House Fire in Westminster
 
By EMS Lieutenant Tyler Gaigalas
March 29, 2017
 

Around 10:30am on Wednesday morning units were dispatched for a house fire in the 1300 Block of Western Chapel Road in Westminster. First arriving unit Duty 3 reported Heavy Fire showing from a single family dwelling and requested the Rapid Intervention Dispatch and a Tanker Task Force. Tanker 14 and Engine 142 were then alerted to assist. Upon the arrival of Winfield units, Tanker 14 provided 3500 Gallons of water to assist in the fire attack. Engine 142's crew assisted in extinguishment and overhaul. No one was home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported. Crews from Winfield operated on the scene for approximately 2 1/2 hours.

 
Units: Tanker 14, Engine 142, Duty 14
 
Mutual Aid: Westminster, New Windsor, Union Bridge, Pleasant Valley, Gamber, Manchester, Reese, Taneytown
 
Photo credit to Andrew Broussard
Photo credit to Andrew Broussard
 
Photo credit to Andrew Broussard
Photo credit to Andrew Broussard