Photos, write-up, and video by John Spaulding
Spencerport (NY) Fire Department firefighters responded Saturday April 27 for debris burning next to a barn. The first-arriving chief found the barn on fire. Mutual aid was called from Gates and Churchville.
The homeowner was inured but refused transportation.
For more on rural firefighting, consider Rural departments face challenges daily, Volunteer Firefighting: Don’t Forget the Rural Fire Service , and USFA, NFPA release report on mitigation of the nation’s rural fire problem, Also consider Barn Fire Tactics and Strategies, Part 1: Agricultural Barns, and Barn Fire Tactics and Strategies, Part 2: Cross Barns.