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Kensington Volunteer Fire Department added 3 new photos.
3 days ago
Units from all 4 Kensington Stations and Chief 705 (Heflin) were dispatched to the 4400 block of Mahan Road (Veirs Mill Village) around 11:30pm for the report of a house fire. Units arrived on the scene to find a well developed fire in the attic space of the home. The fire was aggressively extinguished and all of the occupants made it out safe.
Engine 705 operated on division 2 with a crew of 5 and Chief 705 supervised the interior operations. ... See MoreSee Less
Great job by all. Stay safe
Kensington Volunteer Fire Department added 4 new photos.
2 weeks ago
On June 5, at 0230 Hours, Kensington and Wheaton units responded to a Personal Injury Collision (PIC) with a report of one person unconscious at the intersection of Knowles Avenue and Connecticut Avenue in Kensington, MD. Units from Kensington Station 5 (Ambulance A705, Engine E705B, and Chief 705B Jones), Kensington Station 21(Paramedic Engine PE721), and Wheaton Rescue Squad (RS742B and Paramedic Chase Car ALS742) arrived on scene to find a two-car high impact PIC with one person trapped.
Rescue crews worked for about 20 minutes to extricate one victim from the car. Two additional EMS transport units were requested for additional victims.
The paramedic from PE721 upgraded A705 and transported the patient to a trauma center Priority 2 with non-life-threatening injuries. The paramedic from ALS742 upgraded A742C and transported their patient to the trauma center with Priority 2 non-life-threatening injuries. A751 (NIH Fire Department) transported a 3rd patient with minor injuries to a local hospital. ... See MoreSee Less
The traffic signals at that intersection need to be operational 24 hours a day.
Outstanding job ! Stay safe