Monday, September 3, 2012

4th Alarm Fire Rips Through Crown Heights Home

Eight firefighters were hospitalized after battling a blaze in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood during the night, with one listed in serious condition in New York Hospital’s Burn Unit.

The fire broke heart in the heart of the Lubavitch community at Carol Street and Kingston Avenue at 02:30. ABC News reports that while many of the residents were able to get out of the building on their own, at least 12 had to be rescued and fire marshals are labeling the blaze as “suspicious” because it spread so quickly. Chabad websites report the building that was engulfed in flames was home to many frum families.

ABC adds the fire is believed to have started on the second floor, where construction is taking place.

Hatzolah was on hand along with other emergency medical teams as there were fears for the families in the four-story building. B’chasdei Hashem the families were evacuated without injuries.


The following is a run down of the FDNY tickets at this fire, courtesy of NYCFire

Date: 09-03-12

Time: 0230hrs

Location: 1365 Carroll St X Kingston Ave/Brooklyn Ave (Crown Heights)
Description: Fire 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors of a 4-story OMD.

0233hrs: Multiple calls, rpts of people trapped. B-38 transmitting 2nd Alarm, fire 2nd floor of a 4-story OMD. TL-132 FAST
227 235 283,

0239hrs: B-38 rpts water on the fire on the 2nd floor. Fire now showing out 3rd floor windows. NYPD Level 1 Mobilization.

0244hrs: Div. 15 rpts (3) L/S, (2) in operation, heavy fire 3rd floor. D/W/H. Building is a 4-story 100X100.

0247hrs: CIDS for corrected address of 1365 Carroll St., 4-story 80X100 with duplex apartments on 3rd and 4th floors. Window bars all floors. TL on initial response.

0250hrs: EMS treating several civilians for smoke inhalation.

0256hrs: Div. 15 transmitting the 3rd Alarm with S/C for (2) Trucks above the 3rd. Staging Area is Eastern Parkway X Kingston Ave. Progress Report- (4) L/S/O, fire on 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors. Fire on 2nd and 3rd floors is darkening down. Primary on the 2nd floor is (-).
3rd Alarm: E-230, 310, 222, 217; L-120, 112
S/C: L-102, L-XXX

0305hrs: Brooklyn getting numerous calls for smoke in the area.

0307hrs: Div. 15 rpts heavy fire top floor and into cockloft. Co's making progress on the top floor and in the process of a trench cut. D/W/H.

0333hrs: Car 15A rpts all visible fire K/D. All Primary Searches are (-).

0344hrs: Car 15A transmitting 4th Alarm for relief. P/W/H. 

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