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Vacant House Fire
By Bay District Firefighters
June 1, 2023
After returning to service from and extended gas leak incident earlier firefighters were dispatched about an hour later to a house on fire around 10 pm. St. Mary’s Communications advised responding units they were talking multiple calls and this was a working fire.
Units arrived on scene to find a vacant two-story house fully involved. Crews began attacking the fire from the outside before the aerial ladder was set up and extinguished the majority of the fire from above. The incident was scaled back and held with units from Bay District and NAS Pax River. Once the bulk of the fire was extinguished crews again went back and extinguished the hot spots that remained.
Crews operated on the scene for over 2 hrs. before going in service. Maryland State Fire Marshall responded to the scene to investigate the fire.
** Most photos courtesy of www.scanmd.org **
Engine 31, Tanker 34, Squad 3, Engine 93, Tower 9
NAS Pax River Truck 13, NAS Engine 132, Ambulance 397, Tanker 63, Engine 61, Squad 4, Tanker 4, Water Supply 5