M-LFD Responds to Apartment Fire in Great Neck

12 Welwyn

On Saturday, September 26, 2020, at approximately 6:47 p.m., all five M-LFD fire companies and the Ambulance Unit were alerted to 12 Welwyn Road in Great Neck for a reported apartment fire. Deputy Chief Antonelli (8704) was the first to respond, arrived on scene within 1 minute of the alarm and advised of smoke showing. Upon making entry into the apartment, DC8704 confirmed a gas dryer fire with ehavy smoke condition. DC8704 along with FF/EMT Sard kept the fire in check with multiple water cans until the crew of E8734 was able to stretch a hose line to extinguish the fire. Crews from all M-LFD companies made entry and searched numerous apartments and were able to reunite several dogs with their worried owners. A heavy smoke condition was vented along with high levels of carbon monoxide. One aided was transported to an area hospital by the M-LFD Ambulance Unit. Our mutual aid partners from the Great Neck Alert Fire Company, Great Neck Vigilant Fire Company and New Hyde Park Fire Company all operated at the scene. The scene was placed under control at 7:34 p.m., and all units were released from the scene at 8:40 p.m. by Chief of Department Mazurkiewicz (8703).

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