On Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 01:19 hours Stations 6 (Bloxom), 7 (Parksley), 4 (Atlantic), 8 (Tasley), 1 (New Church), and Ladder 9 (Onancock) were dispatched for a reported working commercial structure fire involving a chicken house located at 16023 Metompkin Road, Modest Town. Upon arriving on scene monitor 7-53 (Collins) established command, reporting a single chicken house well involved. Utilities were secured and Engine 7-3 began a defensive attack operation. Stations 5 (Saxis) and 18 (Onley) were added to the assignment. A rural water supply shuttle utilizing four (4) tankers maintained the water supply needed at the scene using about 12,000 gallons total. Twenty-five (25) firefighters worked for about three (3) hours controlling and extinguishing the blaze.