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FREDERICK ARCHIVES SEPTEMBER 15
Island and Wilson PIA
30, 2015 - At 0712 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Rescue Box
2-08 for a personal injury accident. Squad 2, Engine 21, Chief
2C, Chief 2A, and Chief 2 responded to NB S Solomons Island Rd
and Wilson Ct. Units arrived to find a four vehicle accident
involving a school bus and a dump truck. Crews found one trapped
in the third vehicle. The subject was quickly extricated and
turned over to awaiting EMS. One patient was transported to CMH
for a check-up. The other twenty subjects were not injured..
Company 2 units operated for 30 minutes.
28, 2015 - On Monday, Lt Gray started his career with the City
of Alexandria Fire Department. He will endure a six month
academy before being assigned to a Company. The members of PFVFD
would like to congratulate Lt Gray, and wish him luck in his new
24, 2015 - At 1518 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Box 7-09 for
a house fire. Engine 21 and Tower 2 responded to the 3300 block
of Broomes Island Rd. Units arrived on side Alpha of a two story
duplex with smoke showing from side Delta. Crews found a kitchen
fire with extension. The fire was quickly knocked down with no
further extension. Company 2 units operated for 30 minutes.
16, 2015 - At 0803 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Box 7-10 for
a house. Engine 21, Tower 2, and Chief 2 responded to the 1500
block of Sharpes Court in Port Republic. Units arrived on side
Alpha of a two story split level with light smoke showing on
side Charlie. Crews found a small fire in the upper level
bathroom with minor extension to the wall. The fire was quickly
extinguished with no further extension. Company 2 units operated
for 30 minutes.
11, 2015 - Fourteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, 19
men affiliated with al-Qaeda, hijacked four commercial passenger
airliners. Two of the planes crashed into the World Trade Center
in New York. Both towers collapsed within two hours. The pilot
of the third team crashed a plane into the Pentagon in Arlington
County, Virginia. Passengers and members on the fourth plane
attempted to retake control of their plane from the hijackers;
that plane crashed into a field near the town of Shanksville in
Somerset County, Pennsylvania. Excluding the 19 hijackers, a
confirmed 2,973 people died, 343 were FDNY firefighters, and
another 24 remain missing as a result of these attacks. Please
remember this day as people from all over mourn the loss of our
fellow brothers and sisters.
8, 2015 - At 1324 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Box 7-05 for a
house. Engine 21, Tower 2, Squad 2, Tanker 2, Safety 2, and
Chief 2 responded to the 5300 block of Mackall Rd. Units arrived
to find a Winnebago on fire with extension to a truck, a camper,
and a shed. The fire was quickly knocked down with no further
extension. Company 2 units operated for 30 minutes.
Point and Heather PIA
5, 2015 - At 1540 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Rescue Box
2-10 for a personal injury accident with entrapment. Squad 2,
Engine 21, Safety 2, Chief 2B, and Chief 2 responded to
Hallowing Point Rd and Heather Ln. Units arrived to find a two
vehicle accident with one trapped in each vehicle. Crews went to
work extricating the subjects from each vehicle. Two patients
were flown to area trauma centers. Engine 22 established a
Landing Zone. One patient was transported to CMH where they
succumbed to their injuries. Company 2 operated for 30 minutes.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.