Breaking: Crews Responding To Claymont House Fire, Resident Trapped

File Photo

Claymont – Firefighters from across New Castle County are responding to the unit block of 3rd Avenue in the Overlook Colony development for reports of a house fire with one trapped in the basement.

Upon arrival, crews are reporting smoke showing and have confirmed entrapment.

Update: The resident has been located and removed to the back yard. Medics are being direct to the patient’s location.

Update: Heavy smoke in the home.

Update: Fire has been knocked down in the basement.

Command has placed the fire under control with crews remaining on scene for overhaul.

The patient in the care of New Castle County Paramedics and ambulance crews.

Developing


Sign In For Unlimited Access

Please Log in, or sign up for a new account below to continue reading.

Register


About Staff Writer

First State Update's Delaware editorial team covers New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County breaking news, political news, and general news stories. We bring the reader the latest news from the Wilmington, Newark, Dover, Rehoboth Beach and all point in between. If you have news to share, email us at desk@firststateupdate.com.

View all posts by Staff Writer →