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Recent Calls

Hurricane Preparedness – Be Ready

Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over warm ocean waters and move toward land. Potential threats from hurricanes include powerful winds, heavy rainfall, storm surges, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, tornadoes, and landslides. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. The Pacific hurricane season runs May 15 to November 30. Hurricanes: Can happen along any U.S. coast or in any territory in the Atlantic or Pacific oceans. Can affect areas more than 100 miles inland. Are most active in September. IF YOU ARE UNDER A HURRICANE WARNING, FIND SAFE SHELTER RIGHT AWAY Determine how best to protect yourself from high winds and flooding. Evacuate if told to do so. Take refuge in a designated storm shelter, or an interior room for high winds. Listen for emergency information and alerts. Only use generators outdoors and away from windows. Turn Around, Don’t Drown! Do not walk, swim, or ...
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Greenock Road House Fire

Date:  Thursday, July 25, 2019 Time:  8:36 p.m. Location/Address:  5512 Greenock Road, Lothian, MD 20711 Type of Incident:  Dwelling Fire Description of Structure/Property:  Two-story, single-family dwelling Injuries or Deaths: Three firefighters with minor injuries or non-life-threatening medical complaints were transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center. There were no civilian injuries. Estimated Dollar Loss: Undetermined Smoke Alarm Status:  Undetermined Assisting Fire Departments:  Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department, Annapolis Fire Department, Calvert County (Dunkirk VFD, North Beach VFD, Huntingtown VFD) Number of Alarms:  Two alarms with additional special calls Number of Responding Firefighters:  80 Time to Control:  Two hours Discovered By:  Neighbors and passerby (multiple calls) Area of Origin: Undetermined Preliminary Cause:  Undetermined, under investigation Additional Information:  Firefighters responded to multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting smoke coming from a home in the 5500 block of Greenock Road. The first arriving firefighters reported fire on the second floor and in the attic of a large, two-story, single-family dwelling. The home is located in an area of the county without public water service ...
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Tall Oaks House Fire

Tuesday March 26 at 0137 hours, Deale VFD responded for a Box Alarm 42-13 for the house fire at 6416 Bob White Court in Dunkirk. First arriving Chief 5B reported fire showing from all floors and sides. Due to the volume of fire and collapses, an exterior attack ensued. A second alarm and Tanker task force were requested quickly into the incident. Unfortunately, the house is a total loss but all occupants escaped safely. Firefighters from Anne Arundel County, Calvert County, Prince George’s County and the City of Annapolis were brought to the scene.   ...
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Crews Handle Large Brush Fire in Fairhaven

On Sunday Engine Company 42 was alerted for a brush fire in the area of Fairhaven Road. E421, E422 and Brush 42 responded from the station to find a large brush fire that was gaining in size due to wind conditions. Units on the scene were able to quickly place lines in service to stop any further extension.   ...
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House Fire in Cedarhurst

On Friday at 2231 crews from Deale were alerted for a house on fire in the Cedarhurst section of Shady Side.  E422, Tanker 42, Medic 42 and Chief 42 responded to the incident.  E411 (Shady Side) arrived on the scene to find a single family home with fire coming from the second-floor window, Chief 42 arrived shortly after and assumed the Holly Avenue Command.  Initial crews made a quick knock of the fire and were able to limit the damage to the original room of origin. It should be noted that the quick actions of the children at home who called 911 immediately also assisted in minimizing any further damage to the home. ...
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House Fire on Broadwater Creek Road

Shortly after 1700 hours this evening Engine Company 42 was alerted for a house fire on Broadwater Creek Road in the first due. The wagon, pumper and tanker responded from the station and arrived to find a detached garage with fire showing from the gable end. Crews were able to make a quick knock of the fire and limit any further extension. ...
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Santa takes a ride with the engine crew

Santa stopped into the station around mid morning and asked the engine crew if he could get a ride to a local community.  Obviously to remain on the “good list” they complied, taking Santa and some treats to visit a group of children in the community of Bay Country.  Santa return to the station with an empty treat bag and a full wish list. Before leaving, Santa mentioned that he would like to visit other area communities in the future….     ...
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Recent Narcan Awareness Class Held at Deale

On May 5, 2016, through a partner ship with the Anne Arundel County Health Department and the Deale Volunteer Fire Department, we hosted a Narcan awareness and certification class.  This class was opened to the community and the first Narcan class for South County that  focused on awareness and the use of Narcan in the event of an opioid overdose situation. This class certified all the participants to carry and administer Narcan which was distributed at the end of the class along with valuable literature. The class opened dialogue with the community on the heroin plaguing our communities and how best the community can assist in this epidemic through the education and use of Narcan to reverse an overdose. Because this class received such positive reviews, we are looking into additional classes for South County.   ...
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Dwelling Fire on Jewell Road

On Thursday, August 13 2015 at 1727hrs; Company 42 was alerted for a dwelling fire in the 42-30 Box at 200-Blk of Jewell Road. Engine 42, Truck 42,Tanker 42 and Medic 42 responded. While units were enroute 911 received multiple calls and dispatched the working fire. Units arrived to find a 2 story house fully involved in fire. It took firefighters around an hour to bring the fire under control. Thank you to Fort Meade Fire Department for covering our area while Deale Units were on this incident. ...
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Car Fire with Extension to Dwelling

On Thursday at 1747hrs; Company 42 was alerted for a dwelling fire in the 42-24 Box at 5600-Blk of Dartmouth Street. Engine 421, Truck 42, Tanker 42, Ambulance 429 and Chief 42 responded. Units were advised of multiple calls for a fire in the dwelling. Upon arrival, Chief 42 found a single family dwelling with a fully involved car fire adjacent to the house with fire extending up the Bravo side of the structure.  Chief 42 established Command and called for the Working Fire Dispatch.  E421 stretched attack lines making a quick knocked down of the fire.  Tk42 made the primary search of the house and then assisted  with checking for extension and hot spots.  A429 staged at the command post keeping the occupants out of the cold. ...
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