Just In: Ogletown House Fire Sends One To Hospital Saturday

Newark –  Just after 8:40 this morning, Saturday, May 9, 2020, firefighters from Aetna Hose, Hook, and Ladder along with  Christiana, Mill Creek, and Minquas Fire Companies responded to the unit block of Carole Road for reports of a house fire.

While en route crews learned that callers were reporting smoke and flames coming from the house. Upon their arrival, crews reported smoke showing and began their attack on the blaze.

Shortly after arrival command reported an interior attack on the fire and requested that EMTs respond to the front of the house.

Firefighters inside the home reported fire in the attic and the search for occupants was negative.

One resident of the home was transported to Christiana Hospital with smoke inhalation.

The fire was placed under control just after 9:20.

Crews from Cranston Heights and Elsmere Fire responded to Newark’s firehouses to cover the city while AHH&L was working the fire. Firefighters from Wilmington Manor responded to Christiana’s stations to cover their district.

Fire Marshals are currently on scene investigating.


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