Tag Archives: Volunteer firefighters

Into The Smoke

"Kevin O'Toole and Ethan Sorrell were trapped in a house fire on February 24th, 2012 in Prince Georges County Maryland. They were both riding Truck Company 9 of the Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department responding to a reported house fire in the first due response area of a closed firehouse. After making entry, conditions rapidly deteriorated causing Kevin and Ethan to be trapped and severely injured.

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Crossing the line!

I crossed the State line and took a short trip into North Carolina this weekend. I had been invited to attend the County Line Fire Department’s Annual Awards Dinner. Actually, I was also their guest speaker. I had been fighting a stomach virus all week and wasn’t 100% sure I’d be able to make it. Rhett (FireCritic.com)  was unavailable for ...

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