Family Pet Rescued from Kitchen Fire
By Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith
April 13, 2021

This afternoon just before 3:45 p.m. our 911 Center received calls for a "kitchen on fire" at 1007 Victoria Place in Waldorf. 42 personnel responded, E31 arriving in minutes, reported "smoke showing". Special Operations Chief 17 (Mills) arrived, established command and beginning assigning units to tasks as they arrived. E31 and E11 put the fire out immediately with remaining smoke conditions that was mitigated by Truck #11. The family pet "Yorkie" was left behind, located by the crew from E31 and brought outside to awaiting EMS crew who provided oxygen to the fury friend. Pet was turned over to his owner, no injuries were reported, family being taken care of by the Red Cross. Command was terminated in one hour of the incident....

Units: E31, E11, E112, T11, SQ2, SQ10, PA38 A39, B12, U12, BC1A, SOC17, CAR1707
Mutual Aid: E824, E840, T825, BC887