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.
This evening S414 along with apparatus from Owings Mills, Garrison and other areas were alerted for an MVC on Owings Mills Blvd with a patient trapped. Owings Mills arrived and confirmed entrapment and requested a helicopter to transport the patient. Crews worked for about 15 minutes to extricate the patient who was then transported to the hospital.
Station 41 was dispatched for for an MVC with people trapped on Route 30. Squad 414 arrived to find a two vehicle MVC with one on the embankment with two patients trapped. The crews from Squad 414, Engine 412, Special Unit 418, and Medic 415 along with surrounding companies extricated two patients and flew one to Shock Trauma.
At around 0115hours this morning to E412 was alerted to respond to a building fire in Hampstead (Carroll County). E412 responded with 4 and went to work opening a hole in the roof followed by assisting crews inside with overhaul operations. The fire eventually went to 2 alarms. E412 operated for approximately 2 hours before returning to service.