Main Content

news

Fire Breaks Out in North Amityville Diner

By MICHAEL SERRELL, Correspondent | July 18, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 071921119

NORTH AMITYVILLE, NY - On the night of July 18th, the North Amityville Fire Company responded to a Signal 23 for a commercial fire at 756 Route 110 (Michelle's 110 Diner).

1-7-31 was the first responding chief and 1-0-0 advised him that it was a front dining room smoke detector. The next responding chief was 1-7-30 and 1-0-0 advised him that a 9-1-1 caller stated that black smoke was coming from the roof. 1-7-30 then advised 1-0-0 to upgrade to a Signal 13.

1-7-31 advised 1-7-30 that a truck company was needed and confirmed black smoke coming from the vents on the roof. 1-7-30 asked 1-0-0 to mutual aid a truck company in, which brought South Farmingdale. Once 1-7-30 arrived on scene he confirmed a fire at a stove and asked for a mutual aid engine. Once 1-7-1 was Signal 2, 1-7-31 advised them to pull in to the back side of the lot. Soon after, 1-7-30 advised to 1-0-0 a Working Signal 13. 1-0-0 had then mutual aided Copiague for the RIT team (1-3-3).

At 8:17 P.M., 1-7-30 advised that the main body of fire was knocked. Mutual aids were from South Farmingdale, Amityville, Copiague and East Farmingdale. Chief of the Department Thomas Nelson had command.

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