Fire Crews Called for Travel Trailer Blaze near Rehoboth

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Fire crews from Rehoboth Beach were called to the Port Delmarva Development off Old Landing Road just before 3pm for a travel trailer on fire on Henderson Drive. Fire crews from Indian River and Lewes were also called along with State Police and Sussex County Paramedics. Fire fighters say a Jayco-type travel trailer caught fire…

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Millsboro Area Home & Garage Damaged by Fire

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Firefighters from Indian River and Millsboro were called for a garage fire on Guinea Hollow Road just after 8 Saturday night. Firefighters learned the fire spread from the garage to the house. Crews from multiple other companies responded or provided cover as well as paramedics and Mid-Sussex Rescue. No injuries were reported and the State…

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Fire Damages Dewey Beach Home

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Rehoboth Beach firefighters were called to a residential fire on Bayard Avenue in Dewey Beach around 7:30 Saturday nights. Crews arriving at the scene found fire showing from three floors of the home – and according to the Rehoboth Beach Fire Company website, a sprinkler system confined the fire to one unit with moderate damage…

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3-Vehicle Crash on Route 24 Sends Several to Hospital

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A 3-vehicle crash on Route 24 in the area of Rosedale Road sent several people to the hospital Saturday evening. Emergency personnel from Indian River were called and found an SUV and a Civic with both front and rear damage and a Toyota with extensive driver’s side damage. Officials say several victims were taken to…

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Millsboro Area Crash on Route 24 Injures 6

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Six people were injured in a three vehicle collision on Route 24/John J. Williams Highway in the area of Gull Point Road west of Oak Orchard. Delaware State Police say the cause of the crash remains under investigation. Police say the drivers of three vehicles were all taken to area hospitals along with three children…

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Indian River Firefighters Called for Oak Orchard Fire

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Firefighters from Indian River were called for a structure fire in the area of Oak Orchard and Chief Roads in Oak orchard. Crews arriving at the scene just after 8pm found smoke showing. Firefighters from Lewes and Millsboro were also called to assist and the State Fire Marshal is investigating. CLICK HERE FOR PICTURES

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Fire Damages Milton Area Home Saturday Night

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Firefighters from Lewes, Indian River and Milton were called for a residential fire around 10 Saturday night on Arbor Circle in the Woodbridge development south of Milton. Crews arriving at the scene found fire in the basement and smoke throughout the 2-story house. The State Fire Marshal is investigating.

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Motorcycle Rider Injured in Crash East of Millsboro

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Emergency personnel from Indian River Volunteer Fire Company responded to a motorcycle accident on Warwick Road east of Millsboro just before 9 on Monday evening.  Officials say the rider of a Honda missed a curve and went off the road striking several driveway markers, crossed through a front lawn and collided with a small tree. …

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Millsboro & IRVFC Battle House Fire in Mount Joy

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Firefighters were called for a structure fire at a home on Oak Street – off Mount Joy Road near Millsboro.  The call came in just before 5pm and responding Millsboro fire crews found heavy smoke coming from the home.  Crews from Indian River also responded with engine and tanker support.  Crews were on the scene…

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Long Neck Crash on Indian Mission Road Injures One

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Emergency personnel from Indian River and County paramedics were called for a vehicle crash just after 8:30 Saturday night on Indian Mission Road.  Officials say a Toyota went off the roadway and through a front yard – colliding with property and trees before ending up in a wooded lot and ending up on its side. …

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UPDATED: Fires Near Pinewater Farms Near Long Neck and Laurel Caused by Lightning

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UPDATED – 7/18/19 – State Fire Marshal investigators confirm the two house fires on Woods Court last night were the result of lightning strikes. There were no injuries and damage is estimated at $15,000 at each residence. A third lightning strike occurred on Mount Pleasant Road near Laurel causing an estimated $25,000 in damage. Crews…

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Indian River VFC Find Car in Pond

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Indian River VFC was called for a car in the retention pond at Baywood Greens Golf Club near Long Neck just before 1am Thursday. Crews arriving at the scene found a Mercedes SUV went off Route 24 for an unknown reason – ending up in a small pond at the eastern-most portion of the golf…

