February 18, 2021 – Mill Creek Fire Company was dispatched to a structure fire in the 5800 block of Old Capitol Trail at 8:19 AM. As firefighter arrived, they found smoke coming from the structure with fire in the basement, first floor and attic. Firefighters worked through freezing temperatures to bring the fire under control. Approximately 30 firefighters battled the blaze. The fire was placed under control in 40 minutes. No one was injured and the State of Delaware Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.
Mill Creek Fire Company was assisted by Aetna Hook, Hose and Ladder, Christiana, and Cranston Heights Fire Companies along with New Castle County paramedics and two ambulances from Mill Creek Fire Company.