The Smithtown Fire Department was toned out for a 13-35 (residential structure fire) at 4:29AM on Saturday, September 17, 2016 with the location of 25 Eckernkamp Drive.
Upon arrival responding units went to work on a fully involved 2 story house fire. The three residents in the home and their dogs were able to safely leave the premises as the fire gained intensity. The sound of smoke detector alarms woke up the family.
By 5:06AM all exterior fire was knocked down as was most of the fire on the first level as firefighters began a push to attack the remaining interior fire on the second floor of the home.
By 5:36AM the fire was fully knocked down with units looking for any remaining hot spots as overhaul of the structure continued.
All units took up and returned to quarters at 6:18AM.
Responding to the alarm were Smithtown Chiefs 4-2-30 (Murphy), 4-2-31 (Landrigan), 4-2-32 (Fitzpatrick) and 4-2-33 (Diecidue), Engines 4-2-2, 4-2-3, 4-2-4, 4-2-5, Rescue 4-2-9, Ladder 4-2-7, Fire Police 4-2-10, Ambulances 4-2-61, 4-2-62, 4-2-65.
Mutual aid was provided by Kings Park, St. James, Hauppauge and Commack Volunteer Ambulance.