Working House Fire – Grasonville, MD

2/5/2009 – At approximately 8:15 PM Queen Anne’s County Station 2 ( Grasonville ), Station 1 ( Kent Island ) and Station 3 ( Queenstown ) were dispatched for a working dwelling fire at 3101 Bennett’s Point Road. Upon arrival on location the first engine reported heavy fire on side A of the dwelling. Command immediately requested the county Tanker Task Force and shortly thereafter requested a second alarm. After about an hour the situation was placed under control, while holding units for extensive overhaul. While on the fire scene a firefighter from Queenstown suffered from smoke inhalation and was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore by Trooper 6. The damage is estimated at $300,000 and it is still under investigation by the State Fire Marshal office. It was in the early hours of the morning before the last units cleared the scene.

Units on Scene: Various pieces of apparatus from Grasonville, Kent Island, Queenstown, United Communities, Goodwill, Church Hill, Queen Anne-Hillsboro, Ridgely, Easton, Cordova, Greensboro, Chestertown, and Anne Arundel County. Sorry if I missed any!

Photographs by : Bruce Secrist

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