Fire in Claymont DE
by T.J. Heally
Claymont, Delaware…Friday 16 April 2004
at 0235 hours Claymont, Brandywine Hundred, and Talleyville Fire Companies
were dispatched to 110 Governor Printz Blvd for a house fire at 0235 hours.
Upon his arrival Chief Eric Haley (13-8)
found heavy fire and smoke showing from the garage and first floor of a
single story occupied home. Additional units were requested to assist in
the operation, due to the intensity of the fire. 75 firefighters from Claymont,
Brandywine Hundred, Talleyville, Holloway Terrace, and Lower Chichester
(Delaware County) brought the fire under control in approximately 1 hour.
Fire destroyed the garage and first floor
contents. No injuries to the firefighters. Claymont Fire Chief
Eric Haley placed the fire under control at 0345 hours. The cause and origin
are under investigation by the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office.