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Middletown, DE 19709

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Residential Fire
Mon, Jan 27, 2014

 

On Monday January 27th at 10:53, stations 1 & 27 (VHC), 4&24 (OFC), 26 (TFC), 29 (Port Penn), 44 (Smyrna), 7,8,9 and 10 (Aetna) and NCC Medic 5 were dispatched to a working residential fire in Middletown.  Rescue 27 arrived to find a two story single family dwelling with heavy fire showing and extension into a neighboring residence.  The incident was upgraded to a second alarm alerting stations 2 & 12 (Chesapeake City, MD), 3, 6 and 12 (Christiana), 45 (Clayton) and 15 (Delaware City).  An exterior attack was made on the fully involved structure while a quick interior attack initiated on the neighboring residence prevented further fire spread.  The fire was quickly brought under control and firefighters remained on scene for several hours performing overhaul.  Several other houses received radiant heat damage.  The state fire marshals office investigated.

Units responding:  R-27, Tower 27, 27-5, 27-3, 1-6, A-27, 26-2, 26-3, A-26, Tanker 24, 4-6, 24-3, A-24, 29-6, 44-3, Ladder 44, 45-3, 6-6, 12-6, 15-5, 15-7, 10-5, Cecil County Engine 12 (MD).  NCC Medic 5, ALS 26, Middletown Police Department, Town of Middletown, Chesapeake Utilities, and F100.

 Cover up units:  Engine 43 (Cheswold), 28-5 (Wilmington Manor), Kent County MD Engine 6-7 and Engine 20-5.   

 

 


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