OC Assists Bethany w/ Early Morning Structure Fire
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Around 02:45 Hours, Bethany Beach, Roxana, Millville, and Ocean City fire companies were dispatched for a house fire on the 3800 block of Bunting Ave. in Fenwick Island. 70-8 with Deputy Chief Truitt responded and was given the report that a neighbor from three homes down could see flames from the home. OCFD E4 first arriving, found a fire on the exterior Delta Side of the home. They quickly deployed a hand line and made a quick knock of the fire. 70-8 arrived with Deputy 70 and established command. Quint 70-5 with Chief Martin arrived, Chief Martin assumed the Operations officer while his crew assisted OCFD E4 and checked for extension. 90-8 with Chief Uibel arrived and was assigned accountability as second arriving Chief. Tower 70 assisted with opening up and ventilating the fire building as well as primary searches in both buildings, negative results and Tower 90 checked the B1 exposure with negative damages the unit. 84-6 arrived and took the hydrant for OCFD E4 and sent its manpower to the staging area. 70-4 arrived with Asst. Chief Tyler Hickman and staged with Asst. Chief Hickman assigned staging officer. Also arriving Truck 84, OC Towers 3 and 5 with Chiefs 50 and 52. Scene was placed under control around 0400 hours and turned over to the Delaware State FMO. All units cleared the scene around 0430.