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Fires and Accidents: 31-House Fire


On December 27, 2001 Branchville responded to Beltsville for a house fire. Arriving companies discovered the basement of the old cottage style home ablaze. Beltsville Co. 31 and Branchville entered the front to hold the fire at the basement door in the kitchen while Beltsville Co. 41 entered the basement from the outside to extinguish the flames.

Matt Tomlins of Company 31, Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department, took these photos.

Smoke Showing Smoke Showing There She Blows! Preparing to go in Preparing to go in Going In! Fire on Side 1
Fire on Side 2 More fire 1st floor wall Kitchen Stairs down to basement Damage to basement Damage to basement
More from the basement Last basement photo - I promise OK, I lied. Exterior after the fire Another shot

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