DAMERON, Md. — On February 8, 2021, at approximately 1:48 p.m., Ridge Volunteer Fire Department units responded to the 18000 block of Trossbach Road for a reported garage fire. Upon arrival, units identified and responded to smoke pouring out from the side of a 30×30 garage.

Engine 41 arrived at 1:58 p.m. and dropped a supply line from the entrance of the driveway to the structure. Crews deployed a hand-line to the smoking side of the garage and began extinguishing the fire in the rear.

Engine 141 arrived right behind E-41, picked up the supply line and deployed an additional line from E-41 to the side entrance.

Crews worked aggressively and gained control of the fire within 10 minutes. Truck 3 arrived and assisted crews with ventilation and overhaul.

No injuries or exposure damage are to report. Crews wrapped up and went in service at 2:55p.m.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Units on the scene:   Engine 41, Tanker 44, Tanker 4, Squad 4, Chief 4 and Ambulance 496

Mutual aid provided by:   Engine 72, Engine 93, Squad 6, Truck 13, Truck 3, Tower 9, Tanker 34, Tanker 63, Water Supply 5, Battalion Chief 13, Chief 3, Chief 7B, and Ambulance 397


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