Firefighters Make Quick Work of Colonie Trailer Fire
By MIKE CAREY, Correspondent | December 29, 2021 | NEW YORK
Story No. 010622100
Photo by Mike Careycrews on the scene of a trailer home fire in Colonie
Photo by Mike CareyBoght engine 400 on the scene of a trailer home fire in Colonie
Photo by Mike CareyFirefighters check underneath a trailer home where a fire broke out in the Ballard Mobile Home park in Colonie
Photo by Mike CareyBoght chief Jake Oreshan III oversees operations on the scene of a trailer home fire
Photo by Mike CareyFirefighters on the scene of a trailer home fire in Colonie
Photo by Mike CareyBoght Assistant chief Dave Bagley and past chief Ed Potyrala on the scene of a trailer home in Colonie
Photo by Mike CareyBoght firefighter Ryan Smith
Photo by Mike CareyBoght firefighter Marc Rice mans a hoseline
COLONIE, NY - Firefighters were called to the Ballard Mobile Home Park on Loudon Road in Colonie on December 29, 2021, for reports of a trailer fire. The caller stated that there was a fire underneath the trailer, which was confirmed by a Boght assistant chief who was first on the scene. When the first engine arrived, crews stretched a handline and were able to quickly knock down the fire. Damage was limited to the underside of the trailer and crews were able to keep it from spreading to the inside of the trailer. No injuries were reported. Boght was assisted at the scene by Latham and Verdoy.
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