Presentation on theme: "Buckman Heights Elementary School Fire Report Presented by: Mr. Donald Mellema Facilities Manager Greece Central School District."— Presentation transcript:
Buckman Heights Elementary School Fire Report Presented by: Mr. Donald Mellema Facilities Manager Greece Central School District
n On May 2, 2001, at approximately 11:15 p.m., two men threw a Molotov cocktail through a window into the main office at the Buckman Heights Elementary School. n The device started a fire and the Greece Ridge Fire Department responded to the scene. n The fire was brought under control and isolated to the main office and main entrance, however, extensive smoke damage occurred up and down the corridors. n The fire damage estimate was said to be over one million dollars
Classroom B1 showing smoke line on the door and in the corridor.
Psychologist Office room A5. Table and carpet showing smoke and soot damage.
Psychologist office room A5 adjacent to the main foyer. Note the PEZ dispenser collection.
Room A5 showing smoke and water damage. Soot was on all horizontal and vertical surfaces.
Classroom floor showing smoke damage. All classrooms were typical of this even with closed doors and 150’ - 200’ away from the fire.
Classroom B12 that was near the main office. Note the smoke and water damage. The door to the room was closed during the fire and was opened only when the area was ventilated by the fire department.
Drinking fountain and corridor floors near the main office.
Light fixture in the corridor. Most lens covers were melted in all directions 75’ from the fire.
Corridor walls in A wing, 150’ away from the fire.
Entrance and vestibule area at Door 15. Note smoke damage 100’ away from fire. Bench
Corridor walls and artwork approximately 150’ away from the main fire.
Corridor floors and art work 150’ away from the main fire.