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    Default 5 Alarms Bklyn NY

    Can see this from my office in Manhattan - marine units also in the mix




    Massive Fire Engulfs Abandoned Brooklyn Warehouse


    May 02, 2006

    Firefighters are battling a five-alarm fire in an abandoned warehouse in Greenpoint, Brooklyn as black smoke continues to billow high into the sky along the East River.

    Residents in the area say the warehouse is abandoned and first indications are that no one has been injured.

    About 170 firefighters are on the scene, including two fire boats. The fire is far from extinguished, but firefighters, who have been on the scene since about 5:30 a.m., do appear to have gotten a handle on the blaze.

    Traffic in the area around West and Noble Streets is expected to be slow-moving.

    There is no word on how the fire started.

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    Default Now a 7th Alarm

    http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?s...cal&id=4134462#

    http://ny1.com/ny1/content/index.jsp?stid=1&aid=59066

    http://wcbstv.com/topstories/local_story_122060532.html

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    Go to video...footage of Tower Ladder and a rare sight nowadays...two Marine Companies working on the fire.

    This location is to become a park at some point....hmmm wonder if demolition was going to cost too much $$$ or take longer than desired. """""" Lightining? With the new zoning along the Brooklyn waterfront...this might become a semi-common event. Such a deal!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FFFRED
    This location is to become a park at some point.FTM-PTB
    Done deal!
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    FTM-PTB

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    WOW... well to all concerned (even though they wont see {maybe} this till after the fact). Stay safe 'n take care out there!

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    Default Now 8th Alarm

    77-88-36 PWH at this point.

    Might still have some relief alarms

    FTM-PTB.

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    Ahhh.... massive Riverside warehouse Fires.... just about where the property developer has an eye...the stuff of my boyhood growing up and serving as a Proby in London's Docklands!!!

    What ever remained of those old brick and Timber Warehouses have long since been converted into Multi Million Pound Riverside Apartment Blocks... How sitting here at my Desk I wish I were at such a fire today.

    The last two spectacualr Riverside jobs I remember were in 1994 and 1998.
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    The news just said 8 alarms.
    This space for rent

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    Brother Artie (if you are working) and the guys at E 229 TL 146, stay safe out there. I am assuming they would have been called in on this one early.
    Throw some water for me!

    Hopefully there will be a full report on it soon from someone on scene.
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    They are now saying its a 9th Alarm...surely (9/11 aside) this is the biggest job the City has seen for quite a while? Maybe since the St Georges Hotel Fire? or the Fire in Upper Manhattan in September 99?
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    9 banger ... WOW yeah thats got to be the biggest job in a while. i was listen on the www.thebravest.com to there radio they were talking about sending an extra alarm for relief.

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    That was fun!

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    Huh....I'm suprised no one special called Kentland in.

    Somone had to say it. I watch a good chunk on CNN..looked like a hell of a job. Wish I could have been there.
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    Initial Alarm

    Engines: 238,229,221,259
    Trucks: 106,146,104fast
    BC 45, BC 35, DC 11, Sq 252, Res 4


    Second Alarm
    Engines:216,258,211,206 207
    Trucks: 115,128

    Third Alarm
    Engines:237,230,218,260
    Trucks: 119,108

    Fourth Alarm
    Engines: 325,291,226,271
    Trucks: 102,116


    Fifth Alarm
    Engines: 210,217,235,33 act.221
    Trucks: 18 act 146, 12 act 119
    Special Call: 163,14,117,9

    Additional Satellite and 2 engine Special Called to find additional water source
    Engine 324, Sat.4
    Engines 4 act. 211, 205


    6th alarm assignment by orders of COD.

