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Firefighters Battle House Fire on Rugby Dr. W. in Shirley

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SHIRLEY, NY - On Friday, August 4th at about 8:30 P.M., the Mastic Beach Fire Department was activated for a report of a structure fire on Rugby Dr. W., between Pine Tree Dr. and the William Floyd Parkway. 1st Assistant Chief Luis Grego (5-13-31) was the first to respond to the scene. Details from Firecom were that there was smoke and flames visible from a single-story residence.

Once on scene, Assistant Chief Grego confirmed there was active fire and requested a reactivation on a working fire and for mutual aid departments to the scene. Once the first engine arrived on scene, lines were quickly stretched and water was put on the fire.

Members of Mastic Beach FD were assisted on scene by the Mastic, Brookhaven and Center Moriches Fire Departments. The Mastic Beach ambulance was also on scene to assist with firefighter rehab and other support as needed. No injuries were reported. Once under control, the scene was turned over to the Brookhaven Town Fire Marshal for investigation.

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JOHN WALTHERSSenior Correspondent

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