Lansdowne Volunteer Fire Department (MD)

Double Pull On A 37 Fire

Saturday, April 12, 2014  Just before 2:30 p.m. crews from station 36 responded to a report of a boat fire with possible extension to a garage.  Units arrived to find 1 boat feet in front of a garage well off.  Crews from E-361 & E-362 assisted units from station 37 & 5 with extinguishment. 



PI Starts Off The Day

Friday, April 11, 2014  Just after 9 a.m. station 360 was alerted for the report of a 1050 PI. E-362 responded to find a 2 car M.V.C. The crew assisted with E.M.S. care and cleaned fluids that had leaked onto the road.  



Congrats In Order

Saturday, April 5, 2014  The Officers and Members would like to congratulate the following members on their resent accomplishments.  Mike “ Jersey “ McCloskey was just cleared to function as a Paramedic on Medic 365. Also Donnie Riley has just accepted employment with the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. We have high hopes of our members as they do themselves.



Engine 361 Takes the Mutual Aid 1050

Sunday, March 30, 2014  On 3/30/14 just befor 8:30 pm Engine 361 was alerted for mutual aid into AACO for a Motor Vehice Collision involing a tractor trailer. E361 arrived on location with AACo E321 and assisted with securing the scene and patient care. E361 was on scene for Approx 30 min before clearing.



5-50 Rescue

Friday, March 28, 2014  Just after 10 a.m. E-361 was alerted for a 1050-PI on I-195. While E-361 responding dispatch advised that the call was being upgraded to a rescue for an overturned vehicle. Truck 5 arrived and advised they had one vehicle on its roof. E-361 arrived just after T-5 to find that there was no rescue at location. Crews checked the vehicle for hazards and assisted with E.M.S. care.



Our Newest EMT-B

Friday, March 28, 2014  The Officers and Members would like to congratulate Marty Biernack for successfully completing Maryland EMT-B. Marty has shown his months of hard work and effort by completing his EMT-B. This is another member whose hard work paid off to help protect the citizens of Lansdowne and Baltimore County.



Boston LODD

Wednesday, March 26, 2014  The Officers and Member would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the Boston Fire Department. Boston Fire Department had lost two of their bravest while operating at a 9 alarm fire. The department had numerous firefighters hurt while battling the blaze. Fanned by winds gusting up to 45 miles an hour, the nine-alarm fire blasted up from the basement of the four-story apartment building, triggering a powerful burst that ultimately took the lives of Lieutenant Edward J. Walsh Jr. and Firefighter Michael R. Kennedy, despite frantic attempts to save them. Our thoughts and prayers go out to our brothers from the Boston Fire Department.



Medic on a 37 Rescue

Saturday, March 15, 2014  Just after midnight station 360 was alerted for PM-365 for a rescue in station 37’s area.  E-372 arrived to find a single vehicle into a pylon with 1 trapped.  After the victim was removed PM-365 started patient care.  PM-365 transported 1 victim to the local trauma facility.  Photo’s courtesy of Ricky Zopp



Protecting Edgemere

Friday, March 14, 2014  Just before 6:30 p.m. east side companies where alerted for a building fire.  The fire had escalated to a 3 alarm fire.  With this being said it depleted most of the east side companies.  Shortly after 7:30 p.m. E-361 was asked to fill in Station 9 Edgemere.  E-361 took the transfer leaving E-362 and I.V.-365 staffed back at the station.  E-361 was released from station 9 at 5:30 a.m. the next morning. 



First Due Apartment Fire

Wednesday, March 12, 2014  Just after 7:30 station 36 was alerted for a report of an apartment fire in the 2900 blk of Lake Brook Circle.  I.V.-365 first on scene reporting light smoke showing.  Shortly after the arrival of 365, E-361 arrived to find a 3 story garden stile apartment with the same.  E-361 laid a 4” supply line, and pulled a 1 ¾ hand line to the apartment.  The crew from E-371 breached the apartment door to find heavy smoke pumping out of the apartment.  Crews entered and found a kitchen fire inside the apartment.  Fire was knocked and checked for extension.  All crews preformed well on a quick knock. 



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