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Working Detached 2 Vehicle Garage Fire in Mastic

By BRADLEY FOWLER, Correspondent | January 17, 2022 | NEW YORK

Story No. 011722119

On Monday January 17th 2021 at 11:59am the Mastic Fire Department Chemical Company #1, Mastic Volunteer Ambulance Company, and Suffolk County Police Department were dispatched to a reported garage fire at 47 Woodcut Drive. Units quickly went on the road. Mastic Fire Department Chemical Company #1 Chief of Department Rudy Sunderman (5-12-30) was the first unit to go on the air. Mastic Fire Department Chemical Company #1 Chief of Department Rudy Sunderman recieved information from FIRE-COM that they had multiple calls in on it and callers stated they had smoke and fire visible. Mastic Fire Department Chemical Company #1 Chief of Department Rudy Sunderman (5-12-30) arrived on scene and transmitted a working fire and he had an exposure problem on two sides of the structure. Mutual Aid was provided by Mastic Beach Fire Department, Brookhaven Fire Department, Center Moriches Fire Department, and East Moriches Fire Department. Shirley Community Ambulance Responded for Fire Fighter Rehab to the scene. Mastic Fire Department Chemical Company #1 Engine 1 (5-12-1) was the first due engine. Engine 1 arrived on scene and quickly got hand lines in operation. Mastic Fire Department Chemical Company #1 Engine 4 (5-12-4) was the second due engine. Mastic Fire Department Chemical Company Engine 4 (5-12-4) hit the hydrant and laid 5inch and fed water to Engine 1 (5-12-1). Mastic Beach Fire Department Engine 3 (5-13-3) as an extra engine to the scene and got to work assisting Mastic Fire Department. Brookhaven Fire Department Engine 9 (5-3-9) responded to the scene for a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT). Center Moriches Fire Department Engine 1 (5-4-1) and East Moriches Fire Department Engine 4 (5-7-4) responded as extra engines to the scenes. Crews from all departments then went and worked on doing overhaul on the fire building. Mastic Volunteer Ambulance Company and Shirley Community Ambulance started to evaulate fire fighters on scene. Suffolk County Police Department Arson Section and Town of Brookhaven Fire Marshals were requested to the scene to investigate the cause of the fire. Once all Fire and EMS department left the scene was handed off to Arson and Fire Marshals.

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