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September 2011

09/24/11  Engine 10, Truck 2, Quint 6, Engine 5(R.I.C.), Rescue 11, Car 99, Battalion 2, The Deputy Chief and Protectives responded to 813 Lake Av for smoke from a vacant building. Truck 2 was on location with light smoke from the rear of a single story structure. Engine 5 reported a couch on fire inside the structure, and the fire was under control in 9 minutes.

 

 

 

 

09/21/11  The members of Dewey and Ridgeway would like to wish FF. Nick Capone of Engine 10 Group 4, a healthy, happy and prosperous retirement. You will be missed.

 

 

 

 

09/18/11  Truck 2 responded to the area of 348 West Ridge Rd for the report of a motorcyclist down. They were on location confirming a motorcycle down and started EMS. Engine 10 responded later in the incident to assist police with clean up. For a news story from YNN Channel 9, click here.

 

 

 

 

09/18/11  Engine 10, Truck 2 and Battalion 2 responded to 645 Driving Park Av for a reported car fire, possibly close to a house. As they were en route, another alarm was received reporting a possible structure fire in the area of Dewey and Ridgeway. Quint 6, Engine 19, Engine 16, Truck 10(R.I.C.), Rescue 11, Car 99 and Battalion 1 responded. Further calls reported a possible car fire in the area of Ridgeway Av and Aster St. Engine 10 was on location at 645 Driving Park with nothing showing. It was further determined that the 2 calls were actually for 645 Ridgeway Av. Engine 10 and Truck 2 responded back to that address, with Truck 2 on location reporting a vehicle fire fully involved and close to the structure. Battalion 1 reported the assignment would be handled by Truck 2, Quint 6 and Battalion 1, and the fire was under control in 5 minutes. This incident demonstrates the importance of giving accurate information when calling for emergency services. When making a 911 call, please try to give clear, and as accurate information as possible. A few seconds to slow down and be accurate can save valuable minutes in an emergency. The companies covering the second call in this situation were responding from much further distances. 

 

 

 

 

09/17/11  Engine 10 responded to 94 Oriole St for a motorcyclist into a tree. They were on location with RPD already on scene, and confirmed a motorcycle down. Engine 10 performed EMS, and assisted the ambulance crew while en route to Strong hospital. For a news story from YNN Channel 9, click here

 

 

 

 

09/16/11  Engine 10, Engine 5, Quint 6, Truck 10(R.I.C.), Rescue 11, Car 99, Battalion 2, The Deputy Chief and Protectives responded to 22 Leavenworth St for a reported house fire. Car 99 was on location with smoke showing from a 2 1/2 story wood frame dwelling. Command requested the next due engine company to assume R.I.C. duties, bringing Engine 13. Engine 1 filled in at Engine 5's quarters on Lyell Av, and the fire was under control in 12 minutes.

 

 

 

 

09/16/11  Quint 6, Engine 10, Rescue 11, Car 99 and Battalion 1 responded to Route 104 east bound, near North Clinton Av, for a reported MVA with a person trapped and a possible car fire. Car 91 and Engine 10 were on location with a car fire, fully involved, and no one trapped. Engine 10 handled the car fire, while Quint 6 handled EMS. The New York State Police closed the east bound lanes of Route 104 between the Seneca/North Clinton Av exit & Hudson Av for a short time, and the fire was under control in 8 minutes. 

 

 

 

 

09/15/11  The members of Dewey and Ridgeway would like to congratulate FF. Jason Ashton(Engine 10 Group 1) and his wife on the birth of their son.

 

 

 

 

09/15/11  Engine 10 filled in at the Ridge Road Fire District, while they worked a basement fire at 145 Holmes Rd in the Town of Greece. For info and audio of that fire, click here.

 

 

 

 

09/12/11  Engine 10, Truck 2, Engine 5, Quint 6(R.I.C.), Rescue 11, Car 99 and Battalion 2 responded to 585 Lexington Av for a possible basement fire. Engine 10 was on location with light smoke showing from a 2 1/2 story dwelling, and then confirmed a basement fire. The fire was under control in 12 minutes.

 

 

 

 

09/12/11  Quint 6, Engine 16, Truck 2, Engine 10(R.I.C.), Rescue 11, Car 99, Battalion 1, The Deputy Chief and Protectives responded to 39 Mazda Terrace for a report of smoke from the structure with a smoke alarm activated. Quint 6 was on location with smoke from the second floor of a large 2 1/2 story dwelling, and command confirmed a working fire. The fire was under control in 11 minutes, and The Red Cross is assisting the residents.

 

 

 

 

09/11/11  The members of Dewey and Ridgeway, as well as all the members of The Rochester Fire Department, would like to thank everyone for your support. Not only on this, the tenth anniversary of "09/11/2001," but every day. We greatly appreciate it, and are here for you.  

 

 

 

 

09/11/11  Engine 10 responded to 80 Ramona St for a report of a possible vehicle fire. While en route, dispatch advised they were receiving several calls about this incident. Engine 10 was on location with a van and a dump truck on fire. Truck 2 assisted at the scene, and the fire was under control in 12 minutes.

 

 

 

 

09/09/11  Engine 5, Truck 10, Engine 13, Engine 10(R.I.C.), Rescue 11, Car 99, Battalion 2, The Deputy Chief and The Protectives responded to 195 Bloss St for the report of a vacant house on fire. Engine 5 was on location with a fire in the rear of a large 2 1/2 story vacant house. The fire was under control in 24 minutes. For audio, click here.

 

 

 

 

09/07/11  Engine 10 filled in at The Barnard Fire Department, while they worked a kitchen fire on Sterling Square in the Town of Greece. For info and audio, click here.

 

 

 

 

09/06/11  Engine 5, Truck 10, Quint 6(with Special Ops 2), Rescue 11, Car 99 and Battalion 2 responded to the area of 20 Hastings St in The Lower Falls Park for a person reportedly stuck on the rocks near the Genesee River. Engine 5 was on location with a person on a ledge about 40 feet above the river, south of the Driving Park Bridge. Command reported they would be using a high angle rope rescue and requested another rope company, bringing Truck 2. Engine 13 and Engine 17 were special called to the scene, with Engine 13 bringing Special Ops 1. The Deputy Chief and Protectives also responded to assist. Command requested RG&E to slow down the river flow. Engine 8 filled in at Headquarters on Andrews St, and Quint 7 and Midi 7 filled in at Broad and Allen. The patient was removed from the gorge in 1 hour and 33 minutes. For a news story from WOKR 13WHAM News, click here


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