13:52 hours. Company 8 alerted for a Mountain Rescue at Maryland Heights. Upon arrival, Company 8 personnel were assigned by Command (Chief 11-Gray) to assist with getting equipment to the area where the injured person had fallen from the rock face, and assisting with evacuation of the patient. Crews had to traverse the steep slippery incline on foot. Patient was evacuated via stokes basket and rope ... (Full Story & Photos)
Maryland DNR made available for use, a firefighting skid unit to replace the existing unit aboard Brush 6. The unit has a 250 gpm pump, 200 gallon water tank, and a foam cell. The First Hose Company would like to thank Maryland DNR for loaning the unit. We will put it to good use.... (Full Story & Photos)
17:16 hours. Station 8 alerted to assist on a woods / brush fire in Morgan county WV. After the 64 mile trip, Chief 6 and Gator 8 crew were assigned to operations in the left flank. Firefighting was performed with hand and mechanical tools, as well as water tank. The fire consumed more than 11 acres approximate. Units cleared 22:00 hours... (Full Story & Photos)
Entering left flank
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