E12 Extinguishes I-70 Car Fire
By Fire & Rescue Captain Anthony Russo
August 28, 2022

On August 28, at approximately 1400 hours, Engine 12 was dispatched for a vehicle fire on I-70 EB in the area of the Howard/Carroll County line. E12 arrived on scene to find an SUV fully involved. E12 stretched a line and extinguished the fire with no unusual occurrences. No occupants were found on scene. Tanker 1 and Frederick Engine 152 assisted with water supply. I-70 EB was shut down for about 30 minutes. MAVFC units remained on scene until the arrival of the Howard County Fire Marshal. MSP and SHA assisted with traffic control.

Units: Engine 12 and Tanker 1
Mutual Aid: FE152, Howard FM202, MSP