Working Commercial Structure Fire, Assisting Kennett Regional Fire Department
By Hoseman Wesley Owen
January 19, 2024

On January 19th, the Avondale Fire Company was alerted at approximately 0814 hours to assist the Kennett Regional Fire Department for a commercial structure fire. Shortly after dispatch, Engine 23-2 with a crew of four went responding. While enroute, Engine 24 arrived to find a commercial building with fire through the roof. Engine 23-2 arrived as the third-due Engine laying a second supply line, while Tanker 23 secured their hydrant and pumped water to Engine 23-2. Engine 23-2's crew stretched a 2 1/2" handline and assisted with fire suppression.

The fire went under control at 0942 hours. Engine 23-2’s crew stayed to continue with overhaul and clean up until clearing at 1213 hours.

Units: Engine 2 & Tanker
Mutual Aid: Kennett Regional Fire Department