Anne Arundel Alarmers

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JANUARY  //  FEBRUARY  //  MARCH   2020

1-4    0904 Hrs    Box 8-8            Working Fire Dispatch The first fire of the New Year, and the first working fire of the New Year. ReHab-1 and CW-1 responded Saturday morning for a dwelling fire at 1203 Bay Ave, in Highland Beach. First arriving E-8 reported a large 1 story rancher with heavy fire from side C. The Alarmers were on scene for about 3 hours, and served 3 pots of coffee, 48 egg&sausage sandwiches, a case of gatorade, a case of water, and some snacks. 
1-11    1742 Hrs    Box 5-31         Working Fire Dispatch                            ReHab-1 responded Friday evening for a dwelling fire at 2506 Flowering Tree Lane in Four Seasons. First arriving E-5 reported a two-story single family dwelling with smoke from side C, and fire extending to the 2nd floor.    The Alarmers were on scene for over an hour, and served  a case of gatorade, a case of water, and some snacks.  

1-19     2204 Hrs     Box 2-1      Working Fire Dispatch                                ReHab-1 and CW-1 responded Sunday night for a dwelling fire at 1629 Riverdale Drive in Woodland Beach.  First arriving E-2 reported heavy fire from the front of the house, and heavy smoke from the roof and attic.  The Alarmers were on scene for over 2 hours, and served 2 pots of coffee, some snacks, and some water and Gatorade.

1-28    1207 Hrs    Box 26-3    Working Fire Dispatch                                   ReHab-1 and CW-1 responded early Monday afternoon for an apartment fire at 415 Old Stage Rd in Quarterfield Crossing Apartments.  A maintenance man found smoke seeping from under the door of a 3rd floor apartment, and called 911.  As companies opened up, they found a kitchen fire with minor extension to the attic.  The Alarmers were on scene for less than an hour, and served some snacks and drinks.  

2-6     0959 Hrs     Box 13-1     Special Call to Assit County Police                 CW-1 responded Thursday morning to assist county police with the search for the suspect who shot 2 county police detectives. The search was centered in the Stoney Beach/Orchard Beach communities. The incident began about 2300 Hrs on Wednesday night, on Ft Smallwood Rd near the City line. The suspect was taken into custody about 1500 Hrs Thursday afternoon. The Alarmers were on scene for about 6 hours, and served 3 pots of coffee, 32 hot dogs, and 2 cases of water. Little Caesars donated 30 pizzas and Mission BBQ brought in a catering truck at lunch time. 

2-8    0538 Hrs     Box 31-1       Working Fire Dispatch                                     CW-1 responded early Sunday morning to a dwelling fire at 5610 Chatham Rd in Brooklyn.  First arriving E-31 reported heavy fire from the front and from side D of a 1 story dwelling.  The Alarmers were on scene for 2 hours, and served 3 pots of coffee, some snacks, and some drinks.

2-10    2254 Hrs    Box 36-4        Working Fire Dispatch                                    CW-1 responded late Monday night to a building fire at 1215 Madison Street, in Annapolis.  First arriving E-36 reported smoke showing and began advancing lines. Two residents suffered minor injuries, and transported to a local hospital. The Alarmers were on scene for about an hour, and served 3 pots of coffee, a case of water, some gatorade, and some snacks. 

3-14     1700 Hrs     Box 5-23     Working Fire Dispatch        ReHab-1 and CW-1 responded late Saturday afternoon for a building fire at the vacant Four Seasons Restaurant in the Villages at Waugh Chapel.  First due E-5 reported a two story building, middle of the group strip mall, with heavy smoke pushing from the 2nd floor and the eves. ReHab-1 worked with Medic 28 in the rehab area.  The Alarmers were on scene for 2 hours, and served a case of water, a case of gatorade, and some snacks.  That's Tower 40 (L) and T-26 (R) in the background.

