Wilmington responds for a residential fire

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Residential Structure Fire LOCATION:?? 1926 W.5th Street DATE:?? July 16, 2020 TIME:?? 8:48AM Shortly after 8:48AM Wilmington Firefighters on the A platoon were alerted to a residential structure fire at 1926 W. 5th Street. Fire department units arrived on scene to find heavy smoke showing from the rear of a two-story multi-unit dwelling. Crews made an aggressive fire attack and were able to contain the fire to the room of origin. Simultaneously, additional crews searched all levels of the dwelling for occupants with negative results. The occupants had escaped prior to fire department arrival. The incident commander, Battalion Chief Richard Danner placed the scene under control with crews working at 9:14AM. The dwelling sustained moderate fire damage and smoke damage. The Wilmington Fire Marshal’s Office responded to the scene for an origin and cause investigation. The investigators determined the fire to be accidental attributed to candles. Wilmington License & Inspections responded and deemed the property uninhabitable. There were no reports of civilian or firefighter injuries. American Red Cross was contacted for shelter and provisions for one adult and four children living in the dwelling.

Sussex County Fire Chiefs Meeting

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Please read the following directives from Chief hudson for the Sussex Chiefs Meeting on Thursday, July 16th, 2020

DSFCA Greenwood Chicken BBQ

Friday, June 19, 2020

House fire in Clayton

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Busy night for Aetna

Thursday, June 4, 2020
It proved to be a busy overnight for our crews following the fire last evening. At 2345 hours, Engine 9 and Ladder 9 assisted Chesapeake City Volunteer Fire Company on a working residential fire. An hour after clearing Chesapeake City, Aetna was dispatched for Engine and Ladder to assist Singerly Fire Company on a tractor trailer fire with exposure to a building on Fletchwood Road in Elkton, MD. Simultaneously Aetna was dispatched for a fire alarm at Thorn Flats. Engine 9 responded to Elkton while Squad 9 handled the fire alarm and then responded to Elkton as well. Crews operated for just under two hours. At 0740 this morning Aetna was again dispatched to assist Singerly Fire Company on a tractor trailer fire in the 1400 block of Elkton Road.

Box 1525 - Old Kirkwood Road

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Grid 1510 - Wrangle Hill Road / River Road

Monday, June 1, 2020
Delaware City and Port Penn responds to an MVC with vehicle on fire and subjects trapped.

Townsend Fire responds for MVC reported entrapment

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Townsend Fire Company responds for a motor vehicle collision with entrapment on Ratledge Road at Coale Lane. One patient was transported by paramedics to Christiana Hospital in serious condition.

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