Multiple fire departments responded to a basement fire in Lakeview early Tuesday morning.
Around 1 a.m, the Lakeview Fire
Department was dispatched to a reported basement fire at 491 Jefferson
Lakeview Assistant Chief Freddy
Senti was among the first on scene and was met with smoke showing
from the two-story private dwelling. With this, a signal 98 (smoke showing) was immediately transmitted.
Soon after the signal
98 came the transmission of the signal 10 (working fire).
After the transmission, the Rockville Centre Fire Department was notified to respond to the
scene as the FAST and with their rehab unit. Rockville Centre arrived
on scene with Ladder 447 and Heavy Rescue 446 to meet these requests.
Two lines were stretched -- one in operation -- off of first due Lakeview
Engine 414. Lakeview Ladder 411 was the first truck company on the
scene and took to the front of the home.
The fire was said to have
originated with a dryer in the basement with minor extension to the
Stand by units consisted of a West Hempstead engine,
Malverne ladder and Lynbrook ambulance. All fire department units
were under the command of Lakeview Chief of Department Koppel.
There were no reported injuries.
Story and photos by Kevin Madigan [K2M Photography].