West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department

Truck 28 runs Trash Force 15509 Empress Way


Thursday, January 24, 2013 Just after 6:30pm the box was sounded for 15509 Empress Way putting Truck 28 first due. Units arrived to find fire around the chimney area coming from the top floor. Fire was found throughout and extending into cockloft and exposers. The task force was sounded to bring in extra units. Truck 28 worked on the top floor and opened up for the engine crews to extinguish the fire. Fire was under control in about 30 mins and units started to clear shortly after. No injuries were reported and the cause was a malfunctioning fire place. Truck 28 cleared the scene after about one hour.