Early Tuesday morning, May 8, 2007, at 4:07 a.m., the Indian River, Lewes, and Rehoboth Beach fire companies were alerted for a reported structure fire on County Road #48 near Angola. Upon arrival of Chief Steven Deery, it was identified that a two story residential structure was fully involved. Responding firefighters were informed that this incident would be an exterior defensive attack which would include a master stream operation. A water supply operation was implemented at Lewes-Rehoboth Station #3 in nearby Angola. The fire was brought under control in approximately 1 hour 15 minutes. The Millsboro Fire Company was called to the scene to assist while the Georgetown Fire Company was alerted to provide stand-by coverage at Indian River’s fire station in Oak Orchard. There were no civilian or firefighter injuries. The Delaware State Fire Marshals Office is investigating.
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