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Attic Fire Damages Home in Oakdale

By HARRY D’ONOFRIO, Correspondent | January 31, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 030321108

Oakdale, NY - On Sunday, January 31st, the West Sayville Fire Department was activated for a structure fire on Matthews Road in Oakdale. Chief of Department Jeff Houghtalen arrived on scene, transmitted a working fire and initiated command. 2nd Assistant Chief Patrick D'Onofrio arrived and established operations inside the structure, while 1st Assistant Chief Brian D'Onofrio took exterior operations. Engine 4 was the first due engine and quickly knocked down the fire, containing it to the attic and limiting damage to the rest of the house. No injuries were reported. Mutual aid was received by the Sayville, Bohemia, Bayport and East Islip Fire Departments, as well as the Sayville Ambulance Company.

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