N.Y. Firefighters Hit House Fire

At 4:01 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5, Columbia County 911 took a call from a homeowner at 142 Route 23B in the Town of Greenport, N.Y. 

She reported that her couch was on fire in the living room.

The crew of Greenport Engine 25-1 found heavy fire venting from windows on the first floor of a one-and-a-half story wood frame dwelling.

Crews stretched an 1 3/4 attack line through the front door and were able to knock the flames.

On scene for Greenport were two Engines (25-1 and 24-1), an Engine/tanker (26-1), a rapid attack vehicle (26-3) and a heavy rescue. 

The first floor sustained heavy fire and heat damage.

No injuries were reported.