Brookhaven FD Makes Quick Work of Vehicle FIre.
By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | September 07, 2020 | NEW YORK
Story No. 090720115
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosBrookhaven FD Captain Joe uses the line to make sure all fire is out at a recent vehicle fire call.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosBrookhaven FD on scene of a Vehicle Fire Southbound William Floyd Pkwy south of Dawn Dr.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire Photos
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosBrookhaven FD Chief 31 , Engine 8 & Engine 9 All on scene of a recent vehicle Fire.
Shirley NY- on September 1 , 2020 at about 4:50 PM the Brookhaven Fire Department was activated for a report of a vehicle fire on Southbound William Floyd Parkway south of Dawn Dr. Assistant Chief Dan DiPinto arrived on scene and found the engine compartment well involved in flames. Engines 5-3-8 & 5-3-9 were quickly put on the road on a rush along with fire police 15 & 19. The Chief requested fire police to shut William Floyd at Dawn Drive and redirect traffic down Dawn Dr.
On arrival the crew from Engine 8 quickly stretched a line and made an offensive attack. Engine 9 backed them up as well as assisted with blocking the right lane. Firefighters were able to knock down the fire with the units that were on scene. The occupant of the vehicle was not injured and was able to retrieve some of his belongings from the vehicle prior to the tow truck arriving on scene. The road was closed for about 30 Minutes while firefighters and police were on scene working.
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.