West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department

Engine 48 & 28 Run Thanksgiving Day House Fire


Friday, November 25, 2016 On Thanksgiving evening both Engines 28 and 48 were dispatched to the area of 1st St and Merna Ln in Co. 48's first due for a reported house on fire in the area. Engine 48 arrived to find fire showing from the roof on side C and stretched an attack line to the second floor. Engine 28 arrived shortly after, got a back up line in place and began opening up. Crews found heavy fire in the attic burning through the roof and quickly extinguished it preventing further property loss. The Volunteers operated for approx. an hour before returning to service on this busy Thanksgiving day.