Bensonhurst laundromat fire brings in the the squad company on the 10-75.
Squad Company 1 along with Rescue Company 5 on the roof of the fire building. Six firefighters were injured as fire spread into the exposures.
“Brooklyn inferno injures 6”, NY Post
“Fire Tears Through Stores In Brooklyn Neighborhood”, MyFoxNY
2384 86th St. x Bay 35th St.
E.253, E.243, E.330
All Hands Working:
Batt. 42 reports: Fire in a 1 Story Taxpayer; Truck’s are “Opening Up” to gain entry; Extra Engine & Truck; Fire’s Doubtful.
2 – 2 – 3486
E.276, E.246, E.247
Batt. 33 (Safety Officer)
Batt. 40 (Resource Unit Leader)
Fieldcom 1 / Tactical Support Unit 1
Command Tactical Unit
3 – 3 – 3486
E.250, E.242, E.282, E.321
Batt. 32 (Staging Manager)
Batt. 58 (Air Re-Con Chief)
Mask Service Unit
Car 4 Henry (Deputy Asst. Chief Robert Maynes)
Fieldcom 1: Progress Report for the 3rd Alarm, Box 3486, Division 8 reports “Heavy fire in the Cockloft of a 1 Story taxpayer consisting of 5 stores. Fire has extended to Exp. #2 & 2A, and Exp. #4. ( 6 ) hand-lines stretched and in operation. Setting up ( 2 ) TowerLadders. Searches are delayed due to heavy body of fire.
Special Call ( 2 ) additional Truck Co’s. Fire remains Doubtful.”
Fieldcom 1: Progress Report for the 3rd Alarm, Box 3486, Car 4 Henry reports: “Still have ( 6 ) handlines stretched and in operation. ( 2 ) TowerLadders and ( 1 ) Manifold is set-up as a precautionary measure. All visible fire has been knocked down in the original Fire Bldg. Still knocking down pockets of fire in the Cockloft. Correction on the extension to Exposures, Fire extended to Exp. #2 in the Cockloft which is a Beauty Salon, a separate Bldg. attach, and into Exp. #4 & 4A which are stores in the same Bldg. as the Fire store. Fire remains Doubtful.”
Fieldcom 1: Special Call ( 2 ) additional Trucks.
Fieldcom 1: Progress Report for the 3rd Alarm, Box 3486, Car 4 Henry reports: “Still have ( 6 ) handlines stretched. ( 2 ) are in operation. At this time, all visible fire has been knocked down. Primary & Secondary searches are complete and negative on the 1st floor of all the stores. Primary Searches in the basements are underway, delayed due to a heavy smoke condition. Process of setting up smoke ejectors. Still Doubtful.”
Fieldcom 1: Special Call ( 2 ) additional Truck Co’s for “relief”
Fieldcom 1: Progress Report for the 3rd Alarm, Box 3486, Car 4 Henry reports: “Have high CO readings in the basement. Have smoke ejectors set-up for ventilation. Primary Searches are underway in the basement. Fire at Probably Will Hold. Division 8 will now be the “Incident Commander””