***FIRST DUE FIRE***
Just before 1400 hours on July 8th, Company 9 was alerted to respond to the 3100 block of Parkway in Bladensburg’s first due section of Cheverly,MD. Engine Company 9 arrived on scene with nothing evident however upon completion of a 360, it was verbalized that there was light smoke showing from the roof line. Engine 9 stretched a line directly to the attic steps where the fire was reported while the truck company made sure all of the occupants were out of house and performed other first due truck responsibilities. The fire was located in the ceiling with extension into the attic. It was quickly extinguished and damage to the home was kept to a minimum. The company operated for approximately 2 hours before retiring to service.