Huntington Manor Fire Department Battles Blazing House Fire
On Friday afternoon, February 17, at 2:45 P.M., the Huntington Manor Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a residential structure fire on Pidgeon Hill Road in South Huntington. Arriving units were confronted with a fully involved private dwelling fire. About 65 firefighters using ten trucks battled the blaze which was brought under control within an hour.
A resident of the home was transported to Huntington Hospital by the Huntington Community First Aid Squad for treatment of non-life threatening burns. The Melville, Huntington and Greenlawn Fire Departments and HCFAS provided assistance at the scene, with the Halesite Fire Department standing by at Manor Headquarters.
Fireground operations were under the command of Huntington Manor Chiefs Jon Hoffmann, Chuck Brady and Jim Glidden. The Suffolk County Police Arson Squad and Town of Huntington Fire Marshal were on scene to determine the cause of the fire.
Story by Steve Silverman, Photos Courtesy Huntington Manor FD