Building Fire – Dover Street – Easton, Md.

5/14/2012 – Talbot Center dispatched Station 60 (Easton), Station 20 (Oxford) and Paramedic 96 for a working structure fire at the corner of Dover Street and Higgins Street. Chief 61 (S. Jones) arrived on location, reported heavy smoke coming from the second floor and established command.

Engine 64 arrived on location, hooked to the hydrant and the crew made a quick knock on the fire. Station 30 (Trappe) was also dispatched for a fill in at Station 60, however while in route Engine 39 was diverted to the scene. Crews were approximately an hour checking for extension and doing overhaul. Dover Street was closed for the duration of the call and the Maryland State Fire Marshall’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

Units on scene: Chief 61, Chief 60, Engine 64, Engine 67, Tower 61, Chief 20, Truck 23, Engine 28, Engine 39, Paramedic 96 and Easton PD

Photographs by : Bruce Secrist

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