Apartment damaged by fire in Watertown; 2 dogs rescued

Date: 8-10-22

Time: 19:11

Incident: Structure Fire

Location: 1229 Faichney Dr., Apt#2

Companies Responding: E-1, E-2, E-3, T-1, R-1, Chief 3

Owner: Ontario Apartments LLC
5318 New Utrecht Ave Fl 2, Brooklyn, NY 11219

Situation Found: Structure Fire

Cause: Under Investigation

Remarks: Companies arrived to find a fire in Apt#2 of 1229 Faichney Dr. on the first floor. Initial reports were there were occupants still in the apartment. Searches were conducted which showed the apartment unoccupied except 2 dogs which were removed unharmed.

The fire was contained to the kitchen area of the fire apartment. Extensive damage to the front portion of the apartment and heat and smoke damage throughout. No
extension to any other units of the building. Tenants of the fire apartment were
displaced. All other tenants were able to reoccupy their apartments.

WFD was assisted by WPD, Guilfoyle ambulance, City Codes, National Grid and Ft. Drum FD for RIT Team.

The fire is under investigation at this time.

Battalion Chief Chris Hayman
City of Watertown FD