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2nd Alarm for the Private Dwelling

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 0015 Hours Just after midnight Bronx Dispatchers sounded Box 3803 for the address 819 East 228 Street for the fire in a private dwelling. Engine 63 arrived first due and transmitted the 10-75 for the basement of a 2 1/2 story peaked roof PD. Battalion 15 initially asked for an extra engine and truck however requested a second alarm due to extension to the upper floors and an extreme collier's mansion condition throughout the house. 3 lines were stretched and operated to bring the fire under control in approximately one and a half hours. Division 7 had the command.



Second Floor of a Frame MD

Saturday, February 7, 2015 1420 Hours As the men were cleaning up from lunch, both companies were alerted to Box 3802 for a reported fire on the second floor of 4025 Lowerre Place cross of East 227th Street. The box was quickly loaded upon after receiving calls of people trapped. On arrival Battalion 15 gave the 10-75 for fire on the second floor of a 2 1/2 story peaked roof wood frame multiple dwelling. Engine 63 began stretching a line as 39 Truck made their way in to conduct primary searches for trapped occupants. Fortunately everyone was able to get out of the house before the arrival of Fire Department personnel. The fire was quickly knocked down on the second floor and a 2nd line was used to extinguish some extension into the attic. All searched proved negative throughout and the fire was brought under control in just over 30 minutes. Division 7 had the command.



Both Companies Fill out 10-75 on the Tracks

Friday, February 6, 2015 Approximat Around 1530 Hours both companies and the Battalion were called upon to fill out a 10-75 at East 212th Street and Jerome Avenue for fire in a transit shed on the side of the elevated tracks of the 4 Line. Ladder 39 took the role of the FAST Truck while Engine 63 manpower helped first arriving companies place a hand line in service and supply Dry Chem extinguishers to knock down fire while power was being turned off by MTA officials. Fire was located in the walls and ceiling on the first floor of the 2-story 15x20 transit building housing compressors and other train equipment. after power removal Ladder's 32 and 37 were able to pull apart tin ceilings to access the bulk of fire to complete final extinguishment. The fire was brought under control in just over an hour and companies returned to service. Division 7 had command of the operation.



10-77 Transmitted for a FPMD

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 2209 Hours Just after 2200 Hours, Engine 62 turning out of quarters for a run observed fire out 2 windows on the 7th floor of a NYCHA building directly across the street from their quarters. 62 quickly gave the urgent for fire out the windows on a Fireproof Multiple Dwelling. The box was quickly filled out bringing Engine 63, Ladder 39 and the 15th Battalion to 712 East Gun Hill Road. Battalion 15 transmitted the 10-77 and added an additional engine after the transmission of a 10-70 from Engine 62's chauffer. On arrival Engine 63 hooked up a second line off the standpipe outlet 2 floors below and 39 Truck took their role as the FAST Truck. The fire was quickly knocked down and brought under control by initial companies within 30 minutes.



10-75 for a 2-story Brick

Thursday, January 29, 2015 0510 Hours At 0510 Hours, Bronx Communications sounded box 3698 for a fire at 4015 Paulding Avenue between East 226 and 227 Streets. Receiving numerous calls reporting fire, 4-2-S-R were added to the box. On arrival Battalion 15 transmitted the 10-75 for fire out the second floor rear windows. A 10-70 was also transmitted for frozen hydrants bringing Engine 97 to the scene to help with a positive water source. 2 lines were stretched however the fire was extinguished using the initial hand line. Colliers Mansion Conditions slowed the searches for occupants which came back negative and the fire was brought under control in 38 minutes. Division 7 had the command.



Fire in a 2-Story Frame

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1715 Hours At 1715 hours, Bronx Communications sounded Box 3697 for fire on the second floor of 740 East 227 street between White Plains Road and Barnes Avenue. Within minutes, numerous calls were being received which prompted Fire Alarm Dispatchers to load the box. Ladder 39 arrived just ahead of Engine 63 and transmitted the 10-75 for heavy fire in the rear of the building. Battalion 15 gave the All Hands on arrival and requested an extra engine and truck due to initial water problems and a good fire conditions impinging on exposure 4. As Engine 63 began stretching the initial line, other members searched for a positive water source. A 10-70 (water relay) was initially given but quickly rescinded after a serviceable hydrant was found further down the block. 3 lines were stretched off the engine while Ladder's 39 and 32 conducted primaries of the fire building. The fire was brought probably will hold in just over 30 minutes and under control shortly after. Division 7 had command of the fire.



Basement off on a Private Dwelling

Friday, January 16, 2015 Approx 110 Just after 1100 hours, Bronx Communications had both companies and the 15th Battalion responding into Box 3838 for a reported house on fire at 4135 Seton Avenue cross of Edenwald Avenue. On arrival companies had light smoke coming from a private dwelling. After forcing entry on the 2 side, Ladder 39 found heavy fire coming from the basement level. Engine 63 quickly stretched the initial hand line to the seat of the fire and had the fire knocked down within 5 minutes. Due to the quick work of first arriving units, fire was held to the basement and companies returned to service a short time later. Division 7 had the command.



All Hands on Arrival for an Occupied Dwelling

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Approximat Close to 2100 hours, Bronx Communications sounded Box 3648 for 822 East 218 Street between Barnes and Bronxwood Avenues for fire in a private dwelling. Minutes later first due companies from the Da Dawg House transmitted a 10-75 for fire out windows on the 2nd floor and 3rd floor rear of a 3-story frame occupied private dwelling. Engine 63 arrived 3rd due and stretched a 2nd line to back up Engine 38 while Ladder 39 assumed the position of the FAST truck. The fire was brought under control in approximately 45 minutes and Division 7 had the command.



2 And 2 for Small Fire in a Commercial

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 Approximat Early into the night tour Bronx Communications sounded Box 4841 for 4048 White Plains Road for fire in the basement of a commercial. On arrival light smoke was showing from the cellar of a deli and companies quickly went to work finding the fires location. The fire was quickly located and the incident was brought under control. Battalion 15 had the command.



Fast Work Saves Christmas for North Bronx Family

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 0845 Hours Shortly before the change of tours both companies and the battalion were sent to 4092 Seton Avenue off of Edenwald Avenue for a report of fire on the first floor of a private dwelling. With smoke showing from a 2 1/2 Brick home on arrival Engine 63 and Ladder 39 snapped into action stretching a line and finding the seat of the fire. After a primary search fire was located in the kitchen of the basement. Due to the quick actions of both companies the fire was knocked down before having a chance to involve more of the basement area and ruin a families Christmas. The fire was quickly brought under control and scaled back to 2 and 2. Battalion 15 had command and companies returned to service with a half an hour.



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