Those morning at 1:25 AM, Company 11 (Potomac Valley) was alerted to assist units from Boonsboro, Sharpsburg and Brunswick on a reported Structure Fire in the 2100 Blk of Boteler Rd in the Brownsville section of the South County.
Engine-Tanker 8 (Boonsboro, Rohrersville station) arrived to find heavy fire showing from the first floor of a single story structure with all occupants out and accounted for. ET-8s crew begain a defensive fire attack until the arrival of addition units and personnel.
As additional units arrived a rural water supply was established and Tankers used the Brownsville Pond to refill and haul water to the fire scene.
Engine 11-2s crew assisted with Fire Attack and Overhaul Operations. The fire was placed under control in about 45 mins. Units remained onscene for approximately 2 hours.