Golden West Way Fire
By Sergeant Brian Bowen
April 9, 2018

At 1340 hours units from Solomons as well as surrounding stations were dispatched to the area of Golden West Way and Catalina Drive for a reported porch on fire. Moments after dispatch Chief 10 (CALS) arrived on the scene to find a single story A-Frame home with fire throughout the residence. Engine 33 arrived on location and established water supply from the nearby hydrant. The crew from Engine 33 made a initial knock on the fire from the exterior of side Alpha until the next arriving engine crew assisting with putting a knock on the fire from the interior. During operations two fire fighters were injured as well as a civilian. All were transported to the local hospital for evaluation and treatment. Units operated on the scene assisting the Fire Marshal for four hours before clearing.

Units: Engine 33, Truck 3, Ambulance 39 and 37, Command 3a, Command 3
Mutual Aid: St.Leonard VFD, Prince Frederick VFD, Huntingtown VFD, Hollywood VFD, Bay District VFD, Chief 10