NY FF bails out of window after mayday call

Buffalo firefighters were battling a blaze at a 2 1/2 story building when the mayday call was made

Deidre Williams
The Buffalo News, N.Y.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo firefighters needed an hour to contain a two-alarm fire that broke out in a 2 1/2-story structure at 698 Prospect Ave. at around 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

According to social media posts, a Mayday call was canceled after a firefighter bailed out of a window and was accounted for.

A tweet from Spectrum News said the "very large" fire was on the first floor and that it was hard to see through the thick smoke.


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Buffalo Firefighters of the 4th Battalion 4th Platoon operating at the 2nd Alarm Fire at 698 Prospect Avenue Saturday evening December 12, 2020🔥👨🏻‍🚒👨🏿‍🚒👩🏻‍🚒🧑🏿‍🚒🇺🇲🇺🇲🇺🇲🇺🇲🇺🇲🇺🇲🇺🇲🇺🇲🇺🇲🇺🇲🇺🇲

Posted by Buffalo Fire Department-Helmets & Hose Wagons on Saturday, December 12, 2020


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