Aberdeen Fire Department, Inc.

Small Basement Fire on Moyer

Saturday, March 29, 2014  On Saturday March 29th, 2014 at approximately 2018 hours the Aberdeen Fire Department was alerted for a Dwelling Fire at 205 Moyer Drive.

Engine 211 and Engine 213 marked up immediately, as well as Car 200 (Chief 2), Engine 215, Rescue 251 and Tower 231, along with Paramedic 291.

Engine 211 and responding units were advised enroute, that this was believed to be a basement fire, Aberdeen Police units were first on the scene, advising smoke showing.  Engine 211 was the first unit to arrive on the scene, laying a line and deploying a 1 3/4 handline to Side Alpha.

Engine 213 was the next unit to arrive, followed by Medic 291, Engine 215/Rescue 251.

Crews found a small fire in the basement and also removed a patient from the first floor.  Crews extinguished the fire and then ventilated the dwelling.

Chief 2 (Hinch) held the Moyer Drive command.

Units cleared around 2055 hours.

   


 

Building Fire on South Philadelphia Boulevard

Monday, March 24, 2014  On Monday March 24th at approximately 1638 hours the Aberdeen Fire Department was alerted for a Building Fire in the area of West Bel Air Avenue/South Philadelphia Boulevard.

 Photos Courtesy of Peter VonBank

     



 

Dwelling Fire on Harlan Avenue

Friday, March 7, 2014 

     



 

Working Building Fire

Sunday, March 2, 2014 1130 On Sunday @ 1130 hours, the Aberdeen Fire Department was alerted for a building fire in the 212 box at 7 North Philadelphia Blvd. Medic 291 arrived on location and advised working fire. Engines 211 responded shortly afterwards with a full crew. Corrected address of the incident was updated to 25 N. Philadelphia Blvd.
 
Engine 211 arrived as the first suppression piece and gave a brief initial report of 2 story multiple occupancy building with fire showing from the 2nd floor alpha/delta  and alpha/bravo corner. Engine 211 dropped a 5” supply line from West Bel Air Ave. to the scene.  Crews deployed dual attack lines to side alpha and side bravo 2 to begin an exterior attack on the fire prior to entering the structure. Crews from Engine 211, Engine 213 and Engine 514 made access to the 2nd floor through side alpha. Crews from Engine 512 and Engine 113 went to side charlie and checked other apartments for occupancy. Primary and secondary search proved negative. Truck 1231 laddered the building from the bravo side and Quint 535 laddered the roof from the charlie/delta corner. Crews performed vertical ventilation. Fire attack crews quickly extinguished the fire and performed overhaul of the fire room.
 
 Crews were committed to the scene for approx. 2 hours before returning back in service. The cause of the fire is currently being investigated by the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office.
 
 Units on scene:
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 COMMAND: Chief 2 (Steve Hinch)
 Engine 211
 Engine 213
 Engine 215
 Medic 291
 
Engine 212 & 214 relocated to Company 2 House 1.
 
 Mutual-Aid Given By:
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Engine 113
Engine 512
Engine 514
Quint 535
Truck 1231
 
 Aberdeen Police Department
 Maryland State Fire Marshall’s Office


     



 

Working Dwelling Fire

Friday, January 31, 2014 1804  On Friday @ 1804 hours, the Aberdeen Fire Department was alerted for a dwelling fire in the 214 box at 506 Paradise Road. Chief 2 called enroute immediately upon dispatch. Dispatch initially reported receiving multiple calls. Engines 211 and 213 responded shortly afterwards with full crews.

 

Chief 2 arrived and gave a brief initial report of split level single family dwelling with smoke showing from the roof. Engine 213 was first arriving suppression unit and deployed an 200’ attack line to division 2 to begin an interior attack on the fire. Engine 211 arrived next and crew advanced a second attack line to division 2 for fire attack. Engine 113 (Level Volunteer Fire Company) was next arriving unit and dropped approx. 200 feet of 5” supply line from a hydrant Engine 215 arrived and performed a primary search on division 2. Fire was extinguished quickly by crew from 213 and 211.  Truck 1231 (Aberdeen Proving Ground Fire Department) arrived and performed vertical ventilation.

 

Crews were committed to the scene for approx. 2 hours before returning back in service. The cause of the fire was ruled an accidental electrical by the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office.

