On January 17 at 1537 Hours, Truck 6 was alerted to the 15000 Block of Arbory Way In PG County Company 10′s area. The First arriving Engine from PG went on the scene with smoke showing and assumed fire attack. The Truck, being the first arriving Special Service, arrived and broke off into 2 crews, The interior crew went inside to assist Engine 810 with fire attack, search and rescue, and overhaul. The exterior crew laddered the building, and secured the utilities.
At approx 1330 hours on January 9th, Engine 62, Truck 6, and Paramedic 66, along with other units from the county, were alerted to the 10000 Block of Hatbrim Terrace in South Columbia for the House Fire. The first arriving unit went on the scene with fire showing, upon the arrival of the truck company, they began search and rescue, as well as Ventilation, the engine company arrived 4th and assisted with Ventilation and Overhaul. P66 transported 1 patient to a local facility.
At approx. 1822 hours on January 8th, Engine 61, Rescue Engine 6, Truck 6, Paramedic 65, along with other units from the county, were alerted to the 9100 block of Washington Blvd for the vehicle into the building. Units arrived to find a single vehicle that drove off the roadway into the front of a storage center. All occupants were out of the vehicle. Due to structural damage the building was tagged unsafe for use by the county.
On January 2nd 2016, at approx. 2212 hours, Engine 61, and Truck 6 were alerted mutual aid to AACO to the 8400 block of river road in Maryland city for the building fire. Upon arrival of the first due unit, fire was found through the roof and the second alarm was sounded. Engine 61 set up water supply for Anne Arundel Engine 21, while the truck was the first unit in staging. The truck has since been released and is back in quarters, protecting the first due.
On December 4th, 2015 at 1913 hours, Rescue Engine 6, Engine 62, Paramedic 65, and Brush 68 were alerted to the intersection of North Laurel RD and Baltimore Ave for a rescue with unknown injuries. Brush 68 arrived to find 1 Patient Trapped. The Rescue Engine extricated the patient in just under 5 Minutes.
Just before 2:30am, on November 17th, 2015 Engine 62, Truck 6 along with other units from Howard and Anne Arundel county were alerted to the 6400 block of Woodvale Court in Elkridge. Engine 91 arrived to find fire showing from side C. Engine 62 arrived and assumed 2nd due responsibilities, while the Truck arrived and assumed RIT. Companies worked in conjunction to extinguish the fire in less than 30 minutes.
At aprox 2001 Hours, Engine 61, Truck 6, and Ambulance 66, along with other units from the county were dispatched to Gorman road at Foundry Street for the Vehicle stuck in the water. The truck company arrived first on the scene to find a passenger van submerged in about 3 feet of water. Upon the arrival of the Engine company, Personnel from Savage safely affected the rescue of 3 people from the van. County police secured the roadway until the water subsided.
At aprox. 1202 hours, Engine 62, Truck 6, Chief 6, And Chief 6b, along with other units from the county were alerted to Box 5-63 for the building fire. Upon arrival of the first arriving engine company, they advised that it was a junkyard, fully engulfed. Truck 6 made access to the fireground via a neighboring driveway, while Engine 62 dropped 900 feet of supply line, to support master stream operations. While the truck used a partner saw to cut the fence, the crew from the engine company stretched multiple lines. After about an hour, the fire was out. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
The Savage Volunteer Fire Company, along with the other Volunteer Corporations in Howard County, regularly work EMS at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia. Yesterday however, was a special occasion for Savage. The company was asked by the Howard County Office of The Fire Marshall to bring an Engine Company to Merriweather to standby for the pyrotechnics display at the SweetLife Festival. The Engine Company, staffed with 3 Volunteers, was staged backstage, in the VIP area. In case of emergency during the fireworks display, they were in good positioning to put out the fire. This is just one of many Behind the Scenes way’s that we serve the community.