretched a line into the structure however backed the line out a short time later due to a lack of water. As second alarm units arrived the crew from E23, E31, ET34 and RS24, stretched multiple lines into the unburned section of the building in an attempt to make a stand against the fire. As crews began making headway on the fire from the interior they were backed out so that ladder pipe operation could ensue on the portion of the structure that was most heavily involved. Crews then re-entered the structure and began an extensive overhaul of the structure. Crews operated for approximately 4 hours, knocking hot spots and overhauling. The fire was able to be contained to the original section of origin.


July 19th- Fatal MVA on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
Jul 20, 2010

On Monday night July 19th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on the Catoctin Mountain Highway in the area of Old Frederick Road. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle on its top with one trapped and priority 4(DOA). Units remained on the scene assisting the Frederick County Sherriffs Office and MSP with lighting during their investigation.

 


July 18th- Fatal MVA in Downtown
Jul 19, 2010

In the early morning hours of sunday July 18th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA in the 200blk of Broadway Street in Downtown. While enroute communications advised that City PD was on the scene with a single vehicle into the building and one with a head injury. RS3 arrived with a single vehicle into a building with an electrical hazard and partial collapse and one in the roadway. RS3 established the command and made the request for two additional BLS and an additional ALS. The drivers door was removed to make access to the driver who was deemed a priority 4(DOA). A29 arrived and began patient care on the occupant in the street who was later transported by ground to Washington County Hospital. The crew from RS3 then began the very complex and lengthy extrication on the front seat passenger. The crew performed a B-post conversion on the passengers as well as removed the roof. The crew then removed the seat back in an effort to lay the patient back and allow room to work on the pateints heavily pinned lower extremities. After an hour and fifteen minute extrication, the patient was freed and taken to shock trauma by an awaiting trooper 3. A job well done to all involved.


July 5th- Two Ejected in Thurmont
Jul 06, 2010

On Monday night July 5th 2010, Units were alerted to the 14800blk of N. Franklinville Road for the MVA with entrapment. While enroute communications advised they had reports of a car into a house with multiple occupnats trapped. First arriving A307 went on scene with a single vehicle on its top with two ejected. Command was established and the request for an additional BLS,  ALS and aviation X 2 was made. Both patients were transported by air to an area trauma center.


July 5th- Two Alarm Fire in Libertytown
Jul 06, 2010

On Monday afternoon July 5th 2010, Box alarm 17-42 was struck for the barn fire in the 14600blk of Black Ankle Road. First arriving crews had a barn and shed fully involved as well as 3 rooms off in a nearby house. Command was established and the decision was made to write the barns off and focus solely on the house. Crews made an agressive interior attack and were able to contain the fire to the original 3 rooms. A short time into the incident crews on scene made an akward discovery, they found the body of an adult male in a wooded area nearby with a single gunshot wound(Priority 4). The Frederick County Sherrifs Office set up a barrier and began investigating the area. The determination was later made that the two incidents were related and appear to be an arson/ suicide. Crews operated for several hours hitting hot spots in the original fire buildings.


June 30th- Three Alarm Fire in Downtown
Jul 06, 2010

On Wednesday evening June 30th 2010, Box alarm 03-03 was struck for the building on fire in the area of E. All Saints Street and S. Carroll Street in downtown. First arriving E31 went on scene with a two story warehouse with heavy smoke showing. The crew stretched a 2-1/2" line into the structure and began making an aggressive interior attack. E22 arrived to pull the back-up line, however a short time later command pulled crews out due to a well advanced fire. Multiple ladder pipes and master stream devices were placed in service as crews operated well into the night knocking hot spots.


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June 24th- MVA with Haz-Mat in Downtown
Jun 24, 2010

On Wednesday morning June 24th 2010, Units were alerted to the ramp from S. Jefferson St. onto NB Catoctin Mountain Highway for the MVA with Rollover. First arriving units went on scene with a tractor trailer on its side with a considerable diesel fuel leak. Crews stretched a protection line and command requetsed the haz-mat assignment be dispatched. Crews operated for several hours pumping off and controlling the leak.

Units Responding- A29, RE11, E31, HIRT31, DECON31


June 17th- Two Alarm House Fire in Middletown
Jun 20, 2010

June 8th- Serious MVA on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
Jun 09, 2010

On Tuesday morning June 8th 2010, Units were once again alerted to the SB Lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Hayward Road for the MVA with entrapment. While enroute communications advised they had reports of two vehicle with two trapped and one unconcious. First arriving A249 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with a two vehicle MVA with one pinned and unconcious. Command was established and the request for aviation X 2 was made. Upon the arrival of E502, a protection line was pulled and the first occupant was being removed. Upon the arrival of RS3 and E22, the crews pryed the passengers side door open and rapidly extricated the passenger. Both occupants were transported by MSP aviation to an area trauma center and the other driver refused care.

Units Responding- A28, A18, A249, M2, M31, RS2(Out of Position), RS3, E22, E502, EMS901, BC901  


June 6th- Heavy Fire in Uptown
Jun 06, 2010

On Saturday night June 6th 2010, Box alarm 02-07 was struck for the house fire in the area of 7th and Market in Uptown. First arriving E22, went on the scene with smoke showing and began recieving reports from citizens that their was possibly one trapped inside. The crew from E22, stretched a 300' attack line to divison 2 via an exterior staircase while the officer began a primary search. The officer off of E22 advised he had heavy fire in 2 rooms on division 2 and that the primary search was complete. E31 arrived and stretched a 2" back up line to division 2 while the crew from  TR41 went to work with ladders and then headed to the roof to open up. RS3 began the secondary search and began opening up on the interior. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 15 minutes and began overhauling.

Units Responding- E22, E31, E12, E502, RS2(Failed to respond), RS3, TR41, TWR1, A28, A18, BC901(Healy), Safety901(G. Thomas), EMS901(Nuse)

Safety Dispatch- E311, Q11, M2, A39


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June 1st- One Trapped in Adamstown
Jun 03, 2010

On Monday June 1st 2010, Units were alerted to New Design Road in the area of Lawrance Court for the MVA. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS20, the crew stabilized the vehicel and went to work removing the drivers side doors and B-post. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was transported to an area hospital.

Units responding- A149, M23, RS20, ET143, ET284(LZ)


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May 17th- Fire Showing in Urbana
May 21, 2010

On Monday morning May 17th 2010, Box alarm 23-07 was struck for a house on fire in the 3600blk of Park Mills Road. First arriving units went on the scene with heavy fire showing from division one. Command was established and the tanker taskforce and the safety dispatch were requested. Crews stretched multiple lines into the structure and began making an aggressive interior attack. Due to the structure being of balloon frame construction, fire had already extended into the second floor and attic area. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 30 minutes and began an extensive overhaul.


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May 15th- Fatal MVA on the Catoction Mountain Highway
May 16, 2010

On Saturday morning May 15th 2010, Units were alerted to the NB lanes of the Catoction Mountain Highway at Roddy Creek Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on the scene with a two vehicle T-bone with 3 patients two trapped. Command was established and the request for two additional BLS, an additional ALS and avaition were made. Further investigation found one of the trapped occupants to be DOA. Upon the arrival of RS10, the crew stabilized the vehicle and began removing the passengers side to free the occupant. The extrication was complete in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was transported via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area trauma center.

Units responding- A307, A308, A309, M30, M17, RS10, RE101, ET184


May 15th- 3 Trapped on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
May 16, 2010

In the early morning hours of May 15th 2010, Unist were alerted to the SB lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Angleberger Road for the MVA with entrapment. While enroute communication advised they had reports of numerous trapped and an updated location of CMH and Catoctin Furnace Road. They also advised they had started an additional BLS as well as an additional ALS. As units took their assignments, neither location proved to be good as no accident was found. Communication re-contacted the caller and they advised they could hear sirens and see the lights. A229 was first to arrive to find a single vehicle off the roadway up an embankment into the woods with 3 trapped. Command was established and an additional engine company was requested due to the location. ET224 arrived to pull a protection line and upon the arrival of RS10 crews went work cutting a path to the vehicle, through the thick underbrush. Once a path had been made crews went to work removing the doors to get to the patients. RS10 utilized a stokes basket and rope to bring the patients down one by one. All three patients were transported to area trauma centers by ground.

Units responding- A229, A308, A309, M30, M2, RS10, ET224, E102 


May 13th- One Trapped in Westview
May 15, 2010

On Thursday May 13th 2010, Unist were alerted for the MVA on English Muffin Way at Wedgewood Blvd. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle rear end collison and one trapped. Command was established and ALS as well as aviation was requested. Crews began patient care and upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the roof and doors on the drivers side. The extrication was completed in approximately 20 minutes and the patient was transported via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area trauma center.


May 11th- Door Pop in Libertytown
May 15, 2010

On Tuesday morning May 11th 2010, Units were alerted to 12200blk of Liberty Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle into a tree with one trapped. Command was established and aviation was requested. Upon the arrival of RE171, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the drivers door to make access to the patient. The extrication was completed in approximately 10 minutes and the patient was taken by ground to an area trauma center due to weather conditions.


May 10th- Westside Fire
May 11, 2010

May 9th- Small Fire in Westview
May 11, 2010

On Sunday afternoon May 9th 2010, Box alalrm 31-03 was struck for fire on the balcony of 6430 E. Mercantile Drive in the Clearbrook section of Westview. First arriving BC901(Coe) went on scene with a three story garden apartment with smoke showing. Upon the arrival of E311, the crew stretched a 300 to the interior and found smoke conditions in the apartment. Crews were able to knock the fire prior to it extending into the apartment. Command held 2 and 1 and placed the remainder in service.

Units Responding- E311, E31, E12, E23, RS3, TR41, TWR1, BC901


May 6th- Fire Showing in Lime Kiln
May 07, 2010

On Thursday afternoon May 6th 2010, Box alarm 31-10 was struck for the building fire at 4137 Buckeystown Pike in Lime KIln. First arriving E311, went on scene with a three story barn that had been converted into apartments with heavy fire showing and advised they now had reports of people trapped. Crews stretched multiple lines into the structure and began an aggressive interior attack. Upon the arrival of RS2, the crew began the primary search of division 2 which turned up negative. Due to rapidly deteriorating conditions, crews were backed out multiple times and went to a defensive mode before getting a knock on the fire.

 


May 5th- One Pinned in Fountaindale
May 07, 2010

On Wednesday afternoon, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Old National Pike in the area of Beechtree Drive. While enroute communications advised they had a DFRS officer on scene, confirming entrapment. E121(Driver Only) arrived and established the command and made the request for aviation. Communications added E72 for staffing for E121 and RE11 for the landing zone. Upon the arrival of RS2, the crew stabilized the vehicle and removed the drivers door, flapped the roof and pushed the dash to free the occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 20 minutes and the patient was transported by an awaiting Trooper 3.

Units responding- A129, A89, M2, RS2, E121(Driver Only), E72(Staffing for 121), RE11, EMS901


Apr 4th- Large Barn Fire in Woodsboro
Apr 05, 2010

On Sunday afternoon April 4th 2010, Box alarm 16-08 was struck for the barn fire in the 10200blk of Oak Hill Road in Woodsboro. Fisrt arriving units went on scene of a 400x 80 single story barn with heavy fire showing. Command was established and the tanker taskforce was requested. Crews put multiple lines in service and well as ladder pipes. Due to the amount of water being utilized command requested the second tanker taskforce. Crews operated well into the evening knocking hot spots.


Apr 3rd- Two Alarm Fire in Emmitsburg
Apr 05, 2010

On Saturday morning April 3rd 2010, Box alarm 06-01 was struck for the apartment building fire with reported people trapped at 2 E. main Street in Emmitsburg. First arriving units went on scene with heavy fire showing from the second floor and requested the second alarm and the safety. The crew from A268 started a primary search of the structure however were backed out due to rapidly deteriorating condition. TWR 6 set up to flow the ladder pipe and blitz the fire prior to engine companies re-entering the structure. Crews were able to re-enter the structure a short time later, and knock the remainder of the fire which had extended to the third floor and roof area. Crews operated well into the afternoon overhauling and hitting hot spots. All occupants had escaped the structure on their own prior to the fire department arrival.


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Apr 2nd- Large Trash Fire in Evergreen Point
Apr 05, 2010

On Friday night April 2nd 2010, units were alerted for the trash pile on fire in the area of Urbana Pike and Francis Scott Key Drive. First arriving units went on scene with a  large trash pile approximately a story in height well involved. Command was establsihed and an additional units were requested. Crew operated for a couple hours knocking hots spots and pulling the pile apart.

Units Responding- E31, B35, E311, E22, TWR1


Mar 30th- House Fire in Amber Meadows
Mar 31, 2010

On Tuesday afternoon March 30th 2010, Box alarm 02-04 was struck for the house fire at 153 Fairfeild Court in the Amber Meadows Section of Frederick City. First arriving E22 went on the scene of a two story middle of the row townhouse with smoke showing. Command was established and the safety was requested. Crews strecthed a line into the structure and found a room and contents on the first floor involved. The fire was knocked in approximately 10 minutes and crews began overhaul operations.

Units Responding- E22, E502(Failed to Respond), E12, E31, RS2(Failed to Respond), RS3, TR50, TWR1, BC901

Safety- E111, TR41, M100, A18


Mar 25th- House Fire in Jefferson
Mar 25, 2010

In the early morning hours of March 25th 2010, Box alarm 20-26 was struck for the house fire in the 4800blk of Cap Stine Road. While units were enroute communications advised that the Frederick County Sheriffs Office had units on scene with heavy fire showing. First arriving E311 stretched a line into the structure and found a heavy volume of fire in the attic and garage area of the house. Interior crews were able to hold the fire to the attic area with multiple handlines and all searches turned up negative.


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Mar14 - 2 Vehicles, Multiple Entrapment on Route 15
Mar 17, 2010

Sunday afternoon, March 14th, Frederick County Communications alerted units to a motor vehicle collision with entrapment at Route 15 at Mountville Road.

 



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Units on the scene reported a pickup truck had struck the rear end of a minivan, with multiple entrapments in the mini-van.  As many as 5 BLS ambulances and 4 ALS units were requested due to transport requirements, as weather conditions prohibited the use of medical evacuation aviation.

More news and information to follow.

 


Mar 14th- Fatal MVA on Catoctin Mountain Highway
Mar 17, 2010

On Sunday March 14th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA with a report of 4 trapped on the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Mountville Road. First arriving units went on the scene with a two vehicle rear-end collision with multiple trapped. Command was established and the request for 3 additional BLS as well as 2 additional ALS was made. Crews stabilized the vehicle and went to work with the extrication. The patients were transported to various local hospitals due to injuries ranging from priority 1 to priority 3.

Units responding- A289, A209, A38, A39, A28, M20, M31, M2, RS14, RS20, E201


Mar12- House Fire in Braddock Heights
Mar 12, 2010

On Friday morning March 12th 2010, Box alarm 12-12 was struck for the house fire with reported people trapped at 6153 Fulmer Road in Braddock heights. While enroute communications advised that the subject had jumped from a window and was no longer in the structure. With the additional supplements indicating a working fire BC901 requested the safety. First arriving E122 went on scene with a single story residential structure with fire showing from the charlie side. The crew stretched a line into the structure and found fire in a laundry/ bathroom. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 15 minutes and began overhaul.

Units responding- E122, E72, E12, E31, RE74, TWR1, TR41, A129(Failed to Respond), T7, ET34

Safety Dispatch- RS3(Failed to Respond), RS20, RE83, A18, M2


Mar 5th- Two Alarm Fire Downtown
Mar 06, 2010

On Friday afternoon March 5th 2010, units were alerted for the garage fire in the area of S. Bentz Street and Gaither Alley in Downtown. First arriving E22 went on scene with a single story four car garage with heavy fire showing. The crew stretched a line into the structure and began making an aggressive interior attack. As crews worked to extinguish the fire that involved the whole strip of garages fire was noticed to the rear of the house that backed up to the garages. Command requested the second alarm and some crews were diverted to the house. Crews were able to hold the fire in the house to the back porch and one room. Crews were on scene for sometime with an extensive overhaul.

 


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Mar 4th- Two Alarm Fire in Middletown
Mar 05, 2010

On Thursday morning March 4th 2010, units were alerted for the alarm bells sounding at the Christ Reformed United Church of Christ at 12 S. Church Street in Middletown. E72 went on scene investigating and found a haze of smoke in the structure and requested the assignment be upgraded. Command was established and as E72 continued to investigate, conditions began to worsen as fire was discovered in the void space in the roof. Command requested the second alarm and had them stage to the rear of FS07. Upon the arrival of the special service companies, they went to work on the roof attempting to open up from the top side. Crews had the fire knocked in about an hour and half and remained on scene well into the day with an extensive overhaul period.


Feb 26th- House Fire in Uptown
Feb 27, 2010

On Friday night February 26th 2010, Box alarm 02-03 was struck for the house fire at 704 N. Market Street in Uptown. First arriving E22 went on scene with a two story duplex with heavy smoke showing from the charlie side. The crew from E22 stretched a line into the charlie side and saw what appeared to be room off. As the crew made their push into the structure, E22's barman fell part way through a hole in the floor. The firefighter was quickly able to self rescue and the crew backed out and made a knock from the door and proceeded to the basement via  a bilco door on the charlies side, to knock the remainder of the fire. Crews operating on division two found some extension via a pipe chase in the bravo quadrant. Command began releasing units an hour into the incident.

Units Responding- E22, E31, E502(Failed to Respond), E12, E311, RS2(Failed to respond), RS3, TR41, TR50

Safety Dispatch- E111, TR42(Failed to respond), M17, A39 


Feb 26th- Small Fire in Downtown
Feb 27, 2010

In the early morning hours of Friday February 26th 2010, Box alarm 03-03 was struck for the house fire with one burned at 31 S. Jefferson Street in Downtown. Crews arrived to find nothing evident and upon further investigation found a small amount of contents that had burned and the occupant of the home with burns over 30% of his body. The occupant was transported by ground to the burn center and the investigation of a possible suicide continued into the morning hours.


Feb 25th- House Fire in West Frederick
Feb 27, 2010

On Thursday night February 25th 2010, Box alarm 01-08 was struck for the house fire at 109 Stonegate Drive on the Westside of Frederick City. First arriving units went on the scene with heavy smoke from a duplex. Upon the arrival of E12, the crew stretched a line into the structure and found fire throughout the first floor. Crews made quick work of the fire and began overhaul.

Units Responding- E12, E122, E31, E502(Failed to Respond), E22, TWR1, TR50, RS2, A18


Feb 15th- Small Fire in Uptown
Feb 15, 2010

In the early morning hours of February 15th 2010, Box alarm 02-07 was struck for the house fire at 711 N. Maxwell Ave. First arriving E23 went on scene with a two story duplex with nothing evident. As the line was being stretched to the door, E23's forcible entry man reported heavy smoke on division two. The safety was requested and interior crews found a mattress and contents on fire in an upstairs bedroom. The fire was knocked quickly and command held the assignment with two and one.

Units Responding- E23, E31, E12, E501(Failed to respond), RS2(Failed to respond), TR41, TR50, A29

Safety Dispatch- E111, Q11, M2, A39


Feb 11th- Truck 41 goes Mutual Aid to Carroll
Feb 14, 2010

On Thursday morning February 11th 2010, Truck 41 responded mutual aid to Carroll County on the 3rd alarm for the building fire at Carroll County Station 12. The building had sustained a collapse, which in turn created a gas laeak that was moments later ignited. No one was injured during the collapse and members of station 12 were able to get all of the apparatus out of the building undamaged. The members of the Skysville Freedom district will be in our thoughts.


