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Farnum St. Basement Fire 

Story by  Ex Captain Steven Grogan - Photos by Johnny Cook and others


On September 11, 2016, at 14:48 hours, the Lynbrook Fire Department was dispatched  to 19 Farnum Street for a reported basement fire.  First Assistant Chief Carl Lengel was in charge and broadcast a Signal 10 upon his arrival.  Engine Company, 421, was first due and took the hydrant in front of 17 Farnum.  They then stretched the pre-connect to the home.   Members of Hose Company, 424, arrived and assisted with the stretching of that first attack line.  When Tally-Ho, 423, and Vulcan, 422, arrived they assisted with stretching the second pre-connect line from 421 to the house.  Truck Company had also arrived and after performing a search ventilated the home.  The Emergency Medical Company stood-by.  Valley Stream, Rockville Centre, and East Rockaway FD's provided mutual aid assistance.  The fire was quickly extinguished but firefighters were at the scene for over an hour. 

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