26-6 Ice Rescue

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.



Garage Fire on Willow Spring Road

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.



Fire Box 6-8, Sollers Point Rd

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.



3 Fires in Quick Succession

Dineen Drive

 The past week kept North Point-Edgemere volunteers busy with numerous calls, including three house fires.

Just after midnight on December 26Th, Squad 262 was alerted for a house fire in the Dundalk area on Dineen Drive in Inverness. Units from the Wise Avenue and Dundalk fire station's arrived to find heavy fire showing. Squad 262's crew conducted a search of the structure and assisted with scene lighting, salvage and overhaul. The house sustained heavy damage, while the neighboring house suffered some damage to the second floor and attic areas. Three residents were awakened by the fire and jumped from a second story window. The patients suffered broken limbs and burns, and were transported to area hospitals. Sadly, two dogs were lost in the fire.

About 8:00pm that same day, Baltimore County 911 received a report of a house fire on St. Gregory Drive in North Point Village. Engine 261 responded and provided water to the scene while it's crew conducted a search of the first floor. Squad 262 provided scene lighting. The fire was contained to a single bedroom.

In the evening of December 28Th, units from North Point-Edgemere and surrounding areas was alerted for reported house fire in the area Oak Road First arriving units determined it to be a chimney fire. Crews from Engine 261, Engine 9, Truck 15 and Squad 262 spent approximately two hours extinguishing the fire and clearing the chimney of flammable debris.



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