Fire at Ogdensburg apartment complex under investigation
Photo courtesy of Ogdensburg Professional Firefighters Local 1799 Facebook page.
OGDENSBURG -- The cause of an apartment fire Wednesday afternoon is under investigation, according to the Ogdensburg Professional Firefighters Local 1799 Facebook page.The fire was reported at 4:15 p.m. and firefighters, along with Ogdensburg rescue, and County car 9 were dispatched to a structure fire on the 400 block of Lincoln Ave., firefighters said
"Engine 1 and Engine 3 responded with shift 2 under the command of Asst. Chief Stull with 6 members. Arriving with in 2 minutes of being dispatched Asst. Chief Stull called on scene of a 2 story building with heavy fire showing on the rear of the structure. Engine 1's crew went to work stretching attack lines to suppress the fire while Engine 3's crew established a water supply," the Facebook post said
"Asst. Chief Stull made the call for the all call for all off duty personnel to report and Heuvelton Fire to respond to Ogdensburg fire Station to cover the city. Crews began to knock the main body of fire and off duty crews responded with the quint to access the rear eve area," the department said.
"Within 5 minutes the main body of fire was knocked down and crews began to search for extension into the structure. Having a quick response by our on duty personnel and quickly calling in off duty members minimized the damaged to the structure. The cause is under investigation. Thank you to Ogdensburg Rescue, Ogdensburg PD, County Car 9, and Heuvelton Fire," the Facebook post said.
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