Update: MAYDAY Declared At Two-Alarm House Fire On Millcreek Road

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Firefighters from across New Castle County have responded to the 3200 block of Millcreek Road for reports of a house fire.

Upon arrival, crews reported fire showing from the home.  Crews have made entry into the home and are searching for occupants.


Shortly after crews began their attack, a firefighter fell through a hole in the second floor. It was at this point that a MAYDAY was then declared. The firefighter was quickly located and was brought out of the home.

Reports from the scene indicate that the firefighter was transported to Christiana Hosptial suffering from burns

Trooper 4, originally told to land at a nearby baseball field, was not utilized for transport.

Due to the deteriorating conditions, Command ordered an evacuation of the building and an exterior attack on the fire.


This story is developing.

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