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Sunday, November 15, 2020
Structure Fire - Plum Street - Bay City


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Sunday November, 15 2020 @ 18:39

Nature: Structure Fire

Location: 25860 Plum St Millsboro, DE 19966


On Sunday evening, November 15th, the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company was alerted a structure fire incident on Plum Street in the Bay City development off of Long Neck Road. 

Emergency response units from Indian River included Rescue 80, Tanker 80, Chief 80-15 and Engine #80-1 from the Oak Orchard area and Engine #80-3 from the Long Neck area. 

Many of the Indian River units were at an earlier emergency incident inthe Riverdale area and responded to directly to the Bay City incident.

Engine #80-3 arrived on-scene and provided in incident size-up that included nothing visible from the exterior and residents reporting an electrical odor inside the structure.  Other responders were assigned to evaluate the interior of the residence with thermal imaging cameras to isolate the issue.

It was determined that a surge protector was the source of the incident.

The Delaware State Fire Police provider traffic control assistance for the duration of this incident. 

All emergency response units were authorized to return to their respective fire station quarters.