Potomac Valley Fire Company

Co. 11 responds to 2 Alarm Fire


Monday, April 24, 2017

Shortly after 10:30 P.M our Mutual Aid partners in Frederick County MD (Brunswick) were responding to a reported Structure Fire on W. Potomac St in Brunswick. Having units en-route the call was quickly upgraded to a Working Fire with possible people trapped. A Working fire dispatch was immediately dispatched quickly followed by the 2nd Alarm. Engine Company 11 was alerted for the 2nd Alarm bring Engine 11-2 with 5 personnel while a second crew remained in the station to handle any additional calls for service.   

Engine 11-2 and additional units alerted on the 2nd Alarm arrived on scene and staged in front of Rescue Company 19 and awaited an assignment. Crews alerted on the First Alarm made an quick and aggressive fire attack and search of the structure for the reported trapped occupants. Having a quick knock of the fire, Command held the 1st Alarm units and the Working Fire Assignment units to conduct overhaul and assist the Fire Marshals with their investigation. Engine 11-2 returned to service at 11:30 PM.