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Four Structure Fires in the Past 48 Hours

posted Dec 28, 2017, 1:16 PM by Chili Fire   [ updated Dec 28, 2017, 1:53 PM ]
The members of the Chili Fire Department have been extremely busy in the past 48 hours handling 4 structure fire assignments.  On December 26th, shortly after 12:30PM on Ballantyne Road the first call came in for a shed on fire with an update that propane tanks were inside the structure.

Just before 8PM that same day a call came in for a house on fire at 2852 Chili Avenue.  Firefighters were there well in to the morning of December 27th handling that call.

In the early morning hours, minutes before 3AM on December 27th, Chili firefighters were once again called for apartments on fire at the Parklands of Chili.  Below is a photo from the scene of the Parklands of Chili fire.
Firefighters were there well in to the late morning hours of December 27th.

The fourth structure fire came in just after 5AM on December 28th at 85 Ballantyne Road with a caller heading to work seeing flames from a basement window.

Along with the hazards of firefighting, firefighters also had to deal with extremely low temperatures.  Hydrants were frozen, gear froze up as it got wet, and ice build-up all made the work that needed to be done all the more difficult.

The Chili Fire Department extends great thanks and appreciation to all the fire departments that were called in to help at all these incidents: Bergen Fire, Brighton Fire, Churchville Fire, Clifton Fire, Gates Fire, Henrietta Fire, Mumford Fire, North Greece Fire, Rochester Fire, Scottsville Fire, and Spencerport Fire.

The incidents are still under investigation by Monroe County Fire Bureau Investigators.