Fire in Elm Park Home Draws Large FDNY Response

SILive - November 29, 2018

by Albert Rizzi

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Firefighters battled a blaze in a home in Elm Park Wednesday afternoon.

The fire on the first floor of 60 Housman Ave. was reported at 12:52 p.m., according to an FDNY spokesman.

It prompted an all-hands response, with about 60 firefighters and several units responding. One truck could be seen with its ladder extended into the upper floor of the home.

The fire was brought under control at 1:31 p.m. and there were no injuries reported, the spokesman said.

Fire marshals will determine the cause.