M-LFD Extinguishes Lake Success House Fire

M-LFD Extinguishes Lake Success House Fire

On Saturday, November 12, 2016, at approximately 6:34 p.m., M-LFD Companies 3, 4, 5 and the Ambulance Unit were dispatched to 59 Meadow Woods Road, in the Village of Lake Success for a reported bedroom fire. Deputy Chief Stone (8705) was the first to respond and was advised by M-LFD Dispatch that the Lake Success Police Department was on scene reporting a working fire. Deputy Chief Stone arrived within minutes and transmitted a Signal 10 for a working fire, with heavy fire exposing from the 2nd floor on his arrival.

Engine 8740 was the first apparatus on scene and after picking up a hydrant stretched an 1 3/4'' handline to the second floor of the home to begin to extinguish the fire. A second hoseline was was then stretched by the crew of E8758.

Q8728 was requested to the scene and crews from Companies 2 and 3 assisted with opening the attic of the home and extinguishing the fire which had extended to it.

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FF Chuck Karen's Name Added to Patriot Park

Dedication

On September 10, 2016, M-LFD gathered at Patriot's Park in Manhasset as Chuck Karen's name was added to the monument there by the commissioners of the Manhasset Park District. Chuck passed away earlier this year from 9/11 related illness. Chuck was a police officer in the NYPD's 73rd precinct and spent countless hours at the world trade center site in the aftermath of the attacks.

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NSUH Car Fire

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Photo by Lee Genser.  Click on the photo for additional pictures and a short video clip!

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Rubbish Fire

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Photo by Blaise Christoforatos. Click on the photo for additional pictures from this incident.

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