This morning two vehicles collided on Hanover Pike in Boring. It originally came out as a rollover but was upgraded to a rescue box with entrapment. Both vehicles had one trapped, Squad 414 worked on the vehicle that had one heavily entrapped and Special Unit 418 worked on the other vehicle. Engine 413, Engine 19, Engine 56 and Engine 422 all responded due to the type of collision and that a trooper was called. The GO team was called (including a physician) but was then cancelled.
Approximately 10:30pm last night Station 41 and surrounding stations were alerted for a Fire with Hazmat because of a shed fire with a vehicle and drums inside. Engine 412 arrived shortly after Engine 422 and setup an attack on the fire and exposure protection of a building immediately beside the fire. Command decided to let the fire burn due to the significant destruction of the shed before arrival. Engine 412 and Squad 414 cleared 2 hours after arrival.
We at RVFC wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving weekend.
This morning around 1am a call came in for a dwelling fire on Blake Ct. Engine 412, Squad 414, Special Unit 418 and Utility 419 responded along with apparatus from surrounding companies. Engine 412 had numerous reports of one person trapped from neighbors. Crews from E412 pulled handlines off and crews from 412 and E56 rescued one person from inside the house. Crews were on scene for approximately 4 hours to extinguish the fire. The person rescued from the house was transported to Northwest and then transfered to Bayview.
Pictures courtesy of FF/EMTs Borgmann and Bosley.
Today there was a motor vehicle collision at Glyndon at Sacred Heart Lane. It originally came out as an MVC but when IV415 arrived they requested a Rescue Assignment as one was trapped in the vehicle. S414, and others, were dispatched to extricate the patient from the vehicle.
Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company organized a fire safety demonstration for the kindergarten classes at Glyndon Elementary school. They did well as they new what to do if their clothes caught on fire (stop, drop, and roll) and what to do if there was smoke in the house (get down low on the floor and move out of the house). They got to go through the engine and one of the teachers donned our bunker gear.
A worker was cutting up a tree with a chainsaw and cut his leg. Carroll Medic 139 and Squad 414 were called to the scene to tend to the injuries. A trooper was called given the location and depth of the injury. Engine 413 handled the landing site.
Just after 5pm today a fire was reported in Owings Mills’s area and Engine 413 responded to that. Several minutes later a report of a motor vehicle accident with rescue was put out for Westminster Pike near Gores Mill road. Squad 414 responded along with Special Unit 418, Engine 401, Tower 323 and Medic 56. One patient was found 40 feet down from the vehicle with only minor injuries. The ambulance checked him out and was taken to the hospital by private vehicle.