Sunday, October 27, 2013 1347hrs
In early afternoon, Fire Box 27-2 was alerted for a reported dwelling fire in the 1600blk of Gray Place in the Trappe Rd area. Engine 261 responded along with units from the lower east side. Engine 15 (Eastview) arrived first with no sign of fire, but quickly upgraded to fire in the kitchen. Engine 261 arrived and assumed RIT. Crews made quick work of the fire, and units cleared within a hour. The fire is believed to have started in a grease pan. Safety Tip: If a pan of grease ignites on the stove, cover the pan with a lid, turn off the heat source, and wait for the pan to cool. DO NOT throw water onto a grease or cooking oil fire.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 1727hrs
Local Box 26-5 was alerted for a non-emergency 10-50PD (Auto Accident w/Property Damage) at the intersection of Lodge Farm Road and Sparrows Point Boulevard. After calling en route, the incident was updated to a 10-50PI (w/Injuries). Engine 263 arrived with a two car MVC with fluids leaking and one patient injured. Crew's worked to contain a small spill and assisted in stabilizing the patient, who was transported with non-life threatening injuries.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 1246hrs
Just before 1:00pm, units were alerted for Local Box 15-64 for a reported vehicle into a ditch on the inner loop of I-695 between Cove Rd. and North Point Blvd. Engine 263 was in the area doing driver's training and responded. Upon arrival, units discovered a single pick-up truck off the road. All occupants were found to be out of the vehicle and uninjured. Units cleared a short time after.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
North Point - Edgemere Volunteers conducted training to familiarize a new driver with pumping the engines. Members hooked up to a hydrant and used a master stream to practice flowing large volumes of water at high pressure.
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