The tones dropped at 5:16pm yesterday, Sept 10, for a reported working structure fire called in via radio by Allegany Chief 1. He had come upon a two story wood structure with smoke showing at 1912 Four Mile Rd. Allegany Chief arrived on scene and called for mutual aid from Westons Mills, Knapp Creek, and Hinsdale. Engine 32 made an aggressive interior attack while Tower 169 vented the roof and Engine 30 hooked up a water supply. The fire was quickly knocked down and overhaul started. CATFIT was on scene for the investigation and all Allegany units were back in station at 9:30pm. Responding were Engines 30, 32, 33, Tower 169, Rescue 7, Utilities 261, 265, 262 with special ops trailer, Am 233, Westons Mills tanker and ambulance, Hinsdale tanker, Knapp Creek Ut, tanker, and engine, Deputy 4 Coordinator and CATFIT.
The Allegany Engine Company would like to send out a big thank you to all the people that came out during our Old Home Week celebration. Unfortunately due to the weather everything on Saturday had to be cancelled but the rest of the week was great. We hope to see everyone next year.
nbspThe Allegany Fire Department is proud to announce the addition of a new piece of firefighting apparatus to their fleet. nbspWe have purchased a 1995 E-One Hurricane 105ft Platform. nbspThe truck was purchased from Jeremy McCoy from Brindlee Mountain Fire Apparatus in Alabama. nbspThe truck features a 2000gpm pump and 250 gallon water tank. nbspThe departments last ladder truck was taken out of service about 10 years ago and was a 1947 American LaFrance. nbspThis truck is a huge addition to the department and will service us well for years to come.
nbspAllegany Fire and members of the water rescue team were requested mutual aid to assist the Hinsdale Fire Department with an ALS MVA on I-86 eastbound. nbspA tractor trailer had gone off the roadway and plunged in the Ischua Creek the was high and moving swiftly from recent rain and snow melt. nbspThe driver of the truck was uninjured and the cab of the truck was filling with water. nbspWater team members Robby Jones and Jerry Cummins made their way along the trailer and to the cab of the truck using the departments rapid deployment craft or RDC. nbspThe driver was assisted with putting on a life vest and then removed from the passenger side window and onto the craft. nbspMembers of Hinsdale Allegany and Westons Mills pulled the craft to shore and assisted the victim. nbspThe victim was transported by Hinsdale EMS to the hospital to be checked out. nbspAlso assisting on scene were water personnel from Westons Mills. nbsp The Allegany Fire Dept. Technical Rescue Team trains constantly and is the most equipped team in the area. nbspIn addition to water rescue the team also specializes in Ice rescue and low angle rope rescue.
nbspAllegany Fire and Allegany Rescue amp EMS was toned for a structure fire at 3122 Buffalo Rd. nbspand dispatch was advising there was a possible explosion also. nbspChief 2 arrived on scene and reported a working fire. nbspAllegany Chief requested tankers from Westons Mills Hinsdale Knapp Creek and Town of Olean. nbspEngine 32 arrived on scene and 2 – 1 34 inch lines were pulled along with a 2 12 inch line. nbspEngine 30 Engine 33 and Rescue 7 arrived on scene to support the operation. nbspDeputy 4 requested an engine and ambulance from Limestone to standby at the Allegany hall. nbspThe fire was quickly knocked down and overhaul started. nbspFortunately nobody was home when the explosion occurred. nbspCATFIT was on scene until 5am the next morning investigating the cause of the explosion and fire. nbsp