Liverpool Fire Department
Liverpool Fire Department
Working House Fire on Gray Ave
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By Firefighter Joe Santoro
April 14, 2019

Just before 06:30hrs Sunday April 14th, The Volunteers of Liverpool were alerted to a possible house fire on Gray Ave in the Station 2 first due. Initial reports indicated fire and smoke from a 1 story ranch. Car 4(DC. Lafaver) arrived to find heavy smoke and fire showing, declaring the signal 99(working fire) assignment. Car 5(Capt. Warren) arrived and assumed the Interior Operations. Car 3(DC. Manley) had command. Engine 2(FF. Dawley) arrived first due secured a water supply, and stretched a line to the front door. Engine 2 made quick work knocking down the bulk of the fire within the first few minutes of arriving. Liverpool Engine 1(LT. Santoro) and Truck 2(FF. Fitzgerald) along with Mattydale Quint, and MCFD E31 arrived simultaneously and began making quick work assisting crews inside. Engine 1s crew pulled a back up line and began assisting Engine 2s attack. Truck 2 began a primary search, and assisted with opening up inside. Mattydale also assisted with searches. Baldwinsville was the RIT Team. The fire was knocked down in 20 minutes. Units operated on scene for roughly 6 hours with Fire Investigators to try to determine a cause. One occupant of the house was self extricated from the house upon arrival, was transported to a local hospital and is in unknown condition at this time. The cause is still under investigation by OCSO and the Onondaga County FIU.

Units: Cars 1,3,4,5, Engine 1 & 2. Truck 2, Sqaud 2, Rescue 1 & 2.
Mutual Aid: NSFD E6, BVILLE E5, MCFD E31, Mattydale Q3.

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