First Due Fire in Sunderland
 
By Deputy Fire Chief Brian Thrasher
April 9, 2017
 

At approximately 0500 hours, Area Box 6-17 was dispatched to the 1200 block of Lake Ridge Drive for the reported house fire. This assignment brought Engine 61 (Lt. Wallace), Engine 62 (S/O Montgomery), Squad 6 (Sgt. Montgomery), Tanker 6 (Capt. Clark), Ambulance 69 (C. Larsen), and Chief 6B (Thrasher). Engine 61 laid an supply line from the end of the driveway, and arrived on the scene to find a 2 story single family dwelling, with fire showing. Crews advanced their attack line to division 2 and began fire extinguishment. Squad 6 arrived and performed primary and secondary searches. Tanker 6 supplied Engine 61. Crews remained on the scene for several hours assisting the Maryland State Fire Marshall's Office. Chief 5A held the 6-17 command, Chief 6B had interior.

 
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