Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company Station 12
P.O. Box 547 161 Ritchie Highway
Severna Park, MD 21146 
Phone: 410-647-1990
Fax: 410-647-9463
Hall Rental: 410-544-2880 

info@ehvfc.org

RESCUE SQUAD TAKES IN DWELLING FIRE

Tuesday, August 5, 2014  The busy morning continued at station 12, As the squad was clearing a first due medical, Fire alarm transmitted the working fire dispatch for 1305 Howard Rd in the 1807 box. Squad 12 was added to the call and arrived with first alarm units. Command assigned Truck 30 and Squad 12 to the roof to open up. Crews cut 3 holes in the roof to relieve smoke from the attic fire. In all, units on the scene made quick work of this fire and squad 12 returned to service at 1309 hours.

   


 

OVERTURNED WITH ONE TRAPPED FOR THE RESCUE SQUAD

Tuesday, August 5, 2014   At 0849 hours fire alarm upgraded an MVC on Lake Shore Dr in the box 20-23 to a rescue with reported rollover with entrapment. Squad 12 arrived and was assigned to rescue group and went to work stabilizing the vehicle and extricating the patient by flapping the roof and opening up the entire patient compartment. Squad 12 cleared the incident around 0940. 

     



 

OVERTURNED TRUCK WITH FIRE AT I-97 AND RT.3

Monday, August 4, 2014   While at the shop, Engine 125 bid up on the reported overturned box truck at 97 south at Rt. 3.  While en route fire alarm upgraded this to a rescue box with the vehicle on fire.  Engine 125 was first arriving and found a single box truck which had gone over the overpass to the access road below.  When access was made to the truck, the driver had been extricated by bystanders.  A hose line was deployed from the overpass and a quick knock was made on the fire in the engine compartment.  Units remained on scene for about 1 hour.

     



 

ROOKIE WEEKEND FOR NEW MEMBERS

Friday, August 1, 2014   This weekend members organized a rookie weekend to train and mentor our newer members.  Training was conducted to make our rookies better and safer firefighters.  During the weekend we went through hose line evolutions, ladders, the MFRI maze trailer, a mayday/ wall breach prop, master streams, and gear and air pack familiarization as well as other job specific trainings.  In all we had 18 rookies to train, most stayed at the firehouse during the weekend to get used to the day to day operations around station 12.  A special thank you to Truck 13 for helping us with our ladder evolutions at the training academy.  

     



 

MVC INVOLVING A MOTORCYCLE

Tuesday, July 22, 2014  At 2008 hrs Company 12 along with medical units were dispatched to the 1214 box at McBrides Ln and Whites Rd for an MVC involving a motorcycle. Squad 12 arrived and found a single patient sustaining minor injuries. Units cleared the incident in about 45 minutes.

     



 

RESCUE BOX WITH 3 TRAPPED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014  At 2212 hours Squad 12 was dispatched to the Rescue box at Mountain road and RT 100w in the 1811 box. Squad 12 arrived and was assigned to the rescue group and went to work cutting the vehicle and utilizing the rams to roll the dash. 3 patients were transported with injuries. Units remained on scene roughly 1.5 hours.

     



 

FIRST DUE HOUSE FIRE FOR THE ENGINE AND CHIEF

Friday, June 13, 2014  Engine 125 was dispatched with surrounding units for a dwelling fire at 131 Earleigh Heights Rd W in the 12-12 box. Engine 125 arrived to a 2 story dwelling with smoke showing. Chief 12 arrived and established command, Engine 125 confirmed working fire on the second floor. The engine crew knocked down the fire as crews from 23 were searching and opening up. Units on scene made quick work of this fire and cleared in a about an hour.

   


 

TRACTOR TRAILER OVERTURNED ON RITCHIE HWY

Monday, June 2, 2014  At 1914 hrs Engine 125 along with other units were dispatched for a tractor trailer overturned at Ritchie Hwy and Route 10 in the 1205 box. Engine 125 and Chief 12 arrived on the scene, command was established and crews quickly went to work assessing the situation. The driver self extricated himself prior to the arrival of units. Crews contained the leaking fluids and returned to service at 2045 hrs.

     



 

ENGINE COMPANY GOES TO WORK ON MULTI-ALARM APARTMENT

Sunday, May 25, 2014  At Approx 1330 hours Fire Alarm recieved numerous calls for an apartment on fire at 7501 Furnace Branch Rd in the 18-5 box. Engine 18 arrived with heavy fire through the roof of a 3 story apartment building and requested the 2nd alarm. Engine 125 was first arriving on the second alarm and layed out and postioned on side charlie. The crew from eninge 125 deployed th 2.5" handline and stopped horzontial fire spread. The bulk of the fire was knocked down quickly but crews remained on scene for an extended time for mop up.

     
Photo from Heather Rogers

Photo from Heather Rogers

Photo from Heather Rogers

Photo from Heather Rogers



 

ENGINE COMPANY RUNS CO.23 BASEMENT FIRE

Sunday, May 18, 2014  Updates will be posted when available

   


 
 
 

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