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Standby Crews Handle Commercial Fire in Bay Shore

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BAY SHORE, NY - At approximately 5:20 A.M. on August 8th, standby companies for the Brentwood FD were alerted for a general alarm at 1573 Brentwood Road, cross of Connecticut Avenue. 

Upon the arrival of Engine 5-18-5, they had smoke showing from the one-story mechanic shop. Soon after, a working fire was transmitted. Crews from Farmingville Engine 5-18-5 and Jamesport Engine 6-1-2 stretched two lines into operation to knock the fire located in the back room. Islip Tower Ladder 3-4-11 performed searches that were negative, performed ventilation and helped perform overhaul.

Mutual aid consisted of the Bay Shore FD for an Engine (3-1-3), and the Central Islip FD for the RIT. Units operated under the command of Islip Chief of Department, Alden Schroeder.

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