Afternoon Brush & Combine Fires
At 1430, the Engine was dispatched on Still Box 0484 for a commercial vehicle fire on Route 301 South at Hope Road. Engine 55 was canceled prior to arriving. While returning to quarters, Brush Box 0511 was dispatched for a field fire in the 400 block of Island Creek Road. Brush 5 and Engine 55 found about an acre of cut corn on fire and extinguished the same with the assistance of Company 4. Lieutenant Whitby had command.
While mopping up on Island Creek Road, Still Box 0510 was dispatched for a farm vehicle fire on Rolphs Wharf Road. Brush 5 responded from the first fire, along with several other mutual aid units. Companies found a combine mostly extinguished in a field off Spring Hill Farm Circle, with several small spot fires. Brush 5, Brush 7, Kent Engine 6 and Engine Tanker 3 operated for about an hour. Chief Williams had command.