On 011501 at approx 1530 hrs, the Community Fire Co., of Millington was struck out on Fire Box 20-7, for a reported working house fire on MD RT 291 east of US RT 301. Upon arrival of Assistant Chief Smoot, he reported a single family, single story dwelling with heavy fire showing and heavy involvement. Engine 2-3 was placed in service by laying in with LDH and hitting the fire in a defensive mode with 1 3/4" pre-connects. It was known the house was vacant. Tanker 2 then picked up the LDH and supplied Engine 2-3. Engine 2-3 stretched and additional 3" "blitz" line in a effort to suppress the heavy fire conditions in the attic area. MD State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

Assisting at the scene were Kent County Station 3 (Galena), Queen Annes County Station 6 (Sudlersville), Kent County ALS Paramedic Jackson, and Connective Power.

[This message has been edited by Nevin Steffy (edited 01-16-2001).]