Friday night in the 4th Battalion
The view below is of a Riverdale house fire on 11 January 2013. The footage is brief and you can learn more about the fire from Prince George’s County Fire Department PIO Mark Brady in his post “Riverdale House Fire – Longfellow Street”. Read more from Bladensburg as well.
Video courtesy of IntoTheSmoke.TV
The fire involved the occupied half of a Riverdale Heights duplex. First due companies arrived to find fire showing from the second floor. The fire took approximately 20 minutes to extinguish and injured one firefighter.
Bill Carey is the daily news and blog manager for Elsevier Public Safety (FireRescue Magazine/Firefighter Nation, JEMS and LawOfficer sites.) Bill also manages the FireEMSBlogs.com network and is a former volunteer lieutenant with the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department in Prince George's County, Maryland.
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