Monthly Archives: May 2013

BOX 2609: Parking Deck Collapse Brings County-Wide Response

A710 On Scene at Partial Collapse of The Montgomery Mall Parking Garage

Shortly before 2PM on Thursday, units were dispatched to Montgomery Mall in Company 26’s first due for the report of a structural collapse. Units on scene found structural damage to the parking garage that was under construction/demolition for improvements in the mall. As a result of the partial collapse, two construction workers had become trapped. When… read more

Airboat 730 M/A To PG County For Fire At Home Depot

Airboat 730 Venting Home Depot in PG County. Photo by PGFD Fire Chief Mark Bashoor

On Tuesday May 21st, Airboat 730 was special requested along with Airboat 740 (Sandy Spring VFD) for a fire in neighboring Prince George’s County, MD. Although an Airboat is typically associated with Water Rescue calls (specifically in areas too shallow for our other boats, or ice rescue situations) Airboats can provide another function: ventilation. By… read more