On May 4, 2015, the Bay Shore Fire Department activated for a working residential structure fire on Atlantic Avenue. While 3-1-31, Ed Kunz, Jr., had command of the scene, 3-1-32, Jerry Rockfeld, had command of operations. Unit 3-1-1 grabbed a hydrant while Engine 3-1-2 stayed signal 9 on the hydrant. Islip’s Ladder 3-4-11 set up for roof operations. Two lines were stretch from 3-1-1. The home, a high ranch, was heavily damaged on the second floor. In addition to Islip, mutual aid came from West Islip, while East Islip and Brentwood stood by at Bay Shore. Bay Shore Brightwaters Rescue Ambulance also responded. One dog died in the fire.
– Fire News photos by Richard Stark