The Laurel Volunteer Fire Department held their annual elections last night. These are dedicated volunteers that give time away from their families to keep the community of Laurel and its surrounding area safe. If you are looking to give back to the community in 2015, then please be sure to check into volunteering with your local Volunteer Fire Department!
1/8/15. Just before 1400hrs, the Box Alarm was sounded for 7103 Fitzpatrick Dr for a report of a house fire. E-101 arrived on scene with smoke showing from side “Alpha”. The crew quickly stretched a line, while the officer made a 360* size up, and found fire showing from the basement and made an attack from side “Charlie” through the basement entrance.
On Saturday January 3, 2015, Tower 10 with a few members went to Arnold, MD to support Melissa Smith and the start of a new life for her. Melissa survived Hodgkins Lymphoma twice only to be diagnosed with a rare disorder called Transverse Myelitis that left her paralyzed. The tower was used to hide the house that she had not seen since October before a major renovation had been comp
Just after 1am on December 31, 2014, Company 10 was dispatched for a car into pole on Contee Road near Rt.1. Chief 10 (Hull) arrived first to find a single vehicle into the pole with the driver pinned in the car. Chief 10 requested a squad and a medic to complete the assignment. Squad 49 arrived and extricated the driver. Engine 101's crew assisted the squad and prov
Thursday December 18th, 2014. Just before 9pm, Howard County dispatched a house fire in the 9400 block of 2nd Street in North Laurel (Savage). Truck 10 was due on the initial dispatch while Engine 104 was on Rt1 near the county line. Both the engine and the truck responded on the call per Howard Communications. First arriving units reported sm
Just before 4am on Saturday, November 22, Truck 10 was alerted for a reported garage on fire in the 9500 block of Old Lantern Way off of Whiskey Bottom Rd. First arriving units reported a working fire with heavy fire coming from the attached garage of a single story house. Truck 10’s crew went to work checking fire spread to exposures and then venting the roof. The major
Just before 8am on Tuesday, November 4th, units from Laurel and the surrounding area were alerted to the 14900-blk of Belle Ami Drive for a report of smoke in the basement of the townhouse. Truck 10 arrived on the alpha side of a two-story middle of the group townhouse and reported smoke showing from side alpha.