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North Potomac: Fire Incidents in 2006, Maryland (MD)

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 24

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents per 100,000 population

Incident types - North Potomac

Incident types - Maryland



Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 91177,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 09/20/2006 20:12,  Arrival Time: 09/20/2006 20:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/20/2006 20:44
Property Value: $500000,  Property Loss: $1500,  Contents Value: $50000,  Contents Loss: $500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Restore fire alarm system. Includes restoring fire alarm systems monitored by the fire service.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Household utensils
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Accidentally turned on, not turned off)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 2400,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: Alerted Occupants
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 91490,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Accident, potential accident, other.
Alarm Time: 09/21/2006 17:36,  Arrival Time: 09/21/2006 17:43,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/21/2006 17:59
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 91917,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Forest, woods, or wildland fire. Includes fires involving vegetative fuels, other than prescribed fire, that occur in an area in which development is essentially nonexistent, except for roads, railroads, power lines, and the like.
Alarm Time: 09/22/2006 20:31,  Arrival Time: 09/22/2006 20:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/22/2006 21:11
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 92262,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 09/23/2006 22:59,  Arrival Time: 09/23/2006 23:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/23/2006 23:13
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 93973,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 09/28/2006 16:21,  Arrival Time: 09/28/2006 16:27,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/28/2006 16:42
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 95085,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/01/2006 21:46,  Arrival Time: 10/01/2006 21:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/02/2006 00:54
Property Value: $400000,  Property Loss: $300000,  Contents Value: $150000,  Contents Loss: $100000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Item First Ignited: Structural component or finish, other
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 95428,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 10/02/2006 19:00,  Arrival Time: 10/02/2006 19:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/02/2006 19:13
Property Value: $400000,  Contents Value: $50000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Exterior balcony, unenclosed porch,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Cooking materials, including edible materials
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Equipment unattended)
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 95650,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 10/03/2006 11:25,  Arrival Time: 10/03/2006 11:32,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/03/2006 11:40
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Hazardous condition, other.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 95880,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 10/04/2006 02:25,  Arrival Time: 10/04/2006 02:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/04/2006 03:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fires, rescues, and hazardous conditions, other.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 98911,  Station: 8,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Chemical spill or leak. Includes unstable, reactive, explosive material.
Alarm Time: 10/12/2006 14:48,  Arrival Time: 10/12/2006 15:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/12/2006 16:02
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Household/office solvent or chemical spill. Includes spills of mineral spirits, acetone, and turpentine. Cleanup only.
Actions taken:
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
  • Emergency medical services, other.
Released From: Inside/On Structure,  Cause of Release: Unintentional release,  Disposition: Completed with fire service present
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 99300,  Station: 8,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 10/13/2006 17:07,  Arrival Time: 10/13/2006 17:18,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/13/2006 17:33
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 99434,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 10/14/2006 03:23,  Arrival Time: 10/14/2006 03:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/14/2006 06:43
Property Value: $240000,  Property Loss: $240000,  Contents Value: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Motor vehicles & parts, other
Area of Origin: Operator/passenger area of transportation equip.
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Chevrolet,  Model: VAN,  License Plate: UNKNOWN MD,  VIN No: UNKNOWN
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 99614,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/14/2006 17:09,  Arrival Time: 10/14/2006 17:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/14/2006 21:29
Property Value: $600000,  Property Loss: $200000,  Contents Value: $150000,  Contents Loss: $100000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Heat from other open flame or smoking materials,  Item First Ignited: Bedding
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Heat source too close to combustibles.)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 2500
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: Alerted Occupants
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 100707,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/17/2006 20:09,  Arrival Time: 10/17/2006 20:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/17/2006 20:43
Property Value: $300000,  Property Loss: $2500,  Contents Value: $30000,  Contents Loss: $500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Equipment unattended)
Equipment Involved: Range with or without oven, cooking surface,  Brand: GE,  Model: Unk,  Serial No: Unk,  Power: Electrical line voltage (>= 50 volts),  Portability: Stationary
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 1200,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Hardwire with battery,  Operation: Fire too small to operate
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 100909,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 10/18/2006 10:17,  Arrival Time: 10/18/2006 10:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/18/2006 11:31
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 101342,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 10/19/2006 11:44,  Arrival Time: 10/19/2006 11:58,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/19/2006 12:33
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Actions taken:
  • Identification, analysis of hazardous materials.
  • Evacuate area. Removal of civilians from an area determined to be hazardous.
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 102436,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Natural vegetation fire, other.
Alarm Time: 10/22/2006 14:03,  Arrival Time: 10/22/2006 14:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/22/2006 14:18
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 103384,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/25/2006 10:11,  Arrival Time: 10/25/2006 10:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/25/2006 11:49
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Flammables, combustible liquids, other
Area of Origin: Technical processing areas, other,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Organic materials, other
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Automatic control failure)
Equipment Involved: Extractor, waste recovery machine,  Brand: unknowm,  Model: unknown,  Serial No: 00000000,  Power: Electrical line voltage (>= 50 volts),  Portability: Stationary
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 5000
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 103438,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Fire in structure, other than in a building.
Alarm Time: 10/25/2006 12:36,  Arrival Time: 10/25/2006 12:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/25/2006 13:52
Property Value: $10000000,  Property Loss: $1000,  Contents Value: $100000000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Heavy oils, grease, non-cooking related
Area of Origin: Service facilities, other,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Liquids, piping, filters, other
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Automatic control failure)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above,  Square Feet: 4200
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 103712,  Station: 8,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 10/26/2006 08:46,  Arrival Time: 10/26/2006 08:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/26/2006 09:09
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 104544,  Station: 8,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 10/28/2006 10:22,  Arrival Time: 10/28/2006 10:29,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/28/2006 10:58
