Engine 842 was dispatched to an outside fire which turned out to be a playground. The smoke created from the plastic and rubber put off large amounts of dense black smoke which could be seen from miles throughout the DMV. County police were on the scene and apprehended three juveniles for the fire investigators. Lost was estimated at $40,000.
Archives for September 2015
On September 19, 2015, Engine 842 attended the 2015 Air Show at Joint Airbase Andrews. The crew remained on the flight line for any emergencies during the event. The day was also the company’s VSU day so a crew was left back for the ambulance during the 12 hours. Thank you to all who helped on the day.
On Wednesday, September 16, 2015, Engine 842 was dispatched to a reported vehicle crash with an auto fire, CPR in progress in the area of inner loop of 495 at Rt. 210. The engine arrived on scene to location to find a tractor-trailer carrying bundled and compressed trash fully involved. The crew went to work to extinguish the fire as well as attend to the down motorcycle rider. The motorcyclist was pronounced deceased on the scene. The fire took four hours to fully extinguish with assistance from Alexandria FD and the Paramedic Engine from 42.