West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department

West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department
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Service Information for Chief Alfred Hornung

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 

Service Information 


Friday, December 19, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Fort Lincoln Funeral Home




Fire Department Memorial Service

Friday, December 19, 2014

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM



Engine 281 takes in a First Due Fire at the Days Inn Hotel

Sunday, December 14, 2014   Engine 281 runs another fire just after 9:30am. The box was dispatched for the Days Inn in the 9000 Blk of Annapolis Rd and found heavy smoke in the lobby once inside. The fire was contained to a mechanical room and cleared just after one hour.



Working Fire Task Force gets Truck 28, Chief 28, Chief 28A & Chief 48A

Saturday, December 13, 2014  Truck 28 responded to 11616 Marjorie Drive in Largo for the House Fire. First arriving units found a 2 story single family with fire on both floors and venting thru the roof. Several minutes in to it Command requested a Fire Task Force bringing Truck 28 to the scene. The Truck Company placed several ground ladders, conducted a secondary search and opened up.  



Truck 28 runs fire in Kentland

Friday, December 12, 2014   At 1604 hours Truck 28 was alerted to 8618 Johnson Ave for the house fire. Company 33 reported smoke showing from a 2 story townhouse. Truck 28 set up ground ladders, preformed a search, and secured utilities. Fire was found in the kitchen and was quickly extinguished. Truck 28 operated for 30 minutes before returning to service 



Truck 28 goes to Old Bowie for the House Fire with 1 Trapped

Sunday, December 7, 2014   At 2200 hours Truck 28 and units from the 2nd Battalion were alerted to the 13000 blk of 11th street in Company 19's first due. While enroute numerous reports of a person trapped on the 2nd floor were relayed over the radio.  Company 19 reported a 2 story single family with smoke showing from side charlie. Truck 28 arrived on scene and went to work laddering the home and assisted units with the rescue of a large adult male from the 2nd floor. Crews opened up the main fire area and preformed a secondary search of the entire home. The male victim was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounce priority 4. Truck 28 remained on scene for 3 hours assisting investigators with lighting and overhaul before returning to service 



E281 Responds to a PIA

Monday, December 1, 2014   E281 responds to a personal injury accident at Veterans Parkway and Annapolis Road at 08:53AM. E281 arrived on location, updated communications that there were 2 occupants trapped in a van that rolled down an embankment. Rescue Engine 33 and Engine 281 assisted the occupants with self extrication, and help the occupants up the embankment. Patient care was turned over to EMS. And units cleared the call in about 25 minutes.



E281 Runs One Trapped

Friday, November 28, 2014   E281 responded to a reported one trapped possibly ejected on the Inner Loop before Kenilworth Ave at 1:20AM. Chief 14B arrived on scene confirming one ejected and trapped under the vehicle. E281 arrived began patient care and stretched a hose line for protection. Units were on scene for 45 minutes.



E281 Runs One Trapped at the 3400 Block of Pennsy Drive

Wednesday, November 26, 2014   E281 alerted to the 3400 Block of Pennsy Drive for one reported trapped around 11 o'clock. B/C 1 arrived on scene confirming one trapped. E281 arrived on scene initiated patient care and stretched a hose line. Rescue Engine 33 arrived on scene and began extrication. Extrication was completed and patient was transferred to EMS personnel; units were on scene for about 40 minutes.




Sunday, October 12, 2014  Man killed after car hits pole in Lanham
A driver whose vehicle hit a pole was killed early Sunday morning on Riverdale Road in Lanham, police said.

Jose Manuel Manrique, 25, of Riverdale was pronounced dead at the scene at about 3 a.m., Prince George’s County police said.

Manrique, the only person in the car, was traveling west when his vehicle crossed the eastbound lanes, left the road and struck a pole in the 6900 block of Riverdale Road, police said. The cause of the crash is under investigation.




Truck 28 runs Third due to 1100 Blk of Largo Rd

Tuesday, September 16, 2014  just before 2pm Truck 28 ran 3rd due truck to the 1100 Blk of Largo Rd. Companies arrived with smoke pushing from the eves of 3 story single family historical house built in the 1800's. Truck 28 set up RIT initially. Then assigned and operated on division 2 and 3 doing extensive overhaul due to construction type / plaster and lathe.



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