Thursday June, 2 2011 @ 12:49:58 Nature: Field Fire Location: Cannon Road near the Inland Bay Wastewater Facility Address: 25080 - 25123 Cannon Rd Millsboro, DE 19966
On Thursday afternoon, June 2nd, the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company was alerted for a field fire in and near the Inland Bay Wastewater Facility off of Cannon Road. It was reported to be approximately 2 acres of agricultural farmland involved.
Emergency response units from Station #2 (Long Neck) included: Brush #80-0 and Engine #80-3; while units from Station #1 (Oak Orchard) included: Brush #80-00; Tanker 80 and Engine #80-2. Brush #80-00 was assigned the western side of the field fire and Brush #80-0 was assigned the eastern side of the fire. Engines were utilized as water supply for the incident.
The incident was under the command of Chief Steven C. Deery, Jr.
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Jun 2, 2011 posted by: Mari Lou-WGMD News
Dry & windy weather keeps fire crews busy
Indian River Fire crews have been called out twice this afternoon for field or brush fires. The first blaze – just before 1 p.m. involved about 2 acres of farmland off Cannon Road near the Inland Bay Wastewater Facility. The second fire was at 2:30 p.m. in the area of Dukes Boat Sales on Long Neck Road. The drier and windy weather can spread a fire quickly – remember to use your car astray.
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