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Sunday, March 29, 2015
Paramedic Ambulance 805 came upon a single vehicle accident in the area of the Addison Road Metro on Saturday night, bringing Rescue Engine 33 to cut the trapped victims out of an antique Oldsmobile sedan. The crew stabilized the vehicle, which had impacted a tree, and extricated the driver (Pri 4) and a child in a car seat (Pri 1). Volunteer Chief 8 had the Command.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Engine Company 33 (6 men) was dispatched as the 3rd due Engine to the 6100 Blk of Central Avenue. Engine Company 5 arrived on the scene with smoke coming from the roof of a 1 story house with a finished attic. Engine Company 33 arrived and stretched the 400 to the rear, gave a side Charlie report and made access. After clearing the basement division, and division one, Engine 33 made its way up to the attic and assisted 5 in extinguishing the attic. After 30 minutes the incident was scaled down to 2-2 and the Engine from 33 returned to service.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Engine 332, Engine 333, and Chief 33 responded with a total of 10 men to a house fire in Seat Pleasant this evening. The wagon was dispatched as the 3rd due engine, and the Rescue Engine as the 3rd due special service. Engine Co 33, on the air picking up some pizza for dinner, responded from Killmer Street and 202, and both units arrived as dispatched. Engine 332 laid 300' of
3", and 250' of 1.5" to the rear, gave a rear size up, then stretched
through the basement with negative searches and negative extension. The company then repositioned the line to the 2nd floor, where they checked for vertical extension and
ventilated. Rescue Engine 33 established RIT as ordered, while Chief 33 had Division 1. Both units worked for roughly 20 minutes before being placed in service. And none of the pizza was lost.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
At 1821 hours Engine 332 and Tower 33 were alerted for smoke coming from the building
in the area of 4810 Lawrence Street in Bladensburg. While enroute to the industrial park that contains this address, the units from company
33 notice a column of smoking from the the area. Within minutes, units
from Company 9 arrived to find two autos on fire inside of a building. Engine Co 33
established secondary water supply and stretched the 400 preconnect as
a back up line. Meanwhile, the Tower Ladder positioned on Side Alpha, in the event that
defensive operations became necessary. The crew from Tower 33 conducted a primary and secondary search and checked for extension. The assignment was
scaled back to Company 9 after all fire was knocked.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Tower Ladder 33 is a very history rich unit and responds to numerous fires every year. It is also well known that the Kentland Volunteer Fire Department produces T-shirts to display the pride that exists among its members, its friends and the fire service as a whole.
It has been an extended time since our last new Tower Ladder shirt has been available to the public. Shipping in the next few weeks, the newest of the Kentland VFD T-shirts is ready for pre order on our company store. www.kentland33.myshopify.com. This will be the first to showcase our 2011 Seagrave/75' Aerialscope affectionately known as "Lucille"
Monday, March 9, 2015
Tower 33 was dispatched 2nd due, and arrived as such on this Monday morning box alarm. After Battalion 3 went on scene with
smoke showing, units found a fire on the second floor with sprinkler
activation. Tower 33 was sent to the rear to check the basement for
reported occupants and control utilities. Once the small fire was knocked, Command held it with 1 and 1.
Sunday, March 8, 2015
A fire in the attic of a Cheverly home (formerly Company 22's first due) brought Engine and Tower 33 to a Co 9 box alarm. Engine 331, 2nd due, stretched the 400' and stood by with the Tower per Chief 9. Company 9 found fire involving 3 rafter bays in the attic with no further extension, and units quickly returned to service.
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Sunday, March 8, 2015
Saturday, March 7, 2015
A little after 6:30 in the morning, Rescue Engine 33 was alerted to respond
to the Inner loop of the Capital Beltway prior to Pennsylvania
Avenue. Company 37 arrived to find one vehicle on top of another, with one
person trapped. Rescue Engine 33 arrived and stabilized both vehicles
and performed a side wall removal on both sides of the top vehicle. The patient was removed and transferred to EMS crews, total cut time was
just over 15 minutes.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Rescue Engine 33 was dispatched as the 3rd due special for smoke coming from the house in Company 16's first due. First arriving units went on scene with fire showing from Side Alpha. The Rescue Engine arrived on scene second and was assigned RIT by command. The crew of 5 set up RIT on Side Alpha while throwing ladders, and removing windows. Engine Co 16 had a fire in the garage fire with extension to the attic. Command scaled the incident back to 3 and 1 and the Rescue Engine went back in service.
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