First Due House Fire

On Thursday evening evening as crews were winding down from Thanksgiving dinner, Company 10 was alerted to the 15000Blk of Straughn Drive in the first due. The engine,ambulance and B Chief responded and arrived on scene with units from company 15 (Burtonsville VFD) to find smoke showing from a split level home with a basement. Immediately requested the working Fire Dispatch and Fire was found in the basement with extension to the first floor.

During the searches two cats were found and removed and returned to the owners. Crews operated on scene for approximately 2 hours. Crews quickly extinguished the fire, checking for extension and assisting the investigators before returning to service.