Small Fire in the First Due: 7113 Kent Town Drive
Thursday, July 21, 2016 (1212 hrs): As temperatures hit the mid 90’s the Engine Company from the Landover Road station were called out once again. This time to 7113 Kent Town Drive where reports of smoke filling the home were being reported. The Engine Company with 6 volunteers arrived on the scene to find a 2 story duplex with smoke showing from the front door. The wagon driver sleeved a hydrant across the street as the crew stretched the 250 foot line off the rear of the engine. The engine officer completed a 360 and reported basement access on side charlie and smoke showing from side alpha. The engine made entry into the first floor where they were meet with a smoke condition a limited visibility. After a search of the first floor no fire was found and the engine company stretched into the basement. Once in the basement a fire involving the laundry room was found. The fire was quickly extinguished and the incident was scaled back.