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Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Alarm Sounding - Residential Location - Forest Drive


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Wednesday August, 4 2021 @ 23:16

Nature: Alarm Sounding

Location: 28316 Forest Dr Millsboro, DE 19966


On Wednesday evening, August 4th, the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company was alerted for an alarm sounding incident on Forest Drive in Oak Orchard. 

Emergency response units from Indian River included units from the Oak Orchard facility and Long Neck facility as well as the Delaware State Fire Police.

Emergency response crew assignments included evaluation and investigation into the cause of the incident as well as mitigation.  It was determined that the gas stove pilot was no lit and the gas was being emitted.  Crews utilized positive pressure and natural ventilation, shut off the gas, and monitored the gas levels.

The Delaware State Fire Police provided traffic control assistance for the duration of the incident.

All units were cleared and returned to the respective stations.