    Engines: 73 act 206, 46 act 217, 14 act 216, 312 act 259

    Ladders: 44 act 146, 157 act 119

    7th Alarm Transmitted

    Engines: 28 act 238, 247 act 221, 309 act 206, 277
    Ladders : 176 act 108, 110

    8th Alarm Transmitted

    Engines: 220, 202, 76, 281
    Ladders: 172 act 146, 124

    9th Alarm Transmitted

    10th Alarm Transmitted

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    Quote Originally Posted by E229Lt
    Initial Alarm

    Engines: 238,229,221,259
    Trucks: 106,146,104fast
    BC 45, BC 35, DC 11, Sq 252, Res 4


    Second Alarm
    Engines:216,258,211,206 207
    Trucks: 115,128

    Third Alarm
    Engines:237,230,218,260
    Trucks: 119,108

    Fourth Alarm
    Engines: 325,291,226,271
    Trucks: 102,116


    Fifth Alarm
    Engines: 210,217,235,33 act.221
    Trucks: 18 act 146, 12 act 119
    Special Call: 163,14,117,9

    Additional Satellite and 2 engine Special Called to find additional water source
    Engine 324, Sat.4
    Engines 4 act. 211, 205


    6th alarm assignment by orders of COD.

    Engines: 73 act 206, 46 act 217, 14 act 216, 312 act 259

    Ladders: 44 act 146, 157 act 119

    7th Alarm Transmitted

    Engines: 28 act 238, 247 act 221, 309 act 206, 277
    Ladders : 176 act 108, 110

    8th Alarm Transmitted

    Engines: 220, 202, 76, 281
    Ladders: 172 act 146, 124

    9th Alarm Transmitted

    10th Alarm Transmitted
    While I may not know your first due. I knew it was close to you and Greenpoint station. I actually think I drove past that place a couple of times the first time I came out.
    I take it that was one of those once in a career events? You hope!
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    I take it that was one of those once in a career events?
    First time this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by E229Lt
    Initial Alarm

    Engines: 238,229,221,259
    Trucks: 106,146,104fast
    BC 45, BC 35, DC 11, Sq 252, Res 4


    Second Alarm
    Engines:216,258,211,206 207
    Trucks: 115,128

    Third Alarm
    Engines:237,230,218,260
    Trucks: 119,108

    Fourth Alarm
    Engines: 325,291,226,271
    Trucks: 102,116


    Fifth Alarm
    Engines: 210,217,235,33 act.221
    Trucks: 18 act 146, 12 act 119
    Special Call: 163,14,117,9

    Additional Satellite and 2 engine Special Called to find additional water source
    Engine 324, Sat.4
    Engines 4 act. 211, 205


    6th alarm assignment by orders of COD.

    Engines: 73 act 206, 46 act 217, 14 act 216, 312 act 259

    Ladders: 44 act 146, 157 act 119

    7th Alarm Transmitted

    Engines: 28 act 238, 247 act 221, 309 act 206, 277
    Ladders : 176 act 108, 110

    8th Alarm Transmitted

    Engines: 220, 202, 76, 281
    Ladders: 172 act 146, 124

    9th Alarm Transmitted

    10th Alarm Transmitted
    HOLY CRAP!!!!!

    Were there any FF injuries??

    P.S.- Nice fire
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    I hate to sound stupid, but not having anything close to thopse types of builds or density in my area. How in the world do you even begin to fight something like that? Do you just set up to protect all the exposures 1st then work on the fire buildings? That would be my best guess. God bless you boys in the big cities.

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    What is (act 146) has it is listed in the alarm assignment
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    Quote Originally Posted by RFRDxplorer
    HOLY CRAP!!!!!

    Were there any FF injuries??

    P.S.- Nice fire
    I'm hearing 8 FF's sent to hospital, but nothing life threatening.

    All the best to them. They certainly have thier hands full.
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    What is (act 146) has it is listed in the alarm assignment
    A unit relocated to another units quarters for coverage is "acting"

    So if L-10 is relocated to L-20 they are designated L10-Acting-L20

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    Great job. Urban renewal at its finest Won't be surprised if this one was arson. Glad no one was seriously injured. It was pretty sweet seeing the fireboats in action on TV
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    Edit..nevermind
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    Hmm...I see that some nice property on the East River waterfront just opened up. I got it!
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