A two-alarm fire was sounded for Florence Street in Schenectady on January 7, 2017. Deputy Chief Kurt Gerfin saw smoke from the apron of Station 1, over a mile away, and called for a second alarm bringing all apparatus and manpower to the scene. Niskayuna Fire District 1 and Scotia Fire Departments were put on stand by in their quarters to cover.                   

– Fire News photos by Peter R. Barber