First Due House Fire
Monday, February 8, 2021
On Friday night February 5th, around 8pm, Station 16 along with mutual aid companies were dispatched to the 1200 blk of Spruce Ave for a residential fire. Engine 16 with a crew of 5 was arriving as the call was still being dispatched. The crew stretched a line at the same time, Christiana Asst Chief/Elsmere Past Chief Dennis Godek arrived and established the Elsmere Command. As mutual aid companies arrived the crew of engine 16 located the basement steps as well as the fire. The fire was extinguished with two hand lines and the call was shortly placed under control units were on scene for about an hour.