On April 14 at approx 9:10 a.m. Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service (MCFRS) was alerted to the building fire at 1075 Taft St in Rockville, MD. The fire was dispatched as a box alarm with a 2nd alarm transmitted at 10:15 a.m. I arrived on scene after the bulk of the fire was knocked down and the building’s ceiling had collapsed. Firefighters worked the remainder of the day on overhaul, demolition, and hotspot control. List of dispatched units:
Box alarm: – E703 PE723 PE732 PE721 PE733 T725 AT723 RS703 A723 D3 D5 BC703 BC704
2nd alarm: – E703 PE723 PE732 PE721 PE733 T725 AT723 RS703 A723 D3 D5 BC703 BC704
Special calls: PE725 PE728 T740 AR733 CT733
RID RS742B M742
One additional note about this incident – this was Engine 705’s first fire (Kensington VFD). 705 is a brand new Pierce Engine.
More photos from this incident can be viewed on my Flickr account: https://www.flickr.com/photos/59625319@N02/
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue units responded to a building fire at the Shady Grove/Rockville Apartment Complex in Rockville, MD yesterday morning at approx 4:15 a.m. The fire eventually went to three alarms. I arrived to take photos late and missed the brunt of the fire, though crews were still dousing hot spots from tower ladders and working on extensive overhaul.
You can view more of my photos at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/59625319@N02/