Tuesday afternoon at 2:33pm the station was dispatched for the large outside fire in the 1100 Block of Longridge Road. Command 45 w/Deputy Chief Alex Carrow made the response followed closely behind by Brush 45 w/4, Captain Jonathan Burnett and Engine 45-3 w/6, Captain Austin Morrhead. While enroute Kent Center advised responding units they were recieving several call reporting alarge woods fire. Command advised he had a large column of smoke from several miles away and requested the additional engine from the station along with a Brush Piece and Tanker form Station 44 and a Brush Piece and Engine from Kent County Md Station 2 Millington. Engine 45-2 w/6 Captain Craig Snyder made the response. Upon arrival and after further investigating Deputy Chief Carrow reported a 20'x40' storage building involved and had collapsed and cancelled the brush piece and had the remainder of the response continue in. Brush 45 arrived with its crew pulling a booster line while 45-3 crew stretched an 1 3/4" handline. The remainding apparatus were used for water supply and manpower. Deputy Chief Carrow had the command. The Delaware State Fire Marshals Office responded and is investigating. Units responding; Command 45, Brush 45, Brush 44, Brush 2, Engine 45-3, 45-2, 2, Tanker 44A, Utility 45, Station 45 Fire Police, FM29 (Brode). Photo's courtesy Jason Carletti and Joe Jones.
Nature: Medical Emergency
Nature: Traffic Collision - High Mechanism (Rollovers)
Address: 3749 Wheatleys Pond Rd
City: Smyrna, DE 19977
Location: Station 24
Address: 304 Main St
City: Odessa, DE 19730