2 crews from the Marlboro VFD respond to a Baden house fire
The Marlboro VFD Career and Volunteer members responded with Volunteers on the Squad and Career Staffing on the Engine for a Company 36 (Baden) House Fire. The crews arrived simultaneously with the first arriving special service which was Tower 45 Croom Road. Crews from Engine 820 set up water supply and Rescue Squad split the crew up and to help make an aggressive firefighting push into side Alpha (Front of the house). The Rescue Squad was the first crews to make an interior attack, and they were able to also provide a search for any trapped occupants which was negative on the first floor. It was unclear if the residents had made it out of the house safely. shortly after all of the residents whereabouts were accounted for. The Crews from the rescue squad were well inside the house but then encountered high heat and low visibility, with a lean flash over occurring. Chief 36 from Baden then ordered all personnel to evacuate the building. The squad crew was able to safely exit the building but, remained on the scene of the fire for the next 4 hours to assist with fire suppression, and overhaul duties. All personnel on the scene cleared and there were no reported injuries. The fire remains under investigation at this time.
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HOUSE FIRE, 15000 Block of CANDY HILL RD, btwn / 13000 CROOM RD, TGC3, 3609R, Units: ET836 (Engine Tanker from Baden), TN836 (Tanker from Baden), A836 (Ambulance from Baden), E820P (Engine from Marlboro), SQ820 (Squad from Marlboro), E825P (Engine from Clinton), RE827 (Rescue Engine from Morningside), E837 (Engine from Ritchie), TW845P (Tower from Croom Road), TW843 (Tower from Bowie Pointer Ridge Dr), E840P (Engine from Brandywine), TN840 (Tanker from Brandywine), ET1002 (Engine Tanker from Waldorf), CATN05 (Canteen Unit), TN823 (Tanker from Forestville), TN1005 (Tanker from Charles County), TN1012 (Tanker from Charles County), BO887 (Battalion Chief), BO883 (Battalion Chief).
ET836 ON SCENE advising fire through the roof
HOUSE FIRE W TRAPPED, 15000 BLK CANDY HILL RD, btwn / 13000 CROOM RD, TGC3, 3609R, Units: E837B (Engine From Ritchie), E823 (Engine from Forestville), BR823 (Brush Truck from Forestville), TK826 (Truck from District Heights), PA840 (Paramedic Ambulance from Brandywine), PA820 (Paramedic Ambulance from Marlboro), SEMSDO (EMS Duty Officer), REHAB800 (Rehab bus), WFD.
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