Engine and Truck on North Laurel House Fire

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 smoke showing from a two story single family home.  The fire was located in the basement and quickly extinguished by Savage VFC.  The crew from Truck 10 was assigned search and performed a rapid search of the house while engine 104’s crew served as the Rapid Intervention Team.  Fire extension was minimal and crews from Company 10 wrapped up in about an hour.