Excellent Video of a House Fire in New York

A great video was posted by Erie County New York Incidents of a good fire in a house in New York.  The video and description say U-Crest Fire responded to the fire in Cheektowaga, NY  It is worth the watch.  Fire conditions change.  Below is a description of the video.

**Cheektowaga NY**
U-Crest alerted for an electrical fire from the panel box in basement. Working fire 
declared with heavy smoke showing from #2 side. Crews make entry from front 
door searching for basement stairs. Heavy fire makes way into 1st floor on #2 side 
causing ammunition to begin going off. Crews are evacuated from structure for 
Defensive Operations. Fire climbs exterior wall into attic and becomes fully 
involved. 1 FF hurt with minor injuries.
5 -1¾”, 1- 3″ deluge monitor in use & U-Crest Truck 6 flowing.
ON Scene:
U-Crest: Engine 1, Truck 6, Rescue 7, Utility 5; Forks Truck 6; Hy-View: Engine 2
Rescue: Engine 1; Cleveland Hill: Engine 3; Sloan: Engine 1; Depew: Rescue 7
Soutline RIT: Truck 6; Depew filled in at U-Crest
Damages: $ 140K 3-24-2016 – Time Out: 07:45 hrs

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One comment

  1. How embarrassing. What an excellent example of how not to fight a fire.

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