Halfway Alerted For House Fire On Dam Number 4 Road

December 12, 2021

On the afternoon of December 12th, 2021, Halfway was alerted for an Engine to assist Williamsport Fire & EMS on a house fire at 8240 Dam Number 4 Road. Williamsport arrived to find a working fire in the second-floor bedroom. Assistant Chief Will Ball established command and requested the Safety Assignment which alerted for a BLS Unit out of Halfway as well. Halfway Engine 261 responded with a crew of 3 and assisted with fire suppression and overhaul operations while Ambulance 28-8 responded on the Safety Assignment to assist with Rehab Operations. No injuries were reported, but the cause of the fire was found to be the result of children playing with a lighter in a second-floor bedroom according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office.