3-16    1640 Hrs    Box 9-8    Special Call                                   CW-1 and ReHab-1 responded tMonday afternoon to a barn fire on Brooks Woods Rd in Lothian.  First due E-9 reported a 40 ft X 50 ft hay barn fully involved.  The Alarmers were on scene for 5 hours, and served 2 pots of coffee, 56 hot dogs, a case of water, a case of Gatorade, and some snacks.


MAY   //  JUNE   2020


5-14    1300 Hrs    Box 10-37    Working Fire Dispatch                  CW-1 responded early Thursday afternoon for a dwelling fire at 1552 Fairview Beach Rd in Fairview Beach.   Shortly after 1130, Fire Alarm began receiving multiple calls, all reporting a house fire at the end of Fairview Beach Rd.  First due E-10 reported a large 2 story house with heavy fire showing.  Two firefighters were injured during the incident.  The Alarmers were on scene for 5 hours, and served 48 hot dogs, some chips, a case of water, 2 cases of Gatorade, and some snacks.        (L) before arrival of the fire department;      (R) Members working in the rear.  

5-16    1538 Hrs    Box 19-20    Working Fire Dispatch                  CW-1 and ReHab-1 responded Saturday afternoon for a dwelling fire at 1340 Millwood Ct, in Whispering Woods.  As companies were enroute, Fire Alarm received more calls reporting a person trapped.  First due E-19 reported a 2 story middle of the group townhouse, with light smoke showing, and began  an interior investigation.  As companies made the 2nd floor they found heavy smoke, and an elderly woman trapped.  They were able to remove her from the house, and she was transported to a local hospital.  The Alarmers were on scene for 3 hours, and served 2 cases of water, 3 cases of Gatorade, and some snacks.

6-22    0918 Hrs     Box 26-24     Working Fire                   ReHab-1 responded Monday morning for a dwelling fire at 8105 Tichenor Point Ct Pumphery Farms.  Enroute, units were advised there were people trapped. The Operations Deputy arrived and reported fire showing from the 2nd floor.  An occupant jumped from a 2nd floor window before other units arrived.  The Alarmers were on scene for over 2 hours, and served a case of water, a case of gatorde, and some snacks.
            
6-24      1518 Hrs      Box 19-8      Special Call    ReHab-1 and CW-1 responded Wednesday afternoon for a fire at 851 Harbor View Terr in Cape St Claire.  BC-35 reported a column of smoke as he crossed the Old Severn River Bridge.  First due E-19 reported a 1 story rancher with heavy fire throughout.  The Alarmers worked with PM-17 and M-23 in the rehab area on a hot and humid afternoon. The Alarmers were on scene for over 3 hours, and served 4 cases of water, 3 cases of gatorde, some snacks, and provided cooling towels. 

6-24      2318 Hrs     Box 34-1      Working Fire Dispatch A busy day continued for the Alarmers.  ReHab-1 and CW-1 responded late Wednesday night for a dwelling fire at 108 Packard Ave in Ferndale.  First due E-34 reported a large 2-story dwelling with heavy smoke pushing from the eves.  As companies opened up, they found heavy fire in a 2nd floor dormer, and fire extended into the attic.  The house was a single family dwelling, but was being renovated into apartments.  The Alarmers were on scene for 2 hours, and served 2 cases of water, 2 cases of gatorade, some snacks, and provided cooling towels.
 
6-25     1624 Hrs    Box 35-26    2nd Alarm                                    ReHab-1 and CW-1 responded Thursday afternoon for a building fire at 1008 Spa in the Bay Shore Landing Apts.  First arriving EMS-36 reported heavy smoke from the attic, and requested a Working Fire Assignment.  BC-35 arrived soon after and requested the 2nd alarm.  A severe thunderstorm was moving into the area and pelted initial crews with heavy rain.  Firefighters were able to rescue several dogs and a cat from the building, and reunite them with their owners. The Alarmers were on scene for over 3 hours, and served 56 hot dogs, some snacks, 5 cases of gatorade, and 4 cases of water.