Feb 4th- One Trapped in Yellow Springs
Feb 10, 2010

On Thursday night February 4th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA on Yellow Springs Pike at Rocky Springs Road. First arriving A18 went on scene with a single vehicle into a tree with one trapped and unconcious. Upon the arrival of RE11, the crew stabilized the vehicle and began the extrication. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes. The patient was taken by Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area trauma center.

Units Responding- A19, M2, RE11, E12


Feb 3rd- One Trapped on I-70
Feb 05, 2010

On Wednesday night February 3rd 2010, Units were alerted to the WB lanes of I-70 in the area of Jefferson Pike for the MVA with possibly one trapped. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS3 the crew stabilzed the vehicle and went to work on a B-post conversion. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken to an area trauma center.


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Feb 2nd- Two Alarm Fire in Brunswick
Feb 02, 2010

On Tuesday mroning February 2nd 2010, Box alarm 05-01 was struck for the apartment fire at 415 N. Maple Ave in Brunswick. First arriving A197, went on scene with a two story apartment with heavy fire showing from the first and second floor. Command was established and due to some confusion on the scene there were reports of possibly one trapped however all occupants were quickly accounted for. Upon the arrival of E51, the crew, assisted by A197 stretched a line and knocked down the bulk of the fire and began an interior attack. Crew had the fire knocked down in approximate;y 20 minutes. Command requested the second alarm for manpower due to an extensive overhaul. Units began going in service a short time later.


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January 30th- One Trapped on I-270
Feb 01, 2010

On Saturday morning January 30th 2010 as the snow began to fall, Units were alerted to the SB Lanes of I-270 at New Design Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. The crew from E31 stretched a protection line and upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work performing a B-post conversion on the drivers side. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A39, A319, M31, RS3, E31, E311, EMS901


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Jan 29th- Fatal Fire in Downtown
Jan 30, 2010

On Friday afternoon January 29th 2010, Box alarm 03-02 was struck for 209 Phebus Avenue for the apartment fire. First arriving crews went on the scene with nothing evident, however after making entry found that the apartment had once been on fire. Further investigation revealed the body of an elderly male occupant that appeared to have died as a result of smoke inhalation. Crews assisted the Frederick City Police with their investigation into the evening.

 


Jan 28th- Two Trapped in New Market
Jan 30, 2010

On Thursday evening January 28th 2010, Units were alerted to the WB lanes of Interstate 70 at Green Valley Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a corrected location of EB I-70 at Green Valley with two trapped. Upon the arrival of RE153, the crew stabilized the vehicle and began the extrication. Both patients were taken to an area trauma center.


Jan 28th- Building Fire in Woodsboro
Jan 30, 2010

On Thursday afternoon January 28th 2010, Box alarm 16-01 was struck for Dorsey's Meats at 100 South Second Street in Woodsboro. First arriving E161(Driver Only) went on scene with a single story block shed 20 X 20 with fire through the roof. Upon the arrival of additional units the crews put a master stream device in service and knocked down the bulk of the fire. Due to strong winds in the area, crew were assigned to mitigate spot fires in the general area of the building.

 


Jan 26th- One Trapped on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
Jan 28, 2010

On Tuesday evening January 26th 2010, Units were alerted to the SB lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at W. Patrick Street for the MVA with entrapment. After some searching crews finally located the collision in the SB lanes at Hayward Road. First arriving units went on the scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. The crew from RE11 stabilized the vehicle and began the extrication and were assisted by RS3 upon their arrival. The extrication was completed in approximately 30 minutes and the patient was taken to an area trauma center.

 


Jan 18th- Trench Job in Woodsboro
Jan 21, 2010

On Monday afternoon January 18th 2010, Units were alerted for a miscellaneous rescue of  horse in a sinkhole. First arriving units went on scene with horse in a 5X5 sinkhole approximately 12 feet down. Command was established and the request for the ATR team was made. While awaiting the arrival of ATR, a neighbor arrived with a back-hoe and against the direction of command began benching the trench out and in the long run hampering the rescue effort. Upon the arrival of ATR1, the crew began placing ground pads and setting up the forms and shores to stabilize the walls of the trench. The need for further ATR assistance was discovered and command requested a second team. Approximately 4 hours from the time of dispatch the horse was freed and taken to a local animal hospital for evaluation.

Units responding- A249, RS16(Failed to respond), RS24, E161(Failed to Respond), E91, ATR1, CCATR30, BC901(Wallick), Safety901(B. Barnes)


Jan 15th- One Pinned on I-270
Jan 18, 2010

On Friday morning January 15th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on I-270 SB at Buckeystown Pike. First arriving E311 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one heavily pinned. Upon the arrival of RE11, the crew stabilized the vehicle  and start the extrication. Command was established and aviation was requested for a priority 1 trauma patient. Due to extended extrication and a "tool failure", RS2 was added to the assignment. Upon their arrival, they assisted with the remainder of the extrication. The extrication was completed in approximately 45 minutes and the patient was transported by Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area trauma center.

Units Responding- A319, A239, RE11, E311, E231, M31, RS2


Jan 14th- One Trapped on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
Jan 18, 2010

On Thursday January 14th 2010, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment in the SB lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Hayward Road. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS2, the crew stabilized the vehicle and with assistance from A19 removed the drivers door as well as part of the roof to make access to the patient. The extrication was completed in approximately 20 minutes and the patient was then transported to by Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area trauma center.

Units Responding- A28, A19, RS2, E22(Failed to Respond), E502, RE11


Jan 9th- House Fire in Adamstown
Jan 10, 2010

On Saturday morning January 9th 2010, the street assignment was dispatched for smoke in a house in the 5600blk of Mountville Road. First arriving units went on the scene with smoke showing from the roof area and requested the box be filled. As Communications was filling box 14-03, the crew from Q14 stretched a line into the structure and found heavy fire in the walls. Upon the arrival of ET284, the crew began checking the upper floors for extension and were able to make a stop just as the fire entered the attic space. Command began releasing units about an hour later.

Units Responding- ET143(Failed to Respond), ET284, A149, Q14

Box- ET204, E311, TWR23, ET34, E201, ET233

Safety- E122, AU4, TR41, A209, M2


Jan 7th- Two Alarm Fire in West Frederick, Multiple Rescues
Jan 07, 2010

On Thursday morning January 7th 2010, Box alarm 01-03 was struck for the apartment fire with multiple people trapped at 142 Willowdale Drive on the West side of Frederick City. First arriving FD300, went on the scene of a three story garden apartment with smoke showing from division 3 and multiple people trapped on balconies. The crew from E12 stretched a line into the building, but due to a malfunction with the line, were passed by the crew from E22. The crew from E22, forced entry into the apartment and found heavy fire throughout the unit. The crew from TWR1 threw multiple ground ladders on the alpha side of the structure and began executing rescues. Upon the arrival of RS3, their crew utilized TWR1's aerial to assist with more rescues. Meanwhile on the charlie side, the crew from E502 and E31 were making grabs from the third floor apartments. TR42 crew went to the roof and began opening up above the fire apartment. E22 had the fire knocked down quickly and crews began overhauling. GREAT JOB to all operating at the scene.

Units Responding- E12, E31, E502, E22, A18, A19, A38, M2, RS3, TWR1, TR42, BC901, Safety901

Safety- E311, RE74, RS2(Understaffed w/2), M17

Second Alarm- E122, E201, E111, E331, RS24, TWR23, Q11, A247


Jan 5th- Building Fire in Wolfsville
Jan 06, 2010

On Tuesday morning January 5th 2010, Box alarm 21-08 was struck for an address in the 3900blk of Garfield Road in Wolfsville. While units were checking up, communications advised they had reports of a barn like structure with fire through the roof. First arriving units went on scene with a barn like structure fully involved. Command was established and tanker taskforce was requested. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately an hour.


Jan 2nd- House Fire in North Crossing
Jan 03, 2010

On Saturday night January 3rd 2010, Box alarm 02-10 was struck for the house fire at 111 Cross Timber way in the North Crossing Section of Uptown. First arriving E22, went on scene with their own water and smoke showing from a two story residential. The crew from E22 was greated by the homeowner, who advised they had a fire in the basement. With no exterior access to the basement, the crew stretched the line down the interior stairs and found a working fire in the bravo quadrant of the basement. The crews from TWR1 and RS3, assisted with opening up and the fire was knocked in a matter of minutes. Command began releasing units a short time later.

Units Responding- E22, E502(Failed to Respond), E12, E31, E111, RS2(Failed to Respond), TR50, TWR1, A28, BC901, Safety 901


Jan 1st- Large Melee in Downtown
Jan 03, 2010

Just as the New Year was begining, Units from station 3 were alerted for the injured person from the assault in the 100blk of N. Market Street in Downtown. As units marked up, communications advised them to stage as they were now getting reports of a fight involving approximately 300 people. Upon the arrival of the Police, EMS units were given the okay to proceed. Further investigation found several people injured over a 4 block area. Command was established and the EMS taskforce was requested. Police were able to disperse the crowd fairly quickly and all EMS units were able to transport to area hospitals.

Units Responding- A38, M2, RS3

EMS Taskforce- A39, A28, A19, A319, M31, E22


Dec 29th- One Trapped on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
Dec 30, 2009

On Tuesday afternoon December 29th 2009, Units were alerted to the NB Lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at W. Patrick Street for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle into the median with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RE11, the crew stretched a protection line as well as stabilized the vehicle and began the extrication. The crew removed the passengers side B-post to make access to the patient. The extrication was completed in approximately five minutes and the patient was removed to an awaiting ambulance.

Units Responding- A39, A19, M2, RS3, RE11, E31


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Dec 29th- Barn Fire in Brunswick
Dec 30, 2009

On Tuesday morning December 29th 2009, Box alarm 05-02 was struck for the barn on fire in the 2100blk of Frazer Road. First arriving units went on scene with barn on fire that had already collapsed, as well as fire in a nearby exposure. Command was established and the request for a brush truck was made as well as tanker taskforce. Crews began making an interior attack on the exposure building and were able to keep the fire from extending further. Command began releasing units about two hours later.

Units Responding- E51, E201, E281, E612, TR5, Q14, ET284, ET204, T616, T7, E616, JCT1, JCE1, ET143, T610, B55, B205, B285, B125, RS19, ET34, T1, BC901


Dec 28th- Rescue Box in Downtown
Dec 30, 2009

On Monday afternoon December 28th 2009, Rescue Box 03-02 was struck for the building collapse at 25 S. Jefferson Street. While enroute communications advised they had reports that the second floor had fallen into the first with a report of one injured. First arriving units went on scene with a two story middle of the row and nothing evident from the exterior. Interior crews found that a section of ceiling had fallen striking the occupant, however not trapping them. The crew from RS3, packaged the patient and utilizing a stokes basket, removed the occupant from the home to an awaiting ambulance. Command began releasing units a short time later.

Units Responding- A38, A19, M31, RS3, RS2, E31, E22(Failed to Respond), TR42, ATR1, BC901


Dec 28th- Bus Fire on I-70
Dec 28, 2009

On Monday morning December 29th 2009, Units were alerted to I-70 WB in the area of Ridge Road(RT27) for the tour bus on fire. While enroute communications began providing supplements that they had numerous calls advising of a tour bus fully involved. First arriving units went on scene with a charter bus fully involved and requested two additional tankers. Crews began an attack on the bus and had the fire out a short time later.

Units Responding- RE153, ET154, CCE12, CCET14, ET254, HCET44, A158


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Dec 17th- One Trapped on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
Dec 18, 2009

On Thursday night December 17th 2009, Units were alerted to the SB lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Sundays Lane for the MVA with rollover. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle in a culvert with one trapped. Command was established and the request for aviation was made. Upon the arrival of RS2, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the drivers door to free the unconcious occupant. Awaiting A29, treated the patient and turned over care to the crew of Maryland State Police Trooper 3.

Units Responding- A29, A249, M2, RS2, E23(Failed to Respond), E502, E111 


Dec 17th- Trailer Fire in New Market
Dec 18, 2009

On Thursday evening December 17th 2009 as units were just returning from the Howard County Fire, the volunteer duty officer from station 15 called out the house trailer on fire in the 5600blk of Old New Market Road. The box was filled and command was established, and the request for two brush trucks was made due to the location of the trailer. Further investigation found it to be a construction trailer. Command held part of the assignment and began releasing the remainder a short time later.

Units Responding- ET154, ET254, ET172, CCET14, RE171, A158, TR41, TWR23


Dec 17th- Mutual Aid to Howard County
Dec 18, 2009

On Thursday afternoon December 17th 2009, Frederick County units were alerted for Howard County  Box 04-10, for the house fire taskforce at 990 Ridge Road. First arriving units went on scene and had heavy fire showing from the attic and second floor. Crews attempted to make an interior attack however, were forced out a short time later due to a lack of water supply and rapidly deteriorating conditions inside. As the Frederick County Units were arriving the plan was then changed to again take a stand from an offensive position. Crews re-deployed several lines to the interior and knock down the bulk of the fire. Units operated well into the evening overhauling.

Frederick County Units Responding- ET154, ET254, E251, E331, RS3, TWR23


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Dec15th- House Fire in Jefferson
Dec 16, 2009

On Tuesday morning December 15th 2009, Box alarm 20-03 was struck for smoke coming from the house next to 5309 Wye Creek Drive. First arriving ET204 went on scene with a corrected address of 5313 Wye Creek Drive, laying out from the end of the driveway with smoke showing. Command was established and the safety as well as the tanker taskforce were requested. ET204 crew stretched a line into the structure and were able to locate a small fire in the attic space above a second floor bathroom. Crews made quick work of the fire and began a brief overhaul. Command began releasing units a short time later.

Units Responding- E201, E122, E31, E311, A209(Failed to Respond), RS20, TR41, TWR1, ET204, ET34, T1, A39

Safety Dispatch- A319, E23, RS3(Failed to respond), M20

Tanker Taskforce- T5, ET143, ET284, T7, E502  


Dec 8th- Door Pop on West Patrick Street
Dec 10, 2009

On Tuesday morning December 8th 2009, Units were alerted to West Patrick Street at N. McCain Drive for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle collision with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RE11, the crew stabilized the vehicle and removed the drivers door to make access to the patient. Command requested aviation and a short time later the extrication was completed.

Units responding- A18, A19, M31, RE11, RS3, E12, FD201(Chisholm)


Dec 8th- Two Alarm Fire in Wolfsville
Dec 10, 2009

In the early morning hours of Tuesday December 8th 2009, Box alarm 21-20 was struck for smoke in the basement of a residence in the 15000blk of Foxville Deerfield Road. First arriving units went on scene with a two story residential with fire through the roof. Crews stretched a line inside to find fire in the attic and walls throughout the house. Command requested the tanker taskforce upon arrival and a short time later requested the second alarm due to staffing issues. Units operated well into the morning performing salvage and overhaul.


Dec 4th- Small Fire in Frederick Junction
Dec 05, 2009

On Friday morning December 4th 2009, Box alarm 03-08 was struck for fire in the building at Petsmart at 5401 Urbana Pike in Frederick Junction. First arriving E31 went on scene with nothing evident and the crew stretched the 300 into the structure where they began to encounter moderate smoke conditions in the charlie quadrant. The crew from RS3 located the fire in an electrical utility room in the charlie quadrant. Crews made quick work of the fire however remained on scene for approximately an hour for an extensive ventalition.

Units responding- E31, E311, E22, E12, RS3, TR42, TWR1, BC902(Wallick), Safety 901 


Dec 3rd- Two Alarm Fire in Shab Row
Dec 04, 2009

In the early morning hours of Thursday December 3rd 2009, Box alarm 03-03 was struck for 119 N. East St in the Shab Row section of Frederick City. First arriving E22 went on scene with a single story middle of the row storefront with heavy smoke showing. Command was established and the second alarm was requested and ordered to stage at the fairgrounds. Crews stretched multiple lines into the structure and found a room going with extension into the attic space. Crews were able to make a quick knock and begin a very extensive salvage operation as well as overhaul. Command released the second alarm from staging a short time later.

Units responding- E31, E22, E502, RE11, TWR1, Q11, RS2, A38, BC901, Safety 901


Dec 1st- Two Alarm Fire in Old Farm
Dec 03, 2009

On Tuesday afternoon December 1st 2009, Box alarm 01-10 was struck for the apartment building on fire at 2100 Whitehall Road. First arriving units went on scene with a two story garden apartment with heavy fire showing from the second floor and requested the sfaety. E12 arrived on scene and stretched a line to the fire floor and began making a knock of the fire in the apartment. TR50 and TWR1 both both aerials to the roof and went to work making a hole. E31 stretched the back-up line to the second floor and assisted E12. With roof crews now reporting fire in the attic space, command requested the second alarm. The crew from E22, stretched a CAF line to the second floor and made entry to the attic via the hatch in the common stairwell. Once in the attic the crew from E22 had to breach a firebreak to get into the space above the fire apartment. Further investigation found a small volume of fire on the other side of another firebreak that seperated the C and D quadrant apartments. That wall was too breached and the remainder of the fire was knocked. Crews operated into the evening performing salvage and overhaul.

Units Responding- E12, E502(Failed to Respond), E22, E31, RS2(Failed to Respond), A18, TWR1, TR50, RS3, E311, BC901(Wallick), Safety 901(G. Thomas IV)

Safety-E122, TR41, RE74, M2, A29

Second Alarm- E111, ET224, E331, Q11, TWR23, RS2(Failed to Respond...Again??), RS24


Nov 15th- House Fire in Braddock Heights
Nov 16, 2009

On Sunday afternoon November 15th 2009, Box alarm 12-04 was struck for the house fire at 5031 Old National Pike. While enroute communications advised they were now getting reports of one occupant possibly trapped inside. E122 went on scene with a single story residential with heavy smoke showing and were greated by civilians advising their was an occupant inside. The crew from E122 began a primary search of division 1 and located an elderly occupant and were able to remove him to safety. Upon the arrival of E12, the crew stretched a line into the structure and found heavy fire in the basement. Interior crews had the fire out in approximately 15 minutes before starting overhaul. M19, transported the occupant to FMH to be evaluated.

 


Nov 13th- One Trapped on Route 340
Nov 16, 2009

On Firday afternoon November 13th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA on Route 340 in the area of the ramp onto Ballenger Creek PIke. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle and removing the b- post and rear door on the drivers side. The patient was taken by ground to an area hospital.


Nov 12th- Two Alarm Fire Downtown
Nov 12, 2009

In the early morning hours of November 12th 2009, Box alarm 03-03 was struck fire the house fire to the rear of 146 W. South Street. First arriving E31 went on scene with a two story duplex, and heavy fire showing from division two on the charlie side. The crew from E31 stretched an attack line through the alpha side and began making an interior attack. E23 arrived to secure E31's water supply and stretched a back up line to division two via ground ladder on the alpha side. The crew from RS3 began the primary search and opened up as they went. Command requested the second alarm due to fire spreading down the row. Crews found smoke an some fire in the bravo 1 exposure, however were able to hold the fire with minor extension. Units operated well into the morning before going in service.

