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Two brothers injuried in Buffalo blaze JOHN HOPPER
Roof fire in Yonkers
On the evening of December 6, 2015, Yonkers Fire Companies were toned out to 466 Castle Street for a report of a 10-29 (structure fire). Squad 11 arrived on scene first due and confirmed the 10-29 for a fire on the roof of a large three story private house. Battalion 2 arrived on scene and transmitted a 10-30 (all hands). The fire started in the chimney and extended into the building. The fire was quickly knocked down and the incident was placed under control with an approximate one hour duration.
Buffalo, NY. Firefighters of the 3rd Battalion 4th Platoon were called out to battle a structure fire at 18 Littlefield Ave. on the city's East Side late Saturday evening, December 5, 2015. Littlefield is the last street in the city before the Cheektowaga border. Companies encountered heavy fire conditions in the two and a half story frame dwelling. Multiple one and three quarter inch hand lines and 50 feet of ladders were used to bring the fire under control. Two brothers were injured and transported to E.C.M.C. Hospital while containing the fire. Damage was extensive. Extra companies were called to the scene. Due to atmospheric
JUMP TO FILE #071513129 conditions, the smoke spread through the East Side neighborhood. A resident called for smoke in the area of Briscoe Ave. a few blocks away. Two engines and a ladder along with a chief responded to the report. It was smoke from Littlefield and was listed as a good intent. Division Chief Patrick Brittzalaro was in command. -DAVID KAZMIERCZAK
JEFF CRIANZA HEATHER PILLSWORTH
Holiday parade brings out record residents
The Washingtonville Fire Department was among the hosts of the 2015 Washingtonville Holiday Parade once again. Dozens of departments decorated their apparatus for the parade, which was viewed by more residents than ever this year.
Car fire in parking lot of Target
Members of the New Hamburg Fire Department were dispatched to a car fire in the parking lot of the Galleria Mall on the afternoon of December 10th. Upon arrival of the first due engine, they found a car fully involved. The driver was able to escape and was treated by Mobile Life Support Services.