Back to Back Box Alarms With Small Fire
Engine company 33 started their morning off responding to 7531 Courtney Pl for the reports of a fire in the home. Engine 331 with 5 volunteers responded on the box alarm as the second due engine. Once on scene Engine 331 secured the first due engines water supply and they reported food on the stove and to return the assignment.
The engine had not been back into he firehouse for more than a few minutes before a second assignment was put out. This time at 6918 Beacon Light Road in company 13’s first due. The Landover Road Engine Co. responded as the 3rd due engine. The first arriving engine reported nothing evident from a 2 story single family dwelling. Once they entered the home a fire was found involving the kitchen. Engine 331 arrived secured their own water supply and stretched a 250 pre connect to the rear of the home, the officer in charge reported conditions in the rear and then the engine crew stretched through the interior basement to check conditions. units went in service after 30 minutes.