The North Amityville Fire Company, and the Copiague Fire Department for a dual response engine, were alerted for a basement fire on 41st Street about 1945 on February 7, 2024. Police advised it was a working fire and Chief McLeod had the alarm resounded. Units arrived to fire showing from the basement and extending to the first floor. Copiague Engine 1-3-10 was followed in by Engine 1-7-1. North Amityville Chief of Department Henry and Second Assistant Chief Rhoden arrived shortly after with Chief Henry taking command. Amityville Ladder 1-1-5 arrived and set up in front of the house. Engine crews put three lines into operation to bring the fire under control in just over an hour. One dog was rescued and taken to a local animal hospital for further treatment. All searches were negative, and there were no reported injuries. Mutual aid came from Copiague, Amityville, Lindenhurst, East Farming-dale and Wyandanch-Wheatley Heights Ambulance Corps. The cause of the fire was under investigation.

– Fire News photo by Paul Mazza