On September 14, 2016 the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS along with several mutual aid companies were dispatched for a single family house fire located on Cobb Island, Maryland. When units arrived they found a home filled with thick black smoke throughout. The family occupying the residence was renting from the home owner. ... (Full Story)
FF CJ Lancaster and his wife Anna and daughter Emilee competed in the 9/11 Heroes Run. FF Lancaster completed the run in full firefighter protective gear with SCBA. Congrats to CJ and his family! ... (Full Story & Photos)
On August 13, 2016 at 1317 hours Fire Boat 6 was dispatched to Company 14's first due for a boat fire in the Potomac River just south of the Harry Nice Bridge. Fire Boat 6 responded with 6 personnel and the Chief onboard. Engine 143 arrived at the power plant and established the Potomac River command with one vessel on fire approximately a mile off shore.
At approximately 15:46 on 08/12/16 Fire Boat 6 was alerted to respond to a boat taking on water with 5 people in the water in the area of the Potomac River Bridge (south end) in the Potomac River on the Maryland side.
Boat 6 responded with 4 personnel. While enroute information was given that a 16' pleasure vessel was capsized with 5 subjects in the water, upon approach of the vessel Engine Company ... (Full Story)