Potomac Valley Fire Company

Large Brush Fire in Co. 1's Area

     

Friday, February 24, 2017 Short after 5pm tonight, Company 11 (Brush 11, Engine-Tanker 11, Utility 11 w/ ATV 11) were alerted to assist Company 1 (Sharpsburg) with a large brush fire in the 18100 Block of Horseshoe Bend Rd. Deputy Chief 1 first arriving on scene found a large (2 acre) field/woods fire rapidly spreading and requested a "Brush Task Force".  Crews from Companies 1, 11, 8, 6, 12, Jefferson County WV 3 & 7 worked for just under an hour to control the fire, with units remaining on scene for an additional hour to hit remaining "Hotspots".