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ENGINE COMPANY AND RESCUE SQUAD TAKE FIRST DUE AT 46 HOUSE FIRE: 306 BENNINGT ON COURT

Sunday, March 29, 2015  With a working fire going on in Company 19's first due Tower 33 took in a transfer to Company 18. At 2130 hours, Egine 331 and Squad 33, along with Chief 33A, were alerted for a "house" in the area of 11000 Herrington Court. While units were responding, Communications advised they were receiving several calls for a house on fire in the area, but were unsure of a corrected address. Within minutes, Ambulance 846 arrived on scene with a updated address of 306 Bennington Court, which is to the rear of the dispatched address, reporting that the 2 story detached dwelling had fire venting through the roof. Chief 33A arrived and established Command; Engine 331 arrived next and requested to take first due responsibilities. After the request was granted, Engine Co 33's crew stretched the 150' bumper line to the front door. Squad 33 arrived next, also taking over first due responsibilities, forced the front door for the Engine crew and threw several ladders. Upon entry, the crew encountered fire conditions throughout the second floor and Engine 331's lineman worked aggressively to quickly extinguish the same. Squad 33's crew assisted with opening up after the fire was knocked the and the assignment was scaled back to Company 33, who operated for several hours before returning to Kentland.

     



 

RESCUE ENGINE OPERATES AT FATAL COLLISION: INNER LOOP 495 AT RICHIE MARLBORO ROAD

Sunday, March 29, 2015  At 0330 hours Rescue Engine 33 was alerted to the Capital Beltway for a 9-I with a report of one trapped. The Rescue Engine arrived first, and the OIC established Command, confirming one trapped in the vehicle, while the rest of the crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle. The victim was trapped by the guardrail, which had penetrated the passenger compartment and needed to be cut and removed to make access. Unfortunately, the victim was pronounced on scene after being extricated from the vehicle.

   


 

RESCUE ENGINE EXTRICATES TWO: 6700 BLOCK OF CENTRAL AVENUE

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.


     



 

ENGINE COMPANY WITH FIRE IN AN ATTIC: 6102 CENTRAL AVENUE

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.


     



 

ENGINE 332, RESCUE ENGINE 33 AND THE CHIEF RUN SEAT PLEASANT HOUSE FIRE: 613 64TH AVE

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.


     



 

VEHICLE FIRE IN A BUILDING FOR ENGINE 332 AND TOWER 33: 4810 LAWRENCE STREET

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.


   


 

NEW MERCHANDISE COMING!: TOWER LADDER 33 T-SHIRT

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"

     
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TOWER LADDER, CHIEF AND DEPUTY CHIEF 33 ON A SMALL FIRE IN A DISTRICT HEIGHTS TOWNHOUSE: 6800 BLOCK OF AMBER HILL COURT

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.

   


 

SMALL FIRE IN CHEVERLY HOUSE: 6438 FOREST RD

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.


   


 

CHECK OUT THE NEW OFFICIAL KENTLAND 33 VIDEO

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