1st Due Barn Fire - 2000 Block of Wilt Road
 
By Chief Tom Coe
December 23, 2017
 

At 1:21pm units from New Windsor, Union Bridge, Winfield, Libertytown and Westminster were dispatched for a reported barn fire in the 2000 Block of Wilt Road. First arriving units from New Windsor found a 30' x 100' pole barn with hay on fire in the rear of the building. Multiple lines were deployed to quickly knock down the fire. The structure and most of the livestock were saved as a result of the firefight. Firefighters worked with the farmer who used a skidloader to remove the smoldering hay from the barn. Units from New Windsor operated on the scene for 90 minutes prior to returning to service.

NWFD Units: Engine 101, Engine 102, Brush 105, Paramedic 109, Utility 10, Utility 10-1

Other Units: Union Bridge- Engine-Tanker 84, Engine 81; Winfield- Engine 142, Tanker 14; Westminster- Tower 3, Chief 3-1; Libertytown- Engine 172

 
Photo by David Coe
Photo by David Coe
Photo by David Coe
Photo by David Coe
 
Photo by David Coe
Photo by David Coe
NWFD Firefighter John Grauel works to make sure all hot spots in the hay have been extinguished.  Photo by David Coe
NWFD Firefighter John Grauel works to make sure all hot spots in the hay have been extinguished. Photo by David Coe
 
Photo by David Coe
Photo by David Coe
Photo by David Coe
Photo by David Coe