Units Responding- E31, E23, E12, E502, RS3, A39, TR41, TWR1, BC901(Marchesani), Safety901(Bennett)

Safety Dispatch- E331, RS24, M2, A29

Second Alarm- E311, E122, RE153, ET204, Q11, TWR23, A319


Nov 9th- Small Fire in Downtown
Nov 10, 2009

On Monday morning November 9th 2009, Box alarm 03-02 was struck for fire in a portable classroom at Parkway Elementary School in the 300blk  of Carroll Parkway. First arriving RS3 went on scene with a detached portable classroom with smoke showing. E23 arrived and hit a hydrant on the playground while the crew stretched a 300' 1-3/4" line into the structure. Interior crews found fire in the void space between the ceiling and roof and made a quick knock. Crews began clearing about an hour later.

Units Responding- E31, E23, E12, E501, A39, RS3, TR41, TWR1


Nov 7th- Door Pop in Shab Row
Nov 08, 2009

On Saturday afternoon November 7th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on N. East St at E. 2nd St in the Shab Row section of Frederick City. First arriving A339, went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and began removing the drivers side door to make access to the patient. A339 transported the patient to FMH priority 3.

Units Responding- A339, M2, RS3, E31(Failed to respond), E22, EMS901(D. Barnes)


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Nov 4th- Two Trapped on I-270
Nov 07, 2009

On Wednesday afternoon November 4 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with rollover on I-270 at the I-70 split. First arriving units went on scene with a multiple vehicle MVA with one on its side and two trapped. Command was established and the request for three additional BLS units was made. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work flapping the roof to free both occupants. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patients were taken to area hospitals.

Units responding- A38, A19, M2, RS3, RE11, E31, M31, A18, A319, A29, EMS901, BC901


Nov 4th- MVA with Hazmat on I-270
Nov 07, 2009

On Wednesday morning November 4th 2009, Units were alerted to the SB lanes of I-270 for the MVA involving a tractor trailer with rollover. First arriving FD201, went on scene with a single tractor trailer off the road on its side. Command was estabished and advised that the occupant had self extricated. Command placed the Northbound assignment in service and requested the hazmat assignment for a diesel fuel leak. Upon the arrival of HIRT31, the crew went to work cleaning up the the spill and pumping off the remainder of fuel in the tank. Command was terminated approximately two hours later.

Units responding- A319, A238, M31, RS3, E311, E231(Driver Only), E31, HIRT31, BC901, EMS901, FD201


Nov 4th- Fatal Auto Fire in Westview
Nov 07, 2009

In the early morning hours of Wednesday November 4th 2009, Units were alerted to the EXXON gas station in the 5500blk of Buckeystown Pike for the auto fire with reported one burned. E311 went on the scene with a car fully involved with extension into the canopy and fuel pumps and requested the box be filled. Further investaigation found the occupant of the vehicle with third degree burns over 100% of his body. The crew from A319 immediately began patient care and requested aviation. Crews were able to hold the fire to the car, fuel pump and canopy without any further extension. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Units responding- E311, E31, E22, E12, TR41, TWR1, RS3, A319, M31, EMS901, BC901


Nov 1st- Two Alarm Fire in Doubs
Nov 02, 2009

On Sunday night November 1st 2009, Box alarm 14-03 was struck for the house fire at 5160 Doubs Road. First arriving units went on scene with a three story balloon frame house with heavy fire showing from the 2nd and 3rd divisions and requested the second alarm. ET143 arrived and layed out from the creek at Doubs and Pleasant View and began making an aggressive interior attack. Interior crews found two rooms off on the second division as well as two rooms off on the 3rd division. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 30 minutes and then began an extensive overhaul. Command began releasing units approximately two hours into the incident.

 


Nov 1st- One Trapped on the Catoctin Mountain Highway
Nov 02, 2009

On Sunday November 1st 2009, Units were alerted to the NB lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at W. 7th Street for the MVA with rollover. First arriving BC901(Coe) went on the scene with a corrected location of NB CMH between W. 7th and Rosemont with a single vehicle MVA and one trapped. RE11 arrived and began the stabilization and upon the arrival of RS2(Understaffed w/2), both crews completed the stabilization and performed a b-post conversion on the passengers side. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken by ground to Washington County Hospital.

Units responding- A19, A29, M2, RS2(Understaffed w/ 2), RE11, E23(Failed to respond), BC901(Coe), EMS901(D. Barnes)


Oct 25th- Small Fire in Downtown
Oct 30, 2009

On Sunday afternoon October 25th 2009, units were alerted to 51 S. Market Street for alarm bells sounding. Upon the arrival of E31 and TR41, crews found heavy smoke in the basement division and requested the box be filled. Command was established and interior crews were able to locate the source, a dryer on fire. The fire was knocked in a matter of minutes and crews began the overhaul stages of the operation.


Oct 23rd- Door Pop in Mount Zion
Oct 23, 2009

On Friday morning October 23rd 2009, Units were alerted to EB Route 340 at Mount Zion Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving A209 went on the scene of a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. E31 arrived and and stretched a protection line and upon the arrival of RS20 the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the drivers door to make access to the occupant. The extrication was complete in approximately 5 minutes and the patient was taken by ground to FMH.

Units responding- A209, A39, M20, RS20, E201, E31, EMS901(Chisholm)


Oct 20th- One Pinned in Evergreen Point
Oct 21, 2009

On Monday night October 20th 2009, Units were alerted to Buckystown Pike at Spectrum Drive for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with  a two vehicle MVA with one pinned. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and for the second time of the day removed the drivers and roof and rolled the dash forward to free the occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 25 minutes and the patient was taken via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area trauma center. The other patient was taken by ground to an area hospital.

Units responding- M319, RS3, E311, A38, E31, BC901(Healy)


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Oct 20th- Fatal MVA in South Frederick
Oct 21, 2009

On Tuesday afternoon October 20th 2009, Units were alerted to Ballenger Creek Pike over top of Route 340 for the MVA with multiple entrapments. While enroute communications advised that the Frederick County Sherriffs Department was on scene with a two vehicle head on and one pinned. Upon the arrival of RS3 the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the drivers door and roof and pushing the dash to free the occupant that was pinned. The extrication was completed in approximately 20 minutes and both patients were taken via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore where one later died from their injuries. Pictures Soon

Units Responding- A38, A29, M23, RS3, E311, EMS901(Fortney), FD201(Chisholm), E12


Oct 11th- One Ejected in North Frederick
Oct 13, 2009

On Sunday afternoon October 11th 2009, Units were alerted to the EB lanes of Liberty Road in the area of Routzahns Way for the MVA with rollover and possibly one ejected. While enroute communications advised they now had an updated location of Liberty Road in the area of the ramp from SB catoctin Mountain highway. First arriving RS2 went on scene with a single vehicle up the embankment into a building with numerous occupants out of the vehicle. Command was established and further investigation found one occupant lying in the grass approximately 30 feet from the accident. The request for two additional BLS were requested. All occupants were transported to local hospitals and the ejected occupant was taken by ground to an area trauma center.

Units Responding- A29, A39, A38, M2, RS2, E22(Failed to respond), E502, E31, Safety901(B. Barnes), EMS 901(D. Barnes), BC901(Coe)


Oct 9th- One Trapped in North Frederick
Oct 11, 2009

On Thursday afternoon October 9th 2009, Units were alerted to the SB lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Hayward Road for the MVA. First arriving E22 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Command was established and the request for ALS and Aviation was made. Upon the arrival of RE11, the crew pulled a protection line and went to work removing the drivers door and B-post to free the occupant. The extrication was complete in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken via MSP Trooper 3 to an area trauma center.

Units Responding- A18, A19, M2, RS2(Failed to respond), E22, RE11, E502


Oct 5th- Fatal MVA in Green Valley
Oct 11, 2009

On Monday night October 5th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with rollover in the 4100blk of Bill Moxley Road. First arriving A259 went on scene with a three vehicle MVA with one ejected, one trapped and one priority 4(DOA). E251 arrived and assisted A259 in triaging all of the occupants. The request for two additional BLS as well as a second ALS was made. Upon the arrival of RE153 and Carroll County RS1, the crews went to work with the extrication. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and all patients were taken to area hospitals.


Oct 4th- One Trapped in Olde Town New Market
Oct 06, 2009

In the early morning hours of Sunday October 4th 2009, Units were alerted to the unit block of Main Street in Olde Town New Market for the MVA with one on its side. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle MVA with one trapped. The crew from RE153 and RE171, stabilized the vehicle and went to work flapping the roof down to make access to the patient. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken to Washington County Hospital.

 


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Oct 4th- House Fire in Frederick City
Oct 06, 2009

On Sunday evening October 4th 2009, Box alarm 03-36 was struck for smoke coming from the house at 12 Hamilton Ave. First arriving units went on the scene with heavy smoke showing from division 2 of a two story duplex. Command was established and the safety dispatch was requested. Crews stretched multiple lines into the structure as well as the adjoining exposure and heavy fire in the cockloft of both units. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 20 minutes and command began releasing units on the safety shortly thereafter.


Oct 4th- Two Pinned in Holly Hills
Oct 06, 2009

On Sunday afternoon October 4th 2009, Units were alerted to the 5200blk of Mussetter Road for the vehicle accident with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle head collision with two pinned. Command was established and upon the arrival of RE153, the crew stabilized the vehicle and began removing the doors, roof and rolling the dash. The extrication took approximately 25 minutes and both occupants were taken to area hospitals.


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Oct 2nd- One Trapped on I-270
Oct 06, 2009

On Friday evening October 2nd 2009, Units were alerted to the NB lanes of I-270 in the area of Buckystown Pike for the MVA with rollover. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle on its side with the driver trapped. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized and went to work flapping the roof. The extrication was complete in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.


Oct 2nd- Fatal MVA in Walkersville
Oct 05, 2009

On Friday afternoon October 2nd 2009, Units were alerted to the 9400blk of Stauffer Road for the MVA with one ejected. While enroute communications advsied they had personel on scene with a working trauma code. Upon the arrival A247 assumed resucitation efforts. The patient was taken via A247 to Frederick Memorial Hospital where they were pronounced.


Oct 2nd- Machinery Shed on Fire in Green Valley
Oct 05, 2009

On Friday afternoon October 2nd 2009, Box alarm 25-11 was struck for the Machinery Shed on fire in the 10800blk of Cook Brothers Road in Green Valley. First arriving E251, went on scene with a 70 X 40 shed and heavy fire showing. The crew from E251, immediately got a handline in place between the large shed and the farm house which were only 20 feet apart. Crews were able to hold the fire to the shed and prevent any extension into the house. Crews were on scene for approximately 2 hours before command began releasing units.


One Trapped in North Frederick
Sep 30, 2009

On Wednesday morning September 30th 2009, Units were alerted to the SB lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Motter Ave for the MVA. While enroute communications advsied that they were now recieving reports that they had a car off the Catoctin Mountain Highway bridge over Liberty Road. First arriving RS2 went on the scene with an updated location of the ramp from Liberty Road onto SB Catoctin Mountain Highway with one off the bridge. Upon further investigation the driver was found to be out of the vehicle and not seriously injured. As units were clearing from that, off duty BC Marchesani called out for one trapped further up the ramp from Liberty Road onto SB Catoctin Mountain HIghway. First arriving E23 stretched a protection line, and began assuming patient care. RS2 arrived and stabilized the vehicle and performed a B-post conversion to free the occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 10 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units responding - A29, A18, M319, RS2, E23, RE11, EMS901(Barnes)


Two Alarm House Fire in New Market
Sep 30, 2009

In the early morning hours of September 25th 2009, Box alarm 15-07 was struck for the house fire at 5614 Mussetter Road. First arriving units went on scene with a large two story farmhouse with heavy fire showing. Command was established and the crew from RE153, stretched a line into the structure and began making an aggressive interior attic. Command requested the water supply taskforce as well as the second alarm due to an extensive overhaul. Due to numerous renovations over the years, there were several hard to access areas involved in fire that required a large amount of manpower. Units worked well into the morning mopping up, command began releasing unit around 0300.


Sept 2nd- One Pinned, Two Trapped on Catoctin Mountain Highway
Sep 04, 2009

On Wednesday afternoon September 2nd 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment in the SB lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Hayward Road. While enroute communications advised they had a report of multiple trapped in seperate vehicles. First arriving FD201 went on scene with a multi- vehicle MVA with one pinned and two trapped in seperate vehicles requesting the EMS taskforce. Upon the arrival of RS2(Understaffed), the stabilized the vehicle with the pinned occupant and removed the drivers door for a rapid removal. E502 arrived and attempted to extricate the two trapped occupants however encountered difficulty and were assisted upon RS3 upon their arrival. Command requested aviation for two adult trauma patients.

Units Responding- A28, A18, M2, RS2(Understaffed), E22(Failed to respond), E502, RE11, RS3, A38, A39, M100, M17, FD 201, A249, A19


Sept 1st- One Trapped in Riverside
Sep 04, 2009

On Tuesday morning September 1st 2009, Units were alerted to Liberty Road at Monocacy Boulevard for the MVA. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS2, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the passengers side door as well as flapping the roof to make access to the patient. The extrication took approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken by Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area trauma center.


Aug 31st- House Fire in Willowcrest
Sep 04, 2009

On Monday morning August 31st 2009, Box alarm 01-09 was struck for a house fire in the 100blk of Victoria Square. While enroute communications advised that they were adding a medic unit due to the fact that they now had a report of one burned. First arriving E12 went on scene with a three story middle of the row town house and heavy fire showing from division one.  Crews stretched a line into the structure and located a room off on division one. Crews were able to make a quick knock and hold the fire to divison one. The burned victim was transported by A29 to an awaiting Maryland State Police Trooper 3.


Aug 27th- House Fire in Monroe Highlands
Aug 28, 2009

On Thursday afternoon August 27th 2009, Box alarm 21-13 was struck for the house fire in the 11700blk of Meetinghouse Road. First arriving units went on scene with a single story residential with fire showing from the roof. Command was established and upon the arrival of E82 the crew stretched a line into the structure and began knocking the fire, involving four rooms and attic area. Interior crews were able to put a stop to the fire before any further extentsion. The water supply was established at a pond located accross the street.


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Aug 26th- Door Pop in Ballenger Crossing
Aug 28, 2009

On Wednesday night August 26th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA on Ballenger Creek Pike in the area of Tuscarora High School. First arriving units went on scene with asingle vehicle into a pole with one trapped. Command was established and upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and popped the drivers door to free the occupant. The extrication was complete in approximately five minutes and the patient was taken to Washington County Hospital.

Units responding- M319, RS3, ME311, EMS901


Aug 26th- Fatal MVA in Unionville
Aug 28, 2009

On Wednesday night August 26th 2009, Units were alerted to Liberty Road and Clemsonville Road for the MVA with one ejected. While enroute communications advsied that off duty firefighters were on the scene with a priority 4. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA to confirm one fatally ejected. Units returned to service later in the evening.

Units responding- A179, M17, RE171, EMS901 


Aug 24th- One Trapped on the Westside
Aug 24, 2009

On Monday morning August 24th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Old National Pike at Old Camp Road. First arriving FD201 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped and requested a second ALS. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and removed the door to free the occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 10 minutes and command began releasing units.

Units Responding- A19, A18, M319, FD201(Chisholm, ME311, RS3, E12, BC901(Coe)


Aug 24th- One Trapped in New Market
Aug 24, 2009

On Monday morning August 24th 2009, Units were alerted to the Eastbound lanes of I-70 in the area of Green Valley Road for the MVA with entrapment and fire. While enroute communications advised that Maryland State Police were on the scene with no fire and one on its top with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RE153, the crew stabilzed the vehicle and began the extrication. Crews operated for approximately 15 minutes before clearing.


Aug 22nd- Fatal House Fire in Wolfsville
Aug 24, 2009

On Saturday morning August 22nd 2009, Units were alerted for the house fire reported out in the 14000blk of Brown Road in Wolfsville. While enroute communications advised that one occupant was outside of the structure and was unable to make it back in to get a second due to heavy smoke conditions. First arriving units went on scene with a two story residential structure with heavy smoke showing from the second floor. Crews immeditaley began a primary search, locating and removing the trapped occupant. Despite their best efforts, the victim was pronouced dead on the scene. Crews operated for several housr assisting the Fire Marshals Office with their investigation.


Aug 22nd- One Trapped in Frederick Heights
Aug 24, 2009

On Saturday August 22nd 2009, Units were alerted to Hillcrest Drive in the area of Orchard Terrace for the MVA. First arriving units went on scene witha two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew stabilized the vehicle and proceeded to remove the passengers side from door to free one of the occupants. The extrication was completed in approximately 7 minutes and the patient was taken to an area trauma center.


Aug 21st- One Trapped in Hansonville
Aug 23, 2009

On Friday afternoon August 21st 2009, Units were alerted to the southbound lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Hansonville Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Command was established and aviation was requested for the trapped occupant. Upon the arrival RS24, the crew stabilized the vehicle and removed the roof to make access to the occupant. the extrication was completed in approximately 12 minutes and the patient was taken via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area trauma center.

Units responding- A249, A229, M2, RS24, E111, E221, E22, EMS901


Aug 14th- Barn Fire in Walkersville
Aug 16, 2009

On Friday afternoon August 14th 2009, Box alarm 11-11 was struck for the barn fire at 8816 Devilbiss Bridge Road in Walkersville. First arriving A249 went on scene with a two story bank barn fully involved, with numerous exposures. Command was established and the tanker taskforce was requested as E111 arrived and crews began stretching multiple lines in an effort to protect the exposure buildings. Crews were able to hold the fire to the original fire building with only some heat damage to the other structures. ET134 utilized CAF to knock any additional hot spots and command began releasing units a short time later.


Aug 12th- Fatal MVA in Frederick City
Aug 13, 2009

On Wednesday night August 12th 2009, Units were alerted to Route 340 in the area of Jefferson Pike for the MVA with Rollover and ejection. While enroute communications advised they were now getting an updated location of the 400blk of S. Jefferson St. First arriving RS3 went on scene with a single vehicle off the road. Further investigation found the occupant partially ejected out the passenger side window. The request for aviation was made immediately as the crew from RS3 stabilized the vehicle. RS3 then proceeded to pop the passengers side door to free the occupant. As crews placed the patient in the ambulance, the condition of the patient declined and the decision was made to go to FMH.

Units responding- A39, M2, RS3, E31(Failed to Respond), E22, EMS901(Chisholm)


Aug 4th- Door Pop in Unionville
Aug 04, 2009

On Tuesday morning August 4th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment in the 14000blk of Black Ankle Road in Unionville. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle into a tree with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RE171, the crew stabilized the vehicle and removed the drivers door to free the occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken by ground to FMH.


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Aug 3rd- One Trapped in Evergreen Point
Aug 04, 2009

On Monday night August 3rd 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with reports of the car on fire and one unconcious still inside on Urbana Pike at Buckeystown Pike. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle into a pole, not on fire with one trapped. Command was established and the request for aviation was made as RS3 began stabilizing the vehicle. The crew went to work removing the drivers door to free the patient. The extrication was completed in approximately 12 minutes and the patient was transported to the awaiting Maryland State Police Trooper 3.

Units responding- A39, M319, RS3, E31(Failed to respond), ME311, E23, BC901(Wallick), EMS901(Fortney)


July 28th- One Trapped in Frederick City
Jul 29, 2009

On Tuesday afternoon July 28th 2009, Units were alerted to the 600blk E. Church Street for the MVA. First arriving Duty 3 went on scene with a two vehicle Head-on MVA with one trapped. Command requested a second and third BLS as well as ALS and an additional engine company. Upon the arrival of RS3, the crew began stabilizing both vehicles and initiating patient care. Upon the arrival of E22 the crew assisted with patient care as RS3 began the extrication. The extrication of all four occupants in both vehicles was completed in 22 minutes and command began releasing units as they were ready.

