Wednesday, July 19, 2017
On July 19th at approximately 0825 Ladder 12 was dispatched as part of the New Castle County High Angle Confinded Space Rescue Team (HACSR) to assist Talleyville Fire Company for a report of a person that had fallen inside a water tower. Talleyville arrived to find a female that had fallen from a ladder located within a stone enclosed water tower approximately 50 feet above ground level. The patient was removed from the tower and transported to the Wilmington Hospital. Ladder 12 operated for forty five minutes.