Motor Vehicle Crash on Camp Arrowhead Road

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A motor vehicle crash in Angola this afternoon left one person hospitalized. The Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to the scene of the crash on Camp Arrowhead Road. A pickup truck ran off the road and struck a tree. DSP Helicopter flew one person to Christiana Hospital. Units on the scene included Rehoboth…

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State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Dewey Beach

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The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating a fire that happened yesterday (Wednesday) in Dewey Beach. The incident occurred at around 2:30 p.m. on Carolina Street. The Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company arrived on the scene and found smoke and flames coming from the structure. The Lewes Fire Department, Bethany Beach Fire…

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Flames and Smoke Seen from Thompson Island

Thompson Island Brewing Company fire - photo courtesy of Chuck Snyder, Rehoboth Beach Vol. Fire Co.
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Update: A fire at Thompson Island Brewing Company on Coastal Highway is under investigation. Members of the Lewes Fire Department and Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company responded to the scene at about 11:40 a.m. Sunday. Smoke and flames were coming from an exhaust hood on the roof. Customers and staff were evacuated from the establishment.…

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Brush Fire Breaks Out Adjacent to Baywood

Baywood brush fire July 4th (photo courtesy of Indian River Volunteer Fire Co.)
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A brush fire in the Long Neck area scorched about two acres of high-grass, brush and pine trees on Independence Day.Members of the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company and Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company responded Monday afternoon to the area of John J. Williams Highway and Greens Way, next to Baywood Greens. Crews works to…

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Fire Breaks Out In Wall Of Mobile Home

Dogwood Drive Fire (photo courtesy of Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company)
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Firefighters quickly responded to a mobile home fire on Dogwood Drive in West Bay early Wednesday morning and contained damage to a wall around the fireplace and the roof section. According to the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company, the fire was reported at 3:39 a.m. Smoke was coming from the structure when firefighters arrived. No…

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UPDATED: Lewes Townhome Fire Under Investigation

Lewes fire photo courtesy of Indian River Volunteer Fire Company
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UPDATED – 9/27/21 – Lewes firefighters were called to a residential fire at the Villages of Five Points Sunday morning just before 8:30. Crews arriving at the scene found smoke and flames coming from the structure and additional companies were called to assist. The one occupant of the home was able to escape without injury.…

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Car Fire Spreads, Heavily Damages Lewes Home

photo courtesy of Indian River Vol. Fire Co. - fire in Hawk's Eye, Lewes Aug. 18 2021
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A fire in Lewes caused no injuries but left a home heavily damaged Wednesday night. According to the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office, the fire broke out Wednesday shortly before 7:00 p.m. in the 35,000 block of Peregrine Road. Flames were shooting from the garage when firefighters arrived. Investigators said a car that was running…

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Update: Bethany Meadows Townhome Fire Was Accidental

Photo of Bethany Meadows fire May 19, courtesy of Millville Vol. Fire Co.
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Update: A GoFundMe has been set up to help the family A fire that damaged four townhomes east of Frankford has been ruled accidental.According to the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office, discarded smoking materials started Wednesday afternoon’s fire on Beechwood Court in Bethany Meadows.Members of the Millville Fire Company were joined by numerous other fire…

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Electrical Fire Guts Recreational Camper

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A recreational camper went up in flames during the early-morning hours Tuesday. According to the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office, Rehoboth Beach firefighters who arrived at the 21,000-block of Waterview Road encountered flames coming from the camper. Other mutual aid fire companies also assisted. The camper was not occupied. An investigation determined that the accidental…

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Rehoboth Firefighters Hose Down Ruptured Gas Line

A gas leak was hosed down by Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company firefighters Thursday Nov. 5th (photo: Chuck Snyder)
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A gas leak drew a response Thursday from the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company.Thursday at about 12:30, a two-inch natural gas line was cut accidently by construction workers in the Marsh Island community off Camp Arrowhead Road.Firefighters sprayed to disperse the gas until the underground shutoff was located.Chesapeake Utilities and Delaware Electric Cooperative also responded.

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Garbage Truck Catches Fire On Coastal Highway

A garbage truck caught fire on Coastal Highway south of Dewey Beach Tuesday morning (photo: Chuck Snyder)
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A load of garbage caught fire on a trash truck on southbound Coastal Highway south of Dewey Beach Tuesday morning. According to the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company, crews responded at about 8:30 a.m. on Coastal Highway near Conquest Road. They discovered that the driver had dropped the load of garbage onto the highway and…

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