Station 15, Engine 29, Engine 6, Engine 32, Tower 12, Ladder 18 and Rescue 24 were alerted for a Residential Structure Fire at 139 Clinton Street, Delaware City at 02:14 hours.
911 Communications received several calls with on advising of a possible subject trapped in the basement. Squad 15 [Captain Merlino] arrived on scene at 02:21 hours with fire showing from side C. Chief Emeritus Jamie Rosseel [15-8C] arrived and established Delaware City Command.
Crews placed several lines in service and were able to locate a male subject down in the basement. The subject was brought out to C15 and Medic 5D which transported to Christiana ER. The subject passed away later in the day at Christiana Hospital. A10 / M2D transported an elderly female to Christiana ER.
Scene was urned over to the Delaware State Fire Marshals Office.