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TASKFORCE ON THE HIGH RISE BOX

Sunday, December 2, 2012  Tonight around 0730 units from Battalion One were alerted to respond to 8750 Georgia Avenue at the Georgian Towers Apartments for the building fire. Units arrived to find a working fire in the trash chute and had smoke on multiple floors. The incident wen't to a Taskforce and units were out a few hours with overhaul and smoke removal.

Engines - 701, 719, 702, 754, 716, 707 and 705

Trucks - 716, 719, 734, 718 and 706

Rescues 2, 1 and PG 1

Battalion Chiefs 701 and 702

 

 
 

RESCUE SQUAD 715 RUNS 7 CUT JOBS SINCE NOVEMBER 24TH

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Saturday, December 1, 2012 



1.       At approximately 0330 hours on November 24th, Rescue Squad 715 was alerted along with other units to the area of Bonifant Rd. and Notely Rd. (Co. 724's area) for the report of one overturned with one pinned partially underneath the vehicle.  Initial units arrived on scene and confirmed the report.  Crews went to work stabilizing the vehicle before lifting the vehicle off of the patient and then removing a door to free the patient from the vehicle.  



2.       At approximately 0400 hours on November 25th, RS715 was alerted with other units to the area of Columbia Pike and Stewart Lane (Co. 12s area) for a personal injury collision.  While enroute units were updated with a report of one trapped.  Units arrived on scene at northbound Columbia Pike and Stewart Lane to find one vehicle on its side with one patient trapped in the vehicle.  Crews went to work stabilizing the vehicle and then extricating the patient. 



3.       At approximately midnight on Friday, November 30th, Company 15 units were alerted to Columbia Pike in the area of Tech Road for the personal injury collision with confirmed entrapment.  Units arrived on scene and Columbia Pike and Industrial Parkway to find a 3 vehicle collision, with one patient trapped in a vehicle.  RS715 went to work stabilizing the vehicle and then removed both driver's side doors and the "B" post to extricate the patient while PE715 handled hazards and assisted with patient care.



4.       Then at approximately 0330 hours RS715 was alerted with Company 24 units to the 13200 block of New Hampshire Ave for a personal injury collision, this time with reports of one overturned.  Crews arrived to find one vehicle on its wheels and went to work stabilizing the vehicle before removing the driver's door and the roof to free the patient. 



5.       At approximately 0200 hours on Saturday, December 1st, Rescue Squad 715 was alerted to Columbia Pike and New Hampshire Ave for a personal injury collision.  Units arrived on scene to find one vehicle against a concrete wall with one patient trapped in the vehicle.  Crews went to work stabilizing the vehicle, then removing both passenger side doors and the "B" post before flapping the roof. 



6.       As crews were clearing around 0245 hours, Company 15 was alerted to Spencerville Rd and Kruhm Rd for another personal injury collision.  PE715 arrived on scene to find one vehicle into a tree with one patient trapped in the vehicle.  The Rescue Squad arrived and stabilized the vehicle before removing the driver's door to gain access to the patient. 



7.       November 28th Rescue Squad 715, Engine 724, Medic 715 and Ambo 724 handled an accident with one trapped on New Hampshire Ave and Colesville Manor Drive. Ambulance 724 came across this crash and accident for the full assignment. Crews extricated the PT in about 20 minutes and transported priority one to a local trauma center.



 



 



 

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FIRST BATTALION RUNS WORK IN PG ON THE B

Sunday, November 25, 2012 

This morning around 1033 around 1033 The Brothers on the B-Shift, Engine Companies 702 and 712 assisted PG County with a house fire at 2508 Van Buren Street in the 44 box. Units were out a few hours after working this mid morning job.



 



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B-SHIFT RUNS WORK IN THE 2ND BATTALION

Sunday, November 25, 2012  Today at 1538 Units from the 2nd Battalion in Bethesda were dispatched to 9532 Fernwood Street for a house fire. Units arrived to find a working fire in an attached garage with extension throughout. A Taskforce was dropped immediately by Battalion 702 due to fire conditions on arrival. Crews worked all floors of this house fire extensively before bringing it under control.



Engines 726, 710, 750, 723 and 720

Trucks 751, 710 and 723

Rescues 1 and 703

Battalion Chiefs 702 and 701



 

 

 

BUSY NIGHT SIDE FOR THE FIRST BATTALION A-SHIFT

Saturday, November 24, 2012 

This evening the work started out at 2317 hours with a room off at 743 Sligo Avenue in ONE'S first due. Crews arrived to find fire showing from a 1 ½ story single family home. Crew’s made quick work of this fire and searches were negative.



Engines 701, 702, 719, 754 and 716



Trucks 719, 716 and 834



Rescues 2 and 1



Ambulance and Medic 701



Battalion Chiefs 701 and 702



The Second incident of the night was an accident with entrapment at 0400 involving a MCPD Cruiser at 29 and Stewart Lane. Crews from Rescue Squad 715 and Truck 716 extricated the officer while Medic 712 provided PT care before the officer was flown out by Trooper 2.



 

 

 

BATTALION 4 RUNS WORK ON BLACK FRIDAY

Friday, November 23, 2012  Today around 12:18 crews from the 4th Battalion found work at 2809 Covent Garden Terrace. Crews arrived to find a working fire and the RID was dropped, no other info available.

Engines 740, 704, 717, 724 and 721

Trucks 718, 725, 706

Rescue 2

 

 

 

BURTONSVILLE UNITS CATCH WORK IN PG COUNTY

Wednesday, November 21, 2012  At approximately 2300 hours on November 21st, Truck and Engine 715 were alerted to 518 Prince George St in Laurel (Co849s area) for the house fire. Initial units arrived on scene to find a 2 story single family home with fire showing from side "C" on both floors and through the roof. The crew from T715 arrived and went to work laddering the building, performing horizontal ventilation, and establishing a rapid intervention team before being assigned to cut 2 holes in the roof to assist with overhaul. 

 

 

 

HOUSE FIRE IN BATTALION 5

Saturday, November 17, 2012  Tonight at 1921 hours units from the 5th Battalion were dispatched to 19039 Cherry Bend Drive for a house fire. The rapid intervention dispatch was dropped shortly after (working fire). No other info at this time.

Engines 722, 729, 734, 753 and 708

Trucks 734, 708 and 731

Rescues 729 and 717

A722 and M729

 

 

 

HOUSE FIRE IN THE 3RD BATTALION

Thursday, November 15, 2012  Today at 1259 units from the 3rd Battalion were dispatched to 12 Wonder View Court in 31's first due for a house fire. Shortly after dispatch the Rapid Intervention Dispatch was struck (Working Fire). No other info at this time.

Engines 731, 722, 703, 733 and 729

Trucks 731, 708 and 703

Rescues 703 and 729

Medics 731 and 708

 

 
 

APARTMENT FIRE IN BATTALION 3

Thursday, November 15, 2012  Tonight at 2345 units from the 3rd Battalion were alerted to an apartment fire at 18343 Lost Knife Circle in Station 8's first due. The Rapid Intervention Dispatch was hit shortly after dispatch (Working Fire). No other info at this time.

Engines 708, 753, 728, 734 and 731

Trucks 708, 734 and 731

Rescues 729 and 703

A708 and Medic 708

 

 

 
 
 

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