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Firefighters Battle Field Fire in Mechancisville
Mechancisville, MD - 6/28/2012
By Ryan DeGruy
At 11:32 A.M. on Thursday, June 28, 2012, fire crews were alerted to the 26000 block of Thompson's Corner Road for the reported vehicle fire. As units were responding, police informed dispatch that it was a tractor fire that had extended to the field it was in causing approximately 3 acres of fire. Brush 2 arrived on scene and established command, started working to contain the fire, and upgraded the assignment for additional brush units and water supply units. Crews worked on scene for 1 hour and 16 minutes to control the fire and extinguish all "hot spots."
St. Mary's County -
Mechanicsville VFD Co. 2 - Brush 2, Jeep 2, and Tanker 2
Leonardtown VFD Co. 1 - Brush 1 (Cancelled)
Seventh District VFD Co. 5 - Brush 5A
Charles County -
Hughesville VFD Co. 2 - Engine 22
Bel Alton VFD Co. 10 - Brush 10 and Tanker 10
Newburg VFD Co. 14 – Brush 14 and Engine 144
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