Mutual Aid to Westminster for the House Fire
 
By Chief Tom Coe
July 28, 2018
 

At 6:09pm units from Westminster, Reese, Pleasant Valley, New Windsor and Taneytown were dispatched for smoke from the house in the unit block of Carroll View Avenue in Westminster. First arriving Medic 38 reported smoke showing and the Rapid Intervention Dispatch was added. Engine 33 and the Station 9 units make quick work of a bedroom fire on the second floor. Engine 101 threw ladders, assisted with ventilation and secued the utilities. Chief 13 (C. Green) held the command. Engine 101 operated for 20 minutes prior to returning to service. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office.

NWFD Units: Engine 101, Ambulance 109

Other Units: Westminster: Engine 33, Medic 37, Medic 38; Reese: Engine 92, Rescue Squad 9; Pleasant Valley: Engine 61; Taneytown: Ladder 5; Gamber: Engine 134, Chief 13; MSFMO: FM44

 
FF Josh Vogel clears out the 2nd floor window of the fire room.  Photo courtesy of the Carroll County Times, Photographer unknown
FF Josh Vogel clears out the 2nd floor window of the fire room. Photo courtesy of the Carroll County Times, Photographer unknown