As crews were about to roll out to pick up dinner the tones went off for the outside fire at Rt. 198 and I-95. While enroute communications dispatched a call for an auto fire in the area of the 6900 block of Contee Road. E101's OIC advised it would be for the same call as the engine crew could see it from the ramp from Rt. 198 to I-95.
Just before 1:00am Engine 104, Ambulance 108 and Squad 49 were dispatched for an overturned vehicle on I-95 near Rt-198. Crews arrived to find a SUV overturned with one person trapped inside. Squad 49 and Engine 104 went to work on the extrication freeing the patient. Ambulance 108 provided patient care and transported to a local trauma center.
Just after 2:30am the overnight crew was awakened when the truck and ambulance tones sounded for a townhouse fire at 416 Compton Avenue in Company 49's area. 416 was a familiar address since two nights previous the same townhouse burned in an early evening fire. As Truck 10 arrived on the scene, they encountered heavy fire coming from the end townhouse of a group of three.&
At approximately 19:00 hours the Box Alarm dropped for the 400 block of Gorman Avenue. This sent Truck 10, Chief 10 (Hull), Chief 10A (Grant) and Chief 10B (Brown) with 12 volunteers. PSC came back advising units responding they're also receiving the 400 block of Compton Ave with multiple calls.
At approximately 22:15 hours, the tones went off for a Personal Injury Accident with entrapment in the area of Sandy Spring and Old Gunpowder Rd. This sent E104, A108, Chief 10A (Grant), and Chief 10B (Brown) to the call with 12 volunteers. Chief 10B arrived on scene assuming command and confirming one trapped.
The Laurel Volunteer Fire Department members voted last night, January 13, 2014, for their officers for the upcoming year. The membership would like to send deep appreciation for those that served in 2013. Their hard work follows the LVFD Motto, "Service for Others." They are the true example of what makes the Volunteer Fire/EMT Service great!