Units responding - A39, A18, A249, M319, M100, M30, RS3, E31, E22, EMS901(Fortney) 


July 25th- House Fire in Brookridge
Jul 26, 2009

On Saturday evening July 25th 2009, Box alarm 07-16 was struck for fire in the attic of a house in the 7900blk of N. Hill Court. While enroute an officer from station 7 advised communications that this was a non-hydranted area and to start the water supply taskforce. First arriving E72 went on scene with a two story residential structure and smoke showing from the roof. Crews stretched multiple lines in the structure and found a small fire in the attic. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 15 minutes. Command held all units while overhaul was completed and began clearing the assignment a short time later.

 


July 25th- Fatal MVA in Mount Pleasant
Jul 26, 2009

On Saturday afternoon July 25th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA on Liberty Road at Old Annapolis Road. While enroute communications advised they were getting reports of one rolled over and multiple people trapped. A short time later 3 additional BLS as well as a second ALS and a squad were added. Communications continued to recieve supplements now stating that they had reports of one being in cardiac arrest. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA, one on its top, and one confirmed priority 4(DOA). Command advised, no entrapement and to hold the first and second ambulances and return the rest of the EMS assignment.

Units responding- A178, A249, A247, A28, A158, M17, M2, RE171, RS24, Safety 901, EMS 901


July 23rd- Fatal Helicopter Crash on South Mountain
Jul 26, 2009

July 23rd- Two Alarm Fire in Glade Town
Jul 25, 2009

On Thursday night July 23rd 2009, Box alarm 11-05 was filled for smoke coming from the roof of 500 Chapel Court. Command was established as crews began stretching multiple lines into the structure, finding heavy fire conditions in the attic and third floor. Command requested the Safety Dispatch as crews continued to make an aggressive interior attack, however a short time later with little progress being made, the order to hit the evacuation tones was given. Once the fire had been knocked with the ladder pipes crews resumed interior operations. Command requested the second alarm a short time later as resources were starting to wear thin. Command began releasing units around 0200.

Units responding - E111, E162, E23, E31, E502, RE171, E122, ET224, E331, E132, ET134, RS24, RS16, RS2, TR41, TR42, Q11, A248, A18, A178, BC901, Safety 901, EMS901, FCFMO


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July 23rd- One Trapped in Myersville
Jul 24, 2009

On Thursday July 23rd 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment in the 9400blk of Myersville Road. First arriving units went on scene with a total of four patients, one being trapped. Upon the arrival of RE83, the crew stabilized the vehicle and performed a b-post conversion to make access to the patient. The extrication was complete in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was freed and taken to an area trauma center by ground.

Units responding- A89, A78, A79, M8, RE83


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July 23rd- Door Pop in Riverside
Jul 24, 2009

On Thursday evening July 23rd 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA in the area of 1811 Monocacy Boulevard in North Frederick. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS2 the crew stabilized the vehicle and removed the drivers door to make access to the patient. The extrication was complete in approximately 10 minutes and the patient was taken via ambulance to an area trauma center.

Units responding- A28, A249, M2, RS2, E23(Failed to Respond), RE11, E111


July 16th- MCI at Harry Grove Stadium
Jul 18, 2009

On Thursday afternoon July 16th 2009, the EMS taskforce was struck for reported multiple heat related emergencies at Harry Grove Stadium in Frederick City. While enroute communications advised they had reports of up to eight pediatric patients. First arriving BC901(Coe) went on scene and established the Stadium Drive command, assigning M319 the triage group and having all other units stage with the exception of RS3 stage. EMS901 arrived and assumed the transport group. In all only three patients required transport and the others refused upon arrival of their parents. Command began clearing ambulances a short time later.

Units Responding- A39, A38, M319, A28, M2, RS3, BC901(Coe), EMS901(Rinker), FD201(Chisholm) 


July 6th- Mutual Aid to Carroll
Jul 09, 2009

On Monday evening July 6th 2009, Frederick County units were alerted on Carroll County Box alarm 01-01, the J & P Pizza at 409 E. Ridgeville Boulevard in Mount Airy. First arriving units went on scene with heavy smoke showing from the charlie side of a single story strip mall. Crews stretched multiple lines into the structure to find fire in the wall and rear rooms of the pizza parlor. Units remained on scene for approximately 2 hours performing an extensive overhaul.

Frederick County Units Responding- RE153, E251, TR42, ET254, RE171, BC901, Safety 901, AU4


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July 4th- Junkyard Fire in Uptown
Jul 04, 2009

On Saturday night while units were responding to the 2 box one block over, Safety 901 called out for multiple auto's off in the junkyard located at E. Fourth St and Pine Ave. Command on the box freed up multiple units to respond to junkyard. Upon further investigation, Safety 901 found a total of nine cars involved. Crews stretched multiple lines and made quick work of the fire. Command began clearing units a short time later.

Units responding- E502, E23(Failed to respond), E12, E311, RS3, TWR1, Safety 901(G. Thomas)


July 4th- Small Fire in Uptown
Jul 04, 2009

On Saturday night July 4th 2009, Box alarm 02-07 was struck for the building fire at the Food Pro Distribution Center at 321 W. Fifth Street. First arriving E22 went on scene with a two story warehouse with fire on the roof. The crew from E22 forced entry and stretched a line into the structure to check for extension while TR42 laddered the roof and with assistance from E31 extinguished the fire. Interior crews investigation for extension turned up negative. Command held the assignment with two and one and diverted the remainder to another fire nearby.

Units Responding- E22, E31, E12, E502, RS2(Failed to respond), TR42, TWR1, RS3, A28, BC901(Coe), Safety 901(G. Thomas) 


July 2nd- One Trapped in Jefferson
Jul 04, 2009

On Thursday July 2nd 2009, Units were alerted to Route 340 at Route 15(Frederick)  for the MVA with reported one on its side. Communications then began recieving reports that crash was located at Route 340 and Route 15 in Jefferson so station 20's units were alerted as well. First arriving A209 went on scene with a box truck on its side and one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS20(Driver Only) the crew from E201 and RS3 began stabilizing the vehicle and cutting the A-Post's to flap the roof open. The extrication was complete in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken via U.S. Park Police Eagle One to an area trauma center.

Units responding- A38, A209, M319, RS3, RS20(Driver Only), E31, E201, EMS 901


July 1st- Two Trapped in Jefferson
Jul 04, 2009

On Wednesday July 1st 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Jefferson Pike at Mount Zion Road. First arriving A209 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with two trapped. Command was established and the request for an additional BLS as well as an additional engine company for staffing was made. Upon the arrival of RS20(Understaffed w/ 2) the crew stabilized the vehicle and began a B-post conversion on the drivers side. With assistance from E122(Understaffed w/ 2) the extrication was completed in approximately 18 minutes and both patients were taken to area hospitals.

Units responding- A209, M20 RS20(Understaffed), E201(Driver Only), E122(Understaffed), E31, A129, EMS901, FD201(Chisolm)


June 23rd- One Trapped On I-70
Jun 24, 2009

On Tuesday afternoon June 23rd 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on I-70 in the area of the 49 Mile marker. Firsta rriving units went on scene with one on top with one trapped. Command was established and upon the arrival of RS3 and RE11 the crew began stabilzing the vehicle to remove the drivers door. The extrication was completed in approximately 10 minutes and the patients were taken to an area hospital.

Units responding- A39, M319, M2, RS3, E31, RE11, FD201(Chisholm)


June 22nd- One Trapped On I-70
Jun 22, 2009

On Monday morning June 22nd 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA on I-70 at the Catoctin Mountain HIghway. While enroute communications advised that they had reports that the corrected location would be at I-70 and Mount Phillip Road. First arriving units went on scene with multiple vehicles off the road with one on its side and one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS3 the crew stabilized the vehicle and flapped the roof to make access to the occupant. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken to an area trauma center.


June 20th- One Trapped in Libertytown
Jun 22, 2009

On Saturday evening June 20th 2009, Units were alerted to the 10800blk of Liberty Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving M17 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped as well as six other patients. Command was established and the request for six additional BLS ambulances as well as an additional ALS and aviation X 2. Upon the arrival of RE171, the crew stabilized the vehicle and removed the drivers door to make access to the patient. All Patients were taken to area hospitals.


June 20th- Third Fire This Week in Uptown
Jun 20, 2009

On Saturday morning June 20th 2009, Box alarm 02-07 was struck for smoke coming from the house at 29 E. 5th Street. First arriving E22 went on scene with smoke showing. Command was established and the crew from E22 stretched a line into the structure to find a room off in the rear of the house. Command began clearing units a short time later.


Jun 19th- Small fire in Wormans Mill
Jun 20, 2009

On Friday night June 19th 2009, Units were alerted to 508 Halleck Drive for the unknown odor in the residence. Upon entry by  E22, heavy smoke was encountered on division 1and the box was requested. Command was established and the safety was requseted. Communications filled box alarm 02-12 as crews stretched a line into the structure and found sprinkler activation with a small fire that had been extinguished prior to arrival. Crews secured the utilities and assisted the homeowner with removing salvagable belongings. Command cancelled the safety dispatch and began clearing units off the box a short time later.


June 16th- Building Fire in Uptown
Jun 16, 2009

On Tuesday afternoon June 16th 2009, Box alarm 02-03 was struck for the fire on the roof of the Dairy Maid Dairy at 706 Vernon Ave. First arriving E22 went on scene with a two story warehouse with fire showing from second floor. Command was established and the safety dispatch was requested as the crew from E22 laddered the structure and began opening up the exterior wall. A small volume of fire was found in the wall and attic area and was extinguished quickly. Command began releasing units a short time later. The Frederick County Fire Marshals Office is investigating. 

Units responding- E22, ET34, E502, E12, A29, RS2(Failed to respond), RS3, TR41, TWR 1, BC901(Healy), Safety 901(G. Thomas), FM329(G. Ruch), Duty 900(D. Brown)

Safety Dispatch - E311, E331, Q11, A249, M2


June 7th- House Fire in Emmitsburg
Jun 10, 2009

In the early morning hours of Sunday June 7th 2009, Box alarm 06-14 was struck for the house fire in the 10200blk of Keysville Road. First arriving units went on scene with the corrected address of 10230 Keysville Road and a two story farm house fully involved. Command was established and the tanker taskforce as well as the safety dispatch were requested. Crews took a defensive position from the onset and remained on the scene well into the morning. The Frederick County Fire Marshals Office is conducting the investigation.


June 7th- One Trapped on Jefferson Street
Jun 10, 2009

On Sunday afternoon June 7th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA on South Jefferson Street above the Catoctin Mountain Highway. First arriving units went on scene with one trapped and requested ALS. Upon the arrival of RS3 the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work performing a B-post conversion on the passengers side to free the occupant. Crews had the extrication complete in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units responding- A39, M319, RS3, E31(Failed to respond), RE11


June 4th- One pinned in New Market
Jun 09, 2009

On Thursday night June 4th 2009, Units were alerted to the WB Lanes of Interstate 70 in the area of Bill Moxley Road for the MVA with rollover and entrapment. While enroute communications advised that they had a request for aviation from a trauma nurse on scene. The request was granted by Duty 15, however aviation was down due to weather. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle off the road into the wood with one partially ejected and pinned by his head. Upon the arrival RE153 and CCR1, the crews stabilized the vehicle and lifted utilizing airbags. Crews had the extrication completed in approximately 10 minutes and the patient was taken by ground to an area trauma center.

Units Responding - A158, CCM17, CCR1, RE153, CCE12, EMS901


May 27th- Two Trapped in Braddock Heights
Jun 09, 2009

In the early morning hours of Wednesday May 27th 2009, Units were alerted to the WB lanes of Interstate 70 in the area of Ridge Road for the MVA with rollover and entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle that had rolled several times with two trapped. The crew from E122 stabilized the vehicle and upon the arrival of E82 the crew went to work performing a B-post conversion to free the trapped occupants. Both were transported to an area trauma center.

Units responding - A129, A89, M8, RE74, E82, E122, EMS901


May 22nd- House Fire in Fountain Rock
May 23, 2009

On Friday morning May 22nd 2009, Box alarm 11-24 was struck for the house fire at 8903 Fountain Rock Road. First arriving crews went on scene with a two story residential structure with nothing evident and a short time later came back with smoke showing. Upon the arrival of E22, the crew stretched a line into the structure and found a room off in the rear of the structure. Crews had the fire knocked quickly and began overhaul. 

Units responding- E22, ET114(Late to respond), E502,ET224, E12(Understaffed), E31, RS24(Late to respond), RS2(Failed to respond), RS16, E161, T22, T1, TR41, Q11, A247, A38 


May 22nd- Fatal MVA in Woodsboro
May 23, 2009

On Friday morning May 22nd 2009, Units were alerted to Creagerstown Road at Hoffman Seachrist Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a dump truck versus car, with the dump truck on top of the car. Further investigation revealed the driver of the car to be Priority 4(DOA). Crews remained on the scene assisting the Maryland State Police with their investigation.


May 21st- Fire in Jefferson
May 23, 2009

In the early morning hours of May 21st 2009, Box alarm 20-01 was struck for fire in a grocery store at 3703 Jefferson Pike in Jefferson. First arriving A209 went on scene with heavy fire through the roof. Upon the arrival of ET204, the crew stretched a line into the structure and attempted to make an interior attack. However due to rapidly deteriorating conditions and an unestablished water supply, crews were ordered to evacuate the structure. Command requested the tanker taskforce as well as the safety dispatch as crews took a defensive position. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately an hour before re-entering the structure to overhaul.


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May 8th- One Trapped in College Estates
May 12, 2009

On Friday afternoon May 8th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA on West 7th Street at Biggs Avenue in the College Estates section of the City. First arriving M30 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS2 the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work performing a B-post conversion on the drivers side. The extrication was completed in 12 minutes and the patient was transported by ground to an area hospital.

Unit responding- A29, M30, RS2, E22(Failed to respond), E501, EMS 901


May 4th- One Trapped on I-70
May 05, 2009

On Monday evening May 4th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with rollover on I-70 at Exit 56. First arriving units went on scene with updated location of I-70 East of Spring Ridge Parkway with one on its side and one trapped. E22 arrived and deployed a suppression line and upon the arrival of RS3, the crew began stabilizing the vehicle and going to work flapping the roof. Crews encountered  several obstacles due to the unique construction of the vehicle however had the extrication completed in approximately 30 minutes. The patient was taken via M29 to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma due to the weather. Once the vehicle was uprighted, HIRT 31 was alerted for fluids leaking from the vehicle.

Units responding - A39, A339, A29, M2, RS3, CCR1, E31, E331, E22, HIRT31, EMS901(Fortney)


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Apr 30th- House Fire in Clover Hill
May 05, 2009

On Thursday evening April 30th 2009, for the second time in as many days the box was struck for 8732 Fox Hunt Court for fire in the basement. First arriving E12 went on scene with smoke showing from a two story residential structure. Crews stretched a line into the basement and found a small fire. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 5 minutes and began overhaul. Command began clearing part of the assignment. E12 remained on the scene well into the evening assisting the Fire Marshals Office with their investigation.


Apr 29th- House Fire in Centreville
Apr 30, 2009

On Monday night April 29th 2009, Box alarm 23-03 was struck for the house fire with reported people trapped on Thompson Drive in the Centerville section of Urbana. First arriving E231 went on the scene heavy smoke showing from the Charlie side of a single story residential. Moments later E231 came back reporting that all occupants were accounted for and that they were taking a line into the structure. Crews found fire in the basement and made a quick knock, holding the fire to the basement. Command began releasing units a short time later.

Units responding- E231, E709, E251, E331, A239(Failed to respond), RS3, TR41, TWR23(Failed to respond), ET233(Failed to respond), ET709, ET254(Failed to respond), Q14, ET34, M23


Apr 29th - House Fire in Catoctin View
Apr 30, 2009

On Wednesday afternoon April 29th 2009, Box alarm 15-08 was struck for the house fire at 5702 Catoctin View Drive. While enroute communications advised they had reports of a shed on fire to the rear of that address that was extending into the structure. First arriving units went on scene with heavy fire showing from the charlie side with a large propane cylinder on the delta side. RE153 arrived and stretched a line into the structure and encountered heavy fire on division 2. Command was established and the Tanker Taskforce as well as the Safety dispatch were requested. Due to a lack of water interior crews were unable to make any head way and the evacuation tones were dropped. Crews began making a defensive attack and once the water supply was established placed a ladder pipe in service. Crews operated well into the evening overhauling.

Units responding- RE153, CCE12, E251, E331, A158, CCR1, TR41, TWR1, ET154, ET254, T17, RE171, HCE44, E713, ET709, T1, ET34, RS3, RS24(Failed to Respond), AU4(Failed to respond), HCAU17, BC901(Coe), Safety 901(Wenner)

 


Apr 22nd- Building Fire in Evergreen Point
Apr 24, 2009

On Wednesday night April 22nd 2009, Box alarm 03-17 was struck for fire on the roof of a building to the rear of an address in the 5800blk of Urbana Pike. First arriving units went on scene with a single story commercial strip with fire from an electronic sign on the roof. Crews from E31 and ME311 forced entry into the structure and found that the fire had not extended into the unit. The roof was accessed via ground ladders and the fire was knocked shortly thereafter. Command began releasing units within a half hour.

Units responding- E31, ME311, E22, RE11, RS3, A39, TR42, TWR1


Apr 23rd- One Trapped in Olde Town Walkersville
Apr 23, 2009

On Thursday morning April 23rd 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment and fire on Woodsboro Pike at Crum Road. While enroute communications advised that they had a report of one trapped and one into a building possibly on fire. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped and one into a building with no fire. Upon the arrival of RS24, the crew stabilized the vehicle and popped the drivers door to make access to the patient. Command requested an additional engine company for staffing due to a widespread incident. Upon the arrival of E22 the crew stretched a line to the vehicle that was being extricated and then began investigating the structure that the other vehicle struck. The crew from E22 shored the structure for when the vehicle was removed. Both patients were taken to area hospitals.

Units responding- A248(Failed to respond), A169, A28, M2, RS24, E111, E22, BC901, Safety 901


Apr 19th- House Fire in Fountaindale South
Apr 20, 2009

On Sunday afternoon April 19th 2009, Box alarm 12-03 was struck for the 7100blk of Unakite Court for the house fire. First arriving duty 3 went on scene heavy fire showing from the charlie side. Upon the arrival of E122 the crew stretched a line into the structure and began making an aggressive interior attack. E31 arrived second picking up E122's line and taking a back-up line into the structure. Crews had heavy fire in the attack of the structure and were hampered by heavy debris from the roof. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 20 minutes and command began releasing units a short time later. Two firefighters were transported to FMH with minor burns, we wish them both a speedy recovery.


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Apr 15th- Large Shed Fire in Thurmont
Apr 16, 2009

On Wednesday afternoon April 15th 2009, Box alarm 10-01 was struck for the barn fire in the area of Radio Lane and N. Carroll St. First arriving units went on scene with a 25 X 30 Shed with fire through the roof. E102(Understaffed) Dropped a line at the end of the driveway, and ET104 completed the split lay to the hydrant. Crews stretched multiple lines around the structure and began knocking the fire and protecting the exposures on the charlie side. Crews had the fire knocked a short time later.

