Jan
29
2015

1st Due House For Truck and Squad

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Truck 14 with a crew of 4 Squad 14 with a crew of 7 At 0916 hours PGFD’s Rehab bus came over talk group 1 and reported a house fire at the corner of Seminole St & Seminole Pl, Truck 14 and Squad 14 arrived as the first and second arriving special services and initiated
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Jan
29
2015

Remembering Deputy Chief Jim Yvorra

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  Remembering Deputy Chief Jim Yvorra 27 years ago today, January 29, 1988, then Deputy Chief Jim Yvorra was killed in the line of duty when he was struck by a car while operating on an accident scene on I-495 at Good Luck Road. At the time of his death he had served as an
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Jan
24
2015

2 alarms on box 48-33

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1/24/15 Chief 14B (Kiernan) Truck 14 Squad 14 At 0445 hours Company 14 was dispatched to the 8400 blk of Greenbelt Rd for the apartment fire. Co. 48 went on scene with smoke showing from the terrace level of a 3 story apartment building. Truck 14 and Squad 14 were the second and third arriving units,
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Jan
14
2015

Squad 14 with 1 trapped

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1/14/15   Chief 14B (Ross) Squad 14   Rescue Squad 14 was dispatched to the 8200 blk of Goodluck Rd at 1249 hours for a vehicle that left the roadway. Units arrived on scene and reported the driver to be trapped. Squad 14 arrived on scene, stabilized the vehicle and removed 2 doors and a B-post
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Jan
13
2015

Truck 14 for the 48 house

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1/13/15 Truck 14 with a crew of 8 were dispatched as the first special service at 0252 hours for the house fire in the 7400 blk of Mathew St in Co. 48′s first due. Truck 14 was the first arriving unit and found fire in the walls from an initially reported chimney fire. Truck 14 completed
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Jan
10
2015

Company 13′s local for the house

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1/10/15 C14A (Kiernan) C14B (Ross) Truck 14   Units were dispatched at 2219 hours for the house fire in company 13′s first due in the 6600 block of Chestnut Ave. Truck 14 was the 3rd arriving special service and assumed RIT responsibilities. C14B had the command, and C14A was the interior supervisor. Company 14 operated
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Jan
3
2015

Truck 14 on the 12 box

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1/3/15 At 0434 hours Truck 14 was dispatched for the house fire in Company 12′s first due in the 7400 blk of Dartmouth Ave. Units arrived on scene to find fire showing from the second floor. Upon arrival Truck 14′s crew was assigned as RIT and Chief 14B (Kiernan) was assigned as the interior supervisor.
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Dec
28
2014

I-95/I-495 Weigh Station

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Chief 14A(Fabrizio) & Squad 14: Tuesday December 9th 2014  At 1358 hours, Company 14 was alerted for reports of a truck driver trapped against a guardrail. Company 14 arrived on scene to find the driver had become pinned between the tractor-trailer and the guardrail. The tractor-trailer was secured and the Squad crew utilized cribbing, power
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Dec
28
2014

Truck 14 for the House Fire on Box 19-04

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Chief 14(McCoy), Chief 14A(Fabrizio) & Truck 14: Sunday December 7th, 2014 At 2200 hours, Company 14 was alerted for the house fire with one trapped in the 13100 block of 11th St in Company 19′s area. Units went on scene with smoke showing from the second floor. After initial searches, 1 victim was found and
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Dec
28
2014

Powdermill Rd @ Ash Rd for the 31 House Fire

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Squad 14: Thursday November 27th, 2014 After a busy Thanksgiving morning of numerous Truck and Squad calls and preparing Thanksgiving dinner, Squad 14 was clearing a wreck on Greenbelt Rd and was alerted for the house fire in the area of Powdermill Rd and Ash Rd in Company 31′s area at 1704 hours. Squad 14
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Dec
28
2014

Driver Pinned- Inner-loop of I-495 at Kenilworth Ave

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Chief 14b (Kiernan) & Squad 14: Friday November 28th, 2014 At 0211 hours, Company 14 was dispatched to the Inner-loop of I-495 for reports of a vehicle overturned. Engine Company 28 arrived on scene to confirm that the vehicle had overturned and that the driver had become pinned beneath the SUV. Squad 14 arrived on
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Dec
28
2014

Technical Rescue in Company 11′s area.

Chief 14A (Fabrizio) & Squad 14: Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 At 1306 hours while conducting an extrication drill outback of the firehouse, Squad 14 was alerted to the 9300 block of Cherryhill Rd for reports of a maintenance workers being trapped in a trash compactor. Company 14 arrived to find the maintenance workers hand had
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Dec
28
2014

Truck 14 First Special Service on 48 Basement

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Chief 14(McCoy) & Truck 14: Thursday November 20th, 2014 At 0512 hours, Company 14 was alerted to the house fire in the 8500 block of Goodluck Rd in Company 48′s area. Engine 28 went on scene with smoke showing. Units discovered fire in the basement and made access through side Charlie of the structure. The
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Dec
28
2014

2nd Arriving Truck on 11 House

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Truck 14: At 2051 hours, Truck 14 was alerted for the reported house fire in the 9500 block of 48th ave. Units arrived on scene with fire showing. As the second due truck, Company 14 laddered the house, completed primary and secondary searches, ventilated, and assisted with overhaul. Company 14 was ready for service at
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Dec
14
2014

Greenbelt Rd @ 62nd Ave

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Chief 14A (Fabrizio) Squad 14 Truck 14   At 1753 hours Company 14 was alerted to reports of a vehicle accident with people trapped at Greenbelt Rd and 62nd Avenue in our first due. Units arrived on scene to find numerous police had been following a stolen ambulance from a neighboring station. The ambulance was
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Nov
27
2014

Bunkroom Live-In Openings

The Berwyn Heights VFD currently has openings in our Bunkroom Live-In program. Live-in bunkroom members do not have to pay rent, but are responsible for meeting greater attendance and participation requirements.
Oct
4
2014

Home Depot Fire Safety Day and 9/11 Steel Ride

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On Saturday October 4th, Rescue Squad 14 and the Ambulance once again attended the College Park Home Depot’s Fire Safety Day. We are grateful to be able to partner with Home Depot to support this important cause and educating the youth on fire safety. After the events at Home Depot ended, Rescue Squad 14 traveled
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Oct
3
2014

Busy Day for Truck and Rescue Squad

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At 1754 hours on October 3rd, Truck and Rescue Squad 14 responded to the 7500 block of Burdette Way for the townhouse on fire. Units from Beltsville arrived to find a 2 story middle of the group townhouse with smoke showing. Truck 14, second due, assisted with the search of the structure, laddered the house,
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Sep
30
2014

Working Fire in Lanham

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At 0928 hours on September 30th, Truck 14 responded to the 7500 block of Newburg Dr for the house on fire. First arriving units reported a two story split level house with smoke showing. Truck 14, operating as the first due truck company, searched and ventilated the house before assisting the engine company with opening
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Sep
26
2014

One Trapped on the ICC

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At 1902 hours on September 26th, Rescue Squad 14 and Chief 14A [Fabrizio] responded to the area of Northbound Interstate 95 and the ICC for the personal injury accident with entrapment. Units located a box truck partially off the road way on the ramp from the ICC to Southbound I-95 with 1 trapped. Rescue Squad
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