Category Archives: EMT and fire

Fire Marshal shuts the damper on shabby fire extinquishing service company

On June 11, 2014 a fire safety inspector conducting a use and occupancy inspection at JD’s Smokehouse North, formerly Bruce Bitner’s Café & Grill, observed evidence of and confirmed by the owners, that Thomas G. Williams, 61, of Ambleside Drive, Elkton and owner of Total Resource Fire and Safety had performed maintenance on the grill extinguishing system as well as servicing fire extinguishers located throughout the restaurant on June 2, 2014.

Budds Creek game player down for count; saved by tough St. Mary’s cops and PG firefighters who are good in the mud

On May 10, 2014, several members of the St Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office were working in an off duty capacity providing security for the Warrior Dash race in Budd’s Creek, Maryland. The annual event is one of the largest and most anticipated events in the region. At 12:24 PM, Deputy William Wood received a report that a race participant had collapsed in a wooded area and was not breathing. Deputy Wood requested help over his radio. Deputy Wood and Deputy Trevor Teague located the 56 year old female on the muddy trail more than 50 yards into a densely wooded area. They immediately assessed the situation, reported her condition, and took over administering CPR from other race participants.

DUI District firefighter got pole-in-one with SUV; works at protecting Prez chopper landings at White House

According to the crash report, Siegel told police: “A person he knows as Andrew was operating the vehicle at the time of the accident, and fled the scene on foot.”
He added, “Officer, I’m not trying to get a DWI arrest, take me to the firehouse and let me sleep it off, and I’ll come back later and deal with this.”