Saturday evening at 8:51pm the station was dispatched ladder and engine along with Ladder and engine Station 43, Ambulance 64 and KM6 to assist Station 44 on a reported structure fire at Tamara Dr & Lexington Ave off Carter Road. With a crew in the station Quint 45 w/4, Deputy Chief Alex Carrow responded in a minute followed by engine 45-2 w/6, Assistant Chief Jeff Lightcap. Responding units were advised the caller reported what appeared to be fire coming from the roof of a neighbors home. Initial crews checked the dispatched addressed where they noticed a large fire coming from an location west of the reported address. Units were directed to Baynard Farm Lane where they found a large illegal control burning with minor extension into a barm about 15' away. Crews from engines 44-2, 44-3, R-44, Qunit 45, 45-2 and 43-3 placed 2 lines in service to extenquish both the control burning and the small fire in the barn. Crews worked for about 45 minutes. Chief Hartnett (44-15) had the Command, This was the second response for the new engine 45-2. Units responding Engines 44-2, 44-3, 45-2, 43-3, Rescue 44, Quint 45, Tower 43, B-64, KM6, Photo's courtesy Jerry Hull.
Nature: Structure-Mobile Home/Trailer
Address: 381 Oak Hill School Rd
City: Townsend, DE 19734
Nature: Medical Emergency
Nature: Traffic Collision - High Mechanism (Rollovers)
Address: 3749 Wheatleys Pond Rd
City: Smyrna, DE 19977