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Working Bedroom Fire in Mastic Beach

By BRADLEY FOWLER, Correspondent | August 15, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 081621100

MASTIC BEACH, NY - On Sunday, August 15th at 8:42 A.M., the Mastic Beach Fire Department, along with Mastic Beach Vol. Ambulance Co. and Suffolk County Police Department were dispatched to a reported residential structure fire in the vicinity of 111 Dahlia Drive.

On arrival, Mastic Beach 1st Assistant Chief Jeff McGown (5-13-31) had a smoke condition showing from the house and radioed to FIRE-COM that he had a working structure fire at 115 Dahlia Drive. Brookhaven FD and Mastic FD Chemical Co. #1 were activated for mutual aid to the scene. Brookhaven FD was activated to stand by at Mastic Beach FD headquarters and Mastic FD Chemical Co. #1 for a Rapid Intervention Team to the scene.

Mastic Beach 1st Assistant Chief Jeff McGown took the can and started to put water on the fire. Mastic Beach FD Tanker 2 (5-13-2) arrived on scene as the first due truck and pulled a trash line to hit any hotspots in the room. The incident was placed under control a short time later as the fire was knocked down.

All mutual aid companies were then released and all units were back in service in less than 30 minutes. The Brookhaven Town Fire Marshal was requested to the scene to investigate the cause of the fire.

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