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Garage Fire

posted Apr 21, 2014, 6:36 AM by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B   [ updated Apr 21, 2014, 9:57 AM ]
At 11:30pm on 4/20/2014, Aetna, along with Cecil County Stations 3, 13, and 14 were dispatched to 990 Dixie Line Road for a garage fire.  Safety 9 (Klima) arrived on scene and found an approx. 50'x75' detached commercial garage with fire through the roof.  He requested an additional engine company and a tanker adding Engine 6-6 from the Christiana Fire Company to the response.  10-5 arrived on scene and laid a supply line from the hydrant putting several master streams in service.  Units operated on scene for several hours and extensive overhaul was required due to hoarding-like conditions inside the structure.

Units on scene: Safety 9 (Klima), 9-8B (Cavanaugh), 10-5, 9-5, 8-2, SQURT 7, Rescue 8, 6-6, 12-6, B-7, A-6, Medic 6, and ALS 23.