Mutual Aid to Winfield for the House Fire - 3900 Block of Ridge Road
By Chief Tom Coe
January 30, 2019

At 3:38pm units from Winfield, New Windsor, Mt Airy, Sykesville and Libertytown were dispatched to the 3900 block of Ridge Road for a reported house fire. First arriving Chief 14 (M. Davis) found a 1 1/2 story, single family home with smoke showing from the basement. Chief 14 established the Ridge Road Command and requested the Rapid Intervention Dispatch. Engine 102, who was returning from a motor vehicle accident on Dennings Road, arrived and pulled an hand line to the basement to attack the fire. Crews were able to quickly controlled the fire, unfortunately several pets perished as a result of the fire. There were no civilian injuries at the scene and the cause of the fire is under investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office. The New Windsor units operated for just under 2 hours at the incident.

NWFD Units: Engine 101, Engine 102, DECON30

Other Units: Winfield- Engine 141, Tanker 14, Chief 14, Paramedic 149; Mt Airy- Engine 12, Tanker 1, Chief 1, Paramedic 18; Sykesville- Engine 124, Tower 12, Rescue Squad 12, Duty 12; Liberytown- Brush 175; Lisbon- Engine/Tanker 44