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Multiple Structure Fire

posted Sep 14, 2016, 10:31 AM by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B
This afternoon Aetna, along with Christiana Fire, were dispatched to the unit block of West Stephen Drive in Chestnut Hill Estates for a shed fire. Units arrived to find a shed fire with extension to 2 houses and the assignment was upgraded. Crews from Mill Creek Fire Company - Stations 2&21Five Points Fire CompanyMinquas of Newport Vol. Fire Co., andNew Castle County Paramedics all responded. There were 6 residents and a dog displaced between the two houses and they are being assisted by the American Red Cross. One firefighter was evaluated by EMS but was not transported to the hospital. During the incident Belvedere Fire Company - Station 30 and Wilmington Manor Fire Company provided station coverage. Assistant Chief Sands had Newark Command and the Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office is handling the investigation.