Working House Fire

Thursday, July 14, 2016

On December 27, 2015 at 1810, the Dover Fire Department was alerted for a working house fire on 26 Carver Rd. The Duty Officer, Asst. Chief Glenn Whitt, was first on scene to find a two-story, single family dwelling with a heavy smoke condition on the first floor. E4 was the first engine on scene. They secured a water source from a nearby hydrant and advanced a 1-3/4” attack line into the residence. The crew was able to contain the fire to the room of origin. As additional resources arrived, the utilities were secured and primary and secondary searches were conducted, which proved negative. During the alarm, an additional incident occured in the City. Manpower was divided and two engines handled the second call without incident. The scene was placed under control and turned over to the City FMO.


Units on Scene:


Car 2: Asst. Chief Whitt


Dover Engines: E3, E4, E6 and E7


Dover Ladder: L1


City of Dover BLS: A-63


KCDPS Paramedics: KM5


City of Dover FMO: FM1 and FM3


City of Dover Police


City of Dover Electric Department