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Small Electrical fire at the State Public health Lab
Monday, September 25, 2017

At 1328 Hours, Station 44, Engine and Quint 45, Rescue and Squad 53, along with EMS were dispatched to the State of Delaware Public Health Lab for a Commercial Fire Alarm Activation. Engine 2 made the response with a crew of 5 under the command of 44-15(F.Hartnett). Engine 2 arrived on scene to find a Single story Commercial structure with nothing evident.  Security Advised that there was a zone 1 activation in Lab 1A. Crews from Engine 2 investigated the Lab and found a small electrical fire in a light ballast. Interior advised command and requested the power to the lab be secured. Crews found small extension into the ceiling. Scene was placed under control.

Units On scene: 44-2, L44 Q45,R45,45-3, Squad 53, Amb 64 and Km6.

Chief Francis Hartnett had Smyrna Command

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