House Fire – Nanticoke St – Sharptown, MD

1/25/2009 – More Pictures added @ 7PM 1-26-09

At 0654 hours, Sharptown Fire Department (Station 14) was alerted for a working structure fire at 502 Nanticoke Street. Mardela Fire Department (Station 9) and Laurel Fire Department (Station 81) were alerted for mutual aid. 14-15 established Nanticoke Street Command with the structure fully involved.

Delmar Fire Department (Station 74) was alerted for cover up at Station 14 but were diverted to the scene. Blades Fire Department (Station 71) was originally called to cover up at Sation 81, they were diverted to cover up at Station 14. Georgetown Fire Department (Station 77) was then called into cover up at Station 81. Hebron Fire Department (Station 5) was alerted for cover up at Station 9.

Over 65 fire fighters from 4 stations battled the blaze and the sub-freezing temperatures. Once the blaze was extinguished, crews were on scene for extensive overhaul. Crews cleared the scene at 1123 hours.

At 1317 hours, crews were alerted for smoke coming from attic area of the structure. Station 9 was brought in for man power. Crews flushed the area, pulling down all remaining wall and ceiling in the area. Crews remained on scene until 1537 hours.

1st Call
Units on Scene :
Station 14 : Engine Tanker 14-02, Engine 14-04, Truck 14, Rescue Engine 14, Ambulance A-14, Squad 14, U-14-01, RF-14
Station 9 : Engine 9-03, Tanker 9-05, Rescue Engine 9-06, Ambulance B-9
Station 81 : Engine 81-3, Tower 81, Rescue 81, Utility 81
Station 74 : Engine 74-1
Cover Up at Sharptown : Blades Fire Department (Station 71)
Cover Up at Mardela : Hebron Fire Department (Station 5)
Cover up at Laurel : Georgetown Fire Department (Station 77)

2nd Call
Units on Scene :
Station 14 : Engine Tanker 14-02, Engine 14-04, Truck 14, Ambulance A-14
Station 9 : Engine 9-03, Rescue Engine 9-06

FITHP Photographers JR Adkins and Billy Adkins on Scene.. Additional Pictures by Jack Bennet, Leslie Bradley, Ben Eskridge, M.J. Marine, Jen Cooper and Lisa Bowden.


Author: Billy