Call history
2nd Alarm Fire in Charles Town
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 structure was on fire.

Lieutenant 6 (Breeden) from Middleway Vol. Fire Company arrived on the scene and reported smoke showing from the eaves of the structure. With Lieutenant 6's report to the ECC, Utility 4 immediately requested the second alarm to be dispatched. Rescue-Engine 5 with ALS 5 (Lyons) responded on the initial alarm. Upon the arrival of Rescue-Engine 5 at the scene, they staged on the alpha / delta side of the structure.

Rescue / Engine 5-2 responded on the 2nd alarm dispatch with a crew of two (2) and upon their arrival, the crew was assigned as part of the RIT team. Crews made an aggressive attack on the fire and was able to keep damage to the charlie side of the structure. Crews believed the fire started from an individual leaving a lit cigarette on railing near the structure.

Command held the units on the scene for a short period for overhaul operations.

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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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