Working structure fire
By Member Alex Smith
May 21, 2022

At 15:23PM on Saturday, May 21st, Hampton Bays FD was dispatched for a reported structure fire at 171 Wakeman Road. Upon the arrival of 3rd Assistant Chief Lou Stellato, smoke was seen coming from the residence and upon further investigation a “working fire” was declared. Engine 7-5-2 arrived first due and stretched 2 hand lines. Engine 7-5-1 arrived 2nd and it’s manpower assisted in venting the structure. Tanker 7-5-7 and Tower Ladder 7-5-3 also were on scene with the manpower assisting in operations. Fire Police 7-5-11 shut down the road to make sure the members were safe. 1sr Assistant Chief Rick Nydegger was the Officer in charge and members operated for just under an hour before being placed back ins service.

Units: Chiefs 7-5-31/33 Engines 7-5-2/1 Tanker 7-5-7 Tower Ladder 7-5-3 Fire Police 7-5-1 Safety 2