Firefighters Fought Back Early Morning Blaze in Rio Del Home

Lights from fire engines and glow of flames in a structure fire

Flames and lights from fire engines responding to the fire glow in the early morning hours. [Crop of a photo by Tracy Krochmal-Waid]

At approximately 4:43 this morning, emergency dispatchers received a report of a structure fire in the 200 block of Ash Street in Rio Dell.

Crews from Rio Dell and Scotia arrived to find heavy flames and power lines down. All residents were out of the building though.

At approximately, 5:26 a.m., the incident commander reported that the fire was “well under control” and that crews would be “in heavy mop up for the next two hours.”

Video by Jeannie.



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