Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
64
 Feb
 Mar
 Apr
 May
 Jun
 Jul
 Aug
 Sep
 Oct
 Nov
 Dec
 Total
64

Calls By Year
2013 602
2014 662

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Mobile Home Fire

 
Sun, Jan 11th, 2015 10:48:00 pm - At 2248 the first alarm was struck tot he 31-05 box for a mobile home fire. Chief 31 responded just after dispatch and was advised of multiple calls for a mobile home fire. Engine 31 responded with 4 shortly after dispatch as well. Engine 31 arrived first and crews deployed an 1 3/4" attack line. Chief 31 was advised by PD of possible entrapment. Crews ...Continued
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2014 Statistics
Thu, Jan 1st, 2015 12:28:00 am - The Silver Spring Community Fire Company responded to 662 calls in 2014. Below are some of the compiled statistics for the year. Calls by Month: January-  56 February-55 March-54 April-46 May-52 June-59 July-66 August-43 September-40 October-62 November-65 December-64 Call by Type: Type # % of Total Working Fires 17 3% Motor Vehicle Collisons 115 17% Entrapments 6 1% Misc. Rescue 16 2% Misc. Fire 77 ...Continued
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House Fire

 
Wed, Dec 17th, 2014 10:55:00 pm - At 1751 the first alarm assignment was struck for a garage fire in the 31-07 box. Chief 2-31 went responding and was shortly followed by E-31 responding with 5. C-231 arrived on the scene with a working house fire and requested second and third alarm tankers. Crews arrived to find a single story rancher with an attached garage. The garage was fully involved and fire ...Continued
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November nets 65 calls, 600+ calls for the year!
Tue, Dec 2nd, 2014 6:00:00 pm - The Silver Spring Community Fire Company handled 65 calls in the month of November; coming in just one call shy of tying July for the busiest month of the year. A great job by all members on covering the busy workload. Keep up the good work! The Silver Spring Community Fire Company has also passed the 600 call milestone for the year with call #601 ...Continued
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Pick Up Truck Fire

 
Sat, Nov 15th, 2014 5:17:00 pm - At 1717 units were dispatched to the 31-07 box for a pick up truck on fire approximately 20 feet from a garage. E31 went responding with 3. E31 arrived on scene along with C31 to find a pick up truck with fully involved engine and passenger compartments. Crews deployed a cross lay due to the proximity to the structure. The fire was brought under control ...Continued
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Congratulations Carol Horn
Sat, Nov 15th, 2014 4:00:00 pm - The Silver Spring Community Fire Company would like to congratulate long time member Carol Horn on her wedding today (11/15/2014)! May the future hold many more years of happiness for you! ...Continued
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Auto Accident Involving a Dump Truck

 
Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 7:51:00 am - Units were dispatched to Interstate 81 in the area of mile marker 56.6 for an auto accident involving a dump truck. C33 and R31 with 3 arrived to find multiple vehicles involved including a loaded dump truck on its side. One vehicle was pinned between the dump truck and the guard rail of the creek bridge. Luckily crews found only minor injuries. ...Continued
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Utility 31 in Service
Tue, Oct 14th, 2014 4:00:00 pm - The new Utility 31 is in service! A special thanks to IM Apparatus, Hondru Auto Group and Danz Lettering for their diligent work on the new Utility. Please see the current apparatus section for more information! ...Continued
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Fire Prevention

 
Wed, Oct 8th, 2014 8:00:00 am - On Wednesday October 8th, Deputy Chief Morton along with Rescue 31 and Mini-Pumper 31 with the smoke house in tow visited our young friends at Kiddie Academy. The children learned what a firefighter looks like in his gear, knowing 2 ways out of your house, and got to tour the fire truck!! At the same time Assistant Chief McDonald along with Engine 31 participated in ...Continued
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Stove Fire
Fri, Sep 12th, 2014 6:43:00 pm - At 1843 a First Alarm was struck in the 31-11 box for a stove fire. E31 went responding with 3, Duty Chief 31 was advised of a stove fire, residents were evacuating. E31 arrived on scene with normal conditions and no active fire. Crews performed minor overhaul and cleared in about 30 minutes. ...Continued
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