New City Structure Fire
5 Hearth Ct.
August 22, 2010 – Sunday morning at 12:37 a.m. New City FD (Dept. 9) was dispatched to a Signal-10 Possible Structure Fire at 5 Hearth Court. First Assistant Chief Kenny Flynn (9-2) was the first officer on scene. He advised control it was a Signal-12 at 12:41 a.m. A Signal-12 is means it is a working structure fire. Minutes later 9-Command requested West Nyack FD (Dept. 24) to the scene with a pumper. First Lieutenant Brian Leitner (24-4) and 24-1750 (1992 Pierce) responded three minutes after dispatch. 24-4 signed the truck on scene at 12:56 a.m. and command gave orders to stretch a second line inside. The members of West Nyack stretched the second line and opened ceilings. Shortly after, other members of West Nyack FD (Dept 24), Congers FD (Dept 3), and Nanuet FD (Dept 8) were sent to relieve the firefighters inside and were told to overhaul. All Dept 24 units were sent on a Signal-14 at 2:38 a.m. A Signal-14 is when a unit is told to return or is returning to quarters. When the truck returned back to quarters the men cleaned the equipment for the next alarm.