April 15

Brush Truck to Mechanicstown for Wildland Fire

At 2318 hours on April 15th, MFD was dispatched mutual aid to the Mechanicstown Fire District for one brush truck to the scene of brush fire near the old Camp Orange, on top of the mountain, off of Route 211. Car 1 (Pressler) and M-224 responded and operated on scene for several hours along with various other mutual aid companies utilizing brush trucks, ATVs, and tankers to access the hard to reach fire. The fire totaled nearly 12 acres at its peak and took dozens of firefighters to bring under control.