The Smithtown Fire Department was toned out for a signal 13 (possible structural fire) in the vicinity of Roundabout Road and Woodland Road at 03:40 (3:40 am) on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The fire was discovered to be located at 46 Roundabout Road and quickly upgraded to a 13/35 (fully involved structural fire).
The homeowners were away with no one in the house. Chief of Department Murphy (4-2-30) ordered an exterior attack. Engine 4-2-4 provided a water stream from its deck gun while Ladder 4-2-7 began a bucket attack from its tower ladder guns. Additional handlines were deployed around the structure.
The fire was brought under control at 05:20 (5:20am). Manpower was then used for an initial overhaul of the fire scene.
There were no reports of injury on the fire ground. All units took up from the scene at 06:20 (6:20am)
On scene were Chief Murphy (4-2-30), Engines 4-2-1, 4-2-3, 4-2-4, 4-2-5, Ladder 4-2-7 with mutual aid manpower and Chiefs support from the St. James and Nesconset Fire Departments. Also, on scene were ambulances 4-2-61 and 4-2-62 with a mutual aid assist from the Nissequogue Fire Department.
Cause of the fire is under investigation by the Smithtown Fire Marshal.