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Manorville FD Battles Working House Fire.

By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | December 10, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 121120100

Manorville N.Y- On Thursday December 10th at about 11:11PM the Manorville FD was in the process of taking up from a brush fire when they received a Dispatch from Suffolk Fire Rescue for a report of a house fire at on South St off Weeks Ave. Chief 32 advised he was enroute to the alarm. Dispatch advised the additional details for for smoke and flames visible and the caller was refusing to leave the home due to her cats being in the house. Chief 32 advised the first due engine to get on the road as fast as possible. Engines 2 and 7 Responded. The crew From GI4 went back to their station and picked up Quint 6 to respond into the scene as per the chief. On arrival the chief found flames on the main floor and in the attic.

It was advised that the occupant was out of the house at the time the chief arrived. The first due engine hit the hydrant and the crews from the engines stretched lines. Firefighters made an aggressive attack knocking the bulk of the fire down quickly. A small crew was sent to the roof to vent the home. Firefighters remained on scene for an extended period hitting hotspots and ensuring that the fire was out. Ridge FD was called to the scene for a RIT team, Center Moriches stood by at Manorvilles HQ for any other alarms that may have come in while operating. A Fire Marshal was requested to the scene to investigate. Crews began to release around 12:24AM.

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