Squad goes to fire in La Plata
By Firefighter/EMT-B Kyle Compton
April 3, 2015

On the morning of April 2, 2015, Colonial Beach (VA) Chief Dave Robey arrived on scene of a house fire at 10382 Charles Street in La Plata. Chief Robey alerted the homeowners and assited two smoke-inhalation victims out of the home after alerting local authorities. Squad 2 was alerted responded with four personnel. Units from La Plata VFD arrived and quickly extinguished the fire on the porch which was extending into the dwelling. Squad 2 arrived on scene and was assigned RIT then was later reassigned to assist in salvage and overhaul operations. While on scene another reported fire was dispatched in Company 12's area. Command cleared Squad 2 and the crew quickly cleaned up to respond on the second call. Strong work by Chief Robey and the La Plata VFD for their quick actions to save our local citizens.

**Photo taken by La Plata VFD

Units: E11. E12, E143, TK3, TK11, FTA1, TA2, TA10
Mutual Aid: NDW E201, SM E21