Multiple Fire Calls

December 4, 2014 – With the cold weather, there is a rise in the number of fire calls to which RVFD responds. The past couple of weeks have been no different.

November 20, 2014 – Units from RVFD Stations 3, 23 and 33 respondedm along with other MCFRS units for a reported house fire on S. Horners Lane in the Maryvale neighborhood. Company 3 arrived to find significant fire conditions in a single family home. Units mounted an aggressive interior attack, however were withdrawn due to the large volume of fire. A second alarm was requested.

A quick knock was performed and units re-entered to continue extinguishing the remaining fire. No one was reported to be injured and all occupants were out of the house upon arrival.

While crews were operating on the scene a man approached an ABC 7 news crew and attested that he set the fire and reported the same to Rockville City Police moments after.  RCPD placed the man into custody on the scene.

Photos courtesy of Paul Hawkins

See the news video here:

Units responding: E703 E723 E721 E733 E725 AT703 AT723 RS703 A703 BC703 BC704
Rapid Intervention: T725, RS742B, M703
2nd Alarm: E705 E731 T731 M723 AR716 CT740

Just after 6am on November 22, 2014, units from RVFD Stations 31, 33, and 3 as well as other MCFRS unitsm responded for the reported house fire in the 12900 block of Brushwood Terrace. Units arrived to find a house well involved with fire.

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Photo Courtesy of MCFRS PIO

Responding Units:
Box Alarm – Engines 731, 732, 733, 730, 753, Truck 731, Tower 703, Rescue Squad 729, Tankers 731, 730, 722, Medic 731
Rapid Intervention: AT708, RS703, A732
Water Supply Task Force – Tankers 714, 717, 704, Engine 703

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