After several months of meetings, the Department has entered into a contract with Pierce Manufacturing to construct a state of the art engine for the department. The new engine will replace our 2003 Pierce Dash. Additional details will be coming as we start the engineering and build process. The concept drawing is shown and some changes have already been made to it. Once we receive the build drawings, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Original concept drawing of new engine.
Units work this house fire off of Barnes Court in Oakville
At 1921 hours Engine 7, Engine 2, Engine 9, Tanker 2, Tanker 1, Tanker 9, Truck 7, Rescue Squad 1, Ambulance 798, and Ambulance 299 were dispatched to 26145 Barnes Ct. in Oakville for the reported house fire. Engine 21 and Engine 24, as the tanker, made the response.
While responding Communications advised that Maryland State Police were on the scene with smoke showing and one burn patient. The ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Saturday afternoon, Engine 23 left for its new home. The Cool Springs Fire Department, located in North Carolina purchased the 2003 Dash engine after coming up last month and looking it over. A deposit was left with Chief Raley to hold the engine as Chief Webster from Cool Springs advised they'd be back to get the engine in a few weeks.
At 0555 hours, the assignment was alerted to Thompson Corner Road in the area of White Marsh Elementary School for the motor vehicle accident, reported serious with possible ejection.
Rescue Squad 2 arrived to find a single vehicle that had went head on into a tree and was fully involved. Fire Chief 2 established the "Thompson Corner Road Command". The operator had been pulled out of the vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)
Rescue Squad 2 arriving on a fully involved vehicle after colliding into a tree on Thompson Corner Road
Rescue Squad 2 operating on Budds Creek Road with one on its side
At 0020 hours, RES2CUE was alerted to Budds Creek Road in the area of the Chaptico Park for the motor vehicle accident, reported with entrapment.
As units were responding, Fireboard Communications advised that there was possibly entrapment in both vehicles. Chief 2 arrived, he confirmed a two vehicle collision with one of its side and established the "Budds Creek Road Command". He advised that everyone ... (Full Story & Photos)