Truck 1 was alerted for a fire alarm at the Maples of Towson shortly after 1600 hours on Friday. While en-route, dispatch advised them to respond emergency for a reported odor of smoke in the facility. A local fire box was then requested. Arriving units found smoke in the a multi-story assisted living facility and requested a full fire box. Jacksonville's Air Unit 478 was also requested to the scene. Units worked to extinguish the fire, evacuate elderly residents, and perform salvage and overhaul operations. The fire was contained to one unit and the roof area.
April 20th, 2007
Nursing Home Fire in Towson (Fire Box 1-25)
Jacksonville Units: AU478.
Other Units: BC1, E1, E101, E11, E302, E10, E17, E2, E14, T1, TOW17, SQ303, M1, M101, M17, M10 EMS1, EMS7, OEP3