2/1/99 Commack Fire Dept. responded to a phone alarm of smoke coming from the bsmt of a occupied single family home. First Chief to arrive found moderate smoke coming from the bsmt. First-Due in was Truck 2-11-1 Which sent in a search team and right behind it was Ladder 2-11-7 who streched a line. The main body of fire was found in the boiler room in the space between the false ceiling of the bsmt and the floor of the first floor. Fire was knocked down with 1 1 3/4 line with minor extension to the first floor. The only casulties were about 9-12 pet birds that were kept in the bsmt.