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Structure Fire
Friday, August 15, 2014

At 0241 hours on Friday, August 15, the Millville, Bethany Beach and Roxana Volunteer Fire Companies were dispatched to an automobile fire in the 600 Block of Bethany Loop in the Salt Pond development with possible extension to a dwelling.  Fire Chief Doug Scott arrived at 0250 hours reporting an automobile well involved in fire in the driveway with exposure to a single family dwelling.  Engine 84-1 with Deputy Chief Magee arrived shortly thereafter and placed a 1 ¾” hand line in service protecting the dwelling and starting extinguishment efforts on the automobile.  Tower 70 arrived second and conducted a primary search and confirmed all occupants were safely outside the residence.  Quint 70-4 arrived third and placed another hand line in-service, checking for extension on the interior of the garage.  Additional units arrived and established a RIT team for a short period of time.  Roxana units were diverted to cover the Millville Fire District.  The fire was placed under control at 0304 hours with only exterior damage to the garage.  The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office was on the scene for investigation purposes.  All units cleared at 0413 hours.  Units responding to the alarm were: Millville's 84-8, 84-1, 84-6, A84, Rescue 84, Traffic Control 84; Bethany Beach's C70, Ladder 70, Quint 70, Traffic Control 70; Roxana's 90-8, 90-1, 90-4, Traffic Control 90; Medic 105; DNREC; Millsboro's Hazmat 83; and a State Fire Marshall.

“DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS PROUDLY SERVING OUR COMMUNITY”

 

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