JULY  //  AUGUST  2020


7-3      0918 Hrs      Box 34-15      Working Fire Dispatch ReHab-1 responded Friday morning for a dwelling fire at 1226 Kimberly Lane in Rippling Ridge.  First due E-34 reported heavy smoke from a 2 story split foyer.  Companies found an out-of-service hydrant that slowed initial operations.  The Alarmers were on scene for 2 hours, and served 2 cases of water and 2 cases of gatorade. 
7-5    1741 Hrs     Box 20-21     Special Call                                 ReHab-2 and CW-1 responded Sunday afternoon to a building collapse on Dunn Rd in Lake Shore.  A severe thunderstorm was moving into the area, and people at a birthday party moved into a large detached garage to avoid the storm.  High winds toppled a huge tree into the garage, trapping about 20 people in the garage.  This was the very first run for our new truck, ReHab-2.  The Alarmers were on scene for over 3 hours, and served some snacks, 4 cases of gatorade, and 4 cases of water, and provided cooling towels and misting fan in the rehab area. 
Firefighters worked the area of the garage collapse for about 45 minutes to rescue the injured and trapped people from the wreckage.  Alarmers members worked with ReHab-2 and EMS-2 in the ReHab area.  

7-6     1715 Hrs     Box 6-9     Working Fire Dispatch                       ReHab-2 responded Moinday evening for a dwelling fire at 1367 Morgans Ridge Lane in Cranberry Woods. First due E-6 light smoke from a large 2 story house. As companies opened up they found a fire in concealed spaces in the attic. There was a thunderstorm in the area that hampered initial attack. The Alarmers were on scene for about an hour, and served a case of water and a case of gatorade. 

 7-7    0845 Hrs    Box 29-4    Working Fire                                      ReHab-2 responded Tuesday morning to a dwelling fire at 1842 Statemans Ct in Provinces. First arriving E-21 reported a 2 story townhouse with fire showing in the rear. The Alarmers were on scene for over an hour, and served a case of water, and a case of gatorade.

7-10    0447 Hrs    Box 13-3    Working Fire Dispatch                       ReHab-1 responded early Friday morning for a building fire at 27 Bar Harbor Rd in Rivera Beach.   First due E-13 reported a detached loft garage with heavy fire through the roof on arrival.  The Alarmers were on scene for over 2 hours, and served 3 cases of gatorade,  a case of water, and some snacks.

7-18    1500 Hrs    PG Box 48-12     Working Fire Dispatch              CW-1 and ReHab-1 responded Saturday afternoon mutual aid into Prince George County for a commercial building fire at the ALSCO Company at 4900 Philadelphia Way.  The Alarmers were placed in service on arrival there.  This was the third day of this July Heatwave.

7-20    1835 Hrs    Box 10-5      Working Fire     ReHab-2 responded Monday evening for a dwelling fire at 609 Riverside Dr in Chelsea Beach.  First due E-10 reported heavy fire in the rear, extending to the 2nd floor and attic.  Heat index today was over 100 degrees.  The Alarmers were on scene for almost two hours, and served 2 cases of water and 2 cases of gatorade.  We worked with Medic 12 to provide benches and cooling towels to crews in the rehab area.

7-21    1325 Hrs    Box 40-60    Special Call                                    ReHab-1 responded Tuesday afternoon to assist units with a tree on fire, on a small barrier island,  in Brewer Pond, in the mouth of Round Bay.  Tree may have been struck by lightening during last night's thunderstorms.   Access to the island was by Boat-23 only, due to shallow water.  The Alarmers were on scene for 3 hours, and served 3 cases of gatorade, 2 cases of water, and some snacks.  We also provided cooling towels and benches.


