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Brookhaven Firefighters Handle Involved Auto

By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | May 31, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 060621103

BROOKHAVEN, NY - On May 31st just before 12:30 A.M., the Brookhaven Fire Department was activated for a report of a vehicle fire on Old South Country Road, off Montauk Highway. Assistant Chiefs Anthony Verni (5-3-31) and Giuseppe Loiacono (5-3-32) were the first to respond to the scene. On arrival, Chief Loiacono advised that he had an involved auto. Engines 5-3-8 and 5-3-9 were dispatched to the scene. On arrival, a line was stretched and placed into operation to combat the fire conditions. Chief Loiacono also requested that another line be stretched for the foam to be placed into operation. The fire was quickly knocked down. No injuries were reported and units were placed back into service after about 45 minutes of the initial call.

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