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
Number of photos:15
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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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House Fire on Five Mile Line Rd July 27th, 2012
At approximately 9am Thursday July 26th West Webster was dispatched for a possible house on fire at 1099 Five Mile Line Rd. While responding units were updated by ECD that there were multiple calls for the fire and Webster Fire Department was started as the RIC. Police went on location a short time later relaying to responders that there was a working fire at the location. The Webster Fire Marshall went on location with smoke from the roof of the house from the C-side followed shortly thereafter by Engine 123. With the assistance of police, 123 made entry and quickly extinguished the fire. Crews remained onscene for several house assisting MCSO fire investigation and completing overhaul. The cause of the fire in under investigation.
(Photos by Josh Taylor)
Five Mile Line Rd House fire 7.26.12
Number of photos:17
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Mutual Aid Response to Webster July 27th, 2012
At approximately 5pm July 23rd Webster Fire Department responded for a house on fire with possible people trapped. West Webster engine 123 responded as a RIC as part of a mutual aid agreement. The fire was quickly knocked down and the West Webster assignment was put back in service. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Fatal Fire in Laurelton July 26th, 2012
At approximately 12:50 am on July 15th Laurelton Fire Department responded for a possible house on fire on Falstaff Rd. Command declared a working fire which started West Webster as the RIC (Rapid Intervention Crew). West Webster Engine 123 responded to the scene of the fire which turned out to be a fatal fire. About an hour into the incident Laurelton command requested a second engine from West Webster to the scene for manpower. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
House Fire on State Rd June 25th, 2012
Just before 11pm saturday night June 23rd Webster Fire Department was dispatched for a possible fire type unknown. While responding they were updated by dispatch that they had a possible closet fire with everyone out of the house. 1c30 went on location with heavy smoke from a single story and requested West Webster for a RIC (Rapid Intervention Crew). Read the rest of this entry »
Fire at Town of Irondequoit Highway Department June 3rd, 2012
West Webster was called to Point Pleasant fire department to assist crews fighting a fire at the Town of Irondequoit Highway Department on Friday afternoon. Engine 123 was initially sent to fill in at Point Pleasant Station 2 on N Kings Hwy while responding the crew determined that they would not be able to access the firehouse and staged at the scene of the fire covering Point Pleasant’s district. After staging for some time the crew from 123 was put to work to establish a water supply for Point Pleasant’s engine 115. Engine 125 and Quint 120 were later called to fill in at Point Pleasant and Ridge Culver’s fire stations.