 

Units on scene:

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COMMAND: Chief 2 (Steve Hinch) – Car 200

Engine 211

Engine 213

Engine 214

Engine 215

Tower 231

Medic 291

 

Mutual-Aid Given By:

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Engine 113

Truck 1231

 

 

Aberdeen Police Department

Maryland State Fire Marshall’s Office

   


 

New Ambulance 292 - Scheduled for Delivery

Friday, January 31, 2014   Production of the new ambulance 292 has been completed by Road Rescue. Final inspection was completed by Asst. Chief Dale Budnick today in Florida. Vehicle  will be sent to Atlantic Emergency Solutions for final overview and check in by dealer. 


Expected delivery to Aberdeen Fire Department on February 10th, 2014. 

Please see the attached photos for the finished product. 

     



 

New Ambulance 292 in Production

Wednesday, January 8, 2014   The Aberdeen Fire Department recently ordered a new ambulance from Road Rescue. Attached are several photos showing an update on the progress of the production. Delivery is expected to take place in February. 

     



 

Working Apartment Fire Displaces 20 Residents

Saturday, January 4, 2014 0319 On Saturday @ 0319 hours, the Aberdeen Fire Department was alerted for an apartment fire in the 212 box at 404 South Philadelphia Blvd. Dispatch initially reported receiving multiple calls and believed this to be a working fire. Aberdeen Police Department arrived on location shortly after initial dispatch and confirmed a working fire. Engines 211 and 213 responded immediately with full crews.

Engine 211 was first arriving piece and gave a brief initial report of a 2 story apartment building with fire showing from division 1, alpha side of the building. Crew from 211 deployed an attack line to division 1 to begin an interior attack on the fire. Engine 213 was next arriving unit and dropped approx. 500 feet of 5” supply line from a hydrant. Crew from 213 advanced a second attack line to division 2 to check for extension of fire and perform a primary search on division 2. Fire was extinguished quickly by crew from 211. Both primary and secondary searches proved to be negative.

Other units arrived from Aberdeen Proving Ground Fire Department (Truck 1231), Abingdon Fire Company (Truck 431), and Susquehanna Hose Company (Engines 512 & 514); to assist with deploying multiple ladders to the building, performing ventilation and secondary searches.

Crews were committed to the scene for approx. 3 hours before returning back in service. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office. Command also requested for the response of a Harford County building inspector as well as for a response from disaster assistance for the 20 residents that were displaced by the damages from the fire.

Units on scene:
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COMMAND: Chief 2 (Steve Hinch) – Car 200
Engine 211
Engine 212
Engine 213
Engine 215
Rescue 251
Medic 291
Medic 292


Mutual-Aid Given By:
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Engine 512
Engine 514
Truck 431
Truck 1231


Aberdeen Police Department
Maryland State Fire Marshall’s Office





     
Photo Credit - FF DJ Budnick

Photo Credit - FF DJ Budnick



 

MVC w/Rescue on Interstate 95

Friday, December 27, 2013  On Friday December 27th, 2013 at approximately 0756 hours the Aberdeen Fire Department was alerted for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Rescue on Interstate 95 MM SB MM 84.4. Paramedic 291 was the first unit to arrive, followed by Engine 213 (E. Budnick), Rescue 251 (Diering) and Engine 212 (K. Budnick) Engine 211 arrived and staged on the Route 22 overpass. Engine 213 arrived and immediately assisted with patient care, as well as stablizing the vehicle in the median and mitigating any immediate hazards.  Rescue 251 later arrived second, instructed by Command for one minor rescue and removing of some shrubbery to extricate the patients.  Crews extricated patients within 5 minutes of the units arriving on scene. Crews assisted Paramedic 291 and Paramedic 492 (Abingdon) in packaging both patients. Units remained on scene, providing barrier protection, and both medic units transported the patients to area trauma centers. MSP JFK was also on scene conducting the investigation.

   


 

Auto Fire on South Parke Street

Thursday, December 26, 2013  On Thursday December 26th, 2013 the Aberdeen Fire Department was alerted for an Auto Fire in the 200 blk South Parke Street.

http://aberdeen.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/truck-fire-on-parke-street-in-aberdeen-causes-5000-in-damage

   


 
 
 

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