Call history
Gingerbread Lane Structure Fire
Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020, while Company 5 personnel were operating on the scene of a cliff rescue in the Pipertown area of the mountain, Jefferson ECC struck Box 560K for the fully involved structure fire on Gingerbread Lane in Shannondale off of Gate #2. Ambulance 5-1 and ALS 5 (Lyons) leaving Jefferson Medical Center approximately 8 miles away, reported a large column of black smoke coming from the area.

Asst. Chief 5 (Royce) responded from the Loudoun Heights area from the cliff rescue and advised Jefferson to initiate a dispatch for additional tankers to respond on the box do to the report from ALS 5. Jefferson ECC advised units during their response that they were receiving reports of an exposure building catching fire, explosions and the wooded area around the structures beginning to burn.

Engine-Tanker 2 (Citizens) was the first arriving engine and confirmed the ECC's information and immediately began an attack on the fire. Operations were moved to Tac 1 as a county wide all-call was dispatched for all tankers and available manpower to report to the scene since two major incidents were in progress at the time.

Asst. Chief 6 (Harris) of the Middleway Vol. Fire Company arrived with Rescue-Engine 6 and took command of the incident.

Water Supply was established by Tanker 1 (Sharpsburg-Washington County, MD) and tanker shuttle operations were utilized. Crews made a stop on the advancing woods fire and contained the structure fire to the area of the structure.

Chief 5 (Cogle) arrived at the scene from the Loudoun Heights incident and began an investigation along with deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

Crews operated on scene for approximately 2 to 3 hours before leaving the scene.

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Saturday, July 11th, 2020
Saturday, July 11, 2020, Company 5 was alerted on Box 400 for the structure fire at 191 Augustine Ave. in Charles Town. Utility 4 responded immediately after dispatch and was advised by Jefferson ECC that they were receiving reports of smoke coming from the top of the building and the rear of the s...
Thursday, April 30th, 2020
On Thursday, April 30, 2020 at approximately 10:46 AM, Company 5 was alerted for a structure collapse with entrapment's on Old Trail Way in the Harper's Ferry Campsites. Chief 5 (Cogle) responded immediately after dispatch and was advised by Jefferson ECC that the caller was reporting that ...
Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
Monday, April 6, 2020, while Company 5 personnel were operating on the scene of a cliff rescue in the Pipertown area of the mountain, Jefferson ECC struck Box 560K for the fully involved structure fire on Gingerbread Lane in Shannondale off of Gate #2.
3 entries in the Call history

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