UPDATE 1 – APRIL 8, 2017 – 2238 PDT / 0138 EDT
A fire broke out at the Tuck-It-Away Self Storage on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Heavy fire greeted firefighters from the second floor of the six-floor commercial building. It was quickly elevated to a 2nd Alarm and later to a 3rd Alarm.
The fire is located on the 100 block of E 138th Street in Queens/Bronx of NYC, New York.
All personnel that were inside the building were told to evacuate. A roll call [PAR] was completed by Command. All personnel were accounted for.
One additional Tower Ladder [Ladder 44] was requested at 0128 Hours EDT [2228 Hours PDT] They were told to access the fire ground from 140th Street on to Walton Street on to Exposure 3 side and were assigned to Battalion 2.
The fire was still in exterior operations and are using Towers [Ladders]
Another Tower [L9 acting as L14] was requested at 0134 EDT. They were requested to access the same route and after they arrive, to stand by for instructions.
Exterior operations are ongoing.
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