Dryer Fire Upgraded to Structure Fire- Camden, DE

5/13/2008 – Just prior to 1100 hours, Kent County E.O.C. alerted Camden Fire Company for a reported dryer on fire. Ambulance B-48 was returning from Kent General Hospital and was in the area. B-48 advised Kent Center, smoke showing with fire in the rear and confirmed that all occupants were out of the structure.

Engine 41-1 responded with Chief Scott. Once on the scene Chief Scott established command and placed two inch & ¾ hand lines in service. Firefighters Cobb, Bredin & Short began the initial attack and knocked the fire.

Tanker 41 arrived and supplied Engine 41-1. Engine 41-3 & Rescue 41-6 arrived on scene shortly afterwards and assisted with overhaul.

The Red Cross was alerted to take care of the displaced family.

Units on scene: Engine 41-1, Tanker 41, Engine 41-3, Rescue 41, DSP, FM, A-41, B-48, Photographs by : Ryan Whittington

Author: Billy