I took quite a ride out to Patterson for what sounded like the entire city on fire. I arrived about an hour after the initial alarm to a large outside pile of rubbish (lumber yard) and not much fire. They had their hands full on arrival but when the resources arrived, they got it pretty quick.

City: Patterson, NJ
Date: 08/13/06
Time: 17:05 hours (approx)
Address: Fulton Ave X Summer Ave
Building: Large Pallet Yard w/ numerous outbuildings
Fire Location: Through-Out w/ Extension to exposures

Photos here: http://nycfire.net/gallery1/Other06-03

Have a good one!