1/12/2009 – The Parsonsburg Fire Department was alerted for a Chimney Fire on Old Ocean City Rd. Command 6-17 E Tyler arrived on scene to find heavy smoke coming from the eves of the structure. Command requested to alarm to be upgraded to a working structure fire that would require Salisbury Sta. 1 & 2 to assist. Crews from Parsonsburg first engine in performed an aggressive interior attack on the fire. Truck 2 arrived and was order to ladder and vent the roof. The crew from Sta.1 stood by as the RIT Team. Command requested a rescue truck from Sta.7 Pittsville for man power to the scene.
The American Red Cross was called in to help with living arrangements for the family that was displaced.
Photographs by : Wayne Barrall