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Structure Fire Commercial – Box 1020 – Greenwich Inn

Sunday, January 5th 2014 @ 2309hrs: We were alerted for a report of a structure fire at the Greenwich Inn in Vint Hill. Wagon 10, Engine 10, AC10, and Ambulance 10-2 responded. Wagon 10 arrived on scene to single story motel with smoke pushing from the roof vents and gable vents. After forcing entry to the lobby area, they encountered heavy smoke conditions. Upon further investigation by the crew they located the source as a burnt up electrical panel with extension into the surrounding wall. The fire was extinguished and after extensive overhaul units went ready at 0045.

Units: W10, E10, AC10,Amb 10-2, E1,E7,T1, W19— Mutual Aid: Engine and Battalion 525

Barn Fire – Box 0701 – Old Dumfries Rd.

Sunday, December 23rd, 2013 0100hrs: Company 7 (Catlett) was dispatched for a smoke investigation. As they arrived on scene, they encountered a working fire barn fire and filled the box assignment. W-10 responded with four as the second due pumper. Wagon 10’s driver assumed the role of water supply officer and setup the dump site. The crew checked for extension in the adjacent barn and the crew knock down hot spots and overhauled parts of the barn involved. Several dozens of burning hay bales and some equipment were moved to an open area of the property. W10 was released by command and went ready at 0423hrs.

 Units: W10, K10, E7, K7, R7, W1, K1, E2, K8, E13, and K13

Structure Fire – Box 0305 – Horse Country Trail

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 2100hrs: Units were alerted for the working structure fire at Horse Country Trail. Wagon, Tanker, and AC 10 responded with a total of 7 personnel from the Opal area after clearing a previous fire. Units on scene were advising of a large single family dwelling with heavy fire on side Delta of the structure and the fire was spreading to the roof. AC10 arrived on scene and was assigned Operations Officer by command. Wagon 10 arrived and sent its personnel to the fire ground while the tanker remained at the dump site. Wagon 10’s crew along with Engine 4 made entry on side Charlie and stopped the fire from spreading to the garage and kitchen. Company 10 units remained on scene until about 0200 helping in the salvage and overhaul process.

Units: W10, K10, AC10, E4, and other county units.