Created 4-Sep-12
Modified 4-Sep-12
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Pikesville, MD - Shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday January 12, PVFC units were alerted with other Baltimore County Fire Department crews for a house fire reported in the area of Carla Road and Smith Avenue (Fire Box 2-16). Subsequent calls indicated the fire was at 7618 Carla Road. With smoke visible from the intersection of Carla Road and Smith Avenue, Pikesville VFC Engine 321 dropped a supply line at the hydrant on the corner, and arrived to find fire in the roof area of a ranch-style home. Engine 321's officer passed command to the next arriving engine and worked with the crew to attack the fire. Incoming units on the Working Fire Dispatch assisted with laddering the structure, laying additional lines, and extinguishing the fire. It's believed that the fire started during roofing work by contractors, who were using propane equipment.

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