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Second Alarm Fire In Jonesville Fire District On Avon Court

By JEFFREY BELSCHWINDER, Senior Correspondent | April 09, 2022 | NEW YORK

Story No. 050222106

On April 9, 2022 at 9:20 PM, the Jonesville Fire Department along with Clifton Park EMS was dispatched to 6 Avon Court for a reporting structure fire. The caller the neighbor behind the home state of the house behind them was on fire.

Jonesville Car 36 arrived on scene and had nothing showing from the front of the structure but a smell of smoke in the area. As the chief walked around the rear of the structure he discovered he had fire showing from the rear the structure. The chief transmitted the working fire dispatch and transmitted the second alarm. The Clifton Park Fire Department, Round Lake Fire Department, Malta Fire Department, and Clifton Park EMS was requested to the scene. Engine 37-1 arrived on scene and firefighters deployed a inch and three quarts hand line to the rear of the structure and additional crews made their way to the back door to force entry to the structure.

Clifton Parks truck company arrived on scene and deployed their ladder to the roof of the building as they had heavy smoke pushing from the roof of the structure. Multiple additional engine companies arrived on scene and deployed their manpower to the front lawn where staging was. Firefighters inside of the structure was able to successfully knocked down the heavy fire condition in the rear of the structure quickly. Firefighters began to make their way inside of the structure to conduct overhaul and search the home for any other additional fire that may have traveled through the walls.

With heavy smoke pushing from the roof, the truck company’s crew began to vent the roof. As firefighters were working below to pull ceilings, crews inside still had a significant amount of heat and smoke in the attic area. Firefighters working on the second floor of the structure had a hole that had burned through the floor where the fire was below. The search in the residence for any occupants turned up negative. Firefighters inside of the structure made their way to the basement and secure the power inside of the building.

Firefighters inside of the building began to conduct overhaul in the area where the fire was and on the second floor. Fire Investigator’s made their way to the rear of the structure and began to conduct their investigation into the incident. Firefighters were able to bring the incident completely under control in about 30 minutes. The home suffered significant damage from the fire. The fire is currently under investigation at this time and no injuries were reported.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.