Units Responding- E102 (Understaffed), E63, E183, E221, RS10 (Driver Only), A308, ET104, ET64, ET184, ET224, T22, T17, TWR6 (Late to Respond), Q11, TR41


Apr 14th- Two Trapped in Clover Hill
Apr 14, 2009

On Tuesday afternoon April 14th 2009, Units were alerted to Yellow Springs Road at Christophers Crossing for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving EMS 901 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with two trapped. Command was established and upon the arrival of RE11 the crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle and going to work on the drivers side. Upon the arrival of RS2, the crew was instructed to begin work on the passengers side in preparation to remove the roof. Once the B-post conversion was completed on the passenger side, the crew from RS2 assisted RE11 with the final touch's on the drivers side. Crews had the extrication completed in 19 minutes and both patient were taken by ground to Washington County Hospital.

Units responding- A18, A19, A29, M100, M2, RE11, RS2, EMS 901(Rinker), FD201(Chisholm), FD100(Brown)

 


Apr 6th- Small Fire in Frederick Town Village
Apr 06, 2009

On Monday morning April 6th 2009, Box alarm 02-03 was struck for the deck on fire at 1537 Beverly Court in the Frederick Town Village section of the City. First arriving E23 went on scene with nothing evident from a three story middle of the row townhouse. The crew from E23 stretched a line to the door, and upon further investigation found smoke on division 2. While laddering the charlie side the driver from E23, informed command that there was fire visible from the charlie side wall. The crew from E23 and TR41 began opening up on the interior and found fire in the wall. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 10 minutes and began opening up further to check for extension. Command began releasing units a short time later.

Units Responding- E23, E31, E12, E502, TR41, TWR1, RS2(Failed to respond), RS3, A28, BC901, Safety 901


Apr 2nd- Fatal MVA on I-270
Apr 04, 2009

On Thursday night April 2nd 2009, Units were alerted to the NB I-270 at Doctor Perry Road for the MVA with multiple ejected. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle MVA with one on its top. Further investigation found one ejected and one partially ejected Priority 4(DOA). Crews began patient care on the passenger and provided lighting for the Maryland State Police to begin their investigation. The patient was taken to an area hospital by ground due to weather.


Apr 1st- Fatal MVA in Johnsville
Apr 02, 2009

On Wednesday night April 1st 2009, Units were alerted to the 10900 blk of Green Valley Road for the MVA with Rollover and entrapment as well as into a building. First arriving units went on scene with a tractor trailer rolled over with one pinned and significant damage to the building. Further investigation found the driver to be Priority 4(DOA). Crews operated well into the night assisting the Maryland State Police with lighting and the recovery.


Apr 1st- Two Trapped On I-270
Apr 02, 2009

On Wednesday morning April 1st 2009, Units were alerted to the SB Lanes of I-270 for the MVA entrapment. While enroute communications advised they had numerous calls and additional reports advised of one possibly ejected. First arriving units went on scene confirming two trapped. Command was established and ME311 stabilized the vehicle for the extrication. Upon the arrival of RE11 the crew removed the passengers side door and performing a B-post conversion on the drivers side. The extrication was complete in approximately 15 minutes and both patients were taken to area hospitals.

Units Responding- M319, A238, RS2, RE11, ME311, E231, M23, EMS901


Mar 30th- One Trapped in Unionville
Mar 31, 2009

On Monday afternoon March 30th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with rollover on Liberty Road at Albaugh Rd. While enroute communications advised they had reports of a single vehicle MVA and reports of the driver being serious injured and going unconcious. An off duty Frederick County Lieutenant in the area was first arriving and made the request for aviation. Upon the arrival of RE171, the crew stabilized the vehicle and utilizing the portable power unit to remove the drivers side B-post as well as flap the roof. Crews had the extrication completed in approximately 20 minutes. The driver was taken via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area trauma center.

Units Responding- A178, M17, RE171, B175, CCE81, EMS901(Chisolm)


Mar 23rd- One Trapped in West Frederick
Mar 23, 2009

On Monday afternoon March 23rd 2009, Units were alerted to Old National Pike at Old Camp Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with two vehicle MVA with one trapped. The crew from RE11 arrived and stabilized the vehicle and went to work performing a B-post conversion and were assisted by RS3 upon their arrival. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and both patients were taken by ground to FMH.

Units responding - A18, A19, RE11, M100, RS3, EMS901


Mar 23rd- Trash Fire in Riverside
Mar 23, 2009

On Monday morning March 23rd 2009, Units were alerted for the Trash Truck on fire in the 8400blk of Progress Dr in the Riverside Industrial Complex. First arriving E31 went on scene with a large quantity of trash in the middle of the street on fire. Further investigation found that when the truck driver realized his load was on fire he dump it before it spread to the vehicle. Crews sifted through the trash hitting hot spots and utilized a buldozer from a nearby construction site to assist in the spreading of the burning materials.

Units Responding- E31, A39


Mar 19th- Truck Fire on I-70
Mar 20, 2009

On Thursday morning March 19th 2009, Units were alerted to the EB Lanes of I-70 in the area of Old National Pike for the tractor-trailer on fire. First arriving E31 went on scene with the the cab of the truck well involved. Command was established and the crew from E31 stretched a 200' crosslay and began knocking the fire. E122 arrived to pull a back-up line as crews noticed that the diesel saddle tanks had ruptured due to the fire. Command requested a haz-mat response as well as a foam capable engine and a tanker. Upon the arrival of E502 the crew stretched a line and knocked the remainder of the fire utilizing foam. Crews operated for approximately 2 hours before clearing.

Units Responding- E31, E122, A39, RS14, E502, T1, HIRT 31, Decon 31, BC901, Safety 901


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Mar 14th- House Fire in Brunswick
Mar 17, 2009

On Saturday night March 14th 2009, Box alarm 05-01 was struck for the house fire at 9 West I Street in Brunswick. First arriving M20 went on scene with heavy fire showing from the charlie side of a two story residential structure and reported possibly one trapped. Upon arrival of E51 the crew stretched a line into the alpha side and bgegan knocking the fire. Primary searches came up negative and a short time later crews reported having the fire knocked. All crews operated well into the night assisting with overhaul.

Units responding- E51, E201, E612, JCE1, RS612, RS20, TR5, Q14, ET204, T20, M20, A198, BC901, Safety 901


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Mar 12th- Small Fire in Uptown
Mar 16, 2009

In the early morning hours of March 12th 2009, Box alarm 02-07 was struck for fire coming from an apartment at 123 E. 8th Street in Uptown. First arriving units went on scene with smoke showing from the 1st floor on the charlie side of a three story apartment building. Further investigation found a small fire on a first floor balcony. Command advised for the remainder of the assignment to stage with the exception of the 2nd due engine company and first arriving truck. The crew from E22 stretched a line on the exterior to the charlie side as the crew from A28 stretched a second into the apartment to check for extension. The crews from E31 and TR42 checked the floors above,  E22 advised that the fire was knocked with no extension into the structure. TR42 began ventilating the structure and units went in service a short time later.

Units Responding- E22, E31, E12, E502, RS2(Failed to respond), TR42, TWR1, A28, BC901, Safety901 


Mar 12th- One Trapped in Uptown
Mar 12, 2009

On Thursday morning March 12th 2009, while completing a building tour in the 1500blk, RS2 called out for the MVA w/ one trapped at N. East St at E.15th St. The crew from RS2 stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the B-post on the drivers side to make access to the patient. The extrication was complete in approximately 10 minutes and the patient was transported to FMH.

Units responding- A29, RS2


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Mar 6th- Fatal MVA in Uptown
Mar 09, 2009

On Friday night March 6th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with one unconcious on W. 7th Street at Tollhouse Ave. First arriving A18 went on scene witha tractor trailer into a pole. A18's crew found the driver unresponsive and rapidly removed him from the truck. A18 transported a priority 1 working code to FMH, RS2 stayed on the scene for a short time to assist the Frederick City Police with lighting for their investigation.

Units responding- A18, M319, RS2, E23(Failed to respond)


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Mar 5th- Small Fire in Charlesville
Mar 06, 2009

On Thursday morning March 5th 2009, Box alarm 22-22 was struck for the house fire at 6313 Ford Road in the Charlesville section of Lewistown. While enroute communication provided several supplements indicating a working fire. First arriving E12 split layed from half way back the driveway, and went on scene with smoke showing from a single story residential structure. Upon the arrival of E502, the lay was completed. The crew from E12 stretched a line into the structure as RS2 assumed the first due special service responsibilities and began the primary search. The crew from E12 found fire in the kitchen area of the house that had extended into the cabinetry. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 5 minutes and command began releasing part of the assignment within 20 minutes. Two occupants from the homes had to be transported for minor burns and smoke inhalation.

 


Mar 2nd- Auto Fire in Green Valley
Mar 05, 2009

On Monday morning March 2nd 2009, Units were alerted for the Auto fire in the area of Green Valley Road and Knolls Parkway. First arriving E251 went on scene with a pick-up truck with heavy fire in the bed. The crew stretched a line to the truck and immediately began cooling a large mounted diesel tank and several gasoline cans in the back of the truck. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 15 minutes.

Units responding- E251, ET254, A709


Mar 2nd- Room Off in Ceresville
Mar 03, 2009

Just after midnight on March 2nd 2009, Box alarm 11-32 was struck for the house fire in the area of Liberty Road and Israel Creek. First arriving units went on scene with heavy fire showing from the alpha side of the structure. Upon the arrival of E22 the crew stretched a line into the structure and found a room off on the division 1. Crews made quick work of the fire and began opening and knocking the minor extension. Command held the assignment with the original box and placed the safety dispatch in service.

Units responding- E111, E22, E502, E31, A248, RS24, Q11, TR41, BC901, Safety 901


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Feb 27th- 2 Trapped in Westview South
Mar 01, 2009

On Friday evening February 27th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Buckeystown Pike at Executive Way. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with two trapped. Command was established and three additional BLS ambulances were requested. Upon the arrival of RS3 the crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle and removing the drivers door as well as the passengers side rear door to free both occupants. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and all four patients were taken to area hospitals.

Units responding- A39, RS3, ME311, A28, A29, A19, EMS 901, Safety 901, BC901


Download: 85@ Executive-3.jpg , 85@ Executive.jpg , 85@ Executive-1.jpg

Feb 25th- One Trapped in Riverside
Feb 26, 2009

On Wednesday afternoon February 25th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA on Monocacy Blvd at Riverbend way. While enroute communications advised they now had reports of one trapped. First arriving A28 went on scene with a three vehicle MVA and confirmed one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS2, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the passengers side B-post as well as the roof. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and both occupants of the vehicle were transported to Washington County Hospital by air and ground.

Units responding- A28, M2, RS2, E22(Failed to respond), E111, EMS901(Rinker), A247


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Feb 22nd- Twelve Trapped in Westview
Feb 22, 2009

On Sunday morning February 22nd 2009, ME311 advised they were on the scene of an MVA on the ramp from SB I-270 onto Buckeystown Pike. Communications started the assignment and had ME311 switch over to an alternate channel. A short time later ME311 advised they were establishing Buckeystown Pike command with twelve trapped. Upon the arrival of RS2, the crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle and removing all of the passenger's side doors to free the occupants. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and the occupants were transported to various area hospitals.

Units responding- M319, RS2, ME311, A38, RS3, A39, A19, A28


Feb 18th- House Fire in Discovery
Feb 18, 2009

On Wednesday afternoon February 18th 2009, Box alarm 11-22 was struck for the house fire at 8329 Revelation Avenue in the Discovery section of Walkersville. First arriving units went on scene with heavy fire showing from the alpha side. Crews stretched multiple lines into the structure and began making an aggressive interior attack. Command requested the evacuation tones and had all units take a defensive position, however minutes later crews re-entered the structure and completed the attack on both the first and second divisons. Crews operated well into the evening overhauling and checking for extension.


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Feb 14th- Barn Fire in Jefferson
Feb 17, 2009

On Saturday night February 14th 2009, Box alarm 20-340-01 was struck for the barn on fire in the area of Route 340 and Saint Marks Road. First arriving units went on scene with a barn fully involved and requested the tanker taskforce. Crews wrote the barn off and began protecting the exposures with portable masterstreams and handlines. The fire was held to the barn and command began releasing units when the bulk of the fire had been knocked.

Units responding- E201, E51, E122, E72, E31, A209, RS20, ET204, T5, T7, T1, ET143, ET284, ET34, T616, T612, T610, TR5, Q14, BC901, Safety 901


Feb 14th- Door Pop on Catoctin Mountain Highway
Feb 16, 2009

On Saturday morning February 14th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Mountville Road. First arriving ET143 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Command was established and the upon the arrival of RS20, the crew went to work removing the drivers door to free the patient. Crews operated for approximately a half hour before clearing.

Units Responding- A148, A209, M20, RS20, ET143(Understaffed w/ 2), E201, ET284

 


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Feb 10th- Door Pop on Catoctin Mountain Highway
Feb 11, 2009

On Tuesday morning February 10th 2009, Units were alerted to the SB lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway between W. 7th Street and Rosemont Ave for the MVA. First arriving RS2 went on scene with a three vehicle MVA with one occupant still in the vehicle. Command was established and the crew from RS2 stabilized the vehicle and removed the drivers door to easier remove the patient. Crews had the patient removed in 5 minutes and began clearing a short time later.

Units Responding- A18, A19, RS2, RE11, E22(Failed to respond)


Feb 9th- Collapse in Uptown
Feb 09, 2009

On Monday afternoon February 9th 2009, Rescue Box 02-03 was struck for the building collapse at the Banner School at 1730 N. Market Street. First arriving RS2 went on scene with a scaffolding collapse with one patient that had been pinned underneath. Command was established and the request for aviation was made immediately. Crews immediately started patient care and made the proper notifications with MOSH and the Frederick City Building inspector. The patient was taken via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore.

Units Responding- A249, A38, M2, RS2, RS3, E22(Failed to respond), E31, E502, BC901, EMS 901


Feb 6th- House fire in Green Valley
Feb 06, 2009

On Friday morning February 6th 2009, Units were alerted to 12289 Weller Road for the chimney fire. While enroute communications advised that the homeowner was now reporting fire in the attic and that they were filling the assignment. First arriving E251 went on scene with two story residential structure with heavy smoke showing. The crew stretched a line into the structure and found heavy fire in the attic and on division 2. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 15 minutes before beginning overhaul. Command began releasing units within an hour and a half.


Feb 5th- House Fire in Downtown
Feb 06, 2009

On Thursday afternoon February 5th 2009, E31 was alerted for the investigation of smoke in the area of the 100blk W. South Street.  As E31 entered the block they saw heavy smoke from the chimney of 111 W. South Street and requested the assignment be filled. Crews stretched a line into the structure and found a chimney fire that had extended throughout the walls. Crews began opening up the structure and knocking the concealed fires. Crews operated for approximately an hour before command began clearing the assignment.

Responding Units- E31, E22, E331, ME311, E12, RS3, A39, A28, TR41, BC901


Feb 5th- Door Pop on Catoctin Mountain Highway
Feb 05, 2009

On Thursday morning February 5th 2009, Units were alerted to the SB lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Hayward Rd for the MVA. While enroute communications advised they now had reports of one trapped. First arriving units went on scene with atwo vehicle MVA with one trapped. The crew from E501 stretched a handline, and were able to pop the door with hand tools prior to the arrival of the squad.

Units responding - A18, A19, RS2(Failed to respond), RS3, E22(Driver Only), E501, M2


Feb 5th- Room off in Royal Oaks
Feb 05, 2009

In the early morning hours of February 5th 2009, Box alarm 15-01 was struck for the house fire in the 5900blk of Wicomico Dr. While enroute communications advised that the Frederick County Sherriff's Office was on the scene with smoked over windows and a glow inside the structure. First arriving units went on scene with a two story residential with smoke showing from the second floor. The crew from RE153 stretched a line into division 2 and found fire in a bedroom. Interior crews made quick work of the fire and command held the assignment to 2 and 1.

Units responding- RE153, E251, E331, ET172, A158, TWR23, TR41, RE171, ET154, ET254, T17


Feb 4th- Garage Fire in Mountaindale
Feb 05, 2009

On Wednesday morning February 4th 2009, Units were alerted to 6508 Mountaindale Road for the detached garage on fire. First arriving A229 went on scene with heavy fire showing from a 30 X30 garage/ barn. Command was established and crews began attacking the fire from a defensive postion. Incoming units established a water supply utilizing a tanker shuttle. Crews operated well into the morning overhauling the structure and removing burnt debris.


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Feb 2nd- Garage fire in Jefferson Heights
Feb 03, 2009

On Monday afternoon, February 2nd 2009, Units were alerted to 4520 Elmer Derr Road for the detached garage on fire. First arriving units went on scene with a large detached garage fully involved. Command was established and the request for additional tankers was made. Crews stretched multiple lines for both fire attack and exposure protection. Crews knocked a large majority of the fire from the exterior door and were attempting to make a push inside when it was noticed of a partial collapse of the roof. Crews remained in a defensive mode until the fire was knocked and they began searching for hot spots.

 


Feb 1st- House Fire in Brunswick
Feb 02, 2009

On Sunday night February 1st 2009, Box alarm 05-01 was struck for the house fire at 16 S. Virginia Ave. First arriving E51 went on scene with heavy smoke showing from the Charlie side. Command was established and the safety dispatch was requested. After the completion of the 360, the fire was determined to be on the exterior of the structure. The crew from E51 stretced a line to the rear of the structure and made quick work of the fire. Crews began overhauling and checking for extension on the interior of the house. Command began placing units in service a short time later.

Units responding- E51, RE52, E612, E201, E616, A197, RS20(Driver Only), TR5, Q14, Safety 901, BC901

Safety - JCE1, RE74, M20, A209 


Jan 29th- One Trapped in Urbana
Feb 02, 2009

On Thursday morning January 29th 2009, Units were alerted to the 5200blk of Ball Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle into a tree with one trapped. Command was established and aviation was requested for a single patient. Upon the arrival of RS3 the crew stabilized the vehicle and began removing the B-post on the driver side a well as the roof. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken by Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area trauma center.

Units responding- A239, M23, RS3, E231, EMS 901, BC901


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Jan 27th- Fatal MVA on Catoctin Mountain Highway
Jan 27, 2009

On Tuesday morning January 27th 2009 as the snow began to fall, Units were alerted to the SB lanes of the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Hayward Road for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving units went on scene with a car versus tractor-trailer with two pinned. Further investigation found one occupant to be priority 4(DOA). Crews extricated the other occupant and they were taken via ground to an area trauma center due to aviation being down. Units returned later in the morning when a leak was discovered from the tractor-trailer.

Units responding- A29, A18, M2, RS2, E22(Failed to respond), E502, HIRT 31, A319(staffing for the HIRT)


Jan 26th- Two Trapped on Catoctin Mountain Highway
Jan 27, 2009

On Monday evening January 26th 2009, Units were alerted to the Catoctin Mountain Highway at Point of Rocks Road for the vehicle accident. First arriving A289 went on scene with a three vehicle MVA, with two trapped. Command was established and upon the arrival of RS20 and RE610, crews went to work stabilizing and popping two doors to free the occupants. Crews began clearing a short time later.

Units responding- A289, A149, M31, RS20, RE610, ET143, E281(Failed to respond)


Jan 22nd- House Fire in Shookstown Heights
Jan 22, 2009

On Thursday afternoon January 22nd 2009, Box alarm 01-19 was struck for the auto on fire next to the house with extension next to 7320 Granalta Cir. First arriving FD201(Chisholm) went on scene with a two story residential structure with heavy fire showing from the 1st and 2nd floor. Command was established, and advised E12 to drop the line at the intersection of Granalta and Kemps Ln as well as made the request for additional tankers. The decision was made soon after to continue the lay to Scot's Chase Dr and Bowers Rd to a hydrant. Crews stretched multiple lines into the structure and made a good knock on both floors as well as the attic area. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 20 minutes and command began clearing units a short time later.

