Working Apartment Fire
 
By Lieutenant Joe Santoro
July 21, 2020
 

**WORKING FIRE**

On Monday 7/20/2020 at 00:37 hours Liverpool along with mutual aid companies were alerted for a reported apartment fire with possibly people still inside. Engine 5(D/C Warren) marked enroute just after dispatch along with Cars 1,2, and 3. Car 1(Manley) arrived with heavy smoke and fire showing on the third floor of a garden style apartment. Car 2(D/C Lafaver) arrived and established command. Engine 5 arrived first due split laying from the entrance to the building. Engine 5s crew quickly put an 1 3/4 line in service and began stretching to the 3rd floor. The crew found heavy fire extending out the balcony of the apartment to the adjoining apartment. Engine 1(Captain Santoro) arrived second due, finished the split and pulled a second line to support the first due. Truck 2( LT. Dawley) arrived split the crew inside and out, and assisted with searches of the fire apartment, which proved negative. MCFD 22/32 arrived and assisted with crews inside opening up. Solvay E11 also assisted with efforts inside. The fire was knocked in 20 minutes and limited to two apartments. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 
Units: Car’s 1,2,3- Engine 1, Engine 5, Truck 2, Squad 1
 
Mutual Aid: Mattydale E2, MCFD E22/E32, Baldwinsville T3, Taunton E6, Onondaga Hill R2, Solvay E11, NSFD E4