Four-alarm fire downtown brings in neighboring counties
Video and photos below are from Wayne Barrall at HitThePlug.com of a four-alarm fire in Cambridge on 24 June. Multiple alarms were struck for staffing. The fire reportedly started at approximately 1300 hours. All customers and employees safely escaped.
Fire heavily damaged the two-story building which held typical thrift store merchandise. The second floor consisted of unoccupied apartments.
More photos on HitThePlug: “4 Alarm Structure Fire – Cambridge Maryland”
Photos courtesy of Hit The Plug/Wayne Barrall and used with permission.
Bill Carey is the online public safety news and blog manager with PennWell Public Safety, or more specifically FireRescue Magazine/FirefighterNation.com, JEMS.com, LawOfficer.com and FireEMSBlogs.com. Bill started in the fire service, as a third generation firefighter in 1986, on the eastern shore of Maryland and then continued after moving to Prince George's County. He served as a volunteer sergeant and lieutenant at Hyattsville where he met Chris Hebert and Dave Ianonne, the creators of Firehouse.com. Bill went to work for them back in 2001 and after they transitioned away to new, bigger projects, he was hired by them again in 2009. Bill's writing has been on Firehouse.com, Fire Engineering, FireRescue Magazine, FirefighterNation.com, the Jones and Bartlett 2010 edition of "Fire Officer: Principles and Practice", The Secret List and Tinhelmet.com.