House Fire on Seton Street Melville

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Melville FD Battles House Fire The Melville Fire Department responded to a house
fire on Seton Street, Saturday morning, February 16,2018 at about 9:30 am. Melville
firefighters quickly arrived and found an active fire on the exterior rear of the
home and the basement, first and second floors. Firefighters began an aggressive
attack on the fire using three hose lines, and had the blaze under control within a
half hour. Fifty firefighters and rescue personnel were on the scene with five
trucks, an ambulance and fire police. The Dix Hills and Huntington Manor FD's
assisted at the scene, with the East Farmingdale and Plainview FD's and Huntington
Community First Aid Squad providing standby coverage during the alarm. Units were
under the command of Chiefs Chris Nolan, David Kaplan and Bill Schmitt. The cause of
the fire appears to be electrical in origin and is under investigation by the
Huntington Town Fire Marshal and Suffolk Police Arson Squad. Crews were on the scene
for two hours and 15 minutes, and there were no injuries reported. 
Story and Photos by Steve Silverman  
Public Information Officer Melville Fire Department

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