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Camper Fire Extends to Church in North Patchogue

By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | February 20, 2022 | NEW YORK

Story No. 022022107

NORTH PATCHOGUE, NY - On Saturday, February 12th just before 11:00 P.M., the North Patchogue FD was activated for an unknown type of fire on Washington Ave., off Franklin St. As dispatch began getting additional details, responding chiefs were advised that reports were received stating it was a trailer on fire to the rear of the church. On arrival, a camper was discovered to be well involved in the rear of the church, with a reported extension to the church. Muual aid was brought in from neighboring departments, including Patchogue, Hagerman, Blue Point and Medford. Firefighters made an aggressive attack on the camper fire and vented the church. No injuries were reported.

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