Last night Reisterstown and surrounding fire companies were alerted to a house fire in Reisterstown just before 1am. Engine 413 and Squad 414 responded and was shortly followed by Special Unit 418 with another 4 members. Engine 413 arrived with nothing showing. The crew was notified the fire was in the alpha-bravo corner bedroom on the second floor so pulled a handline in the front door. Two from Squad 414’s crew put a 14′ ladder to the small roof to check for fire and to vent. The crew inside hit the fire in the bedroom and the window was simultaneously taken out. Flames rolled out the window while the fire was being knocked by the inside crew. The fire was knocked and crews checked for extension. The fire damage was contained to just the one room. Crews were back in service after approximately 90 minutes.
Truck 18 from the Randallstown Fire Station came to Reisterstown for rescue training this morning. Training covered the Rescue Jack struts carried on the county ladder trucks. Truck 18 also got to train on our Holmatro Rescue tool system.
Just after 9:30 PM on Friday night, we were alerted for a motor vehicle rescue on Byerly Rd. in Boring. Rescue Squad 414, Special Unit 418, and units from Boring, Arcadia, and Glyndon responded. First arriving units found a convertible overturned in a field. One patient was extricated and transported to the Hospital.
E412 was alerted for a dumpster fire at 10:17 and arrived to a fully involve dumpster fire. The crew from 412 extinguished the fire using foam and returned in service by 10:38.
Just before 1 PM. Carroll County Communications got a call for a dwelling fire on Fawn Way in Finksburg. First arriving Engine 134 from Gamber found heavy smoke from the basement of a rancher. Upon arrival, Engine 412 was assigned to the Rapid Intervention Team (RIT). Fire was placed under control within an hour. No injuries were reported.