Collapse forces firefighters back
West Seneca, NY
Union FD alerted for a structure fire with possible propane tanks exploding. Union 9 on scene with a 2 story barn-type structure with heavy fire showing and through the roof.
Truck 2 crews make attack but are forced back by an already collapsing barn. Chief orders defensive ops and multiple 2.5″ lines are deployed.
Request for Seneca Hose 6 for defensive support of a master stream.
Fire contained for original barn with only exterior siding damages to other structures.
3 -1¾” & 2 -2½” Lines in use
Seneca Hose 6 for airborne master stream
Union: Truck 2, Engine 1 & Rescue 7-1
Seneca Hose: Truck 6 & Rescue 5
Winchester: Squad 3 & Rescue 7; East Seneca: Engine 2; Vigilant: Engine 1, Rescue 7 & 7-1
South Line & Doyle back filled
Damages: $ 60K
5-26-2021 – Time Out: 14:41 hrs