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Call History
Working Apartment Fire on Salem Avenue...
Mon. Nov 21st 2016

Hagerstown stations were alerted to Box Alarm 3-4-7 for an apartment fire at 809 Salem Ave. at 09:33 hrs.  Engine 4 (Western Enterprise) arrived shortly after dispatch and reported smoke coming from the building.  Battalion Chief 1 (Grimm) arrived immediately after and assumed the Salem Avenue command.

Initial crews worked aggressively to advance hand lines into the structure for an aggressive interior attack.  Flames became visible on the second division on the bravo side of the structure as lines were being advanced.  As the incident escalated, command requested the Safety Assignment dispatched to the scene.

Crews were able to get a quick knock on the fire within 15 minutes of arrival at the scene.  Once, knocked, crews began conducting overhaul operations, checking the main fire building and both neighboring residences.

Nearly 50 Fire & EMS personnel responded to the incident.  Hagerstown Fire Department Engine 4 & Truck 4 (Western Enterprise), Engine 2 (Antietam), Engine 1 (First Hagerstown Hose), Engine 5 (South Hagerstown) and Truck 1 (Pioneer Hook & Ladder) responded on the initial box alarm and received mutual-aid assistance from Engine 13-1 and Rescue Squad 13 (Maugansville Goodwill Vol. Fire Company), Engine 27-1 (Long Meadow Vol. Fire Company), Rescue Squad 20 (Washington County Special Operations), Paramedic 75-4, Paramedic 75-5 and Captain 75 (Community Rescue Service), 1801 (Chisholm) Asst. EMS Director -Washington County Division of Emergency Services, Air Unit 25-1 (Washington County Emergency Air Unit), Rehab Unit 255 (Washington County Emergency Rehab Unit), Safety 102 (James) - Washington County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association, FM-1 (DeHaven) and FM-3 (Fishack) - Hagerstown City Fire Marshal’s Office.

Battalion Chief 1 was assisted in the command by FD-1 (Lohr) Chief of Department - HFD

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