Engine Goes to Howard County For the House Fire
 
By Captain Matthew Thews
September 8, 2017
 

On Friday September 8th at 0445 hours, units from Carroll, Frederick, Howard, and Montgomery counties were alerted for a house fir in the 700 block of Ridge road in Howard County. E152 (FF3 Williamson) responded with 5 volunteers on the assignment. Units arrived to find fire showing from the second floor of a two story single family home. Howard Chief 4-A established the Ridge Road Command. Units began an attack on the fire, while simultaneously assisting several residents out of the structure. At least on person was injured and had to be transported to a local hospital. The fire was knocked fairly quickly, units completed overhaul, and the assignment was scaled back not long after. The fire was under investigation by the Howard County Fire Marshal's office.

 
Units: E152 ET254
 
Mutual Aid: CCE12 HCE41 MCE713 HCTWR3 MCRS717 HCRS5 CCT1 MCT713 CCA18 HCM45 HCBC2 HCSAF1 HCEMS2 HCC4A CCC1 Task Force: HCE131 HCE31 E331 HCT13 HCT3
 
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