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10/18/08 Manhattan Box 1940 - 10-77
« on: October 18, 2008, 06:20:28 AM »
Roosevelt Island, Manhattan, NY, 10/18/08

Address: 546 Main St on Roosevelt Island

Phone Box 1940 - Report of fire on the 9th floor @ 540 Main St.
Engs. 260, 262, 258
L116, TL115
Battalion 45
(*Rescue 4, normally assigned on RI structural boxes, unavailable due to Queens 3rd alarm Box 4675)

05:32 hours
10-12 (1st due units give preliminary) for Battalion 45.

10-77-1940 - 05:35 hours
E263
E14 (High Rise Nozzle Engine Co.)
E259 (Lobby Control Unit)
E39 w/ High Rise 2
TL117, L16
L2 is the FAST truck
Battalion 8
Battalion 10 (Safety Officer)
Division 14
Rescue 2 S/C
Squad 252 S/C
(*multiple special units unavailable due to Queens 3rd alarm Box 4675)

CIDs for 540 Main St:.
MD 19 story 50x250.  Home for senior citizens.  Multiple disabled throughout.  No duplex apartments, interconnected with 538 and 546 Main Streets.  Oxygen throughout.

05:40 hours
E39/High-Rise 2 placed Out Of Service.

05:44 hours
Battalion 45: We have fire in 546 Main St, 9th floor apartment 11-11, 1 10-45 no code at this time, we're using K as the attack stairway.

7-5-1940 - 05:44 hours
RAC1 S/C

05:48 hours - Duration 19 minutes
BC45: Box 1940, we have 1 line stretched, we're putting water on the fire, we're getting a 2nd line stretched, searches underway.

05:50 hours
Now receiving report of smoke, apartment 12-22 @ 546 Main St.

05:52 hours
BC45: Box 1940, Primary other than the 1 10-45 is negative.

05:54 hours
BC45: Box 1940, Main body of fire is knocked down at this time.  Notify EMS, they are not on scene.

Exposures are:
1 - street
2 - similar attached
3 - rear yard
4 - similar attached.

05:54 hours
Division 14 is 10-84

05:56 hours
EMS reports they are on scene, request location of the Aided.
BC45: Aided is in front of the fire building.

06:08 hours
E58 is switching to Queens, relocating to E262

06:10 hours - Duration 43 minutes.
Division 14: Box 1940, main body of fire has been knocked down, primary searches are complete and negative, secondaries are in progress.  Fire is Probably Will Hold.  We need the fire marshals to respond, the 10-45 is a code 1 (Black Tag, Deceased).  Mixer-off message.

06:11 hours
Rescue 2 is 10-8 switching back to Brooklyn

06:14 hours
Marshals are en route

06:15 hours
DC14: Box 1940, we're going Under Control at this time, secondary searches are complete and negative at this time.

06:23 hours
DC14: We have a correction on the fire apartment, corrected apartment is 11-06, it's the 11th floor.
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10/18/08 Manhattan Box 1940 - 10-77
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Re: 10/18/08 Manhattan Box 1940 - 10-77
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2008, 09:32:29 AM »
Any word yet on the cause of the fire?


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Re: 10/18/08 Manhattan Box 1940 - 10-77
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2008, 06:07:01 PM »
Latest new reports say the 10-45 may have been smoking in bed.

 

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