House Fire in Derwood

February 20, 2015 – RVFD and MCFRS units were alerted at 7:27p for a reported house on fire in the vicinity of Derwood St and Yellowstone Way. Due to multiple calls, Montgomery County emergency communications sent the rapid intervention dispatch. RS703 arrived and found a 2 1/2 story single family home with heavy fire showing. Company 3 and 28 units attached the fire and brought it under control. Due to the severe weather conditions and extreme cold, a task force was also dispatched. One firefighter suffered minor injuries. The cause is under investigation.

Units responding: E703, E728, E732, E723, E708, AT703, AT723, RS703, M703. Rapid Intervention units: AT708, RS717, M723, MAB726

Task force: E753, E725, T725, AR733, CT708

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