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.
Tonight the Reisterstown crew did rope rescue training (z-rig, pig rig, packaging the patient, etc).
Tuesday night is training night for the juniors. Tonight’s training was donning gear. The goal is to have the gear on in one minute and to have the breathing apparatus on in another minute. For now the goal is to get it on properly, first, and then work on speed.
E412 and E401 respond to a fully involved auto fire just off of Chatsworth Ave. The neighbors were on scene with garden hoses until fire department personnel arrived and put it out.
Several Baltimore County apparatus were requested on mutual aid to a Carroll County box in Gamber’s area. Engine 412 and Squad 414 both responded and Engine 412 arrived as fourth engine in. Engine 412 pulled a line off of Gamber’s engine and took it inside to fight the fire. Units were on scene for approximately two hours.
Earlier today a collision was called in right near Camp Fretterd on Route 30. Squad 414 and IV415 responded on the call. Two vehicles were found in the ditch. Patients self extricated but were transported to hospital. Hazmat 114 was called due to fuel leaking in the ditch from the van. Reisterstown would like to thank those at Camp Fretterd who came out to help with the accident and patient care.
Crews from eastern Baltimore County were fighting a 3 alarm building fire in Golden Ring. Engine 413 transferred to the Parkville Fire Station 10. While at station 10, they were alerted for a auto fire on the Outer Loop of the Beltway between Perring Parkway and Loch Raven Boulevard. First in Engine 413 found an SUV burning on the shoulder of the Beltway. Engine 1 from Towson assisted. Engine 412 was staffed covering Reisterstown for the duration of the transfer.
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.
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.