Islip Fire Department
 

Engine 3-4-1 catches work while standing by for the Brentwood Fire Department

     

Sunday, May 29, 2016 On Sunday May 29th 2016 the Brentwood FD was called to operate at a working fire at 9 Cleveland Street. Multiple mutual aids were called to assist at that fire and the Islip FD was notified for 1 engine to standby at Brentwood FD Headquarters with Hauppauge FD Ladder 3-8-7 for any additional alarms. While standing by a second alarm came in reporting a residential structure fire at 10 S 3rd Street off North Thompson Dr. Islip Engine 3-4-1, Chiefs 3-4-31, 3-4-32 as well as Hauppauge Ladder 3-8-7 and chief 3-8-31 were dispatched as the initial assignment. Chief Butler (3-4-31) was first to arrive who transmitted the working fire for a basement fire in a 1 story ranch. Engine 3-4-1 layed into a nearby hydrant and stretched an initial attack line to the rear. With Hauppauge FD truck company opening up and searching the Islip crew quickly extinguished the fire in a basement bedroom. Ladder 3-4-5 also responded to assist as the 3rd due ladder company. After finishing this fire the crew returned to Brentwood FD HQ to continue to standby.