Working Structure Fire in Mastic
Photo by Bradley Fowler / Fire Guy Photography Crews gearing up to go inside
Photo by Bradley Fowler / Fire Guy Photography Center Moriches Fire Department Second Assistant Chief Brian Deedy gearing up
Photo by Bradley Fowler / Fire Guy Photography Mastic Fire Department Engine 4 (5-12-4) on scene as the first due engine
Photo by Bradley Fowler / Fire Guy Photography Brookhaven Fire Department walking into the scene as a RIT team
On Saturday May 21st 2022 at 10:56 am the Mastic Fire Department, Mastic Ambulance Company, and Suffolk County Police Department were dispatched to 116 Riverside Avenue between Whittier Drive and Orchid Drive. Units quickly went on the road and were advised that the caller stated there is a fire inside the home with her father still inside. Units arrive on scene and had a heavy smoke condition and transmitted a working structure fire. Mutual aid was provided by Bellport Fire Department, Brookhaven Fire Department, Center Moriches Fire Department, East Moriches Fire Department, Mastic Beach Fire Department, Manorville Fire Department, Yaphank Fire Department. Shirley Community Ambulance was requested for Rehab. Mastic Fire Department Engine 4 (5-12-4) was the first due engine and quickly got to work. The crew in Engine 4 got on scene and quickly stretched hand lines and connected the engine to the closest hydrant. Crews started to make an interior attack on the fire quickly. They were quickly joined by the crew from Center Moriches Fire Department Engine 1 (5-4-1) and Mastic Beach Fire Department Engine 3 (5-13-3). There were no injuries reported to civilians or firefighters. The fire is currently under investigation by the Town of Brookhaven Fire Marshal Office.