At around 1300 hours on March 20th E412 was alerted to respond mutual aid to Carroll County for a reported house fire with multiple calls. E412 arrived seconds behind the first arriving engine with fire showing from the first and second floors. After receiving reports of the dwelling being occupied E412’s crew was assigned primary search of the first and second floors, all searches negative. Multiple other companies, including E413, were dispatched to help out due to the severity of the fire. Crews then assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. E412 operated for approximately 2 hours before returning to service.
Early this morning Station 41 was alerted for a an MVC on Cockeysmill Road by the 795 overpass. Squad 414 arrived to find a single vehicle on its side. The driver was able to self-extricate and was not injured. S414 went back in service after approximately 20 minutes.
E412 had just returned to the station from a gas leak call and was dispatched for an MVC with a pick-up truck into a building. S414 and E413 arrived to find a pick-up truck that had glanced off the side of the old ski shop building and come to rest beside it. One patient had self extricated and a second needed help getting out of the vehicle. Crew from 41 and medics from station 56 and 50 worked with the patients in packaging and patient care.
Reverend Feaser (from Trinity Lutheran Church) was the Chaplain of the Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company for 24 years. He is now moving on from Reisterstown. We wish him the best and thank him for his many years of service in Reisterstown.
S414 was alerted for a truck overturned in a field with a person trapped inside. S414, SU418 and T404 arrived in the area looking for the vehicle. SU418 was flagged down by a person who then led the units to the overturned vehicle. One person was inside with their hand trapped. Crews from 41, 40, 85 and 56 worked to extricate the patient. The doors were removed from both sides, and spreaders and rams were used to move the piece of the vehicle from the person’s hand. Apparatus was in service approximately an hour later.
Last night was the installation evening for the Administrative and Fire Line Officers. Along with the swearing in, several awards were given:
Firefighter of the Year: Henry Eckhardt
EMS Provider of the Year: Megan Heilveil
President’s Award: Jerry Johnson
Employee of the Year: Andrew Ayres
New Life Members:
- Frank Renard
- Dorothy Schultz
- Darryl Whitcomb
Engine 412 was alerted for a house fire in Chestnut Ridge’s area. E412 arrived 4th and was assigned RIT. Other crews searched for the fire and was found in the HVAC room. E412 was requested to pull a handline and extinguish the fire. E412 worked with crews from 50, 39, 40, 49 and 2 to overhaul and ventilate the structure.
Last night around 11pm, E412 and S414 were alerted for an apartment fire with multiple calls. E412 arrived with E19 and assumed 3rd engine duties. Crew from E412 stretched an apartment load (attack line) to assist crews from 31 and 19 with a fire in the storage area. E412 and crews from other stations extinguished the fire. Station 41 and 31 remained on-scene for an extended period of time ventilating the apartments.
This morning E413 was alerted for an MVC in Carroll County (Reece’s area) in which a car and a semi-trailer truck collided. E413 assisted crews from Carroll County to extricate the patient. E413 handled the landing zone for MSP Trooper 3.