Mar
23
2014

Flashover Drill

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On Sunday March.23,2014 at 730am Companies 17 , 12 and 19 went to the BWI training site for a flashover drill. Crews completed a classroom portion as well as two burns to show the conditions of a flashover.
Mar
16
2014

Duty crew catches two working fires and a transfer to PG County

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On Sunday March 16,2014 the duty crew started the afternoon off with a transfer to Co.7 while units went to PG County for a working dwelling fire. While enroute fire alarm transferred E172 and Tw-40 to PG Station 839 (bowie). E172 transferred 4 with 1 and ran a medical call in Co.816′s area as well
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Mar
2
2014

Brithday Party

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On Sunday March.2,2014 we hosted a Birthday Party at the firehouse for approximate 20 kids & adults. The party included a friendly firefighter program, letting the kids spray the brush truck booster reel and a surprise visit by Sparky. Members on hand: Chief Hopkins FF/PM Hopkins FF Dunleavy FF Edwards EMT Pollock Sparky  
Feb
23
2014

Duty Crew Catches brush fire & a transfer

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On sunday February 23,2014 the duty crew for the day placed Engine 172 staffed with a total of 5 with one. The crew started the day with PM checks and house duties. The crew ran a few medical calls then were alerted for a brush box in Co.40′s area on defense hwy. Engine 172 responded
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Feb
12
2014

Working Fire in 23-14 box

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On February 12,2014 at 3:30pm fire alarm dispatched units to the 200 block of ridgecross ct for a reported dwelling fire. Ant.23 arrived on scene of a 2sty SFD with an attached garage fully involved. Crews knocked the fire and completed searches that were negative. E171 & PM17: D-Shift
Jan
30
2014

BGE Grant Ceremony

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On January 30,2014 Chief Randy Hopkins, Treasurer Jean Allen and Public Relations Officer Debi Hopkins attended the BGE Grant Ceremony at the Red Cross HQ in Baltimore, Maryland. This grant ceremony is the second one for BGE also its the second time the Arnold Volutneer Fire Department was awarded a grant through BGE. This year
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Jan
18
2014

Friends & Family CPR event at the Broadneck Ward of the latter Day Saints

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On January 18,2014 the Arnold Volunteer Fire Department was requested to teach a friends and family CPR class to the church. The class consisted of 17 men & women and we provided 7 instructors for the event. we would like to thank them for reaching out and getting a class scheduled thru our CPR outreach
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Dec
15
2013

Annapolis Santa Run

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Sunday, December 15, 2013 14:00 On Sunday December 15,2013 the Arnold Volunteer Fire Department assisted with the Annapolis Santa run. Engine 172, Brush 17, Utility 17 and Chief 17 headed to truxton park to meet with John Muhitch the organizer to go over the details. The Annapolis Santa run collects gifts for children in need
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Dec
15
2013

Daisy Troop 2259

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Sunday, December 15, 2013 13:30 On Sunday December 15,2013 the Daisy Troop 2259 from the Broadneck Elemantary School paid a visit to the firehouse. They brought girl scout cookies to donate them to us. We had a surprise for them while they were in the engine bay going over the engine with Lt.Ehrlich they heard
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Dec
14
2013

A special Santa Run to the Magez Family

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Saturday, December 14, 2013 12:00 On Saturday December 14,2013 The Arnold Volunteer Fire department assisted The Sharing Foundation with a special delivery to a 5 year old girl in our first due. The Sharing foundation contacted us and asked if we would like to deliver Santa to the Magez family who their 5 year old
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Nov
24
2013

Working fire in the 19-13 box

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Sunday, November 24, 2013 09:28 On sunday November 24,2013 fire alarm struck the 19-13 box for a reported chimmney fire with extension into the attic bringing E171, E172 and PM17. While units went responding fire alarm advised they were receiving numerous calls and started the working fire dispatch. E191 arrived with an end unit of
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Nov
23
2013

2nd Alarm brush fire

Saturday, November 23, 2013 10:00 On Saturday November 23,2013 around 10 am fire alarm struck the brush box 30-11 for a brush fire located on North shore Dr near schooner cove rd. B17 was initially dispatched and responded. Qnt-30 arrived with a large brush fire in the woods, B-17 arrived and was directed to the
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