Firefighters Responded to Commercial Garage Engulfed in Flames in Bushwood

BUSHWOOD, Md. - On February 19, 2021, at approximately 2:44 a.m., fire and rescue personnel was alerted to the garage fire on Whites Neck Road.  Units arrived on scene and located a single story commercial garage with heavy fire throughout the building. 

Crews deployed two hand lines and a 2.5" line to the structure to protect exposures and cool a venting propane tank.  Chief 5 established the command and advised the fire would be a defensive attack. 

Tanker 5 supplied Engine 52 and dropped their folding tank. Units set up at Bushwood Wharf and began a tanker shuttle.  Command requested three additional tankers to the scene.

Both Truck 1 and Truck 7 accessed the scene on side delta.  Truck 1's ladder pipe was utilized and equipment was utilized from Truck 7.  Water Supply 5 supplied a total of 46,000 gallons of water to the scene through the tanker shuttle. 

During the incident several units were released to respond on a working house fire in St. Clements Shores

The Maryland State Fire Marshals Office is investigating the incident.  All units returned to quarters by 7:30 a.m.. No injuries have been reported.

All photos courtesy of the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department

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