Tuesday, November 13, 2012
While the Rescue-Squad was returning from a box in 7's area a first due box was dropped for a reported chimney fire. While enroute units were updated for a reported chimney fire with extension now in the attic area. Squad 12 (FF Wolford) gave out the extensive layout instructions to all the incoming units due to this being a target hazard area with a long relay. C12, BC2, and Squad 12 arrived with a two story residence with fire from the chimney and the attic. Crew from the Squad entered division 2 while awaiting Quint 30 to arrive as the first due engine. Crews confirmed a working fire in the attic. Quint 30's crew joined 12's crew on division 2 and started knocking the fire. Due to the ceiling construction of heavy timber the FF from the Squad was sent to the roof with Quint 23's crew to open up. Companies put a good stop on the fire in the attic before going in service.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Late in the evening the Rescue-Squad from the heights was put out on a box alarm for reported house on fire in 10's area. Squad 12 (FF Perdue) responded with 4 personnel. Engine 104 was driver only due to the Lt. from 10 driving a priority patient to the hospital in the medic unit. 104 was chauffeured by company 12 alumni Andy Mcgillin. Andy laid his own line and pulled up in front of the house with nothing showing from side alpha. He ran the first attackline to the door awaiting other companies to arrive. Quint 30, Truck 13, and Squad 12 all arrived and went to work on the fire in the basement. Minor extension was found on division 1.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Units from the old "4th" Battalion were dispatched for a reported apartment fire in the Severn oaks apartments. First arriving units reported fire showing on all three floors of a three story apartment building. The fire started outside in the mulch on division one and spread to the outside of the structure lighting off the balconies and heading all the way to the sofit and loft. Squad 12 was dispatched on the second alarm. The crew when they arrived was sent to work on division 3 after the bulk of the fire was knocked down via ladder pipes. Crews knocked down all of the extension.
Monday, November 5, 2012
After the engine cleared a medical on West Pasadena they headed for fuel at headquarters. While approaching headquarters a 6 box was dropped for a reported vacant house on fire. Engine 122 (FF Wolford) bid on the call and was added. Shift Commander arrived and stated he had a one story residential 50 percent involved and it was to be defensive operations. Engine and Tower 40 arrived and started to stretch on the dwelling. Lt. 40 (Kline) was comforted by one of the homeowners and was told it was an occupied house and someone was trapped. Company 40 stretched into division 1 and started a primary search on division 1. Engine 122 and 282 arrived together. Engine 12 was assigned RIT. Firefighters Wolford and Kain started to empty Tower 40's ladder bed and laddered all sides of the house. While in the process of laddering, BC3 (Parks) asked the RIT crew to deploy a backup line to side charlie to knock down the heavy fire on side charlie. The crew ran the backup line to rear and FF Robertson started knocking the fire in the rear. FF Wolford continued his 360 of the building and heard Lt. 40 call for horizontal ventilation. With no other crews working at this time multiple windows were vented for crews on division one and were completely cleared for egress. On side delta FF Wolford was confronted by another resident stating an elderly man was trapped in the basement on side charlie. After the large amount of fire was knocked down the basement stairs were revealed. Wolford and Robertson conducted a primary search of the basement apartment. FF Wolford located an elderly gentlemen unconscious in the basement in which the fire had broke through into. Wolford and Roberstson removed the patient to side charlie and started to assess him for vitals and possible CPR. The patient was transported via MU3 to AAMC. The crew from 12 assisted with extensive overhaul before going in service.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Tonight the Rescue-Squad (Lt. Derrosett) was dispatched for a reported boat accident in Company 20's area. Engine 204 arrived and confirmed there had been a horrible boat accident. After further investigation 7 paitents were found and a MCI was declared. The Squad's crew assisted with packaging patients and prepared them for transport.
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Sunday, August 12, 2012
Squad 12 was dispatched on the 2ND Alarm dwelling fire in Company 32's (Linthicum) area. Squad 12 responding with 4 personnel arrived and was giving the assignment to do a secondary search of the dwelling along with E261. The search was negative and crews then assisted E261 with opening up and looking for fire extension. Squad 12 cleared the scene incident approx 2 hours later.
Sunday, August 12, 2012
At 1950 hours E122 was dispatched (3rd Due) along with other second battalion companies for a dwelling fire at 7906 Della Rosa Ct in the 1007 box. C13 arrived on the scene with a two story MOG townhouse with fire showing and established command, E104 arrived with their own hydrant. As PM10 arrived they were met by a burn victim, Pm10 transported to a landing site. The patient was transported via MSP Trooper to Bayview. Quint 30 (1st due truck) and E122 arrived and stretched a line to division 1 and started knocking all visible fire and opened up. As crews were knocking fire on division 1, it was discovered the fire started in the basement. Qnt30 and E122 held the fire at the top of the steps on division 1 as E131 stretched a line to side Charlie and entered the basement to knock the fire. After the fire was knocked down, E122 continued to division 2 to search, vent and check for extension. No extension was found on division 2. Company 12 cleared the scene in approx. 3 hours later.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Fire alarm dispatched E122 and Squad 12 to a reported tanker roll over. E122 arrived on location to find a tanker trailer had became disconnected from the tractor at the intersection of Rt.2 south at Rt.10 (1204). The scene was secured and MDE was called. Crews from Squad 12, Quint 23, and E104 stood by on a hose lines while MDE transferred the fuel from the damaged trailer into a waiting trailer. Crews were on the scene for approx 3 hours while the incident was handled.
Sunday, August 5, 2012
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