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West Babylon Auto Fire

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WEST BABYLON, NY - At approximately 3:40 P.M. on August 8th, the West Babylon FD was alerted for smoke in the vicinity of the old K-MART, 1000 Montauk Highway. Upon the arrival of numerous sector cars, they advised a fully involved auto fire threatening the building to the rear of the building. Upon the arrival of Engine 1-9-8, they had a fully involved auto and put (one) one-and-three-quarter-inch line into operation. Once Tower Ladder 1-9-4 arrived, they assisted with overhaul and Engine 1-9-6 assisted with wet down. The cause of the fire is under investigation, and there were no reported injuries. Units operated under 2nd Asst. Chief of the West Babylon FD, William Allen (1-9-32).

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