7-30    1604 Hrs    Box 30-5    Working Fire                        ReHab-1 responded Thursday afternoon for a dwelling fire at 764  204th in Green Haven.   First due E-30 reported smoke showing from the rear, as companies moved in companies in the rear reported fire showing.  The Alarmers were on scene for almost 2 hours, and served a case of water and a case of gatorade.  We were also able to provide benches and cooling towels.  The Alarmers worked with Medic 12 in the reHab area.

8-7    0152 Hrs    Box 36-3     Working Fire Dispatch                       ReHab-2 responded early Friday morning for a dwelling fire at 825 Janice Dr in Eastport.  First due E-36 reported fire showing from sides A and B from a one story rancher  that was reported vacant.   The Alarmers were on scene for 2 hours, and served a case of water, a cases of gatorade, and some snacks.


8-8    0136 Hrs    Box 18-1    Special Call                                        ReHab-1 and CW-2 responded early Saturday morning for a dwelling fire at 201 Scott Ave in Marley.  First due E-18 reported heavy smoke from the rear, and a basement fire in a single story rancher.  The Alarmers were on scene for 2 hours, and served a case of water and a case of gatorade.


8-19    1400 Hrs    Box 26-26    Working Fire Dispatch                           ReHab-2 responded Wednesday afternoon for this building fire at 406 Headquarters Dr in Millersville.  First due T-26 reported light smoke on the upper level of a mixed use office building.  As companies opened up, they found a working fire in a storage room.  The assignment required 3 engines above the working fire dispatch.  The Alarmers were on scene for almost 2 hours, and served a case of gatorade and a case of water.


8-21    0830 Hrs    Queen Anne Box 1-81     Special Call                      ReHab-1 responded Friday morning Mutual Aid to assist Queen Anne County Sheriff's Deputies, Toll Facilities Police, and Anne Arundel County Special Operations units  for an incident on the west bound span of the Bay Bridge.  The Alarmers were on scene for about an hour, and provided some coffee and doughnuts, snacks, 2 cases of gatorade, and a case of water. 


8-27    2008 Hrs    Box 34-1    Special Call                                            ReHab-1 responded Thursday evening for a dwelling fire at 98 Packard Ave in Ferndale.  First arriving Battalion Chief 1 reported smoke showing from the B side of the dwelling.  Companies found a fire in the a back bedroom, and had to open up above the fire.  This fire was just a couple houses down the street from the  working fire from 6-24 as above.  The Alarmers were on scene for about an hour, and served a case of water and some gatorade.


8-28    1632 Hrs    Box 20-11    Special Call                                            ReHab-1 responded Saturday afternoon for a dwelling fire at 24 Tennessee Ave in Thousand Oaks..  First arriving E-10 reported smoke showing from the B side of the dwelling.  Companies found a fire in a front room, and had to open up above the fire.  The Alarmers were on scene for about an hour, and served a case of water, a case of gatorade, and some snacks. 


SEPTEMBER  //  OCTOBER  2020 


9-17    0753 Hrs    Box 18-1    Working Fire Dispatch      ReHab-2 responded early Thursday morning for this building fire at 7756 B&A Blvd in Marley.  First due E-18 reported smoke showing from the roof of the Hilltop Inn, a well known area pizza and sub shop.  As companies opened up they found fire in a concealed space that extended to the attic and roof.  The Alarmers were on scene for over an hour, we worked with PM-33 in the rehab area, and served a case of water, a case of gatorade, and some snacks.



9-25   1050 Hrs   Box 5-31   Working Fire Dispatch                               ReHab-2 and CW-2 responded Thursday morning to a dwelling fire in the 800 block of Generals Hwy in Millersville.  First due E-5 reported a large 2 story house, with heavy fire showing.  A heavy column of smoke was clearly visible from I-97.  E-28 was the engine at the drop tanks, they were supplying about a 3000 ft relay to the fire ground.  The Alarmers were on scene for about 4 hours, and served 40 hot dogs, 3 cases of gatorade, 2 cases of water, and some snacks.


