Structure Fire – Fruitland Md.

1/23/2012 – On January 23rd 2012 at 0620 hrs Wicomico Central alerted Stations 3 Fruitland, 1 Salisbury and Sta. 15 Allen for a reported structure fire at 29588 Mill Stream Dr off Coulbourn Mill Rd. Central reported this as working alarm with Medic B3 reporting a glow in the sky from Brown St. in Fruitland. Neighbors in the area reported a large explosion immediately after the family escaped the structure. First arriving units Engine 301 and Car 3 initiated a defensive attack with a 2 ½ blitz line. Capt Mcintyre established command quickly requesting a tanker from Parsonsburg to ensure continued water supply. Several additional hand lines were deployed to protect exposures and extinguish what remained of the building. Units remained on the scene throughout the morning for overhaul. The Maryland State Fire Marshalls office has concluded that the fire was accidental.

Author: Billy