On the afternoon of Monday April 6, 2015, Engine 124 responded to the 5900 Block of Grace Lee Avenue for a reported shed on fire in Winfield Fire Departments First Due. Engine 142 arrived on the scene and advised that they had a shed on fire behind the house.
Engine 124 arrived and assisted Winfield crews with extinguishment and overhaul. The fire was contained to the shed with some minor extension ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Easter Day just after 3:30 PM, Brush 125 and Engine 123 responded to a field fire in the area of 2200 Jim Kohler Road. Brush 125 and Engine 123 arrived to find several acres of field and woods on fire. After sizing up the scene crews on the scene requested additional units and manpower to assist with containing and extinguishing the fire.
This evening Paramedic 127 and Tower 12 responded to the area of Liberty Road and Johnsville Road for reported subject that had climbed up a wall and was unable to get back down. Units arrived on the scene and were able to use a ground ladder to safely assist the subject down from the wall. The subject was not injured and units went into service. ... (Full Story)
On Monday March 30, 2015, just after the Monday Night Duty Crew started, Box 12-4 was sounded for a trailer fire at the Rambling Pines Campground located at 801 Hoods Mill Road. Units from Sykesville Fire Department along with Mutual Aid units from Howard County responded to the location. Engine 124 arrived on the scene and reported smoke coming from an RV. Captain 12-1 (Ludwig) arrived and assumed ... (Full Story & Photos)
On the morning of March 27, 2015, Sykesville Fire and Rescue Units were alerted for a vehicle accident with entrapment at Route 32 and Freedom Avenue.
First arriving P-127 found a two vehicle accident with one subject trapped. Rescue Squad 12 arrived and went to work stabilizing the vehicle and then using hydraulic tools removed the drivers side door to gain access and remove the patient.
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