Saturday, February 1, 2014
In the wake of a recent call and recent severe cold, members conducted Ice Rescue training in the back of the Edgemere Senior Center. Members practiced donning Ice Rescue suits, removing a patient from the ice and returning them to shore, and how to handle the rescuers lifeline. An unexpected result of the very cold weather, members experienced some difficulty creating a hole due to very thick ice.
Saturday, January 25, 2014 0649hrs
Engine 263, Squad 262, and other Baltimore County units were dispatched to a report of a boat stuck in the ice with people aboard. Squad 262 arrived first on Bay Front Road and were able to spot four boaters stuck in the ice approximately 200 yards offshore. A good Samaritan was on scene when units arrived, and was able to help the stranded boaters to a nearby marina prior to fire department response on the water. All of the boaters were uninjured. The ice rescue assignment brought the dive team from Middle River Volunteer Rescue Company, the swift water rescue team from Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department, and surrounding Baltimore County units including the Advance Tactical Rescue team from Station 17.
Saturday, January 25, 2014 0254hrs
Squad 262 and other east side units were alerted for an early morning fire in the Dundalk area. First arriving units found a small fire in a detached garage, and were quickly able to extinguish the fire. Squad 262 stood by at location for scene lighting.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 1853hrs
Lower east side units were dispatched for a dwelling fire in the 3000 block of Sollers Point Road. First arriving units found a one story house with fire on the first floor. Squad 262 set up ground ladders, interior lights, and performed a search for occupants in the structure. Following the search, crews assisted with fire attack and overhaul.
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