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Saturday, January 23, 2016 Approximat Around 1100 Hours, just as the first real winter storm of 2016 was beginning to hammer down on the five boroughs, Bronx Communications alerted the 15th Battalion to a phone alarm for smoke coming from the roof of 4139 Boston Road off of Provost Avenue. Engine 63 becoming available from another box were assigned to the ticket as the 3rd due engine. Tower Ladder 51 arrived first due to find smoke pushing from the front peak of a 1 1/2 story commercial and gave the urgent for the 10-75. Ladder 39 was added to the assignment and designated the FAST truck. Ladder 51 quickly gained access to find a heavy smoke condition throughout and maze-like conditions. A search rope was quickly deployed as they began searching for the fire. With no stairs, both 51 and Ladder 61 began pulling ceilings to access the bulk of fire which was found in the peak on the 1/4 corner of the main entrance. Engine 38 quickly moved in with the first line and began extinguishing fire as trucks continued to open up the cockloft area. Engine 63 stood by with a back up line just outside the front of the building and used it to extinguish some fire that had burned through the peak. The fire was brought under control in 47 minutes using two hand lines. Division 7 had the command