On Thursday morning, November 10, 2011, 44 Control recevied a call from Chromalloy Research that an"industrial machine" was burning inside their plant. While en-route 11-1 Chris Jackson was advised by Control that the caller stated there was working fire and the plant was being evacuated. A Chromalloy supervisor would meet the Chief on the Southside of the building.
Upon hearing this Chief Jackson had Pearl River respond with their ladder truck to the scene - Tappan was called for their FAST and Sparkill was put on AMA for all calls within the Orangeburg Fire District.
Chief Jackson directed the crew from the first arriving engine, the 11-1750, to enter the building and provide a interior size up. Once inside Captain John Ahlf advised Command the main body of fire was knocked down and the crew was starting to extinguish the remaining hot spots.
The staff and management at Chromalloy train several times a year with the volunteers and it showed at this call. Chief Jackson established the Command Post on the "A" side of the complex and was joined by Chromalloy management and several Deputy Fire Coordinators that came to assist.
11-1 Chief Chris Jackson
11-2 Asst Chief Neil Lynady
11-3 Asst Chief Pete Byrne
12-Tower (Pearl River)
44-5 DFC Drescher
44-6 DFC Daly
South Orangetwon Ambulance Corp
Rockland Paramedic Services
Orangetown Fire Inspector's Office