On August 21, 2018 at 3:25pm the department was activated for a reported Vehicle Fire in the driveway at 72 Montauk Highway. FireCom was advising Chief Billy Dalton that the Southampton Town Police were on scene confirming an active vehicle fire which was parked near the residence.
Chief Dalton arrived moments later and suppressed the fire with a fire extinguishers while Engine 1 was responding. Once Engine 1 arrived on scene, they deployed the front bumper 1 3/4" hose line and began to extinguish the fire. Tanker 9 arrived second due and supplied Engine 1 with additional water. Fire police were on scene to help control and direct traffic around the apparatus. Crews from Ladder 786 and Rescue 785 were utilized to overhaul the vehicle and help pick up the equipment.
Crews made quick work of the fire and were back in service by 4:30pm. The Southampton Town Police were also on scene.