Controlled Burn – Chicken House – Easton, Md.

6/27/2009 – At 8:00 AM this morning Station 60 (Easton) conducted a controlled burn of a chicken house on Marengo Road. A water curtain was set up to protect a small pump house located about 25 feet away from the structure.

Brush 66 established a draft site at a pond located on the property and supplied Tanker 61, which supplied Engine 67. The only water used was to protect the trees and pump house. In approximately one hour the structure was on the ground and unit began to pack up.

Units on scene: Chief 61, Paramedic 60, Engine 67, Engine 65, Brush 66, Brush 69, Tanker 61 and Tanker 53

Photographs by : Bruce Secrist

Author: Billy