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Responder
NameCalls
Chief Will Rosenberg115
Capt Jason Tarbell85
FF John Hefner73
Lt Mike Seifert54
EMS Asst Ch Matt Barlow52
FF Kevin Jones48
Asst Chief Bob Stanton43
EMS Sgt Brian Leschke39
S O Tim Holt38
Lt Scott Blankenship38
 
EMS Top Ten Responder
NameCalls
Brian Leschke/John Richter 86
Dave Williams 60
Zachary Hopkins45
Julie Adams32
Brendan Scalchunes31
Josh Burkins30
Tim Holt26
Christos Poneres20
Bob Griffith18
Andrew Burkins/Abigail Byer14
 

Dwelling Fire

   

Saturday, July 16, 2011   On Saturday July 16th 2010 at 1358 hours units from the Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company (FVFAC) and surrounding companies were dispatched for smoke coming from a dwelling at 602 Powder Mill Rd. in Fallston. Harford County Fire Dispatch advised initial responding units that they were receiving multiple calls from neighbors in the area reporting that no one was at home at the residence. FVFAC Truck 1331 and Tanker 1321 immediately responded, with Truck 1331 arriving at 1405 hours advising they had smoking visible, coming from the chimney and eaves of the house. Upon entry to the single story rancher, crews were met with thick smoke and significant heat. As additional units from Fallston and the Bel Air VFC arrived on scene, crews were able to quickly locate the seat of the fire in a basement storage area. The fire was brought under control in about 20 minutes. Units on scene included those from the Fallston, Bel Air, Joppa-Magnolia, Jarrettsville, and Level Volunteer Fire Companies in Harford County as well as the Kingsville and Long Green Volunteer Fire Companies in Baltimore County. During the course of the fire one fire fighter suffered minor injuries from smoke inhalation, and he was transported to Bayview Medical Center by Medic 485 (Kingsville VFC), where he was treated and released that evening. The fire had been burning for several hours while the home owners were not home, prior to any calls to 911. The Maryland State Fire Marshall has ruled cause of the fire to be accidental in nature, caused by an electrical malfunction; they put the damages at $500,000.