2 fire boats and 40 engines fight brush fire in Maryland

Marina fire

Photo by Bryan Agee

A brush fire at the Holiday Point Marina in Edgewater, Maryland developed into a four-alarm incident on Sunday. It was reported as a brush fire, and over a period of several hours was fought by about 94 firefighters, 40 land-based units, and two fire boats. The fire spread to one structure and at least one small boat.

Marina fire

Photo by Anne Arundel County PIO

Fire Boats at marina fire

Photo by Bryan Agee

Marina fire

Photo by Anne Arundel County PIO

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Wildland fire has been a major part of Bill Gabbert’s life for several decades. After growing up in the south, he migrated to southern California where he lived for 20 years, working as a wildland firefighter. Later he took his affinity for firefighting to Indiana and eventually the Black Hills of South Dakota where he was the Fire Management Officer for a group of seven national parks. Today he is the creator and owner of WildfireToday.com and Sagacity Wildfire Services and serves as an expert witness in wildland fire. If you are interested in wildland fire, welcome… grab a cup of coffee and put your feet up. Google+

2 thoughts on “2 fire boats and 40 engines fight brush fire in Maryland

  1. Thanks for covering this. We will be sharing the article on our Facebook page. Had a big one on the Lower Shore of MD last night (Monday) that involved crews from 6 companies and forestry (4 dozers).

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