TOWER LADDER 33 TRANSFERS TO WASHINGTON, D.C. TRUCK COMPANY 16 AND ASSISTS ON 2ND ALARM FIRE

Driving the Tower Ladder as we specialed to DC.

Story from Kentland33.com:

Just after to 2200 hours, Prince George’s County Fire Communications contacted Kentland Station 33 and advised the members that Tower Ladder 33 was being requested to transfer to District of Columbia Fire Department Truck Company No. 16. The crew of five proceeded to Southeast Washington, D.C. Shortly there after and while en-route to the Irving Place firehouse, the Tower Ladder began to respond on miscellaneous emergencies. At 2258 hours, the Tower Ladder was special called to the fire ground at 1100 Martin Luther King Avenue, S.E. Upon arrival, Command advised Tower Ladder 33 to obtain a position in the front of the building. After completing this task, one of the DCFD Deputy Fire Chiefs was taken via “the bucket” to the roof area. Progress of the fire extinguishment was evaluated and the members stood fast for an additional assignment. Tower Ladder 33 remained on the scene for approx. one-hour before returning to service. The crew returned to Kentland at approx. 0030 hours. All photos are courtesy of retired District of Columbia Fire Department Dispatcher/Supervisor Elliot J. Goodman.

 COURTESY ELLIOT J. GOODMAN
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 COURTESY ELLIOT J. GOODMAN
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Posted on July 13, 2010, in Fires & Other Emergencies, Memorable Fires & Other Emergencies and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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