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4714 Queensbury Road
Riverdale ParkMaryland 20737
United States
301.883.7707 [Main]
301.856.0948 [FAX]


Engine 72 Operates On College Park 5 Alarm Fire PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 28 April 2017 23:22

April 24th, 2017 - Approximately 1030 hours Engine Company 807 was dispatched as the 1st due engine company for a reported fire in an apartment building under construction in Company 812's first due. During response company was rolled back to second due engine company when Engine Company 812 was added to the box. Communication advised units during response that supplements advised fire was showing from the structure. Engine company 807 arrived on scene with fire showing from the 5th floor. Upon arrival crews advanced a stand pipe rack to the 5th floor and backed up Engine Company 812 on the fire floor. Crews were met with heavy fire in apartment and initial fire was knocked down however fire spread quickly to the 6th floor and roof area due to fire load and open electrical chases. Engine Company 7 then deployed line to the 6 floor to control fire spread before being evacuated per command due to poor roof conditions. Crews remained on location for approximately 9 hours assisting with water supply and master stream operations.




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