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FREDERICK ARCHIVES JUNE 16
25, 2016 - At
1917 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Box 7-06 for a house.
Engine 21, Tower 2, Squad 2, and Tanker 2 responded to the 6700
block of Aralia Ave in St Leonard. Units arrived on side Alpha
of a two story split foyer with fire showing. Crews initiated an
interior attack, but were evacuated due to collapse. A defensive
attack was started to bring the fire under control. Company 2
units operated for two hours. Pictures courtesy of www.slvfd.org.
Island and Steeple Chase PIA
24, 2016 - At
1256 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Rescue Box 2-16 for a
personal injury accident. Squad 2 responded to N Solomons Island
Rd and Steeple Chase Dr. Units arrived to find a two vehicle
accident with one trapped. Crews removed the doors and roof to
free the trapped subject. One patient was transported to CMH for
a check-up, and one patient was flown to a local trauma center
for further evaluation. Company 2 units operated for 30 minutes.
Annual MSFA Convention
23, 2016 - Several
members attended the 124th Annual MSFA Convention this week in
Ocean City. We would like to congratulate Life Member Tom Scott
for getting inducted into the MSFA Hall of Fame, and Life Member
Vernon Horsmon for his award for contributions to the Maryland
Fire Service Personnel Qualifications Board. Members met up
Tuesday night at Embers for a Company dinner. Congratulations to
Mechanicsville VFD for winning Best Appearing Company Overall in
the Parade, and bringing the trophy back to the Western Shore
20, 2016 - At 0923 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Rescue Box
7-10 for a Below Grade Rescue. Squad 2 responded to a wooded
area off of Rosemary Lane in Port Republic. The crew assisted
Squad 5, Trooper 6, Trooper 7, and Company 7 with a subject that
had fallen from an undetermined height out of a tree in a remote
location. The patient was brought up a 60' hillside to flat land
so he could be hoisted out of the area by helicopter. Squad 2
operated for two hours. Pictures courtesy of MSP Aviation
Maryland Blvd House
17, 2016 - At 1600 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Box 5-09 for
a house fire. Tower
2 and Chief 2 responded to the 12600 block of Southern Maryland
Blvd in Dunkirk. Units arrived on side Alpha of a two story
single family with smoke showing. Tower 2 arrived placed ground
ladders on all four sides of the house, assisted with searches,
and opened up for the Engine Companies. Chief 2 held the Dunkirk
Command. Tanker 2 transferred to Station 5 during the fire.
Company 2 units operated for one hour.
FF Mark Cox
15, 2016 - Congratulations to FF Mark Cox on graduating the
Alexandria Fire Academy today as valedictorian. Mark will be
assigned to Engine 210.
Maryland Blvd Building
12, 2016 - At 1411 hours, Company 2 was alerted to Box 5-03 for
a building fire in Owings. Tower 2 and Tanker 2 responded to the
8100 block of Southern Maryland Blvd. Units arrived on side
Alpha of a three story commercial building with smoke showing on
side Charlie. The Working Fire Dispatch was sounded bringing
Engine 22 and Chief 2A. After an initial interior attack, crews
were evacuated due to pending collapse. Company 2 units operated
for a few hours.
2, 2016 - On Thursday, we had three members graduate from
Calvert High School. We would like to congratulate them and wish
them luck in their futures.