Sunday, August 28, 2011

Brief media update

Irene 8/27/11
Approximately 334 calls for service,  No specific area hit hardest however most calls in (Bethesda, Silver Spring, Takoma park, Kensington areas)
Irene 8/28/11
From 00;00;00 (midnight) to about 530am Fire and Rescue has responded to approximately 200 (177) calls for service (mostly wires down on roadways and trees. Almost 2 dozen (17 -19) calls for trees damaging homes and town homes in the Bethesda, Silver Spring, Takoma Park, Kensington area.
400blk Boyd avenue
5500blk Oak place
6500 blk Wilmett road
7500blk Vale street
6700blk Greentree road
8900blk Old Georgetown road
11800 blk Charles street
104 am house fire in Rockville (501 Grandin ave.)
single occupant home sleeping on the second floor woke up to a noise, investigated and found fire burning in walls near electrical components in the kitchen and behind the electrical service panel to the house, evacuated and called 911 from a neighbors home. TF793 used to control/remove power to the home. He will be displaced. No injuries to fire and rescue or the occupant.

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