Recent Calls

Recent Calls

Recent Calls

Garage Fire in Franklin Manor off Carvel Dr

On Sunday, 11/04/2012 around 1800 hrs. the station was alerted for a garage on fire in Franklin Manor in the area of Carvel Drive. Multiple calls were received reporting that it was fully involved.  Engine 424 arrived shortly after finding a detached garage that was fully involved and worked to prevent extension that was apparent to the house.  Truck 42 positioned on “side alpha”, lighted the scene and assisted with overhaul efforts. Crews operated for a little over 2 hours before clearing and returning to service. St. 42 Units Responded: Engine 424 & Truck 42 ...
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Truck42 Visits Students at Riverdale Baptist School

On Tuesday, 10/9/2012; several members loaded up the ladder truck with public education materials and attended an event at the Riverdale Baptist School.  The Deale Volunteers were requested by the staff to educate their youngsters on fire safety. The students were able to climb aboard the ladder truck and see all the tools that are used on various calls.  They also were able to see a firefighter explain all the turnout gear that is used and finally were able to sit and talk about escape plans and smoke detectors. A special thanks to the staff and students of the Riverdale Baptist School for a warm welcome and the fun times we had during our stay. ...
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Members Attend Rescue Technician Training

On Sunday, October 7th 2012; several DVFD members attended an all-day session of rope rescue techniques instructed by the Maryland Fire Rescue Institute.  Several scenarios were encountered by the members who were able to utilize skills learned to handle the various rescue situations. ...
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MVC with Entrapment – Rt258/Rockhold Creek Rd

On Saturday, 9/08/2012 at 0804 hrs the station was alerted for a rescue box with report of one trapped. The motor vehicle collision was in the area of East Bayfront Rd near the intersection of Rockhold Creek Rd.  A head on collision was confirmed upon arrival, Medic 42 began triage and found one priority four patient and two trapped occupants in two separate vehicles.  Truck 42 arrived, established command and began extrication efforts to free the trapped persons.  Unfortunately, two of the victims were pronounced on the scene and the remaining victim was flown to a local trauma center. ...
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Water Rescue off Franklin Manor

On Saturday, 8/11/2012 shortly after the company was completing training at the station; Engine 422 was alerted for a water rescue in the 42-24 Box. It was reported that a boat was taking on water near the jetty off of Franklin Manor (42-24).  No souls on-board the vessel were injured or in need of assistance.  Calvert Boat 1 assisted on the call. ...
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DVFD Keeping Busy During and After Hurricane Irene

Throughout Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Station 42 was dispatched to a multitude of calls during and after Hurricane Irene. We maintained multiple crews and all equipment was staffed; Engine 424, Truck 42, Brush 42 and Medic 42. From multiple wires down, trees down, trees into dwellings, pump-outs, alarms, MVC’s and medic locals; we stayed busy well into Sunday evening. A BIG thanks to the volunteer members that came out, brought in food, bunked in and also to the career staff during those 3 days/shifts. We wish the area residents and business owners the best with the ongoing clean-up efforts and as always please use caution and be safe, especially with the power outages still effecting our area. ...
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Truck 42 Transfers North to Station 21

On Saturday, 2-19-2011 stations were toned out for transfer crews.  Truck 42 transferred north with a crew of 3.  On their way to Station 21 they were picked up on a 7-19 dwelling fire.  Tk42 arrived 2nd due truck right behind Tower 26.  Crew from the truck assisted TW-26 with truck ops on-scene.  After cleaning up; the crew continued their transfer north to station 21 where they filled in along with an engine from Susquehanna Hose Co. of Harford County.  Truck 42 also ran a 5-28 medical call during their trip to 21. Truck 42: Chief C. Nutwell, T. Jones, S. Rohr ...
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2-Alarm Dwelling Fire in Galesville

On Friday, 2/18/2011; units from Station 42 were dispatched to the 1-34 box for a dwelling fire.  First due units arrived to find a 2 story dwelling well involved on Bayfields Rd.  Truck 42 was dispatched on the 1st alarm and Engine 421 dispatched on the 2nd alarm. Truck 42 – 4 – Career Personnel Engine 421 – R. Lancaster, T. Jones Units Responded: 1st Alarm : E-12 / ME-2 / E-402 / E-35 / TK-42 / TW-40 / Calvert SQ-5 / TA-1 / TA-3 / E-84 / Calvert TA-5 / ME-94 / FB-41 / PM-2 / BC-3 / C-2 / C-40 / Calvert DC-5 2nd Alarm:  PG TA-839 / TA-5 / PG TK-820 / Calvert TW-1 / E-194 / E-421 / E-31 / E-73 / SQ-23 / BC-2 / FA-3 / EMS-2 / CW-1 / E-61 / E-332 / MU-38 / MU-39 / AW-1 / OPS-7 / U-2 ...
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Car into Utility Pole in the 42-18 Box

On Thursday, 2/10/11 Truck 42 was alerted for a car into a utility pole on Masons Beach Rd. in the 42-18 box.  Tk42 arrived to find a single vehicle off the roadway into a pole.  No injuries were found. Truck 42 – 3 Career Personnel + FF T. Jones Units Responded: TK-42 / A-419 / PM-9 ...
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Chimney Fire on Shady Side Rd.

On Sunday, 1/22/2011 at 0946 hrs. Engine 424 and Truck 42 were alerted to the 41-11 for the chimney fire on Shady Side Rd.  Engine 411 arrived to find nothing evident.  Engine 424 assumed Shady Side Rd Command; while Truck 42 laddered the roof to inspect the chimney. Engine 424 – 4 – Career Personnel Truck 42 – C. Nutwell, T. Jones Units Responded: E-411 / E-12 / ME-94 / E-31 / TK-42 / Tk-40 / SQ-2 / E-424 / TA-1 / PM-9 / BC-3 ...
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