Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad

2014 Incidents
Jan 475
Feb 421
Mar 407
Apr 437
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 1740

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Basement Fire: Courtland Way

Assistant Chief Michael Haggerty, July 09

Rescue Engine 49, Chief 49 and Chief 49A arrive first due to a townhouse fire with 5 volunteers.

They found an end of the row townhome with fire in the basement. Crews advanced lines and quickly extinguished the fire. Chief 49A had initial command and was reassigned to the basement division.

All occupants were alerted to the fire by working smoke detectors and were not injured. Cause is under investigation.... (Full Story & Photos)

Water Rescue in Bowie

Lieutenant Stefan Livingston, June 18

On June 14, 2014 at 1702, Water Rescue 849 was alerted to 18400 block of Queen Anne road in Bowie, with the report of overturned canoe. Chief 849, Team Leader 49, and Water Rescue 849 arrived on scene, deployed the inflatable raft into the Patuxent River and initiated a search upstream from Governors Bridge. With the assistance of MSP and PGPD Air 1, the victims were located and brought to shore ... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing of Mabel Litchfield

Chief Mark Arsenault, June 09

It is great sadness that we announce the passing of Mabel Litchfield, wife of Warren Litchfiled the county FD Chaplain. Residents of Laurel, Warren and Mabel are strong supporters of the LVRS and Warren has always been there for us in times of loss, during our banquets etc. Please take the time to pass on your condolences. Below are arraignments:

Mabel Alice Litchfield, a Laurel resident since ... (Full Story)

Working Basement Fire in Anne Arundel County

Lieutenant Stefan Livingston, June 05

On June 5, 2014 at 1552 hours, Rescue Squad 849 was dispatched to 459 Rhodesdale South for a house fire. While enroute Chief 27 established command and confirmed there was a working basement fire. Rescue Squad 849 was the first arriving special service and per command advanced the first attack line into the basement and began an aggressive interior attack. The fire was quickly extinguished by Rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mid-morning MVC with Entrapment on Laurel Bowie Rd

Lieutenant Stefan Livingston, May 04

Around 1000, RS849 was dispatched for a MVC on Laurel Bowie Road, past Old Laurel Springfield Road. Enroute the assignment was upgraded to a MVC with entrapment. RS849 was first arriving on scene, established command, and confirmed entrapment. Further investigation revealed the legs were pinned as well. The crew successfully extricated the patient in less than 20 minutes, and later was transported ... (Full Story & Photos)

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