Building Fire Box 6-21
By Fire Chief Vernon Wachter
August 10, 2021

15:23 hours. Box 6-21, 2 S. Main St. for a reported building fire. E-61 arrived reporting smoke showing. After a rapid size up, a second alarm was requested. Firefighters encountered high heat and low visibility conditions in the commercial kitchen area and seating section. With the aggressive fire attack, fire damage was limited to the first floor of the business.

The incident is under investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshall. Units cleared at 18:30 hours

Units: E-61, Truck 6, ET-8, U-8, Chief 6
Mutual Aid: Sharpsburg, Boonsboro Ambulance, Myersville, Hagerstown, Fairplay, Funkstown, Middletown, Shepherdstown Wv., Potomac Valley, WashCo. Air unit / Rehab 25, Mt. Aetna, Wolfsville, WashCo. DES

Jeff zynel August 10, 2021 at 11:28 PM
You all did a very amazing job. The fire could of been much worse. Dealing with the heat outside and inside. I just wanted to say. Job well done.