Pikesville, MD - May 27, 2009 - Just before 6 a.m., Pikesville VFC and other Baltimore County, MD westside units were alerted to a reported building fire in Pikesville (Fire Box 2-13) in the 1500 block of Reisterstown Road. PVFC Engine 321 arrived with heavy smoke showing from a 1-story building with four commercial occupancies and the officer requested a Working Fire Dispatch. The engine crew dropped a hoseline at a nearby hydrant while PVFC Tower 323 arrived and put the bucket to the building's roof, followed shortly by the arrival of PVFC Squad 322. The Captain from BCoFD Engine 2 (Pikesville career) assumed command and requested a second alarm as crews were met with heavy smoke showing from the stores - Pizza Man, China King Kitchen, Bressler Cleaners, and Dunkin Donuts. Firefighters made an aggressive attack on the fire, which is believed to have started in an appliance in the Pizza Man restaurant.