Maryland Firefighters Battle Garage Fire

Water supply was set up at Leonardtown Middle School.


At 10:11 p.m., Leonardtown, Hollywood, and EMS Station 19 were alerted to 22643 Partridge Way, in Leonardtown for the residential gas leak.

Emergency communications advised Leonardtown personnel that they would be putting out a first-due working house on the south side of Leonardtown. Engine 74 was quickly diverted from the gas leak.

The working fire dispatch was sounded for 22152 Ryan Way off of Fairgrounds Road, alerting Company's 1, 9 Bay District, 7, Truck 7 Tower 9, Water Supply 5 Seventh District, EMS Station 19, and 79 to the call.

Chief 1A advised he had a working fire. Once command was established, Valley Lee and Bay District were also dispatched to the fire to assist.

The crew of Engine 10 advanced an attack line to the large garage, with a motor home sitting inside. Personnel from Engine 73 advanced a line to the structure as well.

Firefighters on Engine 74 picked up Engine 10's line. Water supply was set up at Leonardtown Middle School.

Units returned to service after salvage and overhaul were completed. Leonardtown cleared at 12:30 a.m.