Lightning Strikes Steeple of Church in Waldorf
By Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith
July 21, 2021

33 Fire/EMS personnel responded to the Calvary Gospel Church just after 2:00 P.M. E32 and Chief 3 (Connors) arrived on scene in minutes, reporting fire showing from the roof, establishing "command". E32 stretched an attack line to the attic area, extinguished all fire, no extension, contained in steeple area, holding E32, E31, E11, T11. No injuries reported, the church was not occupied at the time of the incident. Command terminated at 3:10 P.M.

We want to acknowledge Fireman Chauffeur James Rose for the photo's of this incident

Units: E32, E31, T12, T11, CH3, CH17A, RC3B, PA118,
Mutual Aid: E824, E840, T825, SQ847, VDUTYCHIEF, BC885

Dianne July 22, 2021 at 11:27 AM
Thank you for saving Jesus house of worship.