This volume starts arriving with first due engines to 2nd alarm fire in a store with dwellings above. There is heavy fire out the rear. While enroute to another fire, L-138 observes heavy smoke from under roll down gates of a taxpayer. An initial working fire was signaled but quickly escalates to a 5th alarm. A house fire in Astoria is next.
Arrive shortly after the 52 Battalion Chief at the scene of a roaring house fire. While conducting the primary search on the 2nd floor firefighters observed rapidly deteriorating fire conditions & a MAYDAY was transmitted. See the firefighters as they bail out the 2nd floor window, and the team on the first floor gets pushed out by rapidly advancing fire conditions on the 1st floor.
Fire vents out the top floor rear of an attached private dwelling in Jamaica Estates. In the Rosedale section units were advised of people trapped in a dwelling fire. Heavy fire and smoke conditions existed upon arrival, a partial collapse of the 2 floor caused the incident commander to order a bail out.