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Commercial Building Fire

On July 22nd Box 1231 was sounded for a fire in a dry cleaning facility. The address was 1945 Pulaski Highway. The Assignment consisted of Engine 6,12,15 and 23 Ladders 12,9 and 17. Engine 6 arrived and reported smoke showing. A line was stretched and a water supply established. Engine 6,12 and Ladder 12 found a fire in the attic space above a dry cleaning machine. Ladder 12's driver and OV opened the roof above the fire and the Engine companies knocked down a the fire in the void space. All searches were negative. Command held the first alarm assignment after fifteen minutes. Units operated for one hour. There were no injuries.

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Propane Leak

On July 22nd at 0525 Christiana Fire Company was alerted to 1925 Pulaski Hwy for MVC. On arrival crews found a pick up truck had collided with retail propane filling station. The Pipes were broken at the time of the crash and released 200+ gallons of product in first hour. Companies set up a hazard zone and stood by for the propane company to respond. The leak was controlled by valve. Several pockets of propane dissipated after two hours. Engine 12,Ladder 12,Rescue Engine 12,Quint 7,Squad 23,Haz Mat 30 operated for three hours. There were no injuries.

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Rescue

On July 19th at approximately 0825 Ladder 12 was dispatched as part of the New Castle County High Angle Confinded Space Rescue Team (HACSR) to assist Talleyville Fire Company for a report of a person that had fallen inside a water tower. Talleyville arrived to find a female that had fallen from a ladder located within a stone enclosed water tower approximately 50 feet above ground level. The patient was removed from the tower and transported to the Wilmington Hospital. Ladder 12 operated for forty five minutes.

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Trailer Fire

On July 14th with a significant storm going thru the area a box was transmitted for a trailer on fire in the Murray Manor Trailer Park. Engine 12 was assigned. A Ladder company went out of service during the response and Ladder 12 was assigned. Companies arrived to find fire showing. Companies worked to extinguish a roof fire. All searches were negative. Units operated for one hour and thirty minutes.

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Haz Mat

On July 12th a Haz Mat assignment was dispatched to GBC for a chemical leak with a injury. As more information was obtained the assignment was upgraded to a box assignment in addition to the haz mat response. Units arrived to find a injury worker that was transported to Chrisrtiana trauma center. Remaining units investigated the cause of the injury. Companies operated for two hours.

Jul 13, 2017 Read More

Calls For Service

Sun Jul, 23 2017 @ 01:57

Nature: Structure Fire - Residential (Multiple)

Location: Villas Apartments - Apt #12

Address: 11 Villas Dr

City: New Castle, DE 19720

Sun Jul, 23 2017 @ 01:43

Nature: Alarms - High Life Hazard

Location: B6 - Cavalier County Club Apartments

Address: 31 Golf View Dr

City: Newark, DE 19702

Sun Jul, 23 2017 @ 01:32

Nature: Medical Emergency

City: Newark

Sun Jul, 23 2017 @ 00:23

Nature: Medical Emergency

City: Newark

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Alarm Stats

Jan 254
July 0
Feb 226
Aug 0
Mar 337
Sep 0
Apr 282
Oct 0
May 294
Nov 0
Jun 278
Dec 0
Year Totals:
2017 - 1671
2016 - 3363
2015 - 3419
2014 - 2991

EMS Stats

Jan 904
July 0
Feb 781
Aug 0
Mar 881
Sep 0
Apr 869
Oct 0
May 846
Nov 0
Jun 841
Dec 0
Year Totals:
2017 - 5122
2016 - 10248
2015 - 10232
2014 - 9744

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