Lumber Yard Fire

Friday October 28 at approximately 0430 hrs the Mocksville Fire Department with automatic aid from County Line VFD and Center VFD was dispatched to a possible building fire at 127 Buck Seaford Rd. E2201 arrived on scene at the Seaford Lumber Company to find a very large fire involving wood pallets and scrap processed wood of various shapes and sizes, the pile was 150' x 100' and 30' high. There was also a pile of sawdust about 300' x 300' and 50' tall involved with exposure of a large tub grinder and knuckle boom. No buildings were involved. Two additional [...]

By |2017-11-11T20:27:26+00:00October 28th, 2016|MFD Response|0 Comments

Structure Fire 10/8/2016

MFD along with automatic aid from Station 15 Fork & Cornatzer Station 19 were dispatched to a reported structure fire at a local industry. Station 18 County Line also responded to the scene for RIT standby, DCEMS stood by with ALS unit. DCFM arrived to find a fire in a large dryer inside the plant. E2201 arrived and established water supply; crews went interior to extinguish and check for extension. L22 was staged on scene. The fire was contained to the dryer, the product was removed and taken outside the building to complete extinguishment. No other actions were taken, scene [...]

By |2017-12-16T15:58:55+00:00October 8th, 2016|MFD Response|0 Comments

Compactor Fire 10/7/2016

On 10-7-16 MFD was dispatched to a possible dumpster fire at a poultry processing plant. Upon arrival crews found a large compactor on fire away from the building. The dumpster was filled with trash, cooking oil and other materials. 2200 established command and ordered crews to keep the exterior of the container cool and allowed interior products to burn off. Once fire had consumed the majority of contents, the rest was dumped out and extinguished. A blanket of Class A foam was applied to smoldering remains. Left scene with plant personnel for cleanup.

By |2017-12-16T15:58:40+00:00October 7th, 2016|MFD Response|0 Comments