Update: Lewes Controlled Burn Delayed Until Friday


As part of the City of Lewes 5-year phragmites management plan, the City and the Delaware State Forest Service have planned a controlled burn of portions of the marsh in Lewes for Friday April 23rd. The date and time are subject to change based on weather conditions. The controlled burn originally was scheduled for Thursday…

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IRVFC Battle Out of Control Burn on Waters Edge Trail


Firefighters from Indian River were called Saturday afternoon just before 2 for an outside fire on Waters Edge Trail, but when crews arrived on the scene they found the fire had blazed out of control and spread to a nearby garage.  Fire crews learned that a controlled burn or burn barrel got out of control…

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Eastern Sussex Firefighters Battle Woods and Marsh Fire Near Slaughter Beach


A fire broke out Saturday afternoon off Mills Road northwest of Slaughter beach.  Multiple fire crews helped Memorial firefighters from Slaughter Beach battle that woods and marsh fire for about four hours.  Initial reports that 60 to 80 acres of marsh and woods were involved in that blaze.  Members of the State Forest Service were…

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