At approximately 11:04 p.m. on July 5, 2020, Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to a reported vehicle fire spreading into the woods in the 8400 block of Water Street Road.
Brush Truck 116 (B116) arrived on the scene to find a pick-up truck fully involved, and an estimated half acre of woods burning, as well. B116 called for an additional brush truck to assist with the fire.
B116’s crew utilized handlines to extinguish the bulk of the fire.
Engine Tanker 114 (ET114) arrived on the scene and staged to supply water to units operating in the woods.
Libertytown Volunteer Fire Company’s Brush Truck 175 (B175) arrived and assisted with extinguishing hot spots in the woods.
Once the fire was extinguished B175, Ambulance 249, and ET114 returned to service. B116 stayed on scene to assist the Fire Marshal with the investigation.
No injuries were reported.