Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad

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Mutual Aid: Apartment Fire - Marcey Creek Road

Active Operational Matt Ward, February 17

On February 7th, 6:52, SQ849 was called for Mutual Aid to AA county for a Street Alarm on Marcey Creek Road. SQ849 responded with 3 volunteers and the call details stated this was a re-kindled fire from the day before. While en-route, AA27 arrived on scene and reported smoke and fire showing through division 3 and the roof and requested to upgrade to a box assignment. SQ849 advanced a secondary attack ... (Full Story & Photos)

Kidde recalling nearly 5M disposable fire extinguishers

Active Operational Justin Titman, February 12

Kidde is recalling nearly 5 million disposable fire extinguishers because they may not discharge properly, posing a risk of injury.

The company said Thursday that it has received 11 reports that the fire extinguishers failed to discharge as expected. No injuries have been reported.

Kidde said that a faulty valve component may cause the fire extinguishers to not fully discharge when the lever is ... (Full Story)

Plane crash with people trapped

Daniel Dodd, February 08

At 1400 Rescue Squad 49 was alerted to Tipton airport in Anne Arundel county for the reported airplane crash. Upon arrival of the first units from Fort Meade, they advised best access was going to be in the gates of the Wildlife refuge. With the help of PGPD AIR1 and truck 28 (Odenton FD) the plane was located about 1000ft in the woods and advised they had a plane upside down with people trapped. ... (Full Story & Photos)

House Fire on Irving Street

Active Operational Paul Koch, February 02

On 2/2/2015, Volunteers assigned to Ambulance 49B, responded to a first due house fire on Irving Street and was the first to arrive. After arriving they were able to remove 2 occupants from the house, one of which was wheelchair bound. They did an excellent job representing LVRS, thinking quickly to make entry prior to the arrival of suppression apparatus to get the occupants out of the house and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Joint Training with the Laurel Houses, Companies 49 & 10

Lieutenant Winston, January 23

On January 22nd, 2015, Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad teamed up with Laurel Volunteer Fire Department to do a joint training session. Companies watched a video called the "Art of Reading Smoke" by Dave Dodson. This video is a teaching aid on how to read smoke behavior on the scenes of structure fires. Companies talked through scenarios that they may run into in the Laurel area due to the multiple ... (Full Story)

THE ART OF READING SMOKE from PaloAltoFireTraining on Vimeo.

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Laurel, MD 20725

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