Firefighters remember 3-home Sandy fire on Binney Lane in Old Greenwich

Firefighters battled a blaze that ignited on Binney Lane and quickly spread to three homes.

Firefighters battled a blaze that ignited on Binney Lane and quickly spread to three homes. (10/29/13)

OLD GREENWICH - The first responders who helped extinguish a massive Old Greenwich fire during Hurricane Sandy spoke exclusively with News 12 today to mark the one-year anniversary.

The blaze ignited on Binney Lane and quickly spread to three homes. Firefighters say they were unable to attack the flames fast enough due to the extreme weather conditions. Crews say they were working against 90 mph winds, rough surf and horizontal rain.

Another issue firefighters confronted that night was a lack of water for their hoses.

No one was hurt during the ordeal, and firefighters say they're still beyond thankful for that.
 

More on this topic

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Max Antoine, 33, was shot and killed early 1 Family urges Stamford man's killer to surrender to police
The state's attorney's office called Jheison Callecastro, 21, 2 Suspect in police chase appears in court
State and local leaders kicked off a city-wide 3 Bridgeport kicks off anti-litter campaign
One person has been pronounced dead after an 4 Police: 1 person killed in Bridgeport shooting
Police say a man and woman from New 5 Police: Couple steals $30K in supplies from Home Depot

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE