Attic Fire in Ronkonkoma
By Captain Paul Pumalo
December 26, 2019

At 5:52 am on December 20th, the Ronkonkoma Fire Department was dispatched with a reported structure fire. First arriving unit, 5-24-50 relayed a working fire to dispatch as he arrived on scene. Upon arrival, first responding units identified an exterior fire in the 3/4 corner, with exposure into the attic of the residence. First Engine on scene, 5-24-10 made a quick interior attack and quickly knocked down the main body of fire. 5-24-11, responded from assisting a neighboring department with a structure fire of their own and conducted primary searches of the building. Under direction of the Chief of the Department, Kevin Murray, the scene was placed under control at 6:52am. Neighboring departments assisted with getting secondary lines in place and assisting in final extinguishment.

Units: 5-24-30, 31, 50, 52, 10, 11, 02, 19. 4-4-02, 3-15-07, 5-11-03, 3-28-19, 5-17-02, 5-14-03, 5-14-32
Mutual Aid: North Patchogue, Holbrook, Lakeland,