Rescue in Buffalo

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Buffalo, N.Y. Firefighters of the 4th Battalion 1st Platoon were called out to battle a structure fire at 1268 West Ave. on the City’s West Side early Thursday evening March 5, 2015. Engine Co.19 located a few blocks from the fire was met with heavy smoke
from a 2 1/2 story frame dwelling.

Firefighters making an aggressive interior attack found a victim. The occupant was removed by members of Engine Co.37 and Ladder Co.4; the victim’s breathing was labored and went into cardiac arrest. He was shocked with an AED and CPR was started.
En route to the hospital a pulse was regained. Four 1 3/4″ hand lines were used to bring the fire under control. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Damage was listed at $100,000.00 to the building and $20,000.00 to the contents. Division Chief James LaMacchia was in command.

Photos by: David F.Kazmierczak

Photos and story from the Buffalo Professional Firefighters Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/BPFFA

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  1. bobby.stoye@illinois.gov 

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    From:”FIREFIGHTER RESCUES” Date:Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 10:09 Subject:[New post] Rescue in Buffalo

    countyfiretactics posted: ” Buffalo, N.Y. Firefighters of the 4th Battalion 1st Platoon were called out to battle a structure fire at 1268 West Ave. on the City’s West Side early Thursday evening March 5, 2015. Engine Co.19 located a few blocks from the fire was met with heav”

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