The CPVFD is proud to announce we have been awarded a 2019 AFG grant to assist with the purchase of new thermal imaging cameras and additional mechanical CPR devices! Thank you once again to our elected officials for your continued support of the CPVFD and the AFG program!
A Tropical Storm Warning and a Flash Flood Watch have been issued for our area from now through tomorrow evening. Please monitor local weather and @NWS_BaltWash for updates and more information. Remember, NEVER drive through flood water and stay away from downed power lines.
Update - Caroll apartments, 8700blk Carroll Ave., bulk of fire knocked down, @mcfrs PE716, PE712, E834, PE701, PE719, T716, AT719, RS742B, M712, BC701, BC704, RS801, T812, A834, PE702, E754, PE718, A702, CT705, MAU733, PE724, PE720, AT718, SA700, EMS704, AT724 & others OS https://twitter.com/mcfrsPIO/status/12878967833147187204
Update - Carroll Avenue, near Piney branch Road, fire on top floor of a story apartment building https://twitter.com/mcfrsPIO/status/1287895953471569920
Truck 12 on scene operating at what is now a 2nd alarm, 8700 blk of Carroll Ave. In Takoma Park. Opening up the top floor, fire through the roof.
8739 Carroll Avenue near Piney branch Road, building fire https://www.pscp.tv/w/ce4PIjFsWkVwb0JKcnJyam58MVJER2xyd2xPTWR4TL_K8h4NuZqTISqSnKLloydTWKdw4OYpYXca6bVMJ046
Update: 4500 College Avenue. Grease fire contained to the stove. Holding with 1 & 1. Placing the remainder of the box in service.
First due box. 4500 College Avenue. E122 on scene of a multi-story apartment building with nothing evident. Investigating with 1 & 1.
Yesterday afternoon around 1500, Tk12 responded as the 2nd due truck to this 55 house fire. Units arrived to find heavy fire in the front with extension throughout. Tk12 assisted laddering, searching and opening up.2
The CPVFD is pleased to announce we have been awarded an AFG grant through the COVID-19 Supplemental Program. A special thanks to @patrick_wojahn @ChrisVanHollen and @LeaderHoyer for your continued support of the AFG program and the CPVFD!
Update: 6200 Springhill Dr. Primary search is negative. Sheltering one resident in place. No extension found. In the process of removing residual smoke.
6200 Springhill Dr. Co. 14's area. E122 and Tk12 first arriving of a 3 story apartment building with light smoke showing from the terrace level. Company 12 units found a working kitchen fire and started WFD. Fire’s knocked, operating with 2&1. Checking for extension.
Update: 6800 Blk Eldridge St. Fire’s knocked. Command requesting FM.
6800 Blk Eldridge St. Co. 30's area. Tk12 on scene of a 2 story SFD with a working basement fire.
COVID-19 may have postponed our Banquet, but that didn’t stop us from making our annual Banquet video. Check it out to see what we’re all about 🔥 College Park Volunteer Fire Department - 2020 Banquet Video https://youtu.be/MbzXPIgx9sA via @YouTube
Early this AM while on a transfer to Co. 1 due to another working fire in the area, E121 ran first due to the 2300 blk. of Drexel St. in Co. 34's area for a shed fire. E121 arrived to find a fully involved shed to the rear of a home and extinguished the same.