May 19, 2017
1:55AM: Engine Co.28 was alerted for the fire task force in the 6700 blk of Baltimore Avenue in Riverdale, Maryland. First due companies arrived to find a 2 story home with fire showing from the basement, first floor, and second floor and also had fire through the roof. Command requested a Fire Task force sending Engine 281 to the scene with 4 men. While enroute a mayday was declared for a roof collapse with possible firefighters trapped. One firefighter was quickly removed from the debris and is OK. Engine 281 arrived and was ordered in to the scene by command. Engine Co.28 utilized two hand lines already on the ground and stretched to side Charlie to assist in extinguishing the remainder of the fire. Engine 281 officer was the side Charlie supervisor. Engine 281 remained on scene with initial companies for roughly two hours before returning to service.