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Auto Fire in Copiague

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COPIAGUE, NY - At approximately 2:25 P.M. on July 1st, the Copiague Fire Department was alerted for an auto fire at the 597 Montauk Highway off of Venetian Promenade. While Amityville ambulance 1-1-12 was transporting a patient, they advised Babylon Central Fire Alarm that smoke was showing. Babylon Central advised the first responding Chief, Daniel Brolyes, that the auto fire was threatening a structure. With Suffolk County Police on the scene, they requested a rush on the fire department. Upon the arrival of Engine 1-3-10, they stretched their bumper line, as well as their rear booster line, to start a fire attack on the auto fire. Rescue 1-3-3 opened the auto and then forced entry into the one-story commercial to check for any extension. With none found, crews opened up the soffit on the exterior and wet it down. Upon request of the Chief of Dept., PSEG and Natural Grid were requested to service the damages. There were no reported injuries. Units operated under the command of Chief of Copiague Fire Department, Kyle Miller (1-3-30).

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