Neighbor Calls 911 to Report Garage on Fire in Hampshire
By Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith
November 15, 2020

At approximately 1:25 a.m. a neighbor in the 6600 blk of Puma Court in the Hampshire community of Westlake notified Charles County 911 the garage at 6691 Puma Court was on fire. The "structure fire assignment" was dispatched bringing 39 Fire/EMS personnel to this 2 story dwelling, RE12 arrived in minutes reporting fire showing from the garage. Moments later Chief 13B (Garrett) arrived establishing "Command" and assigned incoming units tasks as they arrived. RE12, E32, TW3 and T11 operated quickly to ensure all fire was out. First arriving units found one occupant on the second floor asleep and assisted him outside. Secondary search proved negative, command holding Waldorf units and T11 to continue overhaul and mopping up. Fire Marshal's Office were requested to respond and will complete their investigation, one volunteer firefighter was transported to the area hospital with "smoke inhalation".

Units: RE12, E32, E12, TW3, T11, TW9, SQ7, PA129, CH13B, CH11, CAR1707
Mutual Aid: E824, RE840, BC887, CH824B