Working Fire November 25th, 2013
At approximately 4:45pm on November 24th West Webster was dispatched for a possible house on fire in the area of Glenview Court and Klem Road. While responding there were several updates for flames from the rear of a house. Several minutes later police arrived on location reporting a lawnmower on fire that was spreading to an attached deck in the area of power lines for the home. 1c72 arrived on location reporting heavy smoke from the rear of a 1 1/2 story house and police were further reporting that the fire was spreading to the 2nd floor of the house as well as the garage in the rear of the house. Command declared a working fire and Webster Fire Department was started as the rapid intervention crew. The fire was placed under control at approximately 5:10pm and the cause is under investigation by the Monroe County Fire Bureau. Red Cross is providing assistance for the family.
Motor Vehicle Accident People Trapped November 21st, 2013
Wednesday November 20th at approximately 12:40 pm West Webster responded for a motor vehicle accident with a vehicle flipped over. While responding there were several updates reporting that a person is possibly trapped in one of the vehicles. The patient was extricated in approximately 15 minutes. The cause of the accident is under investigation by the Webster Police Department.
Photos provided by Guy Zampatori Jr.
Working Fire August 18th, 2013
At approximately 7pm on Saturday August 17th, West Webster was dispatched for a garage fire on Lauren Court off of Five Mile Line Road. 1C142 was onscene within a minute of the initial dispatch reporting a working fire. A short time later 1C142 advised that the fire was extending into the house, and 1C12 declared that we would make a defensive attack on the fire. After about 20 minutes the buld of the fire on the exterior of the building was knocked down and crews were able to enter the building and extinguish the fire inside. The fire was under control approximately 15 minutes later and crews were onscene until approximately 10:30 pm overhauling the scene. Red Cross is assisting the resident and the cause of the fire is under investigation.
Hazmat Incident July 10th, 2013
Monday July 8th, West Webster responded for a report of two pool chemicals that had been mixed together and were now smoking. Units were updated while en route that the products were making a popping noise and that everyone would be evacuating the house. Command declared a level 0 Hazmat incident. The issue was mitigated with out incident with the help of the Monroe County Hazmat team.
House Fire July 8th, 2013
On the morning of July 8th at approximately 4:30 in the morning West Webster was dispatched for a possible house on fire in the 900 block for Gravel Road. While responding units were updated that there was additional calls coming in for a fire from the roof of location. 1C82 arrived on location a short time after dispatch finding a 2 story frame house with smoke and fire from the roof. Police advised the fire department that the house is a vacant and with that information the fire department commenced with a defensive attack on the fire. Command declared the fire out approximately 40 minutes later. Cause of the fire is under investigation and the house has been demolished by the Town of Webster Highway Department. Photos below taken by Brad Cowan.
Search for Missing Man January 23rd, 2013
West Webster and Webster Fire Departments as well as several other agencies assisted Webster Police in a search for a missing Webster man Tuesday January 22nd. The man, Marco Montante, was an 80 year old who suffered from alzheimers walked away from his house at approximately 10:00 am on Monday. Mr. Montante was later found deceased by search crews.
Building Collapse January 23rd, 2013
Sunday January 6th West Webster responded for a building collapse. They arrived to find a century old abandoned schoolhouse collapsed. No one was injured in this incident.
Deployment Downstate November 1st, 2012
West Webster Fire Department sent several members on Pumper 124 down to Suffolk County to assist with recovery efforts. Firefighters Mike Chiapperini, Nick Chiapperini, and Justin Basset were sent to Suffolk county as part of a team from Monroe County which included crews from Brighton, Spencerport, Gates, Henrietta, Fairport, Bushnells Basin, North Greece, Ridge Culver and Point Pleasant fire departments.
Hurricane Sandy Hits Home October 30th, 2012
The evening of Monday October 29th at approximately 6:30 West Webster Fire Department started receiving calls for service related to Hurricane Sandy. For the next few hours crews staffed equipment at all three firehouses in order to assist the citizens of our district. Members were able to fully staff 5 Pumpers, 2 Ambulances, a Squad, a Quint, and a Rescue to assist the citizens of our district. While the storm shifted and our area was not hit as hard as was expected our volunteers responded to approximately 30 calls for service including wires down, water problems, trees down blocking the road, and several ambulance calls in the 12 hour period between 6:30 pm and 6:30 am.
Below are photos from the morning after the event during the cleanup of the incident.
Photos by Brad Cowan
Hurricane Sandy 10/29/12
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Lightning Stike at Local Restaurant August 3rd, 2012
Tuesday July 31st at approximately 6pm West Webster responded for a lighting strike and possible fire at the Garlic Pit Restaurant on Ridge Road. Responders arrived to find that the structure had indeed been struck by lightning but there was a no fire in the building.
Photos by Brad Cowan
Garlic Pit Lightning Strike 7.31.12
Number of photos:6
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