Controlled Burn – Betterton Md

11/4/2007 – On Sunday morning Oct 14,07, Betterton Fire Department along with Chestertown, Rock Hall, Kenndyville burned an old house in Betterton`s first due. The two story single family dwelling was rotten and ate up by termites. That being the case it was declared unsafe to do interior attacks, so training consisted of water shuttles and drafting from a water pool. Some young firefighters were able to have some nozzle time and feel some real heat. Betterton is a town that sits high on the bluffs on the upper end of the bay in Kent County Maryland. They also have recently moved into a new firehouse with room to grow.

Photographs by : Dave Colman

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