Signal 99 Helfer Lane
By Captain Station 1 Anthony Alessandrello
May 14, 2021

On Thursday 5/13 at 1701 hrs we along with our mutual aid departments were dispatched to a reported structure fire on Ferndale Lane. C2 (Chief Spratt), C3 (Chief Capriotti), E11 (Lt Schermerhorn), E13 (Lt T Van Auken), L22 (FF DiMauro), E24 (Chief McGarrity), Sq1 ( FF H Matthes) responded. While enroute the address was updated to Helfer Lane with police reporting house on fire. C3 arrived and gave it a 99 (working fire). E11 arrived and gained entry and started extinguishment. E13 arrived seconds later and secured the plug. L22, E24 and Sq1 arrived moments later and assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. Fire was contained to the garage. Other units onscene were Fayetteville C1, TK20, East Syracuse C1, E4, Kirkville RP4, Manlius TK2 with Bridgeport E4 standing by at our station 2.