Dry Conditions Fuel Woods Fire - Point Lookout State Park
By Assistant Fire Chief Edward (Eddie) Raley
July 5, 2020

4-09 Box, 18:56 - Brush Units were dispatched to Malone Circle inside Point Lookout State Park's Campground for a reported large woods fire. Engine 43 arrived on location at 19:07 and advised that they had an approximate 1/4 acre brush / woods fire that was spreading rapidly. Jeep 4, Tanker 4, Engine 141 and Foam 143 arrived shortly after and assisted with extinguishment. The fire was under control in 4 minutes. Due to dry conditions an extensive mop up was performed. Units went in service at 19:46.

Units: Jeep 4, Engine 43, Tanker 4, Tanker 44 and Engine 41
Mutual Aid: Engine 141, Foam 143, Brush 3 and Brush 9