Newark Firefighters Assist With Cecil County House Fire Early Monday

Just after 3:00 Monday morning firefighters from Aetna Hose, Hook, and Ladder responded to a home in the 600 block of Delaware Avenue in Elkton, Maryland to assist Cecil County units with a residential structure fire.

While en route crews learned that heavy smoke was coming from the home and that one person may be trapped inside.

First arriving reported smoke showing from the eaves and confirmed that the occupant was now outside the home.

Red Cross was contacted to assist with two adults and the family dog.

This story will be updated when additional details are provided by the Fire Marshal’s Office.

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