Large Brush Fire in Prettyboy Watershed
By Operations
April 19, 2023

On Wednesday April 19th at 4:31PM, Station 7 was alerted for a reported brush fire in the area of Grave Run Road and Roller Road. Engine 71, Brush 76, and Tanker 7 initially responded and arrived to find a brush fire that was rapidly spreading uphill into a densely wooded area.
Additional units from Carroll, Baltimore, Frederick, and York County Pennsylvania were requested to assist.
Additional assistance was provided by the Maryland State Police - Aviation Command and the Carroll County Sheriff's Office - Maryland with getting an aerial view of the large fire.
LVFD responded with every in service piece of apparatus and a total of 25 personnel. Units remained on scene for over 6 hours.
We would like to send a special thank you to Miller's Food Market Inc and Genova's To Go for providing food for units on scene.

Other Departments Involved included:

Manchester Volunteer Fire Department
Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company
Pleasant Valley Community Fire Company
Westminster Fire Department
Reese & Community Volunteer Fire Company
New Windsor Fire and Hose Company #1
Union Bridge Fire Company
Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department

Pleasant Hill Volunteer Fire Company
Glen Rock Hose & Ladder Co.
Jefferson Vol Fire co
Porters Fire Company

Maryland Line Volunteer Fire Company
Hereford Volunteer Fire Company
Upperco Volunteer Fire Company

Frederick County Wildland Team
Southern York County Forest Fire Crew

Units: E71 E72 B76 TT7 U7 ATV7 DTY7 A79 CF7 CF7-2