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Natural Cover Fire in Harbor Pointe
Sunday, April 5, 2015

At 13:41:36 Hours, Station 16 was dispatched for a natural cover fire - Engine 16-1 went responding at 13:41:45 with 21B (Bridges) plus 2 firefighters - E 16-1's fourth firefighter was ordered to respond Brush 16

21B advised en-route of large fire threatening the woods and requested AC1 (Jester)

upon arrival, 21B requested additional engine and brush unit - AC1 requested tender to be added to the card

E-161 arrived w/ Brush 16 and initiated fire attack from driveway/rear (anchor point) near point of origin - Brush 16 worked right flank toward head - left flank had natural fire-break (plowed field)

E-2 and Brush 1 ordered to enter field from west (Pemberton Drive) and work left flank - E1-1 ordered to rendezvous w/ E-161 and supply

MD DNR requested to contact AC1

after bulk of fire knocked down, batch mixing of Class A Foam in E-161's tank @ approximately .5% was utilized - perimeter wet w/ finished foam - perimeter raked from the green into the black

AC1 remained on location w/ homeowner until arrival of MD DNR

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