Just after 0530 this morning, Marine 5 rescued four from a vessel that had lost motor power & was taking on water in the Chesapeake Bay, just off the shore of Spesutie Island. All four have since been relayed to Tydings Park, none of which were in need of EMS.
Engine Company 512, with 8 volunteers, covered North East Fire Company yesterday, while their members attended the funeral services for Firefighter Noah Day. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Day Family and the North East Fire Company.
Rest easy, brother.
During their transfer assignment, Engine 512 was dispatched as the second due Engine Company for the reported garage fire, on Wilson Road, in Station 8’s first due. Crews arrived on scene with fire showing from the detached garage, with exposure to the dwelling. The bulk of the fire was quickly knocked & crews checked for extension.
On Thursday at 2:28pm, the 0557 Fire Box was transmitted for the reported house fire at 703 Gashey Drive. As units marked up, Harford County Dispatch advised they received the report of fire in a bedroom. Chief 5 & Chief 5-2 were first on scene at 02:32pm and reported nothing showing from the alpha side of the two story dwelling. As Chief 5-2 was conducting a 360, he advised command there was smoke showing from the second floor on the bravo & charlie sides, at which point command requested the Working Fire Dispatch. Engine 515 (1st Engine) was on scene at 02:33pm and stretched through the front door, after laying a supply line from Chapel Road. The Engine’s crew found a mattress on fire, in a second floor bedroom, which was quickly knocked. Crews then began checking for extension, which proved negative beyond the bedroom. One occupant of the house was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview, with potential airway burns, by Medic 23. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal. Crews returned to service within two hours.
- Chief 5 – Command
- Deputy Chief 5 – Charlie sector
- 1st Assistant Chief – Operations
- 2nd Assistant Chief – Division 2
- Engine 511 (4 volunteers) – Assisted with water supply
- Engine 512 (7 volunteers) – Picked up Engine 515’s lay & Overhaul
- Engine 513 (4 volunteers) – RIT
- Engine 515 (6 volunteers) – Fire attack
- Quint 5 (4 volunteers) – Ladders & Search
- Tower 5 (4 volunteers) – Ladders
- Safety 5 – Incident Safety
- Engine 113 – Search
- Tanker 1
- Engine 215 – Assisted with water supply & then filled in House 5
- Cecil Tanker 6
As Engine 512 was returning from their cover assignment at North East Fire Company Inc. last night, they were picked up for a reported tractor trailer fire on southbound I-95, near the 95 mile marker. Engine 512 was first on scene, reported fire showing from the tractor trailer & quickly stretched to begin extinguishing the fire. Crews worked for approximately two and a half hours before returning to service.
Hose Company members and distinguished guests gathered at the Level VFC Banquet Hall on Saturday evening for the annual SHCo awards banquet, which included a celebration for the Hose Company’s 120th year of service. Those in attendance enjoyed a social hour, followed by dinner, the awards presentation and then the dance portion of the evening. We’d like to thank all those who attended, send a special thank you to the Banquet & Awards Committees and congratulate those who received awards.
- APGFCU SHCo Member of the Year – Phil Hines
- SHCo Firefighter of the Year – Barry Hewitt
- Presidents Award – Elaine Brown
- Chiefs Awards
- Division 1 – Donald Wooten
- Division 2 – Tyler Keplinger
- Division 3 – Ryan Thomas
- Division 4 – Stefanie Diehl
- Division 5 – Casey Cameron
- Gene Burchette Memorial Training Award – Tony Parks
- HCSO Salute Proclamations – PeeWee Glenn, Bob Goll Sr, Phil Hines
- 2021 Top 10 Responders
- Phil Hines – 728
- Wayne Carroll – 705
- Guy Fair – 681
- Donald Graybeal – 664
- Malena Carroll – 643
- Tom Phelan – 639
- Bob Goll Jr – 622
- Barry Hewitt – 621
- Fred Cullum – 617
- Stephen Buchanan – 608
- 2021 Top 15 Training Hours
- Ryan Petrovic – 235
- Taylor Miller – 161
- Tony Parks – 139
- Marty Walsh – 130
- Alex Jackson – 117
- Billy Berg – 106
- Gary Baldwin – 95
- Cameron Carter – 87
- Charlie Jones – 87
- Allen Dinan – 77
- Kaytlyn Mitchell – 70
- Chase Klein – 70
- Scott Hurst – 68
- Callie Yaeger – 67
- Alex Cardwell – 66
Just before 10pm on Thursday night, the 0504 box alarm was transmitted for the reported house fire in the 100 block of Weber Street. Engine 514 was first on scene and reported fire showing from the one story duplex. Crews found fire in the kitchen area, with extension, which was quickly brought under control. Searches of the dwelling, and exposure, were negative and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal.
Units: E512, E513, E514, E515, Quint, Tower, Rescue Engine, Deputy Chief, 1st Assistant, 2nd Assistant, Safety Officer, Safety Officer 55, Utility 51, E214, M593