Building Fire in Cecil County, MD
 
By Union Firemen
January 14, 2018
 

Fire Box 833

At 1011 hours, Tanker 21 was alerted to the assist the Community Fire Company of Rising Sun (8) on a reported working Building Fire in an Auto Body Shop on Barnes Corner Road in the West Nottingham section of Cecil County, Maryland.

Tanker 21 (FF Patrick) responded within minutes. Moments later, the company was re-alerted for Ladder 21 to respond to the scene.

Ladder 21 (Captain Kinsey) and Engine 21-2 (Captain Greene) both responded with crews of 5.

Upon arrival, Tanker 21 was set up at the intersection of Barnes Corner Road and the Jacob Tome Memorial Highway and supplied the scene. Ladder 21 and Engine 21-2 staged along the highway and sent their crews into the scene.

Throughout the remainder of the incident, the crews worked on the interior, opening up walls and the ceilings to expose the spreading fire. Tanker 21 shuttled water to the scene from Station 8 in Rising Sun.

The final Oxford units were clear of the incident at 1257 hours.

Engine 27-2 (Cochranville) transferred to Station 21 to cover the District.

*** THANK YOU to Craig Anderson and Sandy Ewing for the photos. ***

 
Units: Engine 21-2, Ladder 21, Squad 21, Tanker 21
 
Mutual Aid: Rising Sun (8), Port Deposit (7), Perryville (6), North East (4), CCEMS, MSP Fire Marshals
 
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