Dec
29
2013

Another Afternoon Worker

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Sunday, December 29, 2013 13:38 Huntington Manor Firefighters responded to a reported house fire at 6 Dianne Crest in Huntington on Sunday afternoon. Arriving first, Assistant Chief Frank McQuade confirmed a working fire with a 2 story private dwelling fully involved in flames. First due Engine 2-4-3 was ordered to secure a hydrant and stretch two 1 3/4 lines to the front door. Under the command of Chief of Department Fred Steenson Jr, assisted by Chief Mcquade and 3rd Assistant chief Jon Hoffmann firefighters began to attack the fire. Complicating the operation was a ruptured gas line to the house that contributed to the rapid spread of the fire. Approximately 60 firefighters using 7 pieces of equipment had the fire under control in about 50 minutes. Manor was assisted at the scene by Huntington Fire Department and Huntington Community First aid Squad provided an ambulance stand by. Melville Fire Department stood by at Manors Headquarters. Town fire Marshall’s were called to investigate the cause of the blaze however it is believed to be accidental at this time.

Photos Ron Schankin

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FDAction shots Alex Vansantvoord

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Dec
12
2013

Afternoon Worker

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Thursday, December 12, 2013 16:18 On Thursday afternoon at 16:18 hours the Huntington Manor Fire Department responded to a working house fire located at 5 East 20th Street in Huntington Station. Units were confronted with a 2 story private dwelling that was heavily involved in fire. Under command of 1st Assistant Chief Frank McQuade an interior attack was attempted but due to the collapse of a rear setback all units were pulled out of the building for an exterior attack. 3 lines were used to control the fire before firefighters could re enter the building. Manor was assisted at the scene by Huntington and Greenlawn Fire Departments. One firefighter was transported to Huntington Hospital with a burn injury by Huntington Community First Aid Squad. Town of Huntington Fire Marshals and S.C.P.D. Arson squad are investigating the cause of the blaze.

Photos by Ron Schankin

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