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Early Morning Fire in Pot Nets Bayside

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Indian River emergency personnel were called for a structure fire in Pot Nets Bayside around 1 this morning. Firefighters found smoke throughout the inside of the home on Flipper Road and upgraded the call to a working alarm. Everyone got out of the home safely, but two people were evaluated by EMS. Firefighters from Lewes…

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Fire at Sea Air Near Rehoboth Ruled Accidental

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A fire in a house trailer at the Sea Air Mobile Home Park near Rehoboth Beach has been ruled accidental. The State Fire Marshal investigators say a candle in the living room ignited nearby combustibles. Homes on both sides were also damaged. A 30 year old man who lived in the home was take to…

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Two Seriously Injured in Early Morning Crash in Millsboro

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A crash between a tractor trailer and Dodge Caliber occurred at 2:17am on Route 24 and Gravel Hill Road.  Delaware State Police tell WGMD the driver of the Caliber, a 19-year-old male from Lincoln and a 17 year old male passenger from Millsboro were both seriously injured and both were transported to Christiana Hospital.   Police…

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1 Injured in 2 Vehicle Crash, 1 Driver Sought by DSP

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A two vehicle crash early Sunday morning sent one person to the hospital.  Indian River VFC emergency personnel arrived on the scene on Hollymount Road just after 2:30am to find one vehicle overturned and another vehicle upright with one person trapped inside.  Police were able to free the one patient and then learned that the…

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4 Vehicle Crash Slows Traffic on Indian Mission Road Saturday

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A four-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon snarled traffic on Indian Mission Road after 2 o’clock.  Emergency personnel from Indian River Volunteer Fire Company and Sussex County Paramedics responded to the scene.   Officials believe a Nissan tried to cross Indian Mission Road and was struck by a mini-van traveling north.  The Nissan then struck a pickup truck…

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Gull Point Home & Garage Destroyed by Fire

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Firefighters from Indian River were called to a structure fire on Gull Point Road just after noon on Sunday. The fire was reported to be a garage with possibly several children trapped. Arriving crews found heavy fire, but learned that everyone got out safely. Additional crews from Millsboro and Georgetown helped put out the fire…

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IRVFC Battle Out of Control Burn on Waters Edge Trail

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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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Family Displaced After Fire Heavily Damages Millsboro Area Home

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Fire broke out just before 11 o’clock Monday night at a home on Hollyville Road east of Millsboro. Firefighters from Millsboro arriving at the scene found smoke and flames throughout the single wide manufactured home. Crews from Indian River and Dagsboro assisted. The American Red Cross is helping the displaced residents. The State Fire Marshal…

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Two Jet Skiers Rescued After Search

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Marine units from Indian River, Millsboro and Dagsboro along with the Delaware State Police helicopter and Coast Guard were called just before midnight when two jet skiers were overdue after launching from the Gull Point Marina earlier in the day.  The last anyone heard from them was around 5:30 to 6:30 – and pings of…

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Unoccupied Vehicle Pulled from Canal at Bay City MHP at Long Neck

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A vehicle crash just before 9 this morning in Bay City Mobile Home Park at Long Neck is under investigation by the Delaware State Police.  Multiple dive crews as well as other fire and rescue units were called to the scene.  The crash occurred in the area of South Maple and South Canal Streets and…

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Memorial Services Set for Lt Jason Faulkner, Sr

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Memorial services have been set for Tuesday, January 8 for Indian River VFC Lt. Jason Faulkner, Sr.  Viewing will be from 10am to noon at Mother Mary of Peace Church at Mt. Joy Road & Route 24 at Oak Orchard with the funeral mass following at noon. Last Call Services – Indian River Station #2…

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Community Helping Pot Nets Bayside Family Who Lost Home & Cat in Fire

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A Pot Nets Bayside family lost their home last week.  Fire broke out Wednesday afternoon just before 3:30pm on Sloop Avenue.  Flames were showing when Indian River firefighters arrived at the scene.  The family has lost their home – and a pet cat, which died in the blaze.    They are being helped by the American…

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