Units Responding - E12, E502, E22, E31, E331, ET34, T1, ET204, T22, T7, RS2(Failed to respond), RS3, RE74, RS24(Cascade) TR41, Q11, BC901, Safety 901, FD201, AU4(Failed to respond)


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Jan 20th- Shed Fire in Buckeystown
Jan 21, 2009

On Monday afternoon January 20th 2009, Units were alerted for the shed fire at 3343 Buckeystown Pike. First arriving E311 went on scene with a detached garage with heavy smoke and fire showing. Crews stretched a line into the structure and began making an attack as the crew from Q14 went to the roof and began opening up. Crews had the fire knocked down quickly and remained on the scene to opening up and hitting hot spots.

Units Responding - ET143, E311, E231, Q14, RS3, ET284, ET34(Diverted to another box, Driver Only)


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Jan 20th- One Pinned on I-70
Jan 21, 2009

On Monday morning January 20th 2009, Units were alerted to the EB Lanes of I-70 in the area of Ridge Rd for the MVA with roll-over and entrapment. While enroute communications advised that Maryland State Police were on the scene confirming one pinned. First arriving units went on scene with one pinned and upon the arrival of RS3, the crew went to work stabilizng the vehicle and performing a B-post conversion on both sides of the vehicle. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was transported via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area trauma center.

Units Responding - A39, A129, M31, RS3, E31, E122(Driver Only), RE11, EMS 901


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Jan 19th- I-70 Pile-up claims two
Jan 21, 2009

On Monday afternoon January 19th 2009 as the snow began to fall, Units were alerted to the WB lanes of I-70 in Washington County for the MVA involving multiple vehicles including 5 tractor-trailers. First arriving units went on scene with approximately 35 cars and 5-7 Tractor-trailers involved. Crews began rapidly triaging the scene to discover a dozen priority 1 patients as well as two Priority 4(DOA). The EMS Taskforce was requested as well as buses for the walking wounded. Crews operated for several hours, assisting the Maryland State Police with their investigation.


Jan 17th- House Fire in Libertytown
Jan 21, 2009

On Saturday afternoon January 17th 2009, Box Alarm 17-10 was struck for fire in the basement of 9204 Bessie Clemson Rd. First arriving units went on scene with two-story farmhouse with smoke showing. Command was established as crews stretched a handline to the basement of the structure. Interior crews found a small fire in the basement that had extended into the walls of the balloon frame structure. Command requested the tanker taskforce as crews began opening up on the other floors to find heavy extension into the walls. Crews operated for approximately 3 hours prior to clearing.


Jan 11th- One Trapped on Catoctin Mountain Highway
Jan 12, 2009

In the early morning of hours of Sunday January 11th 2009, Units were alerted for the MVA with reported rollover on NB Catoctin Mountain Highway at Rosemont Avenue. First arriving units went on scene with one trapped. Upon the arival of RS2, the crew stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the roof of the vehicle to access the patient. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and units began clearing when ready.


Jan 10th- Apartment Fire in Brookside
Jan 12, 2009

On Saturday evening January 10th 2009, Box alarm 01-03 was struck for fire in the apartment at the Brookside II located at 160 Willowdale Drive. First arriving units went on scene with fire showing from the Charlie side of the structure. Crews advanced a line into the structure and found fire in the kitchen of the apartment. Crews made quick work of the fire and command began releasing units within a half hour.


Jan 8th- Second Fire of the Day
Jan 09, 2009

As units were clearing the 33 Box, Units from 17 were alerted for the brush fire at 10736 Renner Road. First arriving ET172 went on scene with a two-story farmhouse with heavy fire showing from an attached garage and requested the box be filled. Communications began filling Box 17-18 as the crew from ET172 began making entry into the structure. Due to a lack of water, interior crews were backed out and ordered to take a defensive position. Crews operated well into the day overhauling and hitting hot spots.


Jan 8th- Barn Fire in Ijamsville
Jan 09, 2009

In the early morning hours of January 8th 2009, Box alarm 33-?? was struck for the barn fire 5039 Ijamsville Road. First arriving units went on scene with a barn fully involved and requested the tanker taskforce. Crews took a defensive position and began knocking the fire. Crews operated for approximately two hours before clearing.


Jan 4th- Fatal House Fire in Olde Town Walkersville
Jan 06, 2009

On Sunday night January 4th 2009, Box alarm 11-01 was struck for the house fire at 54 Maple Ave. in Old Town Walkersville. While enroute, communication advised units responding that they now were getting reports of possible people trapped. First arriving A249 went on scene with heavy fire showing from the Alpha side with one trapped on division 2. Upon the arrival E111, crew stretched a line through the alpha side and began fire attack as well as a primary search. E22 stretched an additional handline into the structure to divsion 2 where they were met by TR41 crew with the trapped occupant. Crews from TR41 and E22 removed the occupant, that was deemed to be Priority 4(DOA).  Due to the structure being balloon frame construction crews had a hard time making a quick knock and began opening up on all floors to access the fire. Crews operated well into the morning, overhauling and assisting the Fire marshals Office with their investigation.

 


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Jan 2nd- One Trapped on I-70
Jan 02, 2009

On Friday morning January 2nd 2009 as units were clearing a box in 3's area, Units were alerted to WB I-70 in the area of the 48 Mile Marker for the MVA. First arriving Chief Officer from station 3 went on scene with a single vehicle MVA and one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS3 the crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle to remove the passengers side rear door. E122 arrived and put a handline in place and RS3 began the extrication. The extrication was completed in about 10 minutes and crews began going in service when ready. The patient was taken via ground to Washington County Hospital.

Units responding- A38, A129, M31, RS3, E31, E122


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Dec 29th- House fire in Mountaindale
Dec 30, 2008

On Monday evening December 29th 2008, Box alarm 22-19 was struck for the house fire at 6145 Mountaindale Road in Mountaindale. First arriving units went on scene with a single story log cabin with heavy smoke showing from the alpha side. Crews stretched multiple lines into the structure and found fire throughout the house. Crews operated well into the night overhauling the older model home. E22(Understaffed) was later added to the call for its CAF system to be used in the overhaul.

 


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Dec 24th- Mutual Aid to Carroll County
Dec 26, 2008

On Wednesday evening December 24th 2008, Frederick County Units were alerted to go mutual aid to Carroll County for Box alarm 01-01 in the unit block of East Ridgeville Blvd. First arriving Carroll L12, went on scene with a two story structure, commercial on the ground floor and apartments above with smoke showing from the roof. Upon the arrival of the remainder of the assignment, crews stretched multiple lines into the structure and found fire in the cockloft area with extension into the second floor. Crews had the fire knocked in about an hour and command began releasing units when ready.

Frederick County Units Responding- RE153, E251, ET254, TR41


Dec 22nd- House Fire in Urbana
Dec 26, 2008

Just as C-shift was taking the floor on Monday December 22nd 2008, Box alarm 23-01 was struck for the house fire with reported people trapped in the area of Urbana Pike and Urbana Church Road. First arriving E231 went on scene with a single story residential structure with fire showing from the alpha side. Crews stretched a line to the front door and were advised by the homeowner that all occupants had exited the structure. Interior crews found a room off that had extended down the hallway and were able to make quick work of the fire. Units operated well into the morning overhauling the structure and knocking hot spots.

Units Responding- E231, E709, E251, E331, A238, M23, TWR23, Q14, TR41(Failed to respond), ET34, ET254, ET233, T1, TWR1, RS3


Dec 17th- Room Off in Mountaindale
Dec 17, 2008

On Wednesday morning December 17th 2008, Box alarm 22-14 was struck for in the bedroom at 6803 Quail Knob Court in Mountaindale. First arriving units went on scene with a two story residential with heavy smoke showing. Command was established as crews stretched an 1-3/4" handline into the structure and found a room off on the second floor. Interior crews made quick work of the fire and the crew from TWR1 began opening up. Units began clearing in about a half hour.

Units Responding: E221, E12, E502, E22, A229, RS2, T22, T1, ET34, TWR1, Q11


Dec 15th- House Fire in Uptown
Dec 16, 2008

On Monday afternoon December 15th 2008, Box alarm 02-07 was struck for the house fire at 302 N. Maxwell Avenue in the Uptown section of Frederick City. First arriving E22 went on scene laying out from 4th and maxwell, with a two story duplex with heavy fire showing from the Charlie side on both 1st and 2nd floors. The crew from E22 stretched a 2" line in through the alpha side of 302 and began making a knock on division 1. Upon the arrival of E31, their crew stretched an 1-3/4" line through the alpha side of  the Delta Exposure(#300) and and began making a knock on division 1 as well. Attack crews continued to the 2nd division while RS3 performed the primary searches in both addresses. TR41 and TWR went to the roof via ground ladders and began opening up. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 20 minutes before beginning overhaul.

Units Responding- E22, E31, RE11, E501, E311, RE74, E331, E111, TR41, TWR1, Q14, Q11, RS3, RS2(Understaffed w/2) A29, A18, M2, BC901(Coe), Safety 901(Thomas), EMS901(Rinker), AU4 


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Dec 5th- One Pinned in New Market
Dec 16, 2008

On Friday morning Decemeber 5th 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Old National Pike at Bartholows Road. While enroute communications advised they had a report of a vehicle on its side with two trapped. A short time later communications provided additional information stating they had reports the vehicle was also on fire. C15 arrived on scene with a two  vehicle MVA with one on its side and one pinned and possibly on fire. Command was established and aviation was requested for a Category A trauma. Upon the arrival of RE153, the crew deployeda handline as well as rescue struts to begin stabilizing the vehicle. Further investigation found that the occupant was partially ejected and pinned under the vehicle. Utilizing the rescue struts, airbags and cribbing the crew lifted the vehicle approximately a foot to free the occupant. The patient was transported via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore. 


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Dec 1st- House Fire in Woodsboro
Dec 02, 2008

On Monday night December 1st 2008, Box alarm 16-02 was struck for the house fire at 10437 Glade Road in Woodsboro. First arriving BC901(Marchesani) went on scene with a two story farmhouse with heavy fire showing from the second floor of the Bravo side. Command was established and crews began an aggressive interior attack. Command requested the tanker taskforce as well as the safety dispatch. Units operated well into the night overhauling and hitting hot spots.

Units responding- E162, E111, ET172, E91, A169, RS16, ET94, T17, ET134, Q11, TR41, E161, E132, ET224, T22, RS24, ET184, M17, ET34, T1, CCT14, E22, BC901, Safety 901


Dec 1st- House Fire in Frederick City
Dec 02, 2008

On Monday afternoon December 1st 2008, as units were clearing the Hazmat Box in 31's area, Box alarm 03-08 was struck for the abandon house on fire at Lafarge Stone Products at 1000 E. South Street. First arriving units went on scene with a two story house fully involved. Command was established and the the County Fire Marshal was requested. With no exposures to protect, command began releasing the bulk of the assignment.

Units Responding- RE153(From Station 3), E161(From station 2), E331, ET233, E22, E31, E12, RS2, A38, A29, ET34(Failed to respond), T1, TR41


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Dec 1st- Hazmat Box in Westview
Dec 02, 2008

On Monday afternoon December 1st 2008, Units were alerted to 4539 Metropolitan Court in Westview for the Hazardous Material spill. First arriving units found a quantity of a unknown product and began evacuating the area. Upon the arrival of HIRT 31 and Special Ops 50, crews began reconing and researching the product in an attempt to identify the substance. Crews operated for approximately 5 hours before the situation was mitigated.

Units responding- E311(Failed to respond), E31, E22, RS3, M31, HIRT 31, A319(Code 2), A39, A149, SOP 50, Safety 901, BC901, EMS 901


Nov 21st- Another trapped in New Market
Nov 24, 2008

On Friday night November 21st 2008, Units were alerted to Old National Pike at Bartholows Road for the MVA with entrapment. While enroute communications advised they had a report of one trapped and possibly one partially ejected. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RE153 the crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle and removing the drivers door to make access to the patient. The extrication was complete in approximately 10 minutes and the patient was taken via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area trauma center.

Units Responding- A158, CCM1, CCRS1, RE153, E251


Nov 21st - Minor Downtown MVA turns into 1 trapped
Nov 22, 2008

On the evening of Nov 21st B-shift at Station 3 was alerted for an injured person from a vehicle accident in the area of E. Church St and N. East St in downtown Frederick with City PD on the scene. Upon arrival on the scene RS3's officer evaluated the 2 car T-bone and found it to be a bit more then what was iniatially reported. RS3 requested an additional ambulance and advised they had multiple patients with one subject trapped. RS3 split crews and assisted A39 with removal of the passenger while the others repositioned the Squad to wench the other vehicle off the car so that access to the driver could be made. Once clear the crew went to work removing the drivers side door and assisted A29 with removal of the driver.  Both patients were extricated in approx 20 minutes and were transported to the local hospital.

Units Responding: A39, A29 and "The Rescue" Squad 3


Nov 21st- One trapped in New Market
Nov 21, 2008

On Friday morning November 21st 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with rollover and entrapment on Boyers Mill Road at Eaglehead Drive. First arriving A158 went on scene with a corrected location of Boyers Mill and Yeagerstown Road with one on its top and one trapped. Command was established and aviation was requested for a category B trauma. Upon the arrival of RE153 the crew stabilized the vehicle and began the extrication. Due to traffic blocking access, RS3 upon their arrival, were advised to utilized their portable generator and rams to assist in the extrication however the extrication was completed prior to going to work. Crews had the extrication completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was transported by Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to an area trauma center.

Units Responding- A158, A339, M33, M17, RS3, RE153, EMS901(Rinker), RS24(Late)


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Nov 14th- One trapped on Catoctin Mountain Highway
Nov 15, 2008

On Friday morning November 14th 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Catoctin Mountain Highway at Point of Rocks Road. First arriving A289 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one on its side and one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS14 and RS20 crew went to work removing the drivers side and the roof to make access to the patient. Crews had the extrication completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken by ground to Washington County Hospital.


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Nov 13th- One Trapped on Catoctin Mountain Highway
Nov 15, 2008

On Thursday evening November 13th 2008, FD105(Wallick) requested the assignment for the MVA with one trapped on Catoctin Mountain Highway at Monocacy Boulevard. Upon the arrival of RS2 the crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle and performing a B-post conversion to make access to the patient. Crews had the extrication complete in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units Responding- A28, M2, RS2, E22, FD105


Nov 10th- 3 Pinned in Ijamsville
Nov 12, 2008

On Monday evening November 10th 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with multiple trapped on Reichs Ford Road at Bush Creek. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with two pinned in one vehicle and one trapped in another. Command was established and aviation was requested for one of the pinned occupants. Upon the arrival of RS3 the crew went to work removing the roof and doors of both vehicles as well as a dash roll on the other. Crews had the extrications completed in approximately 45 minutes and all patients were taken to area hospitals and trauma centers.

Units Responding- A339, M23, RS3, E331, A158, M2, A238, A239, E231, A38, A149, EMS901(Cole), BC901(Finnin), FD201(Chisholm), U27, AU4, MSP Trooper 3, Medstar


Nov 9th- Fatal MVA in New Market
Nov 10, 2008

On Sunday night November 9th 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA on EB Interstate 70 in the area of Green Valley Road. First arriving units went on scene with a corrected location of EB Interstate 70 just east of the scale house, with a single vehicle rollover. Moments later crews advised the driver had been fatally ejected and they believed there may be another occupant in the area of the scene. Command was established and the Maryland State Police Trooper 3 was requested to fly over the area utilizing their FLIR to attempt to locate the other occupant. All searches proved negative and crews began clearing a short time later.


Nov 5th- Two Pinned in Jefferson
Nov 06, 2008

On Wednesday afternoon Novenber 5th 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Jefferson Pike at Holter Road. First arriving units went on scene with a dump truck versus car, with the dump truck on top of the car and two occupants pinned. Command was established and a large tow truck as well as aviation and a second squad were requested. The crews from RS20 and RS3 went to work removing the drivers side doors and roof to free the occupants. Crews had both paitents extricated in approxiamtely 30 minutes. Both were flown by Maryland State Police and Medstar helicopters.

 


Nov 1st- Serious MVA in Uptown
Nov 04, 2008

On Saturday evening November 1st 2008, Units were alerted for the motorcycle accident on Fairview Avenue in the area of College Park Plaza. First arriving units went on scene with a car versus motorcycle MVA with the cyclist down in the roadway. Crews began immediate patient care for the priority one patient. Command was established and aviation was requested. The patient was taken to an area trauma center and is said to be in critical condition.


Nov 1st- Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Thurmont
Nov 04, 2008

On Saturday evening November 1st 2008, Units were alerted for a motorcycle accident on Kelbaugh Road at Franklinville Road. First arriving units were from out of county due to the majority of the north end being on the 3 alarm job in lewistown. First arriving units went on scene with a motorcycle that had struck a parked car. Crew found that the patient was pulseless and apnic and began CPR. A short time later M30 arrived and obatined permission via consult to discontinue resusitation efforts. Crews assisted local law enforcement with the investigation and cleared later in the night.


Nov 1st- Three Alarms in Lewistown
Nov 03, 2008

On Saturday afternoon November 1st 2008, Box alarm 22-01 was struck for the house fire at 11020 Hessong Bridge Road in Lewistown. First arriving units went on scene with smoke showing from the end unit of a two story tri-plex. Interior crews found light smoke on the interior and began opening. As crews began opening the walls the discovery was made that the house had originally been log cabin construction that had been coverred up with modern materials. As crew continued to open up conditions began to deteriorate and resources were being exhausted due to the extended overhaul, command requested the second alarm. Crews continued opening up and were able to apply water in certain area's to start to put a knock on the fire. Command requested the third alarm be struck and to have them stage at station 22 until needed. Crews operated well into the evening overhauling a checking for extenstion. 

 


Nov 1st- Garage Fire in Westview
Nov 03, 2008

On Saturday afternoon November 1st 2008, Box alarm 31-10 was struck for the garage fire in the area of Buckeystown Pike and Lime Kiln Road. First arriving E311 went on scene with multiple garages well involved as well as part of a house. Crews stretched multiple lines and were able to stop the fire before it spread any further into the exposures. Crews operated for about an hour opening up and hitting hots spots.

Units responding- E311, E31, E22, ET143, E12, E502, RS3, Q14, TR41, A319, A39, A29, M23, BC901, Safety901


Oct 31st- Small Fire in Downtown
Nov 01, 2008

On Friday evening October 31st 2008, Box alarm 03-03 was struck for the porch of a house on fire at 317 E. Church Street. First arriving E22 found fire involving the front porch and its contents at 312 E. Church Street. The crew from RS3 assisted E22 by tearing up part of the porch and the crew from E31 investigated the interior of the structure for extension. Extension was negative and command held the assignment with E22 and RS3 and cleared the rest. E22 and RS3 remained on the scene to assit the Fire Marshal's office with lighting and information. RS3 was cleared a short time later to pick up a run on the Westside of town and E22 remained on scene. 

