Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company Station
12 P.O. Box 547 161 Ritchie Highway
Severna Park, MD 21146
Hall Rental: 410-544-2880
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
At 1335 hrs Squad 12, Quint 30 and BC2 cleared the MVC in the 1811 box to add themselves to a dwelling fire at 111 Kentucky Ave in the 2027 box. The original call stated the porch was on fire but numerous calls started to come into fire alarm stating the fire was extending to the first floor and second floor. Due to Engine 20 being at training, Engine 104 was first due. BC2 arrived on the scene with a 2 story dwelling heavy fire showing, Engine 104 arrived and started a blitz attack. Quint 30 and Squad 12 arrived together, the officer from Squad 12 gave a side charlie report of 2 stories with a walk out basement and fire showing from first floor. The crew from Squad 12 and PM18 started an initial attack on side charlie, knocking down a bulk of the fire. Once water supply and drafting operations was established the crew from Squad 12 operated a 2.5" line on side delta and charlie. At the height of the incident a second alarm was transmitted. Crews remained on the scene from approx. 4 hours.
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Monday, April 1, 2013
At 1352 hrs Fire Alarm received a call for smoke coming from the house at 1005 Edgerly Rd in the 1806 box. Shift Commander arrived on the scene with smoke showing from a one story dwelling. Engine 122 (dispatched 3rd due) arrived first and laid out from Edgerly and Fitzallen and stretched the 150' front bumper line. The crew from Engine 122 found fire in the kitchen and extinguished. Truck 4 ventilated the dwelling and command scaled the incident back. Engine122 returned to service at 1556 hrs after awaiting the arrival of Red Cross.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Just before 0230 hours units from the second battalion were alerted for a dwelling fire at 972 Phillips Dr in the 1701. Engine 171 arrived on the scene with nothing evident. After entry crews updated the status to smoke in the house with fire in the kitchen. Fire was believed to have started from an electrical panel in the basement and worked its way up to the kitchen. The wagon crew assisted with search for a cat and held the kitchen in check with the hand line. Engine 121 returned in service at 0406 hours.
Monday, March 25, 2013
30 minutes after midnight units were dispatched to 410 Beach Rd in the 2307 box for a dwelling fire. Engine 231 arrived on the scene with fire showing from side Bravo. Within 10 minutes command requested the 2ND alarm, bringing Squad 12 to the scene. The rescue squad arrived and went to work on side Charlie. The crew threw a 24' ladder to open up siding to extinguish all fire. After the fire was under control, command scaled the incident back and Squad 12 went ready at 0436 hours.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot and AA County Register of Will Lauren M. Parker visited the Station today.Mr. Franchot and Ms. Parker presented the Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company a Certificate of Recognition for 95 years of providing volunteer services to the citizens of the State of Maryland.Chief Detwiler accepted the certificate on behalf of all the EHVFC members
Monday, March 4, 2013
Just before 0830 hrs Engine 121 was dispatched first due to 1517 Briar Cliff Rd in the 1708 box for smoke in the attic. Crews still currently operating on the scene, check back later for updates.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
At 0121 hours Squad 12 was dispatched to Ritchie Hwy and Whites Rd in the 1207 box for an MVC with ejection. Squad 12 arrived on the scene with a two vehicle MVC with one ejected. Chief 12 arrived on the scene and established command. Squad 12 and Paramedic 30 worked on the patient who was ejected. Quint 23 and Ambulance 209 worked on the third patient who was transported to the local hospital. After the first patient was packaged and transported to Shock Trauma, Squad 12 and Paramedic 10 work on the second patient who was transported to Shock Trauma. Squad 12 remind on the scene to assist the county police with lighting.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
This morning as the county started to receive multiple calls for mvcs all around the county. There were up to 28 runs on the screen at one time. After clearing two property damage only crashes on route 10 the Squad returned to quarters. Shortly after that due to the lack of units the squad was dispatched to 695 and route 10 for an MVC. After passing two more property damage only accidents en-route to that incident the Squad was placed in service. Returning to Quarters the squad was put on an mvc with rollover on route 10 North just before 648. Squad 12 arrived with a two vehicle crash and one pinned in an SUV. Squad 12 stabilized the vehicle and popped the door.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
After clearing a CO alarm Squad 12 bid on an MVC with Engine 5 reported Southbound 97 at 32. Fire alarm shortly after advised all units to standby that they were upgrading to a rescue box. Engine 51 arrived with a vehicle in the median on it's side and one confined. Rescue-Engine 281 arrived as the first special service and Squad 12 right after that. Both crews went to work stabilizing the vehicle with step chocks, wedges, and struts. After the windshield was removed it was determined the patient sustained serious injuries and could not move. Crews decided to flap the roof and did so. The pt. was removed taken to Trauma. Both Squad 12 and 28 cut on the vehicle.
Monday, February 4, 2013
At 1849 hours, box 13-03 was dispatched for a dwelling fire at 8486 Bedford Rd. Chief 13 arrived on scene of a 1 story single family dwelling with fire showing from side delta. Squad12 with a crew of 6, arrived with units from Co.13. The crew from Squad12 was assigned fire attack. Squad 12's barman (FF Meyer) forced the door on side delta to find fire in the kitchen. FF’s Meyer, Rogers and Martin were inside hooking to expose the fire in the ceiling, while FF Sloan ran a handline in side delta. While the lineman knocked the fire in the kitchen the rest of the crew from Squad12 conducted a search and vented the dwelling. A total of 30 pet snakes were located and removed from the dwelling. The fire was contained to the kitchen and Company 12 went in-service at 2003 hours.
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