Dwelling fire in Chestnut Ridge

Just after 4 PM on 1/26/13  units were alerted for a dwelling fire on Barnstable Ct.  First arriving units from Chestnut Ridge arrived to find fire through the roof and requested a 2nd alarm and tanker strike team.  Engine 412 and Special unit 418 were alerted for the rapid intervention team.  Engine 413 was alerted for the 2nd alarm.  No injuries were reported.  Engine 412 supplied several lines on the fire ground while Engine 413 pumped the folding tank.

Barn fire in Glyndon

Just before noon on 1/24/13 units were alerted for a barn fire on Tufton Ave.  First arriving units advised smoke showing and requested a tanker strike team.  Engine 412 was the relay engine for the supply line.  Crews were able to quickly knock the fire.  No injuries were reported.

Auto fire in Reisterstown

These pictures are of an auto fire in Reisterstown about a week ago. We had just returned from a mutual aid fire call to Carroll County. Approximately 10 minutes after returning to station from Carroll County, Engine 412 was dispatched for a fully involved SUV.

Thank you to Interrupted Modeling for sending these great pictures along.

Santa Coming to Reisterstown!!

Santa is coming to Reisterstown again this year.  Please watch for him Wednesday (12/12) – Saturday (12/15) and next week Wednesday (12/19) – Saturday (12/22).  Each evening will be from approximately 7pm to 9pm.

Here is the potential schedule:

Thursday December 13th
Weyword Drive, Amy Brent Way, Brian Daniel Court , Green Hill Farm, Ivy Mill Road and up Cockeys Mill Rd and Franklin Valley Circle.

Friday December 14th
Glyndon Trace , Goldsborough Way, Beverley Rd, Berrymans Lane, Tarragon Rd,Statewood Area and Beau Mondes Ct and area.

Saturday December 15th
Caraway Rd, Brookebury, Persimmon Cir, Delight Meadows, Sunnyking, Nicodemus to Cherry Hill,Fox Lair,Fox Den,Danbury,Terry Town, West Chestnut Hill.

Wednesday December 19th
Village Center, Harvestview, Bensmill Ct, Cantata Ct, Wolf Ave, Chatsworth Ave, New Avenue,Mysticwood,Sacred  Heart Lane, Bond Ave, Cherry Tree Ct, Black Oak.

Thursday  December 20th
Shetland Cir, Hammershire Rd Brookshire Area,Candytuft, Leyton Rd, Stonecastle,  Shetland Circle to Chestnut Hill East.

Friday December 21st
Bentley Park, Deacon Brook, Main Brook, Gwynnwest and Treeline area to Estate Rd, Suburbian Rd, Shirley Manor, Greenview and Walgrove.

Saturday December 22 nd
Walgrove Rd, Chartley Park, Brunk Rd, Chartley Drive, Shirley Manor, Glyndon Drive, Homvale Rd, Northway Rd.

Please note that Santa will try to get to each area around Reisterstown but due to weather and calls it is difficult to schedule when we will be in a certain area.

VES and RIT Training

Tonight Chief Murray led the crews through vent, enter, search (VES) and RIT training. Three stations were setup and the crew was split up through each of the stations. This training is some of the most basic and most important for rescuing people or firefighters that are trapped.

Busy Sunday night

Last night there were numerous calls including several with people trapped. It began around 10:30pm last night for a car over the guard rail in Bulter’s area (49 box). A single vehicle with one occupant landed on its roof over a guard rail and the driver was trapped inside.  Squad 414 and several other apparatus including Butler’s engine were assigned to the call. Squad 414 was the first suppression piece to arrive.  The crew from the squad stabilized the vehicle and helped to extricate the driver.  The driver was taken to a local area hospital with minimal injuries.

After this there was an electrical fire in Carroll County which the Engine and Squad were both alerted.  The Engine was cleared of the call but the Squad went up into Carroll County to assist on the call.  Shortly after the Squad was back in service at the station there was a water rescue box in which a vehicle crashed into a pond in Chestnut Ridge’s area (50 box). The Squad was alerted for this call along with dive teams and the USAR team from Station 17.  After this call there was another collision with entrapment in 41’s first due at the intersection of Route 30 and I795.  This was followed by a collision on I795 south bound. And then this morning the Engine was alerted for a dwelling fire in Liberty Road’s area (46 box).

Multiple entrapments on Hanover Pike

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.

Shed fire in Boring

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.

 

Dwelling fire with rescue in Reisterstown

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.