Units responding- E31, E22, E12, E311, A39, RS3, TR41, TWR1, BC901(Healy), Safety 901(Shook)


Oct 31st- One Trapped on Old National Pike
Oct 31, 2008

On Friday afternoon October 31st 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Old national Pike at Spring Ridge Parkway. First arriving E331 went on scene and established command with a three vehicle head-on MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS3 the crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle and flapping the roof back to free the occupant. Crews began clearing within the hour.

Units responding- A339, M31, RS3, E331, A38, BC901(Healy), Safety901(Shelton), EMS 901(Rinker)


Oct 31st- House Fire in Middletown
Oct 31, 2008

On Friday morning October 31st 2008, Box alarm 07-15 was struck for smoke coming from a house at 2224 Old National Pike. First arriving E72 went on scene with heavy smoke showing from a two story residential. E72 advised for the third due to drop a line from the fire to the dry hydrant just down from the fire. E122 arrived and assumed the third due assignment, howvever was unable to complete the lay and requested another engine to assist. Crews found a room and contents on division two and had the fire knocked in a short time. Command began releasing units a short time later.

Units responding- E72, E82, WCE63, E122, RE74, A78, WCTR6, TWR1, T7, WCET64, ET212, BC901(Finnin), Safety 901(Shelton)

Safety Dispatch- M8, TR41, RS20


Oct 31st- Double Fatal House Fire Thurmont
Oct 31, 2008

In the early morning hours of Friday October 31st 2008, Box alarm 10-10 was struck for the house fire with reported people trapped at 12841 Catoctin Furnace Road. First arriving units went on scene with a house fully involved with partial collapse and two vehicles in the drive way. Crews were unable to make entry into the structure to perform a search. Command was established and a tanker taskforce was requested. During the exterior attack, once the bulk of the fire had been knocked down crews located two deceased occpants of the house. Crews operated well into the morning, assisting the Fire Marshals office with the investigation.

Units responding- E102, ET224, ET184, E132, A309, A308, M30, RS10, ET104, T22, ET134, TWR6, Q11, BC901, Safety 901

Safety- E162, RS16, A229, M2, EMS901

Tanker Taskforce- ET94, ET64, ET34, T1, T17, E63

Other- E183, E91, A307, E133


Oct 29th- Room Off in Discovery
Oct 31, 2008

On wednesday night October 29th 2008, Box alarm 11-22 was struck for the house fire at 8372 Revelation Ave. in the Discovery section of Walkersville. First arriving units went on scene with smoke showing from a two-story middle of the row townhouse. Crews advanced a line into the structure and found fire in the furnace room that had extended down the hallway into the living room. Interior crews made quick work of the fire and began clearing a short time later.

Units Responding- E111, E114, E22, E31, E501, RS24, Q11, TR41, A249


Oct 25th- Two Trapped in Mount Pleasant
Oct 27, 2008

On Saturday evening October 25th 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Old Annapolis Road at Equestrian Way. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped and one pinned in seperate vehicles. Command was established and a second rescue piece was requested as well as additional BLS ambulances. Upon the arrival of RE171 the crew stabilized the vehicle and removed the drivers door as well as the roof to make access to the paitent. Further investigation found that a dash roll was necessary. RS24 arrived and stabilized and went to work on the other vehicle. All patients were transported by ground to area hospitals.

Units responding: A178, A179, M17, RE171, RS24, A248, A249, A29, M2, EMS901(D. Barnes), BC901(Finnin), Safety 901(Grossnickle)


Oct 25th- Fatal MVA in Clemsonville
Oct 27, 2008

On Saturday morning October 25th 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on New Windsor Road at Mckinstry Mill Road. While enroute communications advised they were getting reports of an updated location in the 14000blk of New Windsor Road and possibly tow unconcious. First arriving units went on scene with a three vehicle MVA with one multiple patients and two trapped. Upon the arrival of RE171 the crew stabilized the vehicle and began working on the vehicle to free the trapped occupant. Command inquired on aviation however they were down due to weather. All patients were transported to area hospitals by ground.

Units responding: A178, A179, M17, RE171, CCA89, CCA109, CCU10(ALS), A169, EMS 901(D. Barnes), BC901(Finnin), Safety 901(Grossnickle)


Oct 22nd- Small Fire in Downtown
Oct 22, 2008

On Wednesday afternoon October 22nd 2008, Box alarm 03-03 was struck for the house fire at 315 W. Patrick Street in Downtown. As units were checking up communications advised they had a report of a porch on fire to the rear of that address. First arriving E22 went on scene with a two-story middle of the row with light smoke showing and advised they had their own water supply. The crew from E22 stretched a 300' 1-3/4" CAF line to the rear via foot alley between the houses and found a small area on a 2nd floor balcony on fire. E22 began knocking the fire as RS3 opened up and E31 laddered the balcony. Command downgraded the assignment to 2 and 1 as well as the RS3. Crews operated for approximately 20 minutes before going in service.

Units Responding: E31, E22, E12, E311, RS3, TR42, TWR1, A39, BC901(Wallick), Safety 901(G. Thomas IV)

 


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Oct 19th- House fire in Westview
Oct 19, 2008

On Sunday afternoon October 19th 2008, Box alarm 31-09 was struck for smoke coming from an abandon house in the area of New Design Road and Elmer Derr Road in Westview. First arriving duty officer from station 3 went on scene with the corrected address of 4632 New Design Road with smoke showing from a single story residential. E311 split layed from the end of the driveway to be picked up by E31. Crews from E311 and E31 advanced multiple lines into the structure and began searching for the fire. E22 dropped a line from the road, took the third due position on the charlie side of the structure and advanced a line to the basement of the structure. The crew from E22 encounter heavy smoke and heat and were able to locate a room off in the basement. Crews put a quick knock on the fire and began overhaul operations. Command began clearing units approximately 45 minutes later. Pictures Soon.

Units Responding: E311, E31, E22, RS3, A319, A39, M31, Q14, TR42, ET34, ET143, BC 901(Wallick), Safety 901(B. Barnes)

 

 


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Oct 18th- Fire in the walls in Walkersville
Oct 19, 2008

On Saturday evening October 18th 2008, Box alarm 11-22 was struck for the house fire at 8516 Woodsboro Pike in Walkersville. First arriving E111 went on scene with smoke showing from a two-story farm house. Command was established and the safety was requested as crews began locating the fire that was found in the chimney and walls. Crews operated for approximately an hour opening up looking for hots spots in the walls.

Units responding: E111, E22, E31, E501, A248, RS24, Q11, TR42, BC901(Poole), Safety901(Hartle)

Safety Dispatch: E12, RS2(Failed to Respond), RS3, A29


Oct 14th- Barn Fire in Wolfsville
Oct 16, 2008

On Tuesday evening October 14th 2008, Box alarm 21-15 was struck for the barn on fire at 10814 Highland School Road. First arriving units went on scene with a large barn and approximately 800 bales of hay fully involved. Command was established and the tanker taskforce was requested. Crews worked well into the night hitting hot spots and removing hay.


Oct 13th- One Trapped in Evergreen Point
Oct 16, 2008

On Monday night October 3rd 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Urbana Pike at Interstate 70. While enroute communications advised they had reports of a car off the Urbana Pike bridge over Interstate 70. First arriving units went on scene with a car that had driven off the bridge and down the embankbent on onto Interstate 70. The crew from RS3 stabilized the vehicle and removed the drivers door to make access to the patient. Units began clearing within a half hour and the patient was taken to an area hospital.


Oct 3rd- One trapped on Catoctin Mountain Highway
Oct 04, 2008

On Friday morning October 3rd 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on NB Catoctin Mountain Highway at Old Frederick Road. First arriving units went on scene with an MVA involving a three vehicle including a tractor-trailer. Further investigation of the scene found one trapped. Command was established and upon the arrival of RS6 the crew went to work stabilizing and performing a B-post conversion to remove the driver. Command requested and aviation and a short time later the extrication was complete. The patient was transported via US Park Police Eagle 1 to Washington County Hospital.


Sept 27th- House Fire in Braddock Heights
Sep 29, 2008

On Saturday afternoon September 27th 2008, Box alarm 12-04 was struck for the house fire at 7102 Ridge Crest Drive in Braddock Heights. First arriving E122 went on scene with a single story residential with heavy smoke and fire showing. The crew advanced a line into the structure and began attempting to locate the fire that was traveling through the walls. As additional units arrived crews were assigned to check for extension into the attic. The crew from E12 found fire in the attack and were able to knock it down prior to further spread. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 15-20 minutes and remained on scene for sometime overhauling.


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Sept 22nd- Investigation becomes 33 box
Sep 24, 2008

On Monday evening September 22nd 2008, ET154 was alerted for the investigation of smoke in area to the rear of Linganore High School at Oakdale on Eaglehead Drive. As ET154 approched the area they had a heavy column of smoke however were having a hard time accessing the area and believed that access could be gained better from a road in 33's area and requested E331 be added to the call. A short time later units were able to get a visual of what was burning and discovered it to be a barn next an abandon house. Command was estblished and the box was requested. Communication struck box alarm 33-03 was struck for 6105 Meadow Road bring additional units from the city as well as tankers. Access was finally made with the help of a neighbor and his front end loader, who cleared a path so that access could be made by the larger apparatus. Crews were able to hold the fire to the barn and had minimal extension into the house. Command held 2 engines, a brush and a tanker and began clearing the rest of the assignment.

Units Responding on the investigation- ET154, E331, B156

Box- E153, E31, E23, E311, RS3, TR41, TR23, T1, ET233, ET254, A339, BC901(Coe), Safety 901(Thomas)


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Sept 22nd- Door Pop in North Frederick
Sep 22, 2008

On Monday morning September 22nd 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA on hayward Road at Thomas Johnson Drive. First arriving A29 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RS2 the crew went to work removing the passengers side front door to make better access to the patient. In all tow patients were transported to FMH. Pictures soon.

Units responding- A29, RS2, E23(Failed to respond), E502, A18, BC901(Coe)


Sept 12th- Fatal MVA on I-270
Sep 13, 2008

On friday evening September 12th 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with rollover on I-270 at Doctor Perry Road. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle collision with one vehicle that had rolled over with a total of six patients, one fatally ejected. Command was established and the EMS taskforce was requested. Aviation was down due to the weather conditions so all patients had to be transported by ground. Three pediatric patients were taken by ground to Childrens Hospital in Washington, DC and one adult was transported to Suburban. 


Sept 11th- House fire in Brunswick
Sep 13, 2008

On Thursday evening September 11th 2008, Chief 5 came across the air advising communications to fill the box for 17 N. Virginia Ave for the house on fire. Box alarm 05-01 was struck and command was established. Crews stretched a handline and encountered heavy fire conditions in the kitchen area of the home with extension to other rooms. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 20 minutes before beginning an extensive overhaul. Two firefighters were transported to FMH for minor injuries as a result of the fire.

Units responding- E51, E612, E201, E616, A198, RS612, TR5(Late), Q14, T5, ET204, T616, ET284, A199, A197, M20, RS19, RS20, Jefferson County TR2, TWR602, TR42, Jefferson County AU7, AU4, FD201, Safety 901, E72, EMS 901, Canteen 1


Sept 7th- House Fire in Monocacy Village
Sep 09, 2008

On Sunday night September 7th 2008, Box alarm 02-03 was struck for the house fire with reported people trapped at 401 Delaware Road in the Monocacy Village section of the City. First arriving E23 advised they were dropping a line at Pine ave and Delaware Rd with a single story residential and heavy smoke showing. The crew from E23 advanced an 1-3/4" handline and prior to entry were able to confirm that all occupants were out of the structure. Multiple other lines were advanced into the structure by E31 and E12's crews as the crew from TR42 went to the roof to open up. Crews on the interior found heavy fire in the basement of the structure that had extended into the first floor. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 25 minutes and all searches came up negative. M39 transported one with smoke inhalation to FMH.

Units responding- E23, E31, E12, E501, E311, E331, A29, A28(Failed to respond), A39, M2, RS2(Failed to respond), RS3, TR42, TWR1, Q11, BC901(Coe), Safety 901(Peterson), EMS901(S. Gordon)


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Sept 3rd- House fire on the Westside
Sep 06, 2008

In the early morning hours of Wednesday September 3rd 2008, Box alarm 01-20 was struck for the house fire at 6948 Bowers Road. While units were enroute communications advised that Police were on the scene with smoke showing. First arriving RE11 dropped a line at the end of the driveway and proceeded back to the structure where initial reports were confirmed of a two story residential with smoke showing from the roof. Command was established as crews stretched multiple lines into the structure. Interior crews encountered fire in the front walls as well as the attic. Command requested that the majority of the assignment stage on Bowers Road due to the tightness of the driveway. Crews were shuttled up the driveway as needed. After an extensive overhaul both interior and exterior crews were able to make a quick knock of the fire. Crews used a Pro-pack foam cell to hit hot spots and command began releasing part of the assignment a short time later.

Units responding- RE11, E501, E122, E31, A18, A39, RS3, T1, ET34, T7, TWR1, BC901, Safety 901, Gator 50


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Sept 1st-Small fire in Downtown
Sep 02, 2008

On Monday morning September 1st 2008, Box alarm 03-03 was struck for the house fire with reported people trapped at 333 E. Thrid Street. First arriving E31 went on scene with a two story brick structure with a small fire on the front porch. The crew from E31 pulled the front bumper line and made quick work of the fire. Interior crews found no extension into the structure and all occupants were accounted for and okay. Command held the assignment with two and one and placed the remainder in service.

Units responding- E31, E22, E501, E12, E311, RS3, A39, TR41, TWR1, Q11, BC901(Poole), Safety 901(Thomas)


Aug 29th- One trapped on Catoctin Mountain Highway
Aug 29, 2008

On Friday afternoon August 29th 2008, Units were alerted to the ramp from Rt 340 onto NB Catoctin Mountain Highway for the MVA with rollover. First arriving RS3 went on scene with an MVA with rollover and one trapped. Crews went to work stabilizing and removing the drivers door and flapping the roof to remove the patient. The extrication was complete in approximately 10 minutes and the patient was taken to Washington County Hospital.

Units responding- A38, M31, RS3, E31(Failed to respond), RE11


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Aug 26th- One trapped on Catoctin Mountain Highway
Aug 28, 2008

On Tuesday evening August 26th 2008, Units were alerted to the SB lanes of the catoctin Mountain Highway for the MVA with rollover. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RE11 the crew went to work stabilizing. RS3 arrived and crews from RS3 and RE11 went to work removing the roof and drivers side doors of the car. The extrication was completed in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken to washington County Hospital.

Units responding- A18, A38, M2, RS3, RE11, E31, EMS 901


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Aug 21st- One pinned in Mountaindale
Aug 22, 2008

On Thursday afternoon August 21st 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Mountaindale Road in the area of Fishing Creek Road. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle versus tree and one partially ejected and pinned. Upon the arrival of E221 and RE11 the crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle and spreading the seat away from the fender that was pinning the patients leg. The extrication was complete in approximately 10 minutes and the patient. In total three patients were transported, 2 went to FMH and the entraped occupant went to an area trauma center.


Aug 18th- Tractor trailer fire in Jefferson
Aug 20, 2008

On Monday afternoon August 18th 2008, the assignment was struck for the tractor- trailer on fire in the EB lanes of Route 340. First arriving E201 went on scene with a road tractor well involved with extension into the trailer. Command was established and  two tankers were requested. Crews from E201 and E31 went to work attacking the fire. Due to ruptured saddle tanks command requested another engine and an additional two tankers as well as the haz-mat assignment. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 15 minutes and began overhauling the truck. Command began releasing units a short time later.

Units responding- E201, E31, E12, ET143, T1, ET284, ET34, HIRT 31, SO50, Decon 31, Safety 901(Bennett), BC901(Wallick) 


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Aug 18th- Small fire in Uptown
Aug 19, 2008

On Monday afternoon August 18th 2008, Box alarm 02-07 was struck for the fire reported to the rear of 103 E. 5th Street. First arriving E22 went on scene with fire showing from the roof of a 15X30 garage. E31 arrived and layed out to E22 and crews went work opening up and knocking the fire. Command held the assignment with E22, E31, TR41 and the remainder was placed in service.


Aug 18th- House fire in Green Valley
Aug 19, 2008

On Monday morning August 18th 2008, Box alarm 25-01 was struck for the house fire at 11411 Ridge lane in Green Valley. First arriving Saftey 901(Bennett) went on scene with a single story residential with smoke showing and requested the safety taskforce be added to the assignment. Upon the arrival of ET254 the crew stretched a line into the structure and found a fire in the basement that had extended into the first floor bathroom. Upon the arrival of ET154, the crew stretched a second line was stretched into the structure to assist with suppression. Crews had the fire knocked and began overhaul within 20 minutes and command began releasing part of the assignment a short time later. 


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Aug 9th- Mutual aid to Carroll County, House Fire
Aug 14, 2008

On Saturday morning August 9th 2008, Units from Frederick County were alerted to go mutual aid to Carroll County for the house fire in the 7900blk of Dogwood Drive. First arriving units went on scene with heavy smoke showing from the roof of a single story residential structure. First arriving HCE41, stretched multiple lines into the structure and egan making an attack utilizing CAF. Command requested both the rapid intervention dispatch as well as the tanker taskforce. The fire was knocked in approximately 20 minutes and units began clearing in approximately two hours.

Frederick County Units Responding- RE153, ET154, E251, TR41, AU4, Safety 901, BC901


Aug 11th- Mutual aid to VA, House Fire
Aug 14, 2008

On Monday afternoon August 11th 2008, For the second time of the day Frederick County units were alerted to go mutual aid to Loudoun County, VA this time to  40936 Quarter Branch Road in Lovettsville for the house fire. Due to additional supplements recieved while enroute BC602 requested the tanker taskforce be added to the assignment. First arriving W12 went on scene with a single story residential structure and heavy fire showing from the alpha side. Additional reports advised that their may be one trapped in the structure however due to heavy fire conditions and an unestablished water supply crews were unable to conduct an interior search. Once the water supply had been established crews were able to begin conducting a primary and secondary search, both of which turned up negative. Crews operated well into the night overhauling and hitting hot spots.

Frederick County Units Responding- E51, T5, TR5, E281(Driver Only), ET284, B285


Aug 9th- House Fire in Catoctin Manor Estates
Aug 09, 2008

On Saturday afternoon August 9th 2008, Box alarm 22-17 was struck for the attached garage fire at 7019 Sundays Lane. First arriving E22 went on scene with a single story rancher with heavy fire showing. Crews from E22 and E502 stretched a line into the structure and began making an attack utilizing CAFS. Interior crews knocked the bulk of the fire down and began opening up to find heavy fire in the attic. Once the fire was out, crews operated for several hours overhauling the structure.


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Aug 9th- Door Pop on W. Patrick Street
Aug 09, 2008

On saturday morning August 9th 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on W. Patrick Street at Norva Avenue. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Command was established and two additional ambulances were requested. The crew from RS3 stabilized and performed a door pop to make access to the patient. The extrication was completed in approximately 5 minutes and the patient was taken to an area hospital.

Units responding- A39, M2, RS3, E31, A19, A18, EMS 901(Cole)


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Aug 8th- One trapped on I-70
Aug 09, 2008

On Friday morning August 8th 2008, Units were alerted to WB Interstate 70 for an MVA with rollover. While enroute communication advised that Maryland State Police were on the scene with one trapped and making the recommendation for aviation. First arriving RS3 arrived on scene and established the I-70 command for one trapped. The crew from RS3 stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the roof as well as the drivers door to free the patient. The patient was transported via Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to Washington County Hospital.