10-3    1230 Hrs    Queen Anne Box 1-81    Special Call                              CW-1 and ReHab-2 responded Saturday afternoon Mutual Aid to assist Queen Anne County Sheriff's Department, Toll Facilities Police, and Anne Arundel County Special Operations units for an incident on the west bound span of the Bay Bridge. A man had climbed to the top of a Bay Bridge suspension tower. Special Operations members went up in an attempt to talk him down. After about 8 hours, the man was placed in a stokes basket and lowered down about 100 feet, to a point where Kent Island Tower 1 crew could reach him, and bring him the rest of the way down to the bridge deck. The top of the suspension tower is about 190 feet above the bridge deck. The Alarmers were on scene for 6 hours, and served 48 hot dogs, some snacks, 2 cases of gatorade, and 2 cases of water.

10-9    1358 Hrs    Box 8-7    2nd Alarm                                       ReHab-2 and CW-1 responded Friday afternoon to this dwelling fire at 610 Forest Hills Dr in Hillsmere Estates.  Fire involved a large 2 story house on a private drive.  Staff  from Quiet Waters Park reported heavy smoke from the roof, but weren't sure of the exact location.  Companies located the driveway, and completed about a 2000 foot relay for water supply.  The Alarmers were on scene for 4 hours, and served 4 cases of gatorade, 6 cases of water, and some snacks.


10-12    1752 Hrs    Box 26-4    Working Fire Dispatch                      ReHab-2 and CW-1 responded Monday evening for a building fie at 8067 Green Orchard Rd.  First arriving BC-1 reported fire showing from a 2nd floor apartment, of  a middle group 4 story garden apt complex.  A light rain was falling at the time, we deployed tents to protect the rehab area.  The Alarmers were on scene for about 2 hours, and served a case of water, a case of gatorade, a can of soup, and some snacks.

10-24    1237 Hrs    Box 31-2    Working Fire Dispatch                        ReHab-1 and CW-1 responded Saturday afternoon for a building fire at 5808 Ritchie Hwy, in Brooklyn, the former Cycle World building.  This building has been vacant for many years, but homeless people have been in the building in the past.  First due E-31 reported smoke from the front of the building, as companies opened up, they found a basement fire.  The Alarmers were on scene for 3 hours, and served 3 cases of water, 2 cases of gatorade, and some snacks.


NOVEMBER  //  DECEMBER  202



11-7    1814 Hrs    Box 11-11    Special Call                                ReHab-1 responded Saturday evening to a dwelling fire at 7540 Brightwater Beach Rd in Brightwater Beach.  First due E-11 reported a one story single family dwelling fully involved.  The Alarmers were on scene for about an hour, and served a case of water, a case of gatorade, and some snacks. 


11-7    1930 Hrs    Box 9-10    2nd Alarm                                       ReHab-1 was released from Brightwater Beach to     join CW-1 and responded to a building fire at 5501 Sands Road in Waysons.  First due E-9 reported heavy smoke     from a large 3 1/2 story building that was a former school, on the grounds of the now Miracle Temple Church.  The Alarmers were on scene for over 3 hours, and served 3 cases of water, 2 cases of gatorade, and some snacks.  


11-26   1320 Hrs   Box 17-20    Working Fire Dispatch      Thanksgiving Day.  ReHab-1 responded Thursday afternoon for this dwelling fire at 662 Bay Green Drive in Bay Hills.  First arriving Logistics-35 reported heavy fire and asked for the working fire assignment.  Companies were hampered by limited access to the rear of the house, and a long uphill driveway.  The Alarmers were on scene for 1 hours, and served a case of water, a case of gatorade, and some snacks.

11-27      1300 Hrs      Box 4-31      Special Call                  CW-2 and ReHab-1 responded Friday afternoon to assist County Police with an evidence search.   County Police, K-9 units, and members of the police academy class were searching a wooded area off of Meade Village Circle.  The Alarmers were on scene for 2 hours, and served 56 hot dogs, a case of water, and some snacks..