|Mon. Jan 16th 2012|
While on the air this morning Rescue Engine 40 called into PSC (Public Safety Communications) on Channel 1 that they were on the scene of a working building fire in the 40-12 box located at 6000 Accokeek Road. Rescue Engine 40 advised they had a auto well off inside a garage with extension into the building. The remainder of the box was filled out bringing Engine Companies 24 (Accokeek), 3 (Waldorf), 36 (Baden), Truck 25 (Clinton), Truck 32 (Allentown Road), Rescue Squad 47 (Allentown Road/Silesia) and Battalion Chief 7. Paramedic Ambulance 40 responded with two additional personnel from the station. Battalion Chief 7 arrived on the scene and established the Accokeek Road command. The working fire dispatch was then alerted bringing Charles Ambulance 3 (Waldorf), Medic 25, EMS Duty Officer and the Northern Safety Officer. Command advised fire knocked down at 1115hrs, and holding Rescue Engine 40, Paramedic Ambulance 40, Engine 241 and Truck 25.
Units on the scene: Rescue Engine 40, Paramedic Ambulance 40, Engine 241, Engine 361, Charles Engine 33, Charles Chief 3A, Charles Ambulance 38, Truck 25, Medic 25, Chief 25, Truck 32, Rescue Squad 47, Battalion Chief 7, Safety Division Chief, Southern Division Chief, EMS Duty Officer, Northern Safety Officer
Photos courtesy of Volunteer Captain Ernie Daniels