AKWESASNE - The Massena Rescue Squad and Massena Volunteer Fire Department provided mutual aid to a fire that was reported at about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Big Boys gas station on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation.
The fire was contained to the gas station, according to a report from the Massena Rescue Squad.
The Massena Rescue Squad joined Akwesasne Mohawk ambulance units in a joint EMS command, while Massena Fire joined with the Hogansburg/Akwesasne Fire Department and units from Helena Fire to get the blaze quickly under control. The Franklin County Rehab Team was also toned out to assist in medical efforts, according to the report.
All together, more than 37 emergency person were medically cleared on the call, and all units reported back in service at 11:30 a.m.