Tower 5 Mutual Aid to Colton Fire
By Fire Driver Mark Maroney
October 1, 2022

On Saturday morning at 0444 hours, Colton Fire, Pierrepont Fire, Colton Rescue, and County Car 36 were dispatched to the Racquette River Pub for a reported structure fire. The caller reportedly could see flames from the bar. Colton Fire Chief 5-1 then requested Parishville Fire all equipment and Potsdam Fire with tower to the scene. Colton Fire arrived on scene and confirmed a working fire. At 0457 hours, Tower 5 (J. Keleher) responded with a crew. While enroute, Colton Fire advised that they had the fire knocked down and requested Tower 5 to continue to the scene. Tower 5 arrived on scene at 0512 hours.

Tower 5 on scene was used to make sure there was no extension into the roof of the structure. No extension was found and Tower 5 returned into service at 0613 hours. The cause of the fire at the time was under investigation.

Units: Tower 5 (J. Keleher)
Mutual Aid: To Colton Fire