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Structure Fire with Smoke Showing on Arrival
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By Web Team
July 15, 2017

On Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at approximately 11:40pm the department was activated for a reported Structure Fire on North Quarter Road, Westhampton. The caller advised dispatch the house was filling up with smoke, they saw flames and all occupants were getting out of the residence.

Upon arrival, Chief Bill Dalton confirmed and advised the incoming units that there was a smoke condition with no fire showing. Engine 1 arrived and established a positive water source and pulled a hand line to the front door. A crew began to search for the fire with the help from Ladder 6 who arrived shortly after engine 1. Upon arrival of additional units, a second land line was pulled and additional search teams were sent. While crews were inside using Thermal Imaging Cameras to scan the walls an exterior team was doing the same. Almost simultaneously, the interior and exterior crews found the fire in the wall on the side of the house. The fire was located behind the kitchen stove and cabinets so firefighters had to move the appliances and cabinets to open the walls to extinguish and contain the fire. A crew in the basement exposed the ceiling and wall to also confirm the fire had not spread. The area was hosed down to extinguish the fire.

The fire is under investigation by the Southampton Town Fire Marshal's Office. Westhampton Ambulance was on scene to provide firefighter rehab and transported one firefighter with minor injuries to Peconic Bay Medical Center for evaluation. The firefighter was discharged from the Emergency Room a couple hours later. All units were back in service just after midnight.

Units: 1,2,5,6,7,9,11 30,31,32,33
 
 
 

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