House Fire Near Mount Pleasant
By Firefighter Kiefer Klingensmith
December 14, 2020

On Monday, December 14 at 1530 hours, Box 17-31 was sounded for a house fire with possible entrapment on Pleasant Vista Drive near Mount Pleasant. Chief 11-1 was the first arriving unit and found fire showing from a two-story single-family detached dwelling. C11-1 established command and requested the rapid intervention dispatch and the tanker task force. Engine 152 assisted with establishing a water supply from Old Annapolis Road and the crew operated first floor, finding fire and extinguishing the same. Rescue Squad 15 originally responded on the rapid intervention dispatch, however RS15 was moved up to the 3rd special service. RS15 threw ground ladders, completed secondary searches on all three floors, and assisted with opening up for fire attack crews. Ambulance 159 crew was also put to work with assisting with overhaul. Car 15, Utility 15, and Ambulance 158 also responded on the assignment. U15 and CAR15 assisted with the extensive overhaul of the structure. Crews operated on the scene for approximately three hours before being placed in the service.

Units: E152 RS15 A159 A158 CAR15 U15
Mutual Aid: E712 ET114 E162 E23 RE171 Q11 TR41 RS24 A179 A248 A29 M17 T17 T33 T1 B175 BAT902 SFT901 EMS 901 C11-1 C3-1 C3-2 C4-1 CAN1 U17 RID: E331 M23 BAT901 Tanker TF: E31 T9 T22 ET224 CCT1 T23