Wednesday, August 14, 2013
At 2109 hours Ambulance 88 was alerted to 513 Garrett A Morgan Bl, in Company 37s area, for an accident involving a police officer with one trapped. Units arrived to find the same with a police officer needing a door to be popped so he could be removed. The squad popped the door quickly and the patient was removed and care was taken over by Ambulance 88 who took him to a local trauma center for a check up. Ambulance 88 cleared in about 90 minutes.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
At 1242 hours Engine 82 was alerted to Walker Mill Dr and Possum Ct, on the west end of the first due, for an accident involving a motorcycle. The crew arrived to find a dirt bike down a 10 foot embankment and two victims laying in a creek bed. An additional EMS unit and a rescue squad was called to assist. The crew assisted the mobile patient up the embankment by utilizing a 14 foot roof ladder off of the wagon. The crew then helped package the second patient on a long board and worked with Squad 6 to secure him in a stokes basket and bring him up the same roof ladder. Both patients were taken to a local trauma center by the EMS units from 38. Engine 82 returned to service in about an our after clean up.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
At 0348 hours Engine 83 was alerted to the 1200 block of Farmingdale Ave, in Company 38's area, for a report of a shooting. Units arrived with police to find a male who had been shot in the foot. The crew stood by while the EMS crews from 38 evaluated the patient. The victim was taken to a local trauma center and Engine 83 cleared in about 20 minutes.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
At 1846 hours Engine 82 was alerted as the 4th due engine to 2224 Houston St, in Company 17's area, for a house fire. E29 arrived first and found a two story duplex with fire showing from the second floor. Engine 82 arrived just behind E5 and picked up their supply line and then assisted them in running and extending a line to the rear. The crew operated on the first floor and controlled utilities. The fire was extinguished and the assignment scaled back. Engine 82 returned to service in about an hour.
Courtesy PGFD via a citizen
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
At 1526 hours Engine 82 was alerted to 150 Hampton Park Blvd, in Company 37s area, for a fire in the Home Depot Store. E37 arrived to find smoke showing from the building and advanced a line. Engine 82 arrived second but took their dispatched position as the third due engine and laid a line to the rear. Crews found fire involving the seasonal isle just inside the store which was kept in check by the sprinkler and extinguished by the line from 37. The crew from 8 entered the structure in the rear and worked on ventilation and utility control. With the large building full of smoke, crews worked for awhile opening roof hatches as additional units were called to assist including two air boats from Montgomery County. Engine 82 operated for just under 2 hours before picking up and returning home.
Friday, May 17, 2013
At 1122 hours Engine 82 was alerted 2nd due to the area of Suffolk Ave & Sultan Ave, in Company 5's area, for a house on fire. As Engine 82 made the right on Central Ave smoke could be seen in the distance and moments later E5 arrived on scene and reported fire showing. Engine 82 arrived and picked up E5's supply line and then reported to the house. The crew worked on a search of the second floor and helped open up to check for extension. Crews found two set fires by the front door and another door on side D of the building. The fire was extinguished and the assignment scaled back. Just 90 minutes prior to this fire, E5 responded to the same vacant house for another small set fire. The cause remains under investigation and the crew from 8 picked up in just under an hour.
Friday, April 26, 2013
At 1407 hours Engine 82 was alerted to 1017 Iago Ave, in Company 5's area, for a house fire. E5 arrived minutes later to find smoke showing and advanced a line. Engine 82 arrived next and picked up their supply line and made their way inside as well. Units found a rear addition on fire with minimal extension and knocked the same. The assignment was held for overhaul and to check for extension and was soon scaled back. Engine 82 picked up and returned in about 90 minutes. Ironically this house was scheduled for the Christmas in April renovation project the following day. Christmas
in April is a non-denominational volunteer organization that repairs
the homes of senior citizens who are either low-income and/or physically
challenged so they may live in warmth, safety, and independence.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Around 1730 hours Engine 82 and Chief 8 responded to 17 Daimler Dr, in the Central Park neighborhood of Seat Pleasant, for a kitchen fire. Units from 8 arrived to find smoke showing from a house, took their own hydrant, and advanced a line. The crew found a kitchen well involved with extension to the dining room area as well. Engine 82 knocked the fire, ventilated, and stood by as the truck company opened up to check for extension. The fire was extinguished and the assignment scaled back. Chief 8 had the command and the units from Seat Pleasant cleared in just under 90 minutes.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
At 0328 hours Engine 82 was dispatched to 6607 Greig St, in Seat Pleasant, for a house fire. Engine 82 arrived soon after and found smoke showing and took their own hydrant across the street. The crew ran a line to the first floor and found high heat and heavy smoke conditions throughout. The fire involved the basement and a room on the first floor. By direction of command, the crew from 8 knocked the first floor room and held the steps while a crew made their way through the Side C entrance to the basement to extinguish the fire there. The fire was extinguished and with searches negative the assignment was scaled back for overhaul and investigation. Engine 82 returned to service in just under 2 hours.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
At 1824 hours while Engine 82 was filling in at station 43 in Bowie, Ambulance 88 was alerted to Central Ave & Larchmont Ave, in Company 5's area, for a pedestrian struck. Ambulance 88 arrived with E5 to find a teenager who had been struck by a vehicle suffering numerous traumatic injuries and semi conscious. The patient was treated and taken to a local pediatric trauma center by Ambulance 88 and Medic 26. Ambulance 88 cleared in just over 90 minutes.
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