Large Brush- Presbyterian Way
By Ex-Chief Shawn Madsen
October 5, 2019

At approximately 2pm Lake Carmel Fire was dispatched to 90 Presbyterian Way a reported wood chip pile on fire. Upon arrival of command the fire was deemed large and an immediate request for additional tankers and manpower went out to the neighboring departments. Size up consisted of a site over 2 acres near a cliff was burning and the fire was smoldering underground.

As of 7:40pm all units were still on scene.

Units: 1712-Command, 1721,1731,1744, 1782 and 1771.
Mutual Aid: Putnam County Battalion 18-Carmel FD 1222,1231-Kent FD 1641,1642- Mahopac FD 1831- Mahopac Falls FD 1943- Patterson FD 2232,2242,2261. Dutchess County- East Fishkill FD Engine-Pawling FD Engine. Standby units- at LCFD- Mahopac FD 1823 and Somers FD Ambulance- at Kent FD Putnam Valley FD 2421- at Mahopac FD Somers FD Engine