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 105059,  Station: 8,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/29/2006 19:03,  Arrival Time: 10/29/2006 19:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/29/2006 22:30
Property Value: $250000,  Property Loss: $65000,  Contents Value: $60000,  Contents Loss: $25000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - 5+ persons,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Mattress, pillow
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
  • Unspecified short-circuit arc
  • Act or omission, other
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Vacant and secured,  Stories: 2 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 360,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor, 1 Significant
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Power: Hardwire with battery
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 105956,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 11/01/2006 00:52,  Arrival Time: 11/01/2006 00:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/01/2006 01:19
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 106652,  Station: 8,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 11/02/2006 22:18,  Arrival Time: 11/02/2006 22:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/02/2006 22:50
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 106674,  Station: 8,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Combustible and flammable gas or liquid spills or leaks, other. Chemical release, reaction, or toxic condition
Alarm Time: 11/03/2006 00:36,  Arrival Time: 11/03/2006 00:43,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/03/2006 00:51
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 107965,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 11/06/2006 21:32,  Arrival Time: 11/06/2006 21:39,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/06/2006 22:22
Property Value: $500,  Property Loss: $500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 108933,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 11/09/2006 11:32,  Arrival Time: 11/09/2006 11:37,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/09/2006 12:21
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 109256,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Heat from short circuit (wiring), defective or worn insulation.
Alarm Time: 11/10/2006 09:01,  Arrival Time: 11/10/2006 09:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/10/2006 09:17
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fires, rescues, and hazardous conditions, other.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 109446,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Natural vegetation fire, other.
Alarm Time: 11/10/2006 16:38,  Arrival Time: 11/10/2006 16:48,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/10/2006 17:01
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass, (Unattended or unsupervised person)
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 113506,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 11/22/2006 09:57,  Arrival Time: 11/22/2006 10:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/22/2006 10:14
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Action taken: Hazardous materials leak control and containment. Includes actions taken to keep a material within its container.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 115254,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 11/27/2006 21:26,  Arrival Time: 11/27/2006 21:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/27/2006 21:51
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 115638,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Carbon monoxide incident. Excludes incidents with nothing found.
Alarm Time: 11/29/2006 01:41,  Arrival Time: 11/29/2006 01:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/29/2006 02:56
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 117703,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Hazardous condition (no fire), other.
Alarm Time: 12/04/2006 23:43,  Arrival Time: 12/04/2006 23:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/05/2006 00:27
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Hazardous condition, other.
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 119760,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 12/10/2006 15:20,  Arrival Time: 12/10/2006 15:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/10/2006 17:25
Property Value: $600000,  Property Loss: $40000,  Contents Value: $70000,  Contents Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Fire control or extinguishment, other.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Roof surface: exterior,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Exterior roof covering or finish
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Abandoned or discarded materials or products)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 9375,  Stories with Damage: 1 Significant
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Fire too small to operate
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 119838,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Hazardous condition (no fire), other.
Alarm Time: 12/10/2006 20:14,  Arrival Time: 12/10/2006 20:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/10/2006 20:52
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 120068,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 12/11/2006 12:09,  Arrival Time: 12/11/2006 12:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/11/2006 13:10
Property Value: $5000,  Property Loss: $5000,  Contents Value: $1000,  Contents Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Vehicle area, other
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Mercedes Benz,  Model: 190E,  Year: 1988,  License Plate: 6AK-L19 MD,  VIN No: wdbda29dxjf434763
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 120209,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 12/11/2006 18:09,  Arrival Time: 12/11/2006 18:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/11/2006 18:40
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 120539,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Heat from short circuit (wiring), defective or worn insulation.
Alarm Time: 12/12/2006 14:24,  Arrival Time: 12/12/2006 14:32,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/12/2006 14:43
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 121273,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 12/14/2006 14:54,  Arrival Time: 12/14/2006 14:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/14/2006 15:58
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 121367,  Station: 8,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Hazardous condition (no fire), other.
Alarm Time: 12/14/2006 20:27,  Arrival Time: 12/14/2006 20:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/14/2006 21:09
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 121914,  Station: 8,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Hazardous condition (no fire), other.
Alarm Time: 12/16/2006 11:21,  Arrival Time: 12/16/2006 11:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/16/2006 11:40
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Hazardous condition, other.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 122009,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 12/16/2006 17:28,  Arrival Time: 12/16/2006 17:31,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/16/2006 18:45
Property Value: $500000,  Property Loss: $2000,  Contents Value: $25000,  Contents Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Closet,  Item First Ignited: Wearing apparel not on a person
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 700,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Hardwire with battery,  Operation: Operated
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 124522,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 12/23/2006 19:50,  Arrival Time: 12/23/2006 19:53,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/23/2006 20:12
Contents Value: $1000,  Contents Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Fire control or extinguishment, other.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Fat/cooking grease, including lard & animal fat
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Item First Ignited: Cooking materials, including edible materials
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 124757,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 12/24/2006 14:59,  Arrival Time: 12/24/2006 15:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/24/2006 15:26
Property Value: $8000,  Property Loss: $8000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Fire control or extinguishment, other.
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Electrical failure, malfunction, other)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Chrysler,  Model: CIRRUS,  Year: 2000,  License Plate: SYLVIA MD,  VIN No: 1C3EJ46X6YN246911
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 125455,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 12/26/2006 18:55,  Arrival Time: 12/26/2006 19:03,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/26/2006 19:25
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, North Potomac, MD 20878
Fire Department: Montgomery Cty Fire Dept, Montgomery Cty, MD 20852,  ID: 15555,  Incident #: 126200,  Station: 31,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Overheated motor or wiring.
Alarm Time: 12/29/2006 02:05,  Arrival Time: 12/29/2006 02:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/29/2006 02:22
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
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