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Vehicle Bursts Into Flames in Front of Shirley Home

By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | May 15, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 051820130

Shirley, NY – On Sunday, May 15th at 12:38 P.M., the Mastic Beach FD was activated for a report of a vehicle fire on Appel Drive in Shirley, off the Margin Drive East. Captain Grego [5-13-50] was first to arrive on scene within moments. Grego advised Chief of Department Tom Montreuil that he had an involved auto. At that time Montreuil requested a reactivation of the alarm as he was arriving on scene. Chief Montreuil took command on arrival. First due Engine 5-13-8 was quickly put on the road. On arrival members immediately stretched a line to make a fast attack. The fire was quickly knocked down and the vehicle was secured. No injuries were reported.

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