Units responding: A38, A128, M31, RS3, E31, E122(Driver Only), RE11

 


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Aug 7th- Mutual aid to PA, Fatal MVA
Aug 08, 2008

On Thursday morning August 7th 2008, Frederick County units were alerted to go Mutual aid to Adams County, PA for the MVA with people ejected on NB Route 15 at the State Line. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle MVA with one ejected as well as eleven other patients still in the vehicle. Command was established and aviation was requested for two pediatric trauma patients. A total of 9 patients were transported to area hospitals and the two pediatrics were flown to area trauma centers.

Frederick County Units responding- A268, A269, RS6, E63, A308, A309, M30


Aug 5th- Another 2 Alarm fire in Jefferson
Aug 05, 2008

In the early hours of August 5th 2008, Box alarm 20-01 was struck for the house on fire at 4007 Jefferson Pike. First arriving E201 went on scene with a two-story residential and heavy fire showing. Crews stretched multiple lines into the structure and began making an interior attack. Command was established and the second alarm was requested. Crews found fire throughout the structure, and extensive extension via interior walls. Crews operated for several hours overhauling and hitting hot spots. The site of last nights fire was directly accross the street from last weeks fire at the H.C. Summers Mill Supply Co. 


Aug 3rd- Warehouse fire in 31's area
Aug 05, 2008

On Sunday night Aug 3rd 2008, E311 and TR41 were alerted for alarm bells sounding at the Ballenger Commerce at 4650 Wedgewood Blvd. E311 arrived to find a single story warehouse with smoke showing and requested the box be filled. Communications began filling box 31-12 as E311 stretched a handline into the structure to find smoke conditions with small areas of fire where the sprinkler had knocked down the bulk. Further investigation of the structure indicated that the fire may have been intentionally set to cover up an apparent break-in. Crews began overhauling and removing items from the structure and command held the assignment with 2 and 1. Pictures soon.

Units responding- E311, E31, E22, ET143, E12, A319, A38, RS3, TR41, Q14, BC901(Marchesani), Safety901(Barnes)


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July 29th- Two Alarm house fire in Brunswick
Jul 31, 2008

On Tuesday morning July 29th 2008, Box alarm 05-01 was struck for the house fire at 206 Seventh Avenue in Brunswick. A199 arrived on scene to find a two-story residential structure with heavy fire showing and numerous occupants with burns in the front yard. The crew from A199 immediately began patient care and were able to obtain information regarding a large quantity of oxygen stored in the structure. Upon the arrival of E51 and RE52(Both Driver Only), the decision was made to make a defensive attack due to the volume of fire as well as the contents of the structure. Command rrequested the safety as well as a second alarm for staffing. Crews operated well into the evening. Two of the occupants of the house were taken by Maryland State Police Trooper 3 to the burn center and another occupant was transported by ground to FMH with smoke inhalation. One of the burned occupants was later transferred to Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston, MA. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.


July 26th- Mill fire goes 2 alarms
Jul 26, 2008

In the early hours of Saturday July 26th 2008, Box alarm 20-01 was struck for the H. C. Summers Mill supply at 3908 Jefferson Pike. First arriving units went on scene with heavy fire showing from two structures and threatning a third. Command was established and a second alarm assignment was requested. Crews set up for a defensive attack and were able to hold the fire to the two involved structures.


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July 25th- Apartment fire in Uptown
Jul 26, 2008

On Friday evening July 25th 2008, Box alarm 02-03 was struck for smoke coming from an apartment at 1309 N. East Street. First arriving E22 went on scene with a three story Garden apartment  and heavy smoke showing from the Alpha side. Crews stretched a multiple lines into the structure to find fire in an apartment on the ground floor. Crews had the fire knocked in approximately 15 minutes and the assignment began going in service within a hour.

Units responding- E22, E31, E502, E12, RS2(Late to respond), RS3, TR41, TWR1, A28, BC901, Safety 901


July 24th- House fire in Lake Linganore
Jul 25, 2008

On Thursday afternoon July 24th 2008, the house assignment was struck for smoke in the house at 6986 Meadowpoint Terrace in the Lake Linganore Meadows section. First arriving units went on scene from side Alpha with heavy smoke showing. Command was established and the box as well as the safety dispatch were requested to be filled.Command also advised incoming units that he possibly had one trapped. Upon the arrival of RE153, the crew stretched a line into the structure to be greated by heavy fire on the first floor. Crews began making an aggressive interior attack  and search and upon the arrival of Q11 the crew went to the roof to open up. Primary searches came up negative and a short time later in was discovered that all occupants were accounted for. Crews remained on the scene for a couple hours checking for extension and overhauling. M17 had one for checkout.

Responding Units: ET154, E331, ET114, A158, ET172, T17, Q11, BC901(Coe)

Safety & Box-RS24, RS3, ET34(Driver Only), T1, TR42, E31, RE171(Driver Only on the Safety), M17, A339, A248


July 21st- Three Alarm Fire in Libertytown
Jul 22, 2008

On Monday morning July 22nd 2008, the structure assignment was struck for the Libertytown Antiques and Collectibles in the 11900Blk of Main Street in Libertytown. First arriving ET172 went on scene with light smoke showing. Command was established and the crew from ET172 stretched a line in the structure and found fire in the in the walls throughout the structure. Command requested the safety dispatch and short time later the second alarm. Crews began opening up to find fire on all floors and the attic. Later in the incident command requested the third alarm(Non-emergency) for manpower due to extreme weather conditions. Crews had the fire completely knocked in about and hour. One firefighter was transported to FMH with a heat related emergency and is now home doing well.

 


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July 17th- One trapped in Adamstown
Jul 22, 2008

On Thursday afternoon July 17th 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA on Buckeystown Pike in the area of Adamstown Road. First arriving units went on scene with a car versus telephone pole with one trapped. Command was established and upon the arrival of RS14 the crew went to work stabilizing the car for a B-post conversion. The extrication was complete in approximately 15 minutes and the patient was taken by ground to Washington County Hospital due to an extended ETA on the helicopter.


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July 17th- House fire in Hillcrest
Jul 18, 2008

On Thursday evening July 17th 2008, the structure assignment was struck for the smoke coming from the house  at 100 Lauren Court in Hillcrest. First arriving E12 went on scene with smoke showing and possibly one trapped, requesting the box be filled. Crews forced entry to the structure and found heavy smoke. TWR1's crews began a primary search that turned up negative. The crew from E12 found evidence of a fire in a second floor bedroom that had apparently burned out. Crews ventilated the structure and command began placing the assignment in service.

Units responding- E12, E31, E502, E311, E122, E72, TWR 1, TR41, TR42(Failed to respond), RS3, A18, A39, M2, BC901(Poole), Safety 901(Hartle)


July 17th- Commercial structure fire in Urbana
Jul 18, 2008

On Thursday afternoon July 17th 2008, Box alarm 23-01 was struck for the building fire at 3363 Urbana Pike at the Cracked Claw Restaurant. First arriving units went on scene with fire showing from the roof. Crews accessed the roof and began making quick work of the fire. Further investigation found smoke conditions on the interior of the structure as well. The fire was isolated to the roof area and command began placing units in service a short time later.


July 13th- Car vs. motorcycle, one trapped
Jul 15, 2008

In the early hours of July 13th 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA involving a motorcycle on Liberty Road at Routzahns Way. While enroute communications advised they had reports of multiple vehicles involved. Shortly thereafter A29 went on scene with a car versus motorcycle with one trapped in the car. Upon the arrival of RS2 and E502, both units worked to perform a B-post conversion to free the occupant. In all 4 patients were transported by ground to FMH.

Units responding- A29, M31, RS2(Understaffed, w/ 2 techs.), E23(Failed to respond), E502, A39, A18, EMS901(Cole)


July 12th- Room off in Carroll Park Manor
Jul 12, 2008
On Saturday evening July 12th 2008, Structure 01-02 was struck for smoke coming from a house at 1861 Murdock Court in Carroll Park Manor. First arriving E12 went on scene with a two story middle of the row townhouse with smoke showing from the Alpha side.Command was established and  the crew from E12 stretched a line into the structure where they found fire in the kitchen
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July 8th- Door pop on Rt 40
Jul 09, 2008

On Tuesday evening July 8th 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Baltimore National Pike(RT 40) at Bowers Road. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with one trapped. Upon the arrival of RE11, the crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle and removing the drivers door to make access to the patient. All patients were transported to area hospitals.


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July 8th- Room and contents in 17's area
Jul 09, 2008
On Tuesday morning July 8th 2008, the house assignment was struck for smoke in the house at an address in the 3800 Blk. of Knighton Court in 17's area. First arriving ET172 went on scene with smoke showing from the Bravo side of the structure. Crews stretched a line into the structure and found fire in the laundry room of the house
July 7th- SHED FIRE IN MONROVIA
Jul 07, 2008
In the early hours of July 7th 2008, once again the box was struck this time in 25's area for the barn fire in the area of Green Valley Road and Ed McClain Road. First arriving units went on scene with a 10X 20 Shed fully involved. Command was established and due to no exposures and nothing to save, command began placing the majority of the assignment in service
July 7th- SMALL FIRE IN 31'S AREA
Jul 07, 2008
In the early morning hours of July 7th 2008, Box alarm 31-19 was struck for fire on the roof of the Lowest Price Gas Station at 5608 Buckeystown Pike. Prior  to the box E311 had been alerted for alarm bells at another location however were diverted to the priority call. E311 arrived on scene, laying out in front of 5612 with fire on the canopy of the gas station
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July 5th- Two Pinned, Two trapped
Jul 06, 2008
On Saturday afternoon July 5th 2008, Units were alerted for an MVA with entrapment on NB Catoctin Mountain Highway at Devilbiss Bridge Road. First arriving units went on scene with a three vehicle MVA with one rolled over and two trapped and two pinned. Command was established and the EMS taskforce as well as aviation X 2 were requested, as well as three additional ALS
Download: RT 15@ Devilbiss Bridge Rd-1.jpg , RT 15@ Devilbiss Bridge Rd-2.jpg , RT 15@ Devilbiss Bridge Rd.jpg

July 3rd- ONE TRAPPED ON I-70
Jul 06, 2008
On Thursday morning July 3rd 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA withrollover and entrapment on WB Interstate 70 in the area of Rt 340. First arriving units went on scene with a single vehicle that had rolled several times and one trapped. Upon the arrival of RE11 and RS3, the crews worked together to pop the door and remove roof to make access to the patient
July 2nd- CAR INTO BUILDING WITH ONE TRAPPED
Jul 05, 2008
On Wednesday night July 2nd 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment at E. 2nd Street at N. East Street. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA with a car into a building and one trapped. Command was established and upon the arrival of RS3 the crew went to work performing a B-post conversion
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July 2nd-DOOR POP ON W. PATRICK STREET
Jul 05, 2008
On Wednesday afternoon July 2nd 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA on West. patrick Street at Hoke Place. First arriving units went on scene with a two vehicle MVA and one trapped. Upon the arrival of RE11 the crew went to work stabilizing and removing the drivers door to make access to the patient. In all two patients were transported to Frederick Memorial Hospital
July 1st-HOUSE FIRE IN FREDERICK CITY
Jul 05, 2008
In the early hours of July 1st 2008, Box alarm 01-01 was struck for the house fire in the area of 909 Wilson Place. First arriving E502 went on scene with heavy smoke showing from a single story residential and advised they had their own water. Command was established and an additional BLS and ALS were requseted for two with smoke inhalation
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June25th- TWO TRAPPED ON OLD NATIONAL PIKE
Jun 27, 2008
 On Wednesday afternoon June 25th 2008, Units were alerted to Old National Pike and Terra Firma Road for the MVA w/ entrapment. First arriving E331 went on scene with a two vehicle MVA and two trapped and unconcious. Command was established and one of the trapped occupants was rapidly removed due to his condition
June 27th- APARTMENT FIRE AT ELMWOOD TERRACE
Jun 27, 2008
On Friday afternoon June 27th 2008, Box alarm 01-08 was struck for reported fire in the kitchen of 90 Waverly Drive Building EE. First arriving E12 layed out from the entrance of the complex and went on scene with smoke showing. Command was established, and crews stretched a line into the structure. Interior crews found fire in the kitchen and made quick work
June 27th-ONE TRAPPED IN JEFFERSON
Jun 27, 2008
On Friday June 27th 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA with entrapment on Route 340 at the Catoctin Mountain Highway Split. First arriving FD102(Chisholm) went on scene with a single vehicle off the road in the woods with one trapped. Command was established by Volunteer Chief 3(Dorsey) and aviation was requested
June 20 - House Fire in Co. 25's 1st Due
Jun 21, 2008

   

During the evening of June 20 at 1909hrs Box 25-16 was struck for house fire at 3488 Pleasant Grove Rd. E-251 (Brother Shook) arrived on scene and advised heavy smoke showing. E-251 layed a supply line up the drive way and ET-254 picked up their line. Crews stretched 2 lines into the house and were met with heavy smoke conditions inside. During this time a safety dispatch and a tanker task force were requested. Crews located the fire above them in the attic area and began opening up the ceiling to put a knock on the fire. Truck 23 opened up the roof and assisted with ventilation. Fire was knocked and crews began salvage and overhaul. Units cleared at 2345hrs
 
Units Responded: E251, RE153, MCE713B, MCE709, E231, MCT709, ET154, ET254, TR23, MCTWR735, SFT101, BAT901, C15, D15, A158,
 
ET233, T17, ET172, CCET14, MCT714, MCE735, CCE12, CCD1, M23, MCA709, CCR1, E331, RS3, ET34, MCRS717, MCS717, FM 100, FM 37, AU4, CAN1


June 19 - Vehicle Fire on Interstate 70
Jun 21, 2008

 

On the morning of June 19th the C-Shift crews from Companies 3 and 33 were alerted for a vehicle fire on Interstate 70. DFRS FD-102 was the first to arrive and advised units responding they had a vehicle on the shoulder of the west bound lanes with fire in the engine compartment. The first arriving engine, E31, arrived and put a quick knock on the fire.


June 18 - MVA in Co 31's area
Jun 21, 2008

 

 On the evening of June 18,2008 Company 31 and Rescue Squad 3 were alerted for a vehicle accident, car versus bus, on Ballenger Creek Pike. E311 (Brother D.Barnes) A319 and Medic 31 arrived on the scene advising single patient in the car and began treating the patient. "The Rescue" (Brother Morlan)arrived shortly after and began stabilizing the vehicle and then assisted Company 31 units with removal of the patient.


June 15 - Apartment Fire in Kingsbrook
Jun 21, 2008

 

On Sunday afternoon June 15th 2008, Box alarm 31-16 was struck for fire in the kitchen of an apartment at 6955 Regents Court in Kingsbrook. First arriving E311 (Brother D.Barnes) went on the scene with nothing evident from a three story garden apartment. As crews stretched line to the report apartment on the number 2 floor, they advised they had fire in the apartment and requested the safety dispatch. Interior crews found fire in the kitchen, made a quick knock and RS3 (Brother Morlan) began checking for extension. E23 (Brother Elliott) and TWR1's (Brother Cave) primary and secondary searchs both proved negative. Crews began going in service within the half hour.


June 15 - Unusual Rescue In The City
Jun 21, 2008

 

On Sunday June 15th, 2008 Station 3 was alerted for a Service Call to assist Animal Control. E31 responded and upon arrival was informed they had a cat stuck down in the bottom of the Carroll Creek flood management basin. E-31's officer (Brother Mahall) realizing the complexity of the situation requested "The Rescue" out of Station 3. Rescue Squad 3 arrived (Brother Morlan) and after assessing the situation sent down a team ( Brother's Kessler and Stull) to rescue the troubled cat. The DFRS Safety Officer (Brother Grossnickle) responded due to the heat and nature of the incident to ensure safe operations. During this time quite a crowd had gathered from the park and cheers erupted as the crew made the rescue.


One Pinned in Tuscarora
Jun 20, 2008

On Wednesday afternoon June 11th 2008, Units were alerted for the MVA on Tuscarora Road in the area of the Monocacy River. While enroute communications advised they now had reports of entrapment and they were adding a medic unit. First arriving Chief 14-1 went on scene with a two vehicle head on and one pinned. Upon the arrival of RS14 the crew went to work removing both doors on the drivers side as well as the roof to remove the patient. The patient was taken via Maryland State Police Trooper 8 to an area trauma center.


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Basement Fire in Weller Hills
Jun 20, 2008

On Tuesday evening June 10th 2008, the 25 box was struck for the house fire in the 4500blk of Kemptown Court. First arriving ET254 went on scene with nothing evident and upon further investigation found fire in the ceiling and walls of the basement. Crews had the fire knocked in a matter of minutes and units began clearing a short time later.


House Fire In Braddock Heights
Jun 20, 2008

In the early hours of Tuesday June 10th 2008, Box Alarm 12-11 was struck for the house fire in the 8200blk of Baltimore National Pike. While enroute communications advised they had recieved several calls therefore believing it was a working fire. First arriving C7 went on scene with a house largely involved and a defensive operation, requesting the tanker taskforce . Upon the arrival of E122, the crew stretched numerous handlines and began knocking down the fire from the exterior. Tankers arriving shuttled from a hydrant located on Ridge Road in Braddock. Crews operated for approximately 3hours before clearing.


House Fire In Point Of Rocks
Jun 20, 2008

 On Saturday evening June 7th 2008, Box alarm 28-05 was struck for the house fire in the 2300blk of Ballenger Creek Pike. First arriving Chief 14-1 went on scene with heavy fire showing from the alpha side roof area. Upon the arrival of E281, the crew stretched a line and began knocking the fire. Interior crews found fire running throughout the structure, therefore the second alarm was requested. The cause of the fire in believed to be a lightning stike.


       


2 Alarm Apartment Fire At Elmwood Terrace
Jun 20, 2008

Once again, Wednesday night May 28th 2008, Units hit the street again this time for Box Alarm 01-08 at 90 Waverly Drive for the building fire. As units were enroute communication advised they had numerous calls and believed for this to be a working fire. First arriving Duty 1 went on scene with a three story garden apartment with heavy fire showing from the third floor and roof, requesting the second alarm. Upon the arrival of E12 crews stretched a line to the third floor and began making and aggrssive interior attack. Due to rapidly deteriorating conditions command back the crews out and began a master stream operation with TWR1. While in a defensive mode, crews noticed heavy smoke pushing from an adjacent building. The crew from E23 and TWR1 made entry to an apartment on the third floor and found heavy fire, running the entire length of the cockloft. Crews had the fire under control in approximaetly 45 minutes before beginning an extensive overhaul.

        


Garage Fire In New Market
Jun 20, 2008

On Wednesday evening May 28th 2008, The Box alarm was struck for the garage fire at an address on E. Hyatt Road in New Market. First arriving units went on scene with a garage heavily involved as well as numerous autos with inpingment on a house. Crews went to work knocking the fire and were on the scene for sometime sifting through for hot spots.


Double Fatal MVA on Interstate 70
Jun 20, 2008
  On Monday May 20th 2008, Units were alerted to the WB lanes of I-70 prior to I-270 for the MVA with entrapment. First arriving Units went on scene with a car versus tractor trailer and two trapped one priority 4(DOA). Upon the arrival of RS3 the crew went to work popping the drivers door to quickly remove the remaining occupant. The patient was transported to Washington County Hospital priority 1 where they later died of their injuries. The Haz-Mat assignment was requested a short time later for a ruptured saddle tank on the tractor trailer. Crews operated for approximately
two hours before clearing.                                   
 

                                    

 

 

 

 




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