Elsmere Fire Company


House Fire Atkins Ave

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
On Saturday evening 11/27 at about 17:00hrs, Station 16, along with mutual aid units were dispatched for a house fire in the unit block of Atkins Ave in Colonial Heights. Fire Chief Facciolo arrived just after dispatch and reported a 2.5 story dwelling with fire showing from the alpha side. Engine 16 arrived and quickly deployed a handline and began to extinguish the fire, while Wilmington Fire Ladder 2 arrived and began primary searches. Engine 14 and Wilmington Fire Engine 6 deployed additional lines to assist with extinguishment, while additional units on scene began to open up and check for extension. All searches proved negative, and 2 patients were transported to the hospital for evaluation.

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