By Michael R. Schaal
photo by T.J. Healy II
Wilmington, DE, FD units were dispatched
to 506 North Clayton Avenue for a report of house fire with a person still
First arriving units found heavy fire and
smoke coming from the first floor front windows of a 2 story, brick, middle
of the row, single family dwelling. Fire crews made an aggressive attack
to suppress the fire while other firefighters entered the first and second
floor to search for the missing individual.
After a thorough search of the residence,
it was determined that no one was inside. The fire, which appeared to start
on the first floor of the house of origin caused fire damage to the first
floor, up the stairs, and part of the second floor. The remainder of the
home suffered major smoke and heat damage.