On April 25, 2020 Engine 28 responded to a residential fire in the unit block of westbury dr in Chaddwyck reported to be a basement fire. Engine 28 arrived as the First Due Engine, Reverse Laying to establish Water Supply with an initial report of a two story single family dwelling with no conditions. After opening the door into the residence, crews encountered black smoke, low-to-no visibility and high heat conditions. Working simultaneously with Christiana Fire Company Engine 12 & Tower 12 crew’s made quick work to find the steps of the basement locating a fire in a bedroom located in the Charlie Side of the basement. Crews worked on scene for approximately 2hrs.
Additional crews Christiana Fire Good Will Fire CompanyMinquadale Fire Company, Station 22 Holloway Terrace Fire Co. Station 33 - Delaware Air Guard Fire Department Delaware City Volunteer Fire Company, No. 1, Inc., Station